News Allrounder Kainat Imtiaz was recalled in the touring party of 17 for the three ODIs and T20Is each Pakistan have named Javeria Khan as the stand-in captain for the South Africa tour next month after regular captain Bismah Maroof pulled out for “family reasons”. A 17-women squad was announced for the three ODIs and
News He had limped off the field during the second Test at the MCG Umesh Yadav has been ruled out of India’s last two Tests against Australia with a strained calf muscle, ESPNcricinfo has confirmed. Replacements for both Yadav and Mohammed Shami, who got injured in the first Test, are expected to be named shortly.
Josh Inglis and Mitchell Marsh celebrate Perth Scorchers’ win © Getty Images Perth Scorchers 3 for 147 (Roy 49, Inglis 44*, Marsh 38*) beat Adelaide Strikers 9 for 146 (Carey 82, Richardson 3-19) by seven wickets A sharp bowling spell from Jhye Richardson was backed up by a trio of brisk knocks from Jason Roy,
Lewis Gregory made heads turn with a bizarre delivery in BBL 2020-21 clash. Later, Hurricanes pulled off one of the most remarkable wins of BBL 10. Brisbane Heat’s medium-pacer Lewis Gregory became the butt of all jokes on social media after he bowled the most terrible delivery of the season against Hobart Hurricanes on Wednesday.
Kane Williamson became the No. 1 Test batsman in the latest released ICC rankings. Williamson leapfrogged Virat Kohli and Steve Smith to the top of the Test rankings. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has leapfrogged Australia’s Steve Smith and India skipper Virat Kohli to become the number one batsman in Test cricket in the ICC
BBL 2020: Alex Carey dived to his right to pull off a sensational catch during a BBL game.© Twitter Adelaide Strikers skipper Alex Carey, after leading his side from front with the bat, pulled off a brilliant catch, diving to his right at full stretch during a Big Bash League (BBL) match at the Adelaide
Kane Williamson is 11 points clear of Virat Kohli in the ICC Men’s Test Rankings for batsmen.© Twitter After displacing Virat Kohli and Steve Smith to reach the number one spot in the ICC Men’s Test Rankings for batsmen, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Thursday said he was just trying to do the best
Steve Smith is one of the mainstays of the Australia squad in the ongoing Test series against India.© AFP Australian batsman Steve Smith was “humbled” after being named as the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Decade. In a post on social media, Smith thanked all those who have supported him throughout his career so
Ben Stokes with his ICC Test Team of the Decade cap.© Instagram England star Ben Stokes was one of the most impactful all-rounder in the last decade and was honoured by the International Cricket Council who named him in its Test and ODI teams of the decade. Stokes on Wednesday took to social media to
Melbourne Renegades v Sydney ThunderFriday January 1st, 09:15 GMTLive on BT Sport Renegades lose it at the death Having picked up just one win in five, Melbourne Renegades are already losing ground on the playoff places but Aaron Finch’s men should have got over the line against the Sixers last time out. Defending 16 off
Umesh Yadav has been ruled out of the last two Tests against Australia. The 33-year-old hobbled off the field after suffering an injury on Day 3 of the Boxing Day Test. India pacer Umesh Yadav, who limped off with tearing pain in his calf muscle during the Boxing Day Test against Australia, has flown back
Adam Zampa will miss Melbourne Stars’ next BBL match against Hobart Hurricanes.© Twitter Melbourne Stars spinner Adam Zampa has been suspended for one Big Bash League (BBL) match after he accepted a charge for an audible obscenity during his team’s match against the Sydney Thunder on Tuesday. Zampa was found guilty of a Level 1
News Neil Wagner had bowled 49 overs across two innings in the first Test despite two broken toes Neil Wagner has been ruled out of the second Test in Christchurch against Pakistan and would need “probably five to six weeks of healing”, New Zealand head coach Gary Stead said. The fast bowler played through the
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma was seen having some catching practice ahead of 3rd Test.© Indian Cricket Team/Instagram Rohit Sharma geared up for India’s last two Tests against Australia with some catching practice at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne, where the team is stationed for now ahead of the third Test in Sydney.
Yuzvendra Chahal posted pictures from his Sangeet ceremony that featured teammate Shikhar Dhawan.© Yuzvendra Chahal/Instagram Yuzvendra Chahal on Thursday took to Instagram to share a few pictures from his Sangeet ceremony where he and his wife Dhanashree Verma can be seen dancing together. The pictures shared by the leg-spinner also featured India teammate Shikhar Dhawan with both seen
News With next month’s series postponed, India women continue to be without cricket since March Cricket Australia has said that the three-match ODI series between Australia women and India women has been postponed to “next season”, dates pending. The series was scheduled for late January. The announcement follows ESPNcricinfo’s report that the BCCI wasn’t keen
News Pat Cummins and Ben Stokes finished the year as the No. 1 Test bowler and allrounder respectively On the back of his Man-of-the-Match performance against Pakistan in the Boxing Day Test, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson moved to No. 1 on the ICC Rankings for Test Batsmen in the final update of 2020. Williamson,
A struggling Australia are prepared to risk playing seasoned opener David Warner in the third Test against India even if he is not 100% fit, assistant coach Andrew McDonald said on Thursday. The third Test is scheduled to be played in Sydney from January 7-11. In the absence of Warner, who was recovering from a
AUS v IND: Shardul Thakur made his Test debut against the West Indies in 2018.© AFP The Indian team management is likely to prefer Shardul Thakur over left-arm pace sensation Thangarasu Natarajan in the third Test against Australia in place of injured Umesh Yadav. According to sources, senior pacer Yadav is heading home for rehabilitation after
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has raced ahead of Australia’s Steve Smith and India’s Virat Kohli to seize the top spot for the batsman in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after his player of the match effort in the first Test against Pakistan in Tauranga. Willamson had briefly occupied the top spot towards the
Sourav Ganguly and his daughter Sana shared screen for a TV ad. The BCCI President visited Eden Gardens and discussed preparations for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has posted a video of a TV commercial on his social media platforms, where he can be seen sharing screen space with
The three-match ODI series between the Australian and Indian women’s cricket teams has been postponed until next season, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday. The series, originally scheduled for January 2021 in Australia, has been moved to next season as part of the build-up to the Women’s 50-over World Cup, slated to be played in
India pacer Umesh Yadav who limped off with tearing pain in his calf muscle on the third day of the Boxing Day Test against Australia on Monday left for India on Wednesday night. Speaking to ANI, sources in the know of developments in the Indian camp said that the pacer will now look at recovering
Neil Wagner bowled with two broken toes in the first Test and returned four wickets.© AFP New Zealand’s first-Test hero Neil Wagner will miss the second Test against Pakistan and is expected to be out for more than five weeks as he recovers from breaking two toes during this week’s dramatic victory, his coach said
News The left-hand batsman scored 1296 Test runs at an average of 46.28 John Reid, the former New Zealand batsman, has died aged 64. The left-hand batsman played 19 Tests and 25 ODIs from 1979 to 1986, scoring 1296 and 633 runs in them respectively. His Test runs came at an average of 46.28, with
Jonty Rhodes is used to soaking in the sun back home in South Africa around Christmastime. This year, he’s in chilly Sweden, teaching amateur cricketers the finer aspects of the game. The Swedish Cricket Federation has ambitious plans of being among the top Associates and want to create pathways for cricketers, male and female. With
News Stand-in captain points to lack of runs at the top as an area of improvement for the second game Mohammad Rizwan, who led Pakistan in the absence of Babar Azam in the Boxing Day Test against New Zealand, was happy with his team for “fighting well” on the final day, when they batted 85.3
News Coach Ravi Shastri said the medical team will look at Sharma’s fitness before the third Test Rohit Sharma joined the Indian team in Melbourne on Wednesday after completing his two-week quarantine in Sydney, bolstering the tourists who are on a high after scripting an incredible comeback in the ongoing four-match Test series against Australia.
Nick Hockley, Cricket Australia’s interim chief executive, and New South Wales health officials have insisted the SCG Test will be able to go ahead and be followed by the travel of teams, officials and broadcasters to Queensland for the final Test at the Gabba even as the current Covid-19 outbreaks in Sydney continue to spread
Mohammed Azharuddin thanked supporters for their concern.© AFP Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin on Wednesday said he is well and safe after his car met with a minor accident in Soorwal, Rajasthan earlier in the day. The former batsman further thanked his supporters for their prayers and good wishes. “Good evening everyone. Thank you for