Madness of Test cricket sets up compelling finish to Lord’s drama

Either way, it promises to be one of the most absorbing final days of Ashes cricket since the 2005 Ashes – that year’s second Test also came down to a faintly memorable Sunday shoot-out – and then as now, there’s an 18-year itch that is asking to be scratched, for incredibly it’s been that long […]

Shoaib Akhtar to Replace Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan Cricket Team’s Chief Selector, Former Pacer Says ‘Discussions On’ With PCB

The PCB has plans to removed head coach Misbah ul Haq from the chief selector’s position and Akhtar is being considered for the role. The 45-year-old Akhtar on Thursday confirmed that he is in discussions with Pakistan cricket board for a plum post in the country’s cricket set-up.

Cricket team-mates – Nasser Hussain: Michael Atherton easiest man to captain

Best at football?In the current England team, there’s a lot of decent players, whereas we had maybe just two or three. Some of the team were good and some were plain awful! Personally, I was somewhere in mid-table mediocrity. Mainly the Surrey clique of Stewart, Thorpe, Mark Butcher and Mark Ramprakash were the footballers, although […]

‘Cricket is 2nd biggest sport’: Shane Warne wants Boxing Day Test at Melbourne

Cricket is the 2nd biggest sport in the world behind soccer(fact) & the biggest day on the Aust sporting calendar is the Boxing Day test. We must try & do everything possible to keep it at the MCG this year. FYI- The Melb Cup & the AFL GF are the next biggest events in Aust […]

‘You will come to know his impact’: Gautam Gambhir names most underrated player in T20 cricket

“We talk about Andre Russell as a quality all-rounder but Mohammad Nabi probably may not be in that category but he is not that far behind. Because he comes from Afghanistan, who do not play that much cricket, so people do not rate him that much,” he added

‘That’s been our Achilles heel for a number of years’: Adam Gilchrist explains what’s hurting Australia cricket

“That wicketkeeping allrounder position has not quite been totally fulfilled, probably since Brad Haddin. So there’ll be some decisions to be made there by selectors about who they think can do it, or by Alex Carey about just how innovate and creative and aggressive he needs to be to have that impact. And is it […]

Top-notch wooden stumps for cricket professionals

Cricket is a game where along with a bat and a ball, stumps are also required. Now, there are many types of cricket stumps that are available in the market. Out of these, wooden stumps are quite popular as these are best suited for leather balls game. The wooden stumps are mainly manufactured utilizing the […]

Woakes and Archer set up Australia collapse and an unlikely win for England

It eventually told when Adam Zampa sparked the loss of six for 59 runs by teasing an edge to slip off Root on 39. The leg-spinner outbowled his opposite number, Rashid, with figures of three for 36, trapping Morgan lbw for 42 – a successful review met by a roar from the tourists – and […]

Team India’s cricket clash with the England grabs most eyeballs

India buttressed its credentials as the global cricketing nerve-center, with this year’s limitedovers home series against England drawing more eyeballs than ever for a bilateral engagement in the sport.Viewership records soared in lockstep with the on-field exploits of Virat Kohli’s team that defeated England with consummate ease in all formats of the sport, riveting audiences […]

Australian cricket’s Indigenous inclusion – ‘You can’t just window dress things’

Mohamed’s best illustration of what he is aiming for is to ask people to think of something they value, and why. “There’s definitely no one thing that can make it happen, it’s a combination of things, but really the way I like to look at it is you’ve got to create a space where people […]