Sydney: India’s fielding woes continued in the second One-Day International against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday with Ravindra Jadeja, who is otherwise considered a safe pair of hands in the outfield, dropping Marnus Labuschagne at long-off off the bowling of Hardik Pandya.
In the final eight overs, Labuschagne and Maxwell added 93 more runs to Australia`s total and as a result, the side posted a total of more than the 380-run mark. Labuschagne was dismissed after playing a knock of 70 runs while Maxwell remained unbeaten on 63. (ANI)
South Africa would have been mightily pleased to successfully stage their first game ever since corona brought the world to a standstill. They have a lot of issues going off the field as well but results on the pitch can always provide relief. The hosts didn’t cave in easily but will have to find a […]
Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith got together at the crease and the duo ensured that the side does not more wickets in a cluster. Smith brought up his century in the 41st over of the innings. This was Smith’s second consecutive century against India. However, Smith (104) was sent back to the pavilion in the […]
‘Given the number of injuries @SunRisers had, this has been an impressive season to say the least. Of all the things they can be proud of,’ Ian Bishop, one of the West Indies’s fine fast bowlers, tweeted, ‘T Natarajan’s full season must sure be at the top of the list.
The 33-year-old Malan, who was born in England but grew up in the Winelands town and made his first-class debut at Boland Park, scored 55 off 40 balls to help England reach the modest target of 147 set by South Africa, beating their hosts for the second time in three days.
Earlier, Australia posted a mammoth 389/4 on the board. Steve Smith scored his second successive ton (104 off 64 balls; 4×14, 6×2) in the game as the Indian bowlers were thrashed all across the SCG. Glenn Maxwell launched the fireworks at the death, playing a rapid-fire knock off 63* from just 29 balls.
Australia were handed a huge blow during their second ODI against India when their star opener David Warner endured a groin injury. In the second game of the series, taking place at the SCG, Warner injured himself while diving in the field during India’s chase.
“There are probably two sides to Virat, one is the captaincy part and the other is the batting part. Who is going to bat in place of Virat. KL Rahul is very talented, there is no doubt about it. I think he is experienced, playing in these conditions before. He can do it,” Clarke said […]
Smith brought up his century in the 41st over of the innings. This was Smith’s second consecutive century against India. However, Smith (104) was sent back to the pavilion in the 42nd over by Hardik Pandya and this brought an end to a 136-run stand between Smith and Labuschagne.