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)
One bright spot for India was that Hardik Pandya returned to the bowling crease sooner than expected. He was introduced “out of nowhere”. Kohli just asked him how he felt about bowling, and Pandya said he felt okay for two overs, but ended up bowling four. Both the captains acknowledged that in the process he […]
It’s difficult to say what South Africa need more of apart from consistency from their quicks and the ability to land the yorker. In this match, they could also have used another over or two of spin and because it’s unlikely they will have room for three spinners, a batsman who could turn his arm […]
Jofra Archer again proved miserly in the powerplay with tight bowling and Ben Stokes recovered from an initial fumble to run out George Linde for 29, ending a 44-run sixth-wicket partnership with Rassie van der Dussen that had given some respectability to the South African tally.
“It definitely helps to have a few games under your belt just to get the pace and the timing of the game from T20s to one-dayers to four-day cricket,” he said. “But a lot of these players we’re talking about, they’ve been doing it for a long time, they’re not new to the changes of […]
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“We are completely outplayed. I think with the ball we were not that effective. We didn’t hit the areas we wanted to consistently. They’ve got a strong batting line-up and know the angles. Their total was a bit too steep, if you see we got 340 and still lost by 51 runs.
Whether it is the lengths that Kumar bowls – which makes him likelier to get a wicket when he draws indecision – or whether it is just freak numbers, one thing can’t be denied: the absence of Kumar has had a knock-on effect on the middle overs. From immediately after the Champions Trophy to early […]
After reaching 50 off 38 balls, Smith shifted gear as Australia took just 24 balls to complete the next 50 runs. The way he backed away to make room and hit Mohammed Shami’s fuller deliveries past cover in the 39th over and deftly steered Jasprit Bumrah’s slower delivery in the 40th over to the third […]
England beat South Africa by four wickets in the second Twenty20 on Sunday (Monday NZT) to clinch the series as Dawid Malan hit a half-century and captain Eoin Morgan took his team home in a low-scoring game on a difficult pitch at Boland Park in Paarl.