Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman had to miss the tour after he complained of fever, flu and other symptoms associated with COVID-19 while staying at the team hotel in Lahore as the squad prepared to leave for Auckland. Fakhar was withdrawn from the squad and put into isolation but his second test came negative.
“Truly privileged and blessed to have completed 10 yrs as an Indian cricketer Flag of India Folded hands. Growing up playing cricket in Rajkot all those years back, under the watchful eyes of my father, I would never have imagined the journey would bring me here. Thank you for all the support and wishes. Look […]
There have been painful phases in Australia’s history involving Indigenous people. In 2008, the country’s parliament issued a formal apology for the forced removal of Australian indigenous children in what is known as the “stolen generations” row.
But in a way, none of this is any more definitive. Anyone pencilling Crawley in for the Gabba or making bold comparisons to Len Hutton or Jonathan Trott is, like everyone else, simply peering into the fog. Cricketing nous and empirical data aren’t a simple binary. Just as talent can’t purely be defined by numbers, […]
But when it comes to T20 cricket, Rahul has proved his mettle as an opening batsman. Look no further than the IPL 2020, where Rahul scored 670 runs and bagged the Orange Cap. “KL Rahul has done great service to the Indian team in the recent past when he’s batted at No. 5, but I […]
The make-up of the Indian side has yet to be confirmed, but it will be the first chance on the tour for the Test specialists to get into the middle in a proper match scenario. Head sees this and the day-night three-day game at the SCG as key parts of the series. “They are a […]
Banton, who smashed 223 runs at a strike rate of 176.9 for Heat last season, has hardly caught a break from living in bio-bubbles since cricket resumed after the COVID-enforced break. He featured in England’s curtailed home summer, that included white-ball games against Ireland, Pakistan and Australia. Since then, he’s continued to be under strict […]
Sydney, December 5: India have won each of their last nine completed T20Is- including two Super Overs and after winning the last game against Australia, they are looking forward to extending their winning streak and aiming to seal the series on Sunday (December 6).
“Part of the problem I faced was that my concerns and complaints fell on deaf ears,” Rafiq said. “I raised complaints about racism, including with the head of diversity, and no one took action. The key to change is to listen and then to keep listening.”
Squad: Aaron Finch (captain), Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, D’Arcy Short, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa.