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

Following Australia’s 1-2 defeat to England in the T20Is, former wicketkeeper batsman Adam Gilchrist has pointed out certain issues the national team is grappling with, saying lack of runs and consistency is a concern and that the team needs to address it soon. Australia have been on a bit of a downward spiral post last […]

Ian Bell: the teenage phenomenon who finally fulfilled his huge promise

In the end, it was Andy Flower who got a hold of him. In 2009 England were bowled out for 51 by Jerome Taylor in Kingston, and Bell fell to the worst shot of the lot, caught behind trying to cut a wide one in the over before lunch. Flower told him to toughen up, […]

IPL 2020: Steve Smith’s wicket on Ravi Bishnoi’s wish list

Bishnoi, last seen in the U-19 World Cup where he took the highest number of wickets, could become a key weapon for KXIP on the slow UAE wickets. He will be competing with leggie Murugan Ashwin for a place in the playing eleven. Karnataka’s left-arm spinner J Suchith is the other spinner who takes the […]

India vs Australia: Josh Hazlewood hopes for proper practice ahead of Test series

Hazlewood admitted his teammates would ideally like to start the Test series in Brisbane, where Australia have not lost since 1988. “Things are out of our control a bit at the moment. Obviously, we’d love to start in Brizzy with our great record there,” he said.

Aaron Finch seeks winning formula as Australia look to reset ODI record

Marsh was missing from the 2019 World Cup squad after playing a small role in the 2015 win, but his ODI record for Australia is by far his best at international level across the formats. “He averages 35 with the bat and I think 36 or 37 with the ball,” Finch said, “so that’s a […]

Josh Philippe ‘could be the solution’ for Australia’s ODI batting ills – Adam Gilchrist

“It’s been a little bit of a handbrake for the Australians in the one-day format for a number of years, those middle overs, particularly against the spinning ball,” Gilchrist said. “Not only does the run rate come down but they tend to lose wickets in clumps – we saw that with the collapse in the […]