Australia XI For the Third Test against South Africa at Adelaide-2016

David Warner
Matthew Renshaw
Usman Khawaja
Steve Smith (c)
Peter Handscomb
Nic Maddinson
Matthew Wade (wk)
Mitchell Starc
Josh Hazlewood
Nathan Lyon
Jackson Bird.

Joe Burns, Peter Nevil, Adam Voges,Callum Ferguson and Joe Mennie have been dropped.

The 3 debutants who are going to make their debut are Matthew Renshaw, Peter Handscomb and Nic Maddinson. Continue reading “Australia XI For the Third Test against South Africa at Adelaide-2016”

Faf Du Plessis charged by ICC for Alleged Ball Tampering

Faf Du Plessis, the South African Captain could face a test match suspension after being charged by ICC for ball tampering. The incident took place in the test match against Australia, where Du Plessis was seen applying saliva, and mint to the ball in order to make an attempt to change its condition. If Du Plessis is suspended, Hashim Amla is likely to take charge in the third test. Continue reading “Faf Du Plessis charged by ICC for Alleged Ball Tampering”

Best Figures By a New Zealand Bowler on Test Debut- Colin De GrandHomme

New Zealand  allrounder Colin De GrandHomme claimed 6-41 on his debut match against Pakistan at Christchurch on 18th November 2016 beating the record of Alex Moir whose  held the previous record  of 6-155 against England at Chirstchurch in 1951. Continue reading “Best Figures By a New Zealand Bowler on Test Debut- Colin De GrandHomme”

Vizag Dog interupts India England Test Match- Photos of Visakhapatnam.

The opening day of the second test between India and England turned out to be the most memorable one. Pujara and Kohli were batting fluently on 97 and91 respectively, before the dog decided to pay the game a little visit. An early tea was taken. Continue reading “Vizag Dog interupts India England Test Match- Photos of Visakhapatnam.”

Faf Du Plessis Ball Tampering Video during Hobart Test 2016- Australia vs South Africa

Did Faf Du Plessis tamper with the ball during the Hobart Test? Find out after watching this video. Continue reading “Faf Du Plessis Ball Tampering Video during Hobart Test 2016- Australia vs South Africa”

Rodney Marsh resigns as chairman of national selectors.

Rodney Marsh the selector of the Australian Cricket team has resigned  due to the team’s horrendous show against South Africa.  Marsh and his fellow selectors Trevor Hohns and Mark Waugh met in Hobart following the team’s innings defeat against South Africa. He mentioned that he needed fresh thinking and also some new faces, to build the future. Marsh also played a vital role in guiding Australia in top positions both in test and one dayer’s and also  winning the World Cup in 2015. His contract was due to expire in June, but there was immense pressure on him to quit following the South Africa debacle. . He thanked the coach and the fellow selectors for their support and honesty over the past two and half years.

His team lost badly away from home to Pakistan, England and Sri Lanka,before the current result against South Africa  was the final nail in the coffin that forced his exit. Continue reading “Rodney Marsh resigns as chairman of national selectors.”