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First Pakistan Batsman to Score a Double Hundred in ODIs- Fakhar Zaman vs Zimbabwe

Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistani batsman to score a double hundred in one day international cricket, when he made an unbeaten 210*(156) against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on Friday. Continue reading “First Pakistan Batsman to Score a Double Hundred in ODIs- Fakhar Zaman vs Zimbabwe”

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Video Marriage proposal in England vs India Second ODI 2018 with David Bumble Lloyd Commentary

A man proposed to his girlfriend during the second one day international between England and India, with Bumble doing the commentary as the proposal took place. She said yes! Congratulations to Charan and Pavan! Continue reading “Video Marriage proposal in England vs India Second ODI 2018 with David Bumble Lloyd Commentary”

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Markram, De Bruyn fail to impress against Board President XI

South Africa may still have to rely heavily on their veterans after youngsters Aiden Markram and Theunis de Bruyn failed to impress in their warm up game against the Sri Lankan Board President’s XI.

Both Markram and De Bruyn are expected to shoulder more responsibility this year following the retirement of AB de Villiers, but the duo found the going tough, with the former, impressive at home against Australia and India, getting a first ball duck and the latter making only 11.

With Quinton de Kock’s poor form also continuing, it appears that the Proteas will once again have to rely heavily on the veteran duo of Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla. Skipper Du Plessis was the top scorer for the visitors, scoring 79 off just 85 balls. Amla, the captain on South Africa’s last tour to Sri Lanka, wasn’t too far behind either, making 78 before he retired.

Faf Du Plessis

The other notable contributions came from opener Dean Elgar (43) and middle order batsman Temba Bavuma (58). However the Proteas collapsing from 223/3 to 338 all out on a fairly placid track would not have impressed coach Otis Gibson.

South Africa’s first test against Sri Lanka begins on Thursday at Galle.

India vs England Third ODI Match Preview-2018

India after suffering a mauling in the hands of England in the second one day international, will be aiming to clinch a series win with a victory in the third and final ODI at Headingly in Leeds on Tuesday.

The three match ODI series is currently tied 1-1 after both teams have won a game each.

Kohli’s men suffered a setback in the second ODI where they lost to hosts by 86 runs at Lords.

India will be relying on their top order batsmen consisting of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli, who has looked in fine nick in the series to get their side back on winning ways.

Meanwhile, the team’s major concern will be the form of former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who appeared a bit scratchy in the second ODI.

They will be hoping he comes up with a knock in the final one day international.

While the spin duo of Chahal and Kuldeep among wickets, their pace bowlers barring Hardik Pandya have failed to get among wickets column.

England will be high on confidence after their morale boosting victory in the previous international and will be will be looking to continue their momentum.

England’s second ODI centurion Joe Root, who scored a hundred would be hoping to continue his form in the last encounter. Their openers along with skipper Eoin Morgan will be hoping for a good start.

The England bowling spearheaded by pacer Liam Plunkett will be the key to provide early wickets and put the visitors under pressure.

In the spin department, Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid will looking to provide breaks on the formidable Indian batting line up to help their side clinch the ODI series victory, after their loss in the T-20’s.

India vs England First ODI Match Preview-2018

Team India after their impressive show in the three T-20 internationals, will be looking to put up yet another dominant performance against England in the first of the three One day international which begins at Trent Bridge on Thursday. Continue reading “India vs England First ODI Match Preview-2018”

India vs England Third T-20 Match Report-2018

A fantastic century from opener Rohit Sharma and an all round performance from Hardik Pandya saw India beat England in the third and final T20 at Bristol.

After having been comprehensively beaten by India in the first T20, England had staged a magnificent comeback by winning the second T20, thereby setting up the stage for a mouth watering final clash between the two sides in Bristol. Continue reading “India vs England Third T-20 Match Report-2018”