Younis Khan has become the first player to score test hundreds in 11 different countries( all the 10 cricket playing nations plus the UAE). Younis achieved this feat with his 100 on the 3rd day of the third test against Australia at Sydney on January 5. Continue reading “Younis Khan- First Batsman to score test hundreds in 11 Different countries”
The youngest Sri Lankan bowler to get 5 wickets in a test is. Ravindra Pushpakumara who achieved it against Zimbabwe in 1994.
The second youngest Sri Lankan bowler to pick up a 5fer is Lahiru Kumara who picked up 6-122 against South Africa in Capetown in January 3 2017 Continue reading “Youngest Sri Lankan Bowler To Get a 5 Wicket Haul in Test Cricket”
Hilton Cartwright will have an opportunity to play his debut match against Pakistan in Sydney and he will be replacing Nic Maddinson who has had a ordinary series.The Australian selectors have also made one more change by bringing in spinner Steve O’ Keefe instead of pace bowler Jackson Bird with one eye on the upcoming tour of India. Pitch will be expected to turn in Sydney, and Aussies will be hoping they play spin well before the clash against India in February. They will be hoping for a whitewash to boost their confidence ahead of the India series. Continue reading “Hilton Cartwright to debut against Pakistan in Sydney”
These are the list of ICC Test Team Players of the year 2016.
Australia- 3 (David Warner, Adam Voges, Mitchell Starc), England 4 (Alastair Cook, Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow) New Zealand 1(Kane Williamson), India 1( Ravichandran Ashwin), Sri lanka 1( Rangana Herath), South Africa 1(Dale Steyn) with Australian skipper Steve Smith named as 12th man. Continue reading “Official- ICC Test Team of the Year 2016- Test XI for September 15-16”
Hilton Cartwright, born in Zimbabwe Harare, who has played for Western Australia and Perth Scorchers has been called up for the boxing day test against Pakistan. Continue reading “Hilton Cartwright called up for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan”
Steve Smith (c)
Matthew Wade (wk)
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”
South African security person pushes ABC Grandstand Reporter at Adelaide Airport when the media guy tries to question Faf Du Plessis regarding the ball tampering saga. Continue reading “Junaid Wadee vs ABC Grandstand Reporter at Adelaide Airport.”
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”
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”
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.”