Top Ten Test Bowlers January 2017-ICC Rankings

These is the list of Top 10 test bowlers in January 2017 as per latest ICC Rankings. It features two bowlers from India,& Australia and England and three bowlers from South Africa and one from Sri lanka Continue reading “Top Ten Test Bowlers January 2017-ICC Rankings”

Top Ten Test Batsmen January 2017-ICC Rankings

These is the list of Top 10 test batsmen in January 2017 as per latest ICC Rankings. It features two batsman from Australia, one from England,India and New Zealand, two batsman from Pakistan and three batsman from South Africa. Continue reading “Top Ten Test Batsmen January 2017-ICC Rankings”

Indian Squad for ODI & T-20 Series vs England 2017 Announced

Yuvraj Singh has been recalled for the One day and T-20 Squads for India’s upcoming series against England in January following his prolific run in Ranji Trophy. Virat Kohli has been named as skipper of both One day and T-20 after M.S.Dhoni decided to step down from the above post.

Rishab Pant the 19 year old and wicket keeper batsman received a maiden call up for the T-20 following his good performance in Ranji trophy though Dhoni has retained his place in both squads. Ajinkya Rahane has kept his spot in One day but failed to make a cut in T-20 as selectors opted for youngsters. Mandeep Singh has taken a place of Rahane in T-20.
Raina also makes a cut after missing the New Zealand one day series because of his illness. Dhawan and Rahane have been included for the side games to prove their fitness. Continue reading “Indian Squad for ODI & T-20 Series vs England 2017 Announced”

Youngest Player to score a debut 100 in Ranji Trophy Final-2017

Prithvi Pankaj Shaw at the age of 17, guided Mumbai to the Ranji Trophy Final be defeating Tamil Nadu with a debut 100. Amol Muzamdar was the last Mumbai batsman to score a century on debut in Ranji Trophy Continue reading “Youngest Player to score a debut 100 in Ranji Trophy Final-2017”

Highest Run Rate in a Test Match Innings-2017

Australian team achieved a feat with a highest run rate in a test match innings against Pakistan in Sydney on 6 January 2017. They scored 241 for the loss of 2 wickets in 32 overs with a run rate of 7.53. Continue reading “Highest Run Rate in a Test Match Innings-2017”

Younis Khan- First Batsman to score test hundreds in 11 Different countries

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”

Youngest Sri Lankan Bowler To Get a 5 Wicket Haul in Test Cricket

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 to debut against Pakistan in Sydney

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”

Official- ICC Test Team of the Year 2016- Test XI for September 15-16

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”