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”
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”
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”
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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.”
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 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.”