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WA Asks Cricket Australia To Move 2nd Ashes Test To Perth From Adelaide

The Western Australia government has reportedly asked Cricket Australia (CA) for the second Ashes Test to be moved from Adelaide to Perth, as it would help the players and broadcasting teams to travel quarantine free into the state after the series opener in Brisbane. Perth is scheduled to host the fifth and final Ashes Test from January 14, but with stringent border controls in place in Western Australia (WA) due to the Covid-19 pandemic, any individual or team entering the state will have to u

6 Dec 2021 10:57 am
IND v NZ, Day 4: India Beat New Zealand By 372 Runs, Clinch Series 1-0

It didn't take much of an effort or time for India to wrap up things as they defeated New Zealand by 372 runs to clinch the two-match test series 1-0. Within 45 minutes of day 4 morning session, Jayant Yadav picked four wickets and R Ashwin got the final scalp as New Zealand batters gave in against Indian spinners while chasing a mammoth total of 540 runs. Day 3 saw Indian batters setting up a grand total and the Indian top order getting a batting practice ahead of their next assignment in S

6 Dec 2021 10:41 am
Kiwi Team Was Convinced Ajaz Would Take All 20 Wickets: Rachin Ravindra

New Zealand's Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel added two more wickets to his record 10 Sunday morning, raising teammates' hopes of him getting all 20 Indian wickets in the second Test, fellow spinner Rachin Ravindra revealed. Ajaz, a left-arm spinner, returned best-ever figures of 14-225 against India, surpassing Ian Botham's 13-106 in 1980 at Mumbai. He had already joined an elite club of three bowlers including England's Jim Laker (1956) and India's Anil Kumble (1999) to take 10 wick

5 Dec 2021 10:01 pm
Kieron Pollard Ruled Out Of Pakistan Tour Due To Injury; These 2 Players Named Captain

Cricket West Indies (CWI) said on Sunday that captain Kieron Pollard is out of the white-ball tour of Pakistan later in the month due to not recovering from a hamstring injury which he sustained during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. It also announced Devon Thomas and Rovman Powell as Pollard's replacements in the ODI and T20I squads respectively. Pollard will undergo rehabilitation work in Trinidad, under the supervision of CWI's Chief Medical Officer, Dr Israel Dow

5 Dec 2021 9:49 pm
IND v NZ 2nd Test: Rachin Ravindra Most Imminent 'Threat' To Team India

India will be keeping a wary eye on New Zealand batter Rachin Ravindra, who along with last man Ajaz Patel had defied India for nearly 10 overs and denied the hosts victory in the first Test of the series in Kanpur. Ravindra is again in the middle at stumps on the third day of the second and final Test at the Wankhede here on Sunday, batting on two along with Henry Nicholls (36) as New Zealand stare down a barrell, having 400 more runs to score to win this match. Ravindra had survived 52 deliver

5 Dec 2021 9:16 pm
WATCH: Ashwin Picks Up His 50th Test Wicket In 2021; Becomes The First Bowler To Do So This Year

In the ongoing test match between India & New Zealand at Wankhede, team India are well poised to win the test match, as the hosts require another 400 runs to win the match with just 5 wickets in hand. Ace Indian spinner R Ashwin has troubled the NZ batters on his will and has registered a few more records to his name. In the second innings, as Ash dismissed NZ openers Tom Latham & Will Young, he completed 50 test wickets in the calendar year 2021. 'Lege' Ashwin became the first bowler to

5 Dec 2021 8:33 pm
Captaincy Will Be A 'Huge Challenge' For Pat Cummins, Believes Jason Gillespie

Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie said on Sunday that Test captaincy will be a huge challenge for pacer Pat Cummins. He added that Cummins will depend on some senior players during his captaincy, which is the reason why Steve Smith was made the vice-captain. Cummins was made the 47th captain of Australia's Test side after Tim Paine stepped down due to an off-field scandal. Smith, who completed his leadership ban after the Sandpaper saga of 2018, was made his deputy ahead of the Ashes. C

5 Dec 2021 7:45 pm
Getting Wickets Will Not Be Easy As The Pitch Has Slowed Down: Axar Patel

Though India have left New Zealand with a mountain to climb on the next two days with only five wickets in hand in the second and final Test, left-arm spinner Axar Patel said the bowlers will have to show lot of patience as the pitch has slowed down considerably, and wickets could be possible only if the baters make mistakes. India closed in on a memorable win on Sunday, the third day of the Test, by reducing New Zealand to 140/5 in 45 overs, the visitors still needing 400 runs to save the match

5 Dec 2021 7:39 pm
Kirti Azad Says 'All Incidents Depicted In Ranveer Singh's Film '83' Are Absolutely True'

The cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad, who was an integral member of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian cricket team, has said that all the incidents depicted in the Ranveer Singh starrer film '83' are absolutely true, including famously picturised bathroom scene in which the entire members of the side can be seen waiting for captain Kapil Dev during the match against Zimbabwe. After the release of the film's trailer recently, netizens felt that that Kapil's bathroom scene is

5 Dec 2021 6:45 pm
WATCH: 'Main Udhar Aajata Hu Tum Idhar Aajao'; Virat Kohli Expresses Despair In A Remark To Umpire

In the ongoing match between India & New Zealand, India are at a commanding position on Day 3. New Zealand are at 140/5, requiring another 400 runs to win the match. On a turning track and the Indian bowling, a Kiwi defeat is a sure thing, whether on day 4 or day 5. In this series, the umpiring has been pretty average as many decisions by the on-field umpires have been reversed by the DRS. With this, the captains are sure to be frustrated with the umpire's decisions at times. We witnessed su

5 Dec 2021 6:02 pm
IND v NZ, Day 3: India 5 Wickets Away, New Zealand Need 400 Runs To Win 2nd Test

India had yet another perfect day in Mumbai where they dominated in all departments to keep New Zealand guessing. Resuming the day at 69/0, Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara looked solid as they added 107 for the opening wicket. Mayank scored 62 runs before Ajaz got him caught at the boundary. 4 overs later, Ajaz removed Pujara as well for 47. New Zealand had already employed the bodyline-short ball tactic against the Indian batters. Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli played the pacers well and did

5 Dec 2021 5:40 pm
The Speed & Bounce Of Australian Pitches Will Suit Ben Stokes On 'Both Fronts', Reckons Alastair Cook

Former England captain Alastair Cook reckons all-rounder Ben Stokes will enjoy playing in Australia with both bat and ball during the upcoming Ashes as the speed and bounce of the pitch will suit him well. At the same time, Cook conceded that his match readiness, physically as well as mentally is something which is not known. Stokes is making a comeback into cricket after taking an indefinite break from the game on July 30 to take care of his mental well-being as well as healing from a left inde

5 Dec 2021 5:36 pm
BAN v PAK 2nd Test: Only 38 Balls Bowled On Rain-Affected 2nd Day; Pakistan Stable At 188/2

Persistent rain and a wet outfield ensured only 6.2 overs were bowled on day two of the second Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday. Pakistan were 188/2 in their first innings with Babar Azam (71 not out) and Azhar Ali (52 not out) at the crease when play was called off early in Mirpur. The groundsmen were hard at work, bringing the covers on and off multiple times with rain playing hide and seek throughout the first session. The play

5 Dec 2021 5:27 pm
WATCH: Ross Taylor Plays The 'Worst' Innings, Throws Away His Wicket After Facing 8 Balls

In the ongoing match between India & New Zealand, the tourists are in a deep state of trouble on Day 3, requiring 461 more runs with the score standing at 79/3. After the openers fell inside the first 15 overs, it was up to senior batter Ross Taylor to steady the innings; who disappointed the Kiwis big time. Ross Taylor came out to bat when New Zealand were at 45/2 in 14.3 overs, requiring another 445 runs to win the match or bat for 2 and a half more days to save the test match. However, the 37

5 Dec 2021 5:17 pm
Watch: Shakib Al Hasan Water Slides Into Covers Like A Kid

Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Kids love rain, especially when they can run and slide on water. On Sunday, the cricket fraternity realized that the 34-year-old star Bangladeshi allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is still a kid. In the ongoing 2nd test match between Bangladesh and Pakistan, the rain has kept making its presence and on day 2, the stumps were called early due to heavy pouring. Even though the drizzle was continuous, but Shakib was loving the weather at Dhaka. To entertain himself and the disappoi

5 Dec 2021 5:14 pm
Watch: Fans Chant 'Sachin..Sachin' After Shubman Gill Hits A Four

Every time a match is played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, one thing is common - crowds chanting 'Sachin.. Sachin'. In the ongoing 2nd test match between India and New Zealand, the crowd didn't miss any opportunity to follow the ritual of remembering master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, even though he has been retired for the last eight years. In the 37th over of the Indian innings, New Zealand pacers were trying to intimidate batters with short ball tactics. 22-year-old Shubman Gill wa

5 Dec 2021 4:20 pm
IND v NZ: Mayank Agarwal & Shubman Gill Opt Out Of Fielding Due To Injuries

India openers Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill will not be fielding for India in New Zealand's second innings in the ongoing second Test against New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium due to injuries, said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday. Mayank Agarwal got hit on his right forearm while batting in the second innings. He has been advised not to take the field as a precautionary measure, said an update by BCCI after the final session of day three commenced. Agarwal, aft

5 Dec 2021 3:43 pm
WATCH: Virat Kohli Utters A 'Dejected Smile' After Being Clean Bowled

In the ongoing test match between India vs New Zealand, India has maintained a strong position in the match as they declared their second innings on 276/7, setting a resolute target of 540 in front of the Kiwis. Indian captain Virat Kohli although missed out on a big score, but impressed the fans while his stay at the crease. Before getting dismissed, Virat Kohli scored 36 runs with 1 boundary & 1 six. However, the manner in which he was dismissed would leave the skipper with regret. Kohli was l

5 Dec 2021 3:36 pm
'Inspirational' Pat Cummins Is The Right Choice As Australia Captain: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell said on Sunday that pacer Pat Cummins is the right choice as the new Test captain. At the same time, he questioned why there was a difference in the leadership punishments which were given to Steve Smith and David Warner by Cricket Australia (CA) after the 2018 Sandpaper scandal in Cape Town. After wicketkeeper-batter Tim Paine sensationally stepped down from the post due to explicit text exchanges with a former Cricket Tasmania employee made public, Cummins

5 Dec 2021 3:05 pm
Ashes Will Define My Captaincy, Says Joe Root

England captain Joe Root on Sunday had no qualms about admitting that the upcoming Ashes series could define his time as a Test captain. Root was speaking at the official series launch event alongside Australia captain Pat Cummins at The Gabba on Sunday. Root, who was appointed as England's Test captain in 2017, is yet to lead England to an Ashes series win. Absolutely it is (on the line), you look at how hard it has been for English captains and English teams over the years. It's been s

5 Dec 2021 2:50 pm
IND v NZ, Day 3: New Zealand One Down After India Declare, Score 13/1

India's domination continued in the 2nd session of day 3 as they declare at 276/7 and set New Zealand a target 540 runs to win the 2nd test match at Mumbai. Resuming the session at 142/2, Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill continued to bat solidly as they added 82 runs for the third wicket. Gill was the aggressor among the two and scored 47 from 75 balls before Rachin Ravindra got him out. Shreyas Iyer struck two sixes right after coming to the crease but Ajaz Patel got him out stump soon. In the

5 Dec 2021 2:33 pm
Richard Hadlee 'Delighted To Watch' Ajaz Patel Pick 10 Wickets Against India

Legendary New Zealand pacer Sir Richard Hadlee on Sunday congratulated left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel for becoming just the third bowler after England's Jim Laker and India's Anil Kumble in cricketing history to pick all 10 wickets in a single Test innings. The Mumbai-born Patel had achieved the feat on day two of the ongoing second Test between India and New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. Congratulations to Ajaz on a superb bowling performance. It was a delight to watch. A we

5 Dec 2021 2:19 pm
England Need Establish Authority In 1st Test Or They Will Struggle For Rest Of Ashes: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that England have to establish their credentials quickly in the first Ashes Test at The Gabba. He added that even if England doesn't win at The Gabba, they still need to finish on top otherwise hosts Australia will not let them make a comeback in the five-match series. The 2021/22 Ashes will get underway at The Gabba in Brisbane from December 8. Australia are the current holders of the urn. England haven't won an Ashes series in Australia since

5 Dec 2021 2:03 pm
What Is The Highest Target Set In Test Cricket?

Setting up a target in test cricket implies how dominating a team has been throughout the game and also how batting friendly a pitch is to completely bat the opposition out of the match. Let's take a look at the top five highest targets set in the history of test cricket: 1) West Indies vs England, 1930: In 1930, England toured West Indies and set the highest target in test cricket - 836 in front of the hosts. England, in the first innings, score 849 runs and bundled out West Indies for 286.

5 Dec 2021 1:03 pm
We Have To Learn How To Make Things Different For The Next Generation: Broad On Racial Discrimination

England pace bowler Stuart Broad feels this is a great opportunity for cricket to come out of the shadow cast by racial discrimination and make the game more diverse by including people from every background. Former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq recently recounted the 'institutionally racist' English cricket culture before the parliamentary committee room during his nearly decade-long stay at the county, saying that you have people (here) who are openly racist. The off-spinner, who mov

5 Dec 2021 11:58 am
IND v NZ, Day 3: Ajaz Gets 2 But India Hold Firm At Lunch, Score 142/2

Everything continued as it is on day 3 morning - India dominating the test match and Ajaz Patel picking wickets here at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Resuming the day at 69/0, Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara looked solid as they added 107 for the opening wicket. Mayank scored 62 runs before Ajaz got him caught at the boundary. 4 overs later, Ajaz removed Pujara as well for 47. New Zealand had already employed the bodyline-short ball tactic against the Indian batters. Shubman Gill and Virat Ko

5 Dec 2021 11:42 am
Physically We Are Nowhere Near Ready For Test Cricket: Stuart Broad

England paceman Stuart Broad has said that as bowlers his side would be going into the Ashes with minimal preparation but the high intensity that comes with playing the historic series will provide a spike in our conditioning. Broad will be playing international cricket after a long time after he was sidelined with a calf injury, but having recovered completely, the fast bowler said that he'll play in one or two matches. As bowlers, we are going from minimal preparation to high intensity and

5 Dec 2021 11:04 am
Australia Announces Playing XI For The 1st Ashes Test Against England

Australia's new Test captain Pat Cummins put a lid on the speculation over whether Mitchell Starc would be in the side for the Ashes or not, confirming on Sunday that the 31-year-old left-arm fast bowler will be in the playing XI for The Gabba Test beginning on December 8. Cummins, who replaced Tim Paine as skipper recently, also confirmed during the official launch of the Ashes series that Travis Head would bat at number five. While Cummins confirmed his playing XI, England skipper Joe Root

5 Dec 2021 10:24 am
Deccan Gladiators Beat Delhi Bulls To Win Abu Dhabi T10 League

Deccan Gladiators crushed Delhi Bulls by 56 runs to clinch their maiden Abu Dhabi T10 title, with opening batters Andre Russell and Tom Kohler-Cadmore putting up an unmatched batting display to take the winners to an imposing 159 runs without the loss of any wicket. Set a target that was always going to be difficult to say the least, Delhi Bulls couldn't find the momentum during their chase and eventually fell short by 56 runs on Saturday night. Chandrapaul Hemraj tried to get things going f

5 Dec 2021 10:04 am
'Big Player' Andre Russell Has Been Amazing Throughout Abu Dhabi T10 League: Wahab Riaz

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has played amazing cricket for the newly crowned Abu Dhabi T10 champions Deccan Gladiators, its skipper Wahab Riaz said. Russell smashed 90 runs from 32 balls and recorded a 159-run unbeaten opening partnership with Tom Kohler-Cadmore (59 runs from 28 balls) as the Gladiators thrashed Delhi Bulls by 56 runs to win the final of the tournament played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium. After playing a stellar role in the highest-ever partnership in the history of Ab

5 Dec 2021 9:47 am
Team Abu Dhabi Clinch 3rd Place In Abu Dhabi T10 League

Team Abu Dhabi and Bangla Tigers played out a humdinger in the third place Play-off in the Abu Dhabi T10 here on Saturday. After Team Abu Dhabi posted a total of 98/5 in their 10 overs, Bangla Tigers were restricted to 98/6 in their 10 overs. Since Team Abu Dhabi finished at the third spot and the Bangla Tigers at fourth in the league stage, Team Abu Dhabi clinched the third place in the tournament. The Bangla Tigers openers Johnson Charles and Hazratullah Zazai set a good platform by gathering

4 Dec 2021 11:04 pm
Eileen Ash, World's Oldest Cricketer Dies At 110

Eileen Ash, the oldest-ever Test cricketer, has died at the age of 110, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Saturday. Ash, a right-arm seam bowler, who made her Test debut against Australia in 1937, represented England seven times on either side of World War II, retiring in 1949. She worked with British intelligence during the war and played golf until the age of 98. Ash was honoured by being chosen to ring the bell at Lord's before England Women's victory in the 2017 World

4 Dec 2021 10:26 pm
'I Was Bowling At One Stump Only While Training': Mohammad Siraj

Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj on Saturday the work he put on after an injury layoff helped him build up for his Test return that resulted in him picking 3-19 on the second day of the second and final Test against New Zealand at the Wankhede stadium here. Siraj, who was brought into the playing XI after Ishant Sharma got injured during the first Test at Kanpur, said he was ready for his chance and utilised it by bowling according to the field as he ended up as the only pacer to take wickets in this

4 Dec 2021 8:43 pm
Bangladesh Announces Squad; Names 'Uncertain' Shakib Al Hasan For Tests Against New Zealand

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was on Saturday included in Bangladesh's 18-member squad for the two-match Test series in New Zealand, despite the uncertainty around his availability for the tour. Shakib had earlier informed the Bangladesh Cricket Board (ECB) he does not want to be on the tour. However, according to BCB president Nazmul Hasan, the all-rounder is yet to make an official application. He hasn't informed us officially. He told us unofficially. We told him to inform us officially

4 Dec 2021 8:37 pm
BAN v PAK: Babar Azam Scores Unbeaten Fifty; Pakistan Score 161/2 At Stumps Day 1

Pakistan were 161/2 at stumps on the opening day of their second Test against Bangladesh, with bad light forcing abandonment of the final session, here on Saturday. Captain Babar Azam (60 not out) and Azhar Ali (36 not out) were at the crease when the umpires decided that stumps had to be drawn on Day 1 in Dhaka. After opting to bat, Pakistan got off to a good start, with openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique putting on 59 runs for the first wicket. The duo was untroubled by the Bangladesh pace

4 Dec 2021 7:59 pm
'This Innings Is All About Grit & Determination', Says Mayank Agarwal After His Knock Of 150 Against New Zealand

India opener Mayank Agarwal said that his knock of 150 in the first innings during the ongoing second Test against New Zealand was all about grit and determination. He added that the battles during his 311-ball stay at the crease were more on the mental side than on the technical front. Agarwal top-scored in India's first innings total of 325, hitting 17 fours and four sixes in his knock of 150. At stumps on day two, Agarwal was unbeaten on 38 as India made 69/0 in 21 overs, leading by 332 r

4 Dec 2021 7:50 pm
Paul Stirling Is 'Surprised' At Becoming Highest Run Scorer In Abu Dhabi T10 History

Ireland batter Paul Stirling on Saturday said that he was taken by surprise to find out he is the highest run scorer in Abu Dhabi T10 history and doesn't expect to hold onto the accolade for too long, such is the nature or cricket's fastest format. Stirling passed the landmark with a scintillating 57 during Team Abu Dhabi's first eliminator win over Bangla Tigers at Zayed Cricket Stadium on Friday. Although he added 10 more to his tally in the second eliminator, it wasn't enough

4 Dec 2021 7:43 pm
IND vs NZ: 'Wickets Galore' At Wankhede, Indians On Top On Day 2 Despite Ajaz's 10-fer

Wankhede on 2nd day of the second test match between India & New Zealand was a nightmare for batters as 16 wickets fell throughout the day. Mayank Agarwal scored 150, Ashwin picked up 4 wickets but the highlight was NZ's Ajaz Patel's 10-fer. 2nd Day's play started with Mayank Agarwal on 120* and India at 221/4. Ajaz Patel continued the slaughter on the Indian team even though Mayank held one end and went on to complete his 150. However, he was dismissed on the next ball as soon as he

4 Dec 2021 5:37 pm
'A Very Special Day In My Career': Ajaz Patel After Becoming The 3rd Bowler To Pick Up 10 Wickets

New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel reflected on his historic figures of 10/119 against India in the ongoing second Test, saying that to achieve a feat like this in his cricketing career has been 'pretty special'. Patel, who spent his early life in Mumbai before migrating to New Zealand in 1996, became just the third bowler after England's Jim Laker and India's Anil Kumble to claim all 10 wickets in an innings in Test cricket. Obviously quite a special occasion for me; not on

4 Dec 2021 5:17 pm
WATCH: Ashwin Picks Up 4 Wickets Against New Zealand, Becomes The Highest Wicket-taker In Tests In 2021

In the ongoing test match between India & New Zealand, New Zealand have been blown out by the Indian bowling attack as they have been bundled on 62 in mere 28.1 overs. Ravichandran Ashwin, India's highest wicket-taker in tests, registered another achievement to his name. As Ashwin registered a figure of 4-8, he became the highest wicket-taker in tests this year. The off-spinner has now 48 wickets to his name in just 8 matches in 2021, with 3 five-wicket hauls. His average is 16.87 with a str

4 Dec 2021 4:41 pm
Anil Kumble Congratulates Ajaz Patel On Picking Up 10 Wickets Against India

The cricketing world watched in awe and wonder in equal measure as New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel joined one of the most elite clubs for bowlers, becoming just the third bowler in history of the game to take 10 wickets in a Test match innings. This rare feat was previously achieved by England's Jim Laker against Australia at Manchester in 1956 and India's Anil Kumble against Pakistan at New Delhi in 1999, with Patel the first Test bowler to achieve the feat away from home. Patel

4 Dec 2021 4:28 pm
India Tour Of South Africa To Begin With Revised Dates

India tour of South Africa which was scheduled to begin from 17th December will now begin 26th December as decided in the BCCI AGM on Saturday. Indias tour of South Africa, 2021-22, will proceed with the revised dates and itinerary. The team will participate in a three-match Test series followed by a three-match ODI series starting December 26th, 2021, stated the BCCI press release. The tour will consist of three test matches and three ODIs while four T20Is that were supposed to be played are no

4 Dec 2021 4:26 pm
BAN v PAK 2nd Test: Babar Azam's Unbeaten Fifty Guides Pakistan To A Steady Position On Day 1 Tea

Captain Babar Azam struck a fifty to help Pakistan make steady progress in the second Test against Bangladesh at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. The visitors chose to bat and reached 161-2 at tea on the first day, with skipper Azam batting on 60 alongside Azhar Ali, 36 not out, at the break. The duo put 91 runs in their unbroken third wicket stand after Bangladesh left-arm spinner Taijul Islam removed both the openers in the morning session. Azam led the batting charge in

4 Dec 2021 3:22 pm
CSA Confirms India Tour Of South Africa; Only T20I Matches To Be Postponed

Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Saturday that the tour of India will go ahead as planned, minus the four T20Is, which will be rescheduled for next year. As of now, India will play three Tests and as many ODIs on their tour of South Africa later this month. It also said that India's tour to the Rainbow nation will take place under its strictest COVID-19 guidelines, as contained in the BSE (Bio-Security Environment) protocols. The tour was in serious doubt due to the Omicron variant of the

4 Dec 2021 3:13 pm
IND v NZ, Day 2: New Zealand Six Down After Ajaz Patel Bowls India Out, Score 38/6

A brilliant afternoon session saw history being made by Ajaz Patel as he bowled India out for 325 but the hosts fought back and picked six wickets to push New Zealand on the back foot on day 2. Resuming the session at 285/6, Mayank Agarwal reached his 150 just after the session began. However, on the very next ball, Ajaz got him out to pick his seventh wicket and broke the 67-run partnership. Axar Patel reached his maiden test fifty soon but became the eighth victim of Ajaz Patel. Jayant Yadav s

4 Dec 2021 2:48 pm
WATCH: Mohammad Siraj Knocks Over Ross Taylor's Stumps With An Excellent Delivery

In the ongoing match between India & New Zealand, New Zealand got off toworse start, as they lost 3 wickets inside the first 6 overs. Siraj picked up all three wickets, but the delivery to dismiss Ross Taylor is a sight of beauty. Siraj dismissed NZ opener, Will Young, in the 4th over. In the same over, Siraj dismissed the other Kiwi opener and captain - Tom Latham. On the first delivery of his next over, Siraj knocked over Ross Taylor with a peach. Siraj pitched the seam of the ballon agood len

4 Dec 2021 2:44 pm
WATCH: Mayank Agarwal Gives Away His Wicket To Ajaz Patel After Reaching 150

In the ongoing test match between India & New Zealand, Mayank Agarwal brought up his 150 by smacking a boundary and placed Team India in a strong position in the match. However, he was dismissed on the next ball. Indian opener Mayank Agarwal, batting first, scored 150 runs. However, he was dismissed on the very next bowl. Ajaz's spinning delivery left Mayank clueless as the ball took his bat's edge and went straight to the wicketkeeper's gloves. Just a ball before, Mayank was celebra

4 Dec 2021 2:28 pm
Langer Met His 'Shattered Close Friend' Tim Paine After Captaincy Resignation

Australia coach Justin Langer on Saturday said that he knew it was important to meet Tim Paine after he stepped away from all cricket to take care of his mental well-being. Langer, speaking on Paine's sensational exit as Test captain for the first time, has insisted that Paine's career is not over yet. Paine stepped down from being the Test captain after text messages of him with a former female employee at Cricket Tasmania from 2017 were made public. Outrage over the matter forced Paine

4 Dec 2021 2:02 pm
Watch: Record Breaking Ajaz Patel Bowls India Out

Ajaz Patel created history on day 2 of the 2nd test match between India and New Zealand being played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai by picking 10 wickets in an innings. The Mumbai-born Kiwi spinner has now become only the third bowler after Jim Lacker(1956) and Anil Kumble(1999) to pick 10 wickets in an innings. Ajaz is the first from New Zealand to achieve this feat, overtaking previous best figures of Richard Hadlee(9/52) vs Australia in 1985. Ajaz's 10/119 is the best figure in a Test inning

4 Dec 2021 1:29 pm
'Drinks, Theme Songs': Maxwell Reveals How Australia Celebrated On The Night World Cup Win

Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell has given an insight into the team's celebrations post the ICC T20 World Cup title triumph in Dubai recently, saying that the players chilled out by the pool, played golf and had a few team drinks to celebrated their victory over New Zealand in the final. The Aaron Finch-led Australian team chased down the Black Caps' stiff 172-run target, completing the task for the loss of two wickets and with seven deliveries to spare. David Warner (53), Mitchell

4 Dec 2021 1:00 pm