India, NZ captains Hardik Pandya, Mitchell Santner express ‘shock’ and ‘surprise’ at Ranchi pitch

[ad_1] India captain Hardik Pandya was on Friday surprised by the behavior of the Ranchi pitch in the first match of the T20 series against New Zealand. The pitch offered quick catch and slow bowlers throughout the game, with the dew factor not having much effect in the second innings. Chasing 177, India could only … Read more

Jadeja ‘hopefully good to go’ for Australia Tests after Ranji seven-for

[ad_1] On Thursday, in the middle of his first game of cricket in five months after knee surgery, Jadeja took seven wickets for Saurashtra against Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy. He also bowled 41.1 overs in two innings. Before this game, he was more cautious in his approach. “I’ll go slowly [when I’m bowling]”Have … Read more

Match Preview – India vs New Zealand, New Zealand in India 2022/23, 1st T20I

[ad_1] Big picture: Gaikwad injured, Shaw ready to wait his turn Rohit Sharma has no plans to quit T20 Internationals as of now. Rahul Dravid “Don’t Know” If There Are Any Plans For India’s Split Captaincy; When asked about this during a press conference ahead of the third ODI, he asked the reporter to speak … Read more

Adani Sportsline and Capri Global – Who are the two new Women’s Premier League team owners?

[ad_1] Adani Sportsline Adani Sportsline is the sports arm of the Ahmedabad based conglomerate, Adani Group. They’ve been trying to get their hands on an IPL team for a while now, and now that they have, they haven’t wasted any time in picking a name: Gujarat Giants. Adani offered the highest amount of money in … Read more

ICC ODI rankings – Mohammed Siraj the new No. 1 bowler; Shubman Gill overtakes Virat Kohli on batters’ list

[ad_1] Siraj was third in the wicket-takers’ table for the series against New Zealand, behind Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav after taking five wickets in two matches, both of whom had six strikes. But that haul made it 14 wickets in five ODIs – including three in the previous series against Sri Lanka – for … Read more

Rohit responds to criticism of his ODI form, wary about rushing Bumrah back

[ad_1] Rohit Sharma has warned India against rushing Jasprit Bumrah back and is hopeful that the fast bowler will be sufficiently recovered from the injury to be available for the last two Tests against Australia in March. Bumrah was returning to the ODI squad for the home series against Sri Lanka earlier this month after … Read more

Ben Stokes, Babar Azam and Jos Buttler named captains of ICC teams of 2022

[ad_1] The annual ICC Teams of the Year for 2022 are out in five categories: Men’s Tests, ODIs and T20Is, and Women’s ODIs and T20Is. There are some usual suspects, the best of the crop across each format, of course, but there are a few names in each XI that might compel you to turn … Read more

Recent Match Report – India vs WI Women 3rd Match 2022/23

[ad_1] India 167/2 (Mandhana 74*, Harmanpreet 56*, Bruce 1-25) beat West Indies 111/4 (Campbell 47, Mathews 34*, Deepti 2-29) by 56 runs A docile, authoritative partnership followed by a clinical bowling display helped India register their second win in the Women’s T20 tri-series. Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur put on an unbroken 115-run partnership for … Read more