After slumping to 57-4 in reply and falling way behind the required run rate it looked bleak for England but Jonny Bairstow and Billings shared a century stand for the fifth wicket to edge Eoin Morgan's side back into contention. … [Read more...] about Aus vs Eng 1st ODI | Australia ease to victory over England by 19 runs
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Need to accept it as a part and parcel of life: Kane Williamson on New Zealand's dramatic loss in World Cup final … [Read more...] about ICC World Cup 2019: Full list of awards, prize money and statistics
Top spot was on the line at the Rose Bowl, after England twice beat Aaron Finch's side to make sure they would win the series. This third and final game presented a chance for England to swipe away Australia's proud world-leading status, but the tourists raised their game to protect that position. … [Read more...] about Australia stay at number one as England fall short despite Rashid heroics
If India have a weirdly skewed T20I record since the start of 2016 - they have a 29-7 record while chasing, and 23-13 while batting first - it probably has something to do with the fact that they often play three anchors - Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Kohli - at the top of their order, and that their quicker starters have either been shunted up and down the order or in and out of the side - Rahul, Rishabh Pant - or not had the chance to bat often enough - Pandya has only batted 25 times in 40 T20Is. … [Read more...] about Do you really want Virat Kohli in your T20 XI?
3. David Miller - 100 in 38 balls Remember those ‘Killer Miller' headlines back in 2013. The origin of those were in that 38-ball hundred the South African made against RCB for Kings XI Punjab at the IS Bindra Stadium. Royal Challengers made a challenging 190 for three and looked on course to register a win when they reduced Kings XI to 64 for 4 in 10 overs. But Miller and Rajagopal Sathish added 130 runs in just 8 overs to take Kings XI past the line. In that Miller made an astonishing 101 runs and Sathish contributed 27. The Punjab outfit went past the tape with two overs to spare. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: The fastest IPL hundreds, know the enforcers