- by Hashim Malik.
For about 100 years, Alan Davidson – the lionhearted Aussie, was considered the best left-arm fast bowler known to cricket. Then came Wasim Akram and the definition had to be rewritten.
The early eighties saw the retirement of reverse-swing guru Sarfraz and Imran getting sidelined for three injured years. This […]
Archive for July 2011
- by Hashim Malik.
Stuart Broad brought England right back into the second Test against India with a stunning 6/46, including a hat trick.
At 4/267, India already led by 46 and just about had a stranglehold on the game. Rahul Dravid (117) and Yuvraj Singh (62) were looking comfortable, having added 128 runs for the 5th. wicket. 21 runs […]
MS Dhoni paid dearly for sending England in to bat in the first Test at Lords.
The home team declared on 8/474.
Today, James Anderson took 5/65 - all valuable scalps - to put England on a winning course. Stuart Broad took the last 2 wickets to finish with 3/57. He and Anderson took 14 wickets between […]
Kevin Pietersen scored an excellent 202 n.o. to help put England in a strong position in the first Test against India.
He shared partnerships of 98 with Jon Trott (70), 110 with Ian Bell (58) and 120 with Matt Prior (71).
Eng. 8/474 declared. Praveen Kumar 5/106.
The squads - updated.
Adelaide Strikers Aiden Blizzard, Cameron Borgas, Lee Carseldine, Tom Cooper, Adam Crosthwaite, Theo Doropoulos, Brendan Drew, Callum Ferguson, Daniel Harris, Michael Klinger, Nathan Lyon, Aaron O’Brien, Gary Putland, Kane Richardson. Overseas players: Kieron Pollard.
Brisbane Heat Ryan Broad, Nick Buchanan, Daniel Christian, Ben Cutting, Peter Forrest, Ryan […]
MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to bowl in the first Test between England and India.
At lunch, England is 1/43.
This is the 2000th Test, and the 100th between the two teams. The No. 1 ranking is at stake in the series.
England 1 Alastair Cook, 2 Andrew Strauss (capt), 3 Jonathan Trott, 4 Kevin […]