India’s head coach Ravi Shastri gave a proper indication of the playing XI for the second Test against New Zealand. Shastri revealed that Prithvi Shaw is fit to open the innings and also cleared that a call will be taken tomorrow on Ashwin and Jadeja.
According to the latest reports, India’s first-choice opener Prithvi Shaw suffered an injury while practicing ahead of the second Test against New Zealand. In case Shaw fails to regain his fitness, Shubman Gill will most likely make his Test debut in Christchurch.
In a big development, Australia’s senior opener David Warner has once again been appointed as the captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad ahead of IPL 2020. Warner captain Sunrisers during their famous triumph in IPL 2016 and then missed 2018 edition due to the sandpapergate saga.
In a fantastic nail-biting encounter, India Women registered an amazing 4-run win over New Zealand to book a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020. Shafali Verma was named the Man of the Match for her quick-fire 46 off 34 balls.
After Virat Kohli failed in both the innings of the Wellington Test, Steve Smith has once again dethroned him as the No.1 Test batsman in the latest ICC Test Rankings. Jasprit Bumrah has also been dropped out of the top 10 Test bowling rankings.
Sri Lanka registered a magnificent 161-run victory over West Indies in the second ODI to seal the three-match ODI series 2-0 with one game to go. Avishka Fernando and Kusal Mendis scored sensational centuries to help Sri Lanka post 345/8 and West Indies got bowled for 184.
On the back of an all-round performance, Australia registered a sensational 97-run win over South Africa in the final ODI to win the three-match ODI series 2-1. Aaron Finch and David Warner scored fifties. Ashton Agar and Mitchell Starc shared three wickets each.
On the back of captain Heather Knight’s stunning century, England Women notched up an amazing 98-run victory over Thailand Women in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Knight scored 108 runs off 66 balls and Natalie Sciver smashed 59 runs off 52 balls.
Cricket Australia (CA) have retained a similar 14-member squad for the upcoming ODI series against New Zealand. Jhye Richardson has been added to the squad for the South Africa ODIs but has not been picked for the New Zealand series.
Former Indian legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev has lambasted the Indian batsmen for not even scoring 200 runs in a single innings in the Wellington Test match against New Zealand. Kapil noted that India should have picked KL Rahul in the Test squad.