Northern Knights vs Wellington Firebirds - Match 24

Author: Shreyas
16 Jan 2022 02:09:24
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Northern Knights vs Wellington Firebirds - 24th Match of Super Smash 2021-22, at Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei

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1. TOURNAMENT STATS AND INFO

(i) Points Table Scenario

NK - 7 - 5w/1l/1nr (1st)
WF - 7 - 4w/3l (3rd)

(ii) Top Performers

NK

Joe Carter - 10th highest run scorer (174), Avg (34.80) - 6M/6I
Colin De Grandhomme - 11th highest run scorer (164), Avg (27.33) - 6M/6I
Katene Clarke - 23rd highest run scorer (122), Avg (30.50) - 5M/5I
Jeet Raval - 26th highest run scorer (114), Avg (19) - 7M/7I
Tim Seifert - 28th highest run scorer (99), Avg (19.80) - 6M/6I

Anurag Verma - 5th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (14), SR (11.5) - 7M/6I
Scott Kuggeleijn - 13th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (19), SR (11.7) - 6M/5I
Joe Walker - 13th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (13), SR (11.2) - 6M/5I
Frederick Walker - 23rd highest wicket taker (5), Avg (11.60), SR (12.4) - 3M/3I
Ish Sodhi - 23rd highest wicket taker (5), Avg (18.60), SR (19.2) - 4M/4I
Matthew Fisher - 23rd highest wicket taker (5), Avg (20.4), SR (18) - 5M/4I

WF

Michael Bracewell - 2nd highest run scorer (265), Avg (88.33) - 6M/6I
Finn Allen - 9th highest run scorer (181), Avg (25.85) - 7M/7I
Logan Van Beek - 17th highest run scorer (137), Avg (34.25) - 7M/5I
Tim Robinson - 21st highest run scorer (131), Avg (18.71) - 7M/7I
Troy Johnson - 24th highest run scorer (122), Avg (24.40) - 6M/6I

Ben Sears - 8th highest wicket taker (9), Avg (19), SR (13) - 6M/6I
Logan Van Beek - 16th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (30), SR (22.2) - 7M/7I
Hamish Bennett - 20th highest wicket taker (6), Avg (37.16), SR (25) - 7M/7I
Peter Younghusband - 23rd highest wicket taker (5), Avg (23.6), SR (21.6) - 6M/6I
Michael Bracewell - 23rd highest wicket taker (5), Avg (25.8), SR (22.8) - 6M/6I
Nathan Smith - 29th highest wicket taker (4), Avg (36), SR (19.5) - 7M/5I

2. VENUE AND PITCH INFO

Venue - Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei

(i) Total Matches - T20s

Overall - 12 (Only 2 Men's T20s)

Avg 1st Innings - 149
Avg 2nd Innings - 141

Highest total - 172/8 (Northern Knights vs Canterbury Kings - 14th November'2015)

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground

NK - 2 - 1w/1l
WF - Not Played Yet

(iii) Recent Matches on this venue

1) Northern Knights vs Canterbury Kings - 14th November'2015
172/8 vs 160/6 (NK won by 12 runs)

Tim Seifert - 18(13)
Scott Kuggeleijn - 1w

Pacers - 7w+4w=11w
Spinners - 0w+2w=2w

2) Canterbury Kings vs Northern Knights - 28th January'2007
125/4 vs 123/8 (CK won by 2 runs)

Hamish Bennett - 0w

Pacers - 3w+5w=8w
Spinners - 1w+2w=3w

3. HEAD TO HEAD

(i) Overall
30 - 16w/14l (In favour of NK)

(ii) Last 5 Matches
5 - 3w/2l (In favour of WF)

(iii) On This Venue
Not Played Yet

(iv) Recent Head to Head Matches

1) Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights - 9th January'2021
185/7 vs 105/10 (WF won by 80 runs)

Finn Allen - 75(39)
Devon Conway - 45(35)
Tom Blundell - 22(20)
Michael Bracewell - 4w
James Neesham - 3w
Hamish Bennett - 2w
Rachin Ravindra - 1w
Tim Seifert - 53(41)
Joe Walker - 2w
Scott Kuggeleijn - 2w
Brett Hampton - 1w
Matthew Fisher - 1w

2) Northern Knights vs Wellington Firebirds - 1st January'2021
148/6 vs 152/1 (WF won by 9 wkts)

Tim Seifert - 46(46)
Brett Hampton - 28(22)
Scott Kuggeleijn - 18(13)* & 1w
Finn Allen - 91(50)*
Rachin Ravindra - 40(31)* & 1w
Devon Conway - 13(15)
James Neesham - 2w
Logan Van Beek - 1w
Hamish Bennett - 1w
Peter Younghusband - 1w

3) Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights - 3rd January'2020
188/4 vs 136/10 (WF won by 52 runs)

James Neesham - 40(29)* & 1w
Rachin Ravindra - 39(20) & 1w
Michael Bracewell - 15(15)
Hamish Bennett - 3w
Ollie Newton - 2w
Logan Van Beek - 1w
Tim Seifert - 35(28)
Brett Hampton - 14(11)
Anurag Verma - 13(10)
Scott Kuggeleijn - 1w
Brett Randell - 1w

4) Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights - 1st January'2020
161/8 vs 162/5 (NK won by 5 wkts)

Devon Conway - 32(23)
Jamie Gibson - 28(18)
Rachin Ravindra - 19(15) & 1w
James Neesham - 16(18) & 1w
Ollie Newton - 2w
Hamish Bennett - 1w
Tim Seifert - 30(32)
Ish Sodhi - 3w
Brett Randell - 3w
Anurag Verma - 1w

(v) Top Performers from current squads when both these sides meet

NK

Tim Seifert - 8th highest run scorer (259), Avg (25.90) - 13M/11I

Ish Sodhi - 5th highest wicket taker (13), Avg (22.5), SR (21.23) - 12M/12I
Scott Kuggeleijn - 5th highest wicket taker (13), Avg (32.08), SR (21.23) - 13M/13I
Tim Southee - 11th highest wicket taker (10), Avg (17), SR (15.2) - 7M/7I

WF

Tom Blundell - 13th highest run scorer (216), Avg (36) - 7M/7I
Devon Conway - 14th highest run scorer (211), Avg (30.14) - 7M/7I

Hamish Bennett - 8th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (21.91), SR (19.55) - 10M/10I
Ollie Newton - 13th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (14), SR (11.25) - 4M/4I
James Neesham - 13th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (15.25), SR (12) - 5M/5I

(vi) Toss Based Analysis (H2H)

Northern Knights (NK)

1. Bharat Popli
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

2. Henry Cooper
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(10)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Jeet Raval
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 10(10)

4. Joe Carter
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 32(21), 0(2)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 9(9)*, 0(1), 5(6)

5. Kane Williamson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

6. Katene Clarke
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 7(5), 0(2)

7. Brett Hampton
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 5(3), 9(11), 0(1), 28(22)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(2), 8(9), 14(11), 3(5)&1w

8. Colin De Grandhomme
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

9. Joe Walker
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

10. Mitchell Santner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 22(13)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

11. Kristian Clarke
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

12. Peter Bocock
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 29(23)*, 1(2)*, 9(9)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

13. Tim Seifert
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0(2), 29(27), 46(28), 46(46)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3(9), 30(32), 35(28), 53(41)

14. Anurag Verma
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 10(11)&1w, 1w, 13(10)&0w

15. Tim Southee
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Trent Boult
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Neil Wagner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

18. Ish Sodhi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 0w, 2w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 51(36)&2w, 3w, 0w

19. Frederick Walker
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Brett Randell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 3w, 1w

21. Matthew Fisher
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

22. Scott Kuggeleijn
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w, 1w, 18(13)*&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 10(7)&1w, 2w

23. Zak Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 9(8)&0w

Wellington Firebirds (WF)

1. Finn Allen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 75(39)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 91(50)*

2. Troy Johnson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 4(11)

3. Luke Georgeson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

4. Michael Bracewell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 56(28)*, 9(10), 15(15), 6(7)&4w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 17(18), 6(5), 9(9)

5. Jamie Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 28(18), 13(8)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

6. Nathan Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

7. Logan Van Beek
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 1w, 1w

8. Hamish Bennett
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 1w, 3w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w

9. Tim Robinson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

10. Ben Sears
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

11. Peter Younghusband
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 1w

12. Nick Greenwood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

13. Jakob Bhula
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

14. Ollie Newton
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 3w

15. Callum McLachlan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Michael Snedden
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Rachin Ravindra
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 19(15)&1w, 39(20)&1w, 6(4)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 40(31)*&1w

18. James Neesham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 16(18)&1w, 40(29)*&1w, 5(5)&3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 22(13)&1w, 2w

19. Ian McPeake
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

20. Tom Blundell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(9), 22(20)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 63(42), 69(43)*, 20(17), 38(21)

21. Devon Conway
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 32(23), 9(10), 45(35)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 53(36), 45(23), 14(15), 13(15)

4. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING

A) NORTHERN KNIGHTS (NK) SQUAD:

Probable XI

1) Tim Seifert - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 10, 9, 1, 8, 15, 14, 14, 17, 13

2) Jeet Raval - LHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 11, 0, 97, 66*, 0, 0, 3, 33, 74, 89

3) Joe Carter - RHB
Last 10 - 32, 2, 105*, 32, 13, 75*, 20, 52, 20, 74*

4) Brett Hampton - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0r 1w, 11r 1w, 11r 1w, 0w, 1w, 21r 0w, 23r 2w, 0w, 63r 1w, 4r 0w, 2r 0w

5) Henry Cooper - RHB
Last 10 - 3, 4, 9*, 25*, 7, 3, 24, 19, 52, 200, 6

6) Colin De Grandhomme - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 86, 126r 0w, 1w, 53r 0w, 4, 6, 7r 1w, 21r 1w, 15r 2w

7) Mitchell Santner - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 2w, 74r 2w, 2w, 3w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w

8) Scott Kuggeleijn - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 15r 0w, 0w, 3w, 6r 0w, 4w, 14r 1w, 8, 11r 1w, 0w, 10r 1w, 2w

9 Anurag Verma - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 11r 2w, 3w, 1w, 8r 2w, 1w, 22r 2w, 9r 0w, 0w, 1w

10) Ish Sodhi - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 1w, 13r 0w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 1w

11) Joe Walker - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 3w, 4w, 0w, 1w, 11r 1w, 4w, 27r 3w

BENCH

12) Trent Boult - RHB, LF
Last 10 - 7r 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 3w, 2w, 2w

13) Brett Randell - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 1w, 50r 5w, 2w, 4w, 3w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 3w

14) Katene Clarke - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 32*, 11, 49, 2, 1, 82, 6, 31, 4, 13

15) Peter Bocock - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 5, 13*, 20, 28, 21, 28, 14, 22, 2, 22, 5

16) Tim Southee - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 5w, 3w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 1w

17) Kane Williamson - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 18, 24, 85, 5, 40*, 28, 0, 33*, 25, 37

18) Neil Wagner - LHB, LFM
Last 10 - 2w, 1w, 1w, 3w, 25r 1w, 10r 2w, 32r 2w, 0w, 1w, 17r 4w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 19r 2w, 2w, 66r 0w, 3w, 2w, 4w

19) Frederick Walker - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 0w, 2w, 3w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w

20) Zak Gibson - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 4w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 3w, 22r 3w, 3w, 10r 1w, 9r 0w, 1w, 3w

21) Matthew Fisher - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 3w, 1w

22) Bharat Popli - RHB
Last 10 - 2, 86, 1, 2, 38, 50, 40, 57*, 0, 16, 6, 23, 56

23) Kristian Clarke - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 7r 1w, 46r 4w, 9r 2w, 4r 0w, 21r 1w, 7r 0w, 21r 1w, 1w

Safe C/VC choices
Scott Kuggeleijn, Jeet Raval

B) WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS (WF) SQUAD:

Probable XI

1) Finn Allen - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 4, 68, 0, 86, 32, 0, 8, 20, 0, 23

2) Tim Robinson - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 0, 18, 65, 9, 32, 5, 2

3) Troy Johnson - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 4, 12*, 8, 84, 18, 24, 88, 10, 54, 73

4) Michael Bracewell - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 141r 0w, 18r 2w, 30r 2w, 10r 1w, 1r 0w, 58r 0w, 39r 3w, 20r 0w, 4, 27r 3w

5) James Neesham - LHB, RMF
Last 10 - 5r 1w, 0w, 4r 2w, 3, 3r 0w, 13r 0w, 27r 1w, 1w, 35r 1w

6) Jakob Bhula - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 0w, 38, 9r 0w, 21r 1w, 27, 0, 29, 2, 6, 11, 13

7) Nathan Smith - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 2, 0w, 47r 1w, 14, 38r 1w, 0, 28r 1w, 6r 0w, 25r 1w, 44r 0w, 4r 2w

8) Logan Van Beek - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 37r 0w, 1w, 3w, 19r 0w, 1w, 1w, 2r 1w, 22r 2w, 61r 1w

9) Hamish Bennett - LHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 2w

10) Ollie Newton - LHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 3w, 1w, 9r 1w, 25r 2w, 11r 1w, 10r 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 14r 2w

11) Peter Younghusband - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 21r 0w, 8r 0w, 3w, 1w, 15r 0w, 11r 1w, 0w

BENCH

12) Luke Georgeson - LHB, RMF
Last 10 - 51, 56, 1, 0, 44, 30, 28r 0w, 4, 1, 15, 1

13) Nick Greenwood - RHB
Last 10 - 9, 14, 23, 26, 9, 21, 14, 13, 4, 10r 0w, 102, 0r 0w, 40r 0w

14) Jamie Gibson - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 21, 22*, 2*, 5, 2, 10, 0r 0w, 21r 1w, 22*, 1, 23r 0w, 6r 0w, 25r 2w

15) Callum McLachlan - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 0, 25, 0, 0, 23, 15, 3

16) Michael Snedden - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 7r 1w, 0w, 16r 3w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 1w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w

17) Rachin Ravindra - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 46r 0w, 4r 0w, 18r 3w, 13r 0w, 18r 0w, 7, 26r 1w, 70r 1w, 11r 1w, 17r 1w, 0r 0w, 20r 1w, 10r 3w

18) Ben Sears - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 3w, 15r 0w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 7r 5w, 2w

19) Ian McPeake - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 5r 0w, 0w, 15r 2w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 1w

20) Tom Blundell - RHB, Offbreak, WK
Last 10 - 53, 8, 0, 13, 2, 13, 17, 0, 22*, 4, 30*, 6, 2, 34

21) Devon Conway - LHB, RM, WK
Last 10 - 46, 36*, 17, 1, 2*, 27, 20, 12, 22, 34

Safe C/VC choices
Michael Bracewell, Finn Allen

Differential GL C/VC choices

NK - Colin De Grandhomme, Ish Sodhi, Brett Hampton, Joe Walker
Risky - Joe Carter, Henry Cooper

WF - Luke Georgeson, Logan Van Beek, Nathan Smith
Risky - Jamie Gibson, Troy Johnson

 

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Allrounder's 60 lifted Punjab Kings to 180, and Super Kings fell apart in the chase
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 04:40:15
Jonny Bairstow is set to return to Punjab Kings' XI having completed his quarantine upon arrival from the Caribbean
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:12:45
Both top orders misfired in their opening game. Can they bounce back?
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 08:52:55
Jayawardene v Sangakkara and Malinga, Ashwin v Ashwin, Boult v Rohit are few of the subplots
Fri, 01 Apr 2022 10:53:17
Franchise's prolific run-scorer set to return following a recovery from a wrist injury
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 19:21:52
Kolkata Knight Riders' bowlers fought really hard to defend 128, but it was not to be
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 15:23:08
Son of the legendary India allrounder Vinoo Mankad, Rahul played first-class cricket for Mumbai
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 11:56:16
Says India is "such an untapped market" and "they're going to be unbeatable in a 10-year time" with launch of Women's IPL
Tue, 29 Mar 2022 10:12:57
Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana the only Indians in the top ten list of batters
Mon, 28 Mar 2022 20:05:51
Who's this 22-year-old who comes in and slog-sweeps Rashid for a six and hooks Ferguson for another?
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 09:39:23
Half-centuries from Mandhana, Verma and Raj go in vain as South Africa chase down 275 off the last ball
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 19:18:38
Super Kings coach admits "it is going to be a bit of a transition period"
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 18:41:19
KKR's mystery spinners Narine and Chakravarthy prove unhittable; Rahane shines with the bat
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 15:05:53
Says that Pant's "learning experiences" from the last year and a half will make him a "better leader and person".
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 13:34:16
Agarwal's men boast a lot of power-hitting talent, but will be without Bairstow for their season opener
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 17:44:47
"I have improved but want to keep getting better at it," she says about facing short balls from South Africa's pace attack
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 09:37:31
The board is planning to have five or six teams in the inaugural edition of women's IPL but it will need AGM's approval first
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:25:20
Fast bowler has picked up 40 wickets in 27 IPL matches at an economy rate of 8.46
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 18:38:15
While terming Kohli's giving up of captaincy a 'smart decision', Shastri wished he had held on to the job in Test cricket
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 06:39:09
Former India coach, who joins ESPNcricinfo as an analyst for the IPL, says Hardik will struggle to make the national team as a pure batter
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 08:37:18
"We are trying to get him here as soon as possible once we have the clearance from NCA" - Rohit Sharma
Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:02:45
Pooja Vastrakar, too, continues to impress as India record their third win after beating Bangladesh by 110 runs
Mon, 21 Mar 2022 09:01:40
Iyer says he enjoyed playing under Rahul's captaincy in South Africa
Sun, 20 Mar 2022 11:43:10
Javagal Srinath says the surface didn't offer an even contest between bat and ball
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 16:15:38
All five Asian Test teams will feature in the T20I tournament with a sixth team joining them via a qualifier
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 14:26:18
Three-wicket haul from Brown and solid contributions with the bat from Healy, Haynes and Mooney play their part in subduing spirited India
Fri, 18 Mar 2022 19:18:45
Mott wants Australia to be aggressive, but will fall back on "Plan Bs and Cs that we've got" if India get on top
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 14:07:47
Opener fails to get prescribed minimum score on yo-yo test, PTI reports
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:16:19
She admits not batting 50 overs against England cost the team, but says they are "bound to go through ups and downs" over a long tournament like the World Cup
Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:10:33
Jason Holder returns to the top spot for allrounders following the Antigua Test against England
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 07:07:23
They were upbeat yet clinical in the field and with the ball, led by Dean, who got her ODI career-best 4 for 23 in just her second World Cup game
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:23:00
Loss in 2017 final not important, "right now it's all about momentum and that's on our side," she says of taking on England
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 08:32:31
Number of unsuccessful reviews increased from one to two per innings in the upcoming season
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 07:09:00
Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez and Zimbabwe allrounder Sikandar Raza are also in the mix
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 18:26:34
"His keeping was the best I've seen", says India's Test captain
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 03:34:16
R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah shared seven between them to wrap up a dominant series sweep
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:50:24
Shahbaz Nadeem scored 177 before also striking with the ball, as Nagaland ended day three 750 runs behind
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 17:06:33
Having set a target of 447, India made an early incision in the last half hour of day two
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 04:19:51
"You can't just play very negatively on that wicket and just keep defending the ball," he says after hitting 92 off 98
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:28
The pitch offered square turn and uncertain bounce from ball one, but it was India's pacers who did all the damage at the top
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 01:53:11
The centurions both lifted the Player-of-the-Match award after they kept each other company in the middle for over two hours
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:12
"I couldn't be happier to pass on the baton to a good friend, someone I've known over the years," says Virat Kohli
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 07:58:10
Atleast 25 players are in Bengaluru to establish their baseline fitness levels before the IPL gets underway
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 12:08:55
West Indies go down after a 100-run stand for the first wicket to lose their first game of the World Cup so far
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 03:29:05
"We are not used to catching the pink ball, bowling with the pink ball, and as batters, playing against the pink ball"
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 10:09:53
This will be the last Test for Suranga Lakmal. Can Sri Lanka make it a memorable one for him?
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 10:42:05
"It is time as a group to stand up and deliver," India's head coach says
Thu, 10 Mar 2022 16:25:41
ESPNcricinfo understands an increased demand for tickets led to the association seeking government approval to throw open the entire stadium
Thu, 10 Mar 2022 14:34:03
Fourth county stint comes with Pujara looking to force his way back into India's Test side
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 06:04:03
New Zealand rebound from their opening-day loss to notch up two successive wins
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 03:49:26
This announcement brings the curtain down on a career that had just recently restarted
Wed, 09 Mar 2022 10:40:24
Displaces Jason Holder at the top after his Mohali masterclass against Sri Lanka
Mon, 07 Mar 2022 10:04:50
The left-arm spinner, who has recovered from a shin injury and a bout of Covid-19, has replaced Kuldeep Yadav
Mon, 07 Mar 2022 09:54:58
India captain wants to use Jadeja "a lot more with the bat", citing example of his promotion in the T20I series
Tue, 08 Mar 2022 10:47:07
There will be 12 double-headers this season, with the first match starting at 3:30pm IST
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