Australia vs Sri Lanka - 3rd T20I

Author: Shreyas
15 Feb 2022 05:57:46
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Australia vs Sri Lanka - 3rd T20I of the 5-Match T20I Series, at Manuka Oval, Canberra

Weather Forecast
Mostly Sunny - 31°C

1. VENUE AND PITCH INFO

Venue - Manuka Oval, Canberra

(i) Total Matches - T20s

Overall - 66

Avg 1st Innings - 165
Avg 2nd Innings - 148

Highest total - 219/7 (Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars - 29th December'2020)

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground

AUS - 2 - 1w/1l
SL - Not Played Yet

(iii) Top Performers on this venue from the current squads - T20s

AUS

Daniel Sams - 12th highest run scorer (218), Avg (27.25) - 14M/11I
Ben McDermott - 27th highest run scorer (161), Avg (80.50) - 3M/3I
Glenn Maxwell - 39th highest run scorer (110), Avg (22) - 5M/5I
Moises Henriques - 41st highest run scorer (107), Avg (53.50) - 3M/2I
Steven Smith - 50th highest run scorer (92), Avg (92) - 2M/2I

Daniel Sams - 2nd highest wicket taker (19), Avg (18.26), SR (14.11) - 14M/14I
Kane Richardson - 17th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (16.88), SR (11.75) - 4M/4I
Adam Zampa - 17th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (19.63), SR (18) - 6M/6I

SL

Not Played Yet

(iv) Recent Matches on this venue

1) Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers - 28th December'2021
200/7 vs 166/8 (ST won by 34 runs)

Pacers - 7w+6w=13w
Spinners - 0w+2w=2w

2) Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder - 6th December'2021
140/8 vs 141/3 (ST won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 7w+3w=10w
Spinners - 1w+0w=1w

3) Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat - 4th February'2021
189/1 vs 150/9 (PS won by 49 runs - DLS - Match reduced to 18 overs)

Pacers - 0w+7w=9w
Spinners - 1w+2w=3w

4) Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat - 31st January'2021
158/8 vs 162/3 (BH won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 4w+2w=6w
Spinners - 3w+0w=3w

5) Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers - 30th January'2021
167/6 vs 168/1 (SS won by 9 wkts)

Pacers - 5w+0w=5w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

6) Sydney Thunder vs Hobart Hurricanes - 18th January'2021
177/5 vs 181/4 (HH won by 6 wkts)

Pacers - 5w+2w=7w
Spinners - 0w+2w=2w

7) Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers - 16th January'2021
163/7 vs 164/3 (SS won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 6w+2w=8w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

8) Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat - 14th January'2021
149/6 vs 150/5 (BH won by 5 wkts)

Pacers - 5w+2w=7w
Spinners - 1w+3w=4w

9) Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers - 13th January'2021
166/6 vs 132/5 (SS won by 5 wkts - DLS)

Pacers - 2w+4w=6w
Spinners - 4w+1w=5w

10) Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars - 29th December'2020
219/7 vs 144/10 (ST won by 75 runs)

Pacers - 3w+3w=6w
Spinners - 4w+6w=10w

SUMMARY

Pacers
1st Innings - 44w
2nd Innings - 31w

Spinners
1st Innings - 16w
2nd Innings - 18w

Overall
75w:34w (Pacers:Spinners)

(v) Toss Based Analysis on this venue

Australia (AUS)

1. Aaron Finch
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 13(13)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 17(14), 35(26), 20(17)

2. Ben McDermott
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 44(36)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 21(22), 96(56)

3. Josh Inglis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(11), 2(5), 69(41)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(1)

4. Marcus Stoinis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 61(37)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2(3)&0w, 0(2), 27(15)

5. Matthew Wade
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 45(29)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 7(9)

6. Steven Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 80(51)*, 12(9)

7. Moises Henriques
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 30(20)&3w

8. Ashton Agar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

9. Pat Cummins
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 10(8)*&2w, 1w

10. Josh Hazlewood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

11. Glenn Maxwell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 39(29)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(4)&0w, 2(3), 46(26)&0w, 23(20)&0w

12. Jhye Richardson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 5(4)&0w, 6(6)*&1w, 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

13. Kane Richardson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 2w

14. Daniel Sams
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 34(21)&3w, 22(12)&1w, 9(5)&1w, 50(37)*&2w, 16(6)*&0w, 1(2)&1w, 10(4)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 7(7)&0w, 2w, 4(7)&0w, 0(1)&2w, 65(25)*&2w, 1w, 3w

15. Adam Zampa
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 23(21)&3w

16. Mitchell Starc
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 2w

Sri Lanka (SL)

1. Dasun Shanaka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

2. Charith Asalanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Dushmantha Chameera
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

4. Dinesh Chandimal
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

5. Avishka Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

6. Binura Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

7. Shiran Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

8. Danushka Gunathilaka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

9. Wanindu Hasaranga
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

10. Praveen Jayavickrama
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

11. Chamika Karunaratne
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

12. Lahiru Kumara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

13. Janith Liyanage
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

14. Kamil Mishara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Kusal Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Ramesh Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Pathum Nissanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

18. Maheesh Theekshana
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. Nuwan Thushara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Jeffrey Vandersay
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

2. HEAD TO HEAD

(i) Overall
19 - 11w/8l (In favour of AUS)

(ii) Last 5 Matches
5 - 5w/0l (In favour of AUS)

(iii) On This Venue
Not Played Yet

(iv) Recent Head to Head Matches

1) Australia vs Sri Lanka - 13th February'2022
164/6 vs 164/8 (AUS won in Super Over)

Josh Inglis - 48(32)
Aaron Finch - 25(20)
Marcus Stoinis - 19(18) & 1w
Ben McDermott - 18(15)
Glenn Maxwell - 15(12)
Steven Smith - 14(15)
Matthew Wade - 13(4)*
Josh Hazlewood - 3w
Pat Cummins - 1w
Kane Richardson - 1w
Adam Zampa - 1w
Pathum Nissanka - 73(53)
Dasun Shanaka - 34(19)
Dinesh Chandimal - 19(22)
Wanindu Hasaranga - 13(8) & 2w
Dushmantha Chameera - 2w
Nuwan Thushara - 1w
Maheesh Theekshana - 1w

2) Australia vs Sri Lanka - 11th February'2022
149/9 vs 122/8 (AUS won by 20 runs - DLS)

Ben McDermott - 53(41)
Marcus Stoinis - 30(17)
Josh Inglis - 23(18)
Josh Hazlewood - 4w
Adam Zampa - 3w
Pat Cummins - 1w
Pathum Nissanka - 36(37)
Dinesh Chandimal - 25(16)*
Charith Asalanka - 16(19)
Wanindu Hasaranga - 13(11) & 3w
Binura Fernando - 2w
Dushmantha Chameera - 2w
Chamika Karunaratne - 2w

3) Sri Lanka vs Australia - 28th October'2021
154/6 vs 155/3 (AUS won by 7 wkts)

Charith Asalanka - 35(27)
Wanindu Hasaranga - 2w
Dasun Shanaka - 1w
Aaron Finch - 37(23)
Steven Smith - 28(26)*
Marcus Stoinis - 16(7)*
Mitchell Starc - 2w
Pat Cummins - 2w
Adam Zampa - 2w

4) Sri Lanka vs Australia - 1st November'2019
142/6 vs 145/3 (AUS won by 7 wkts)

Avishka Fernando - 20(22)
Aaron Finch - 37(25)
Kane Richardson - 2w
Mitchell Starc - 2w
Pat Cummins - 2w

5) Sri Lanka vs Australia - 30th October'2019
117/10 vs 118/1 (AUS won by 9 wkts)

Steven Smith - 53(36)*
Adam Zampa - 2w
Ashton Agar - 2w
Pat Cummins - 2w

6) Australia vs Sri Lanka - 27th October'2019
233/2 vs 99/9 (AUS won by 134 runs)

Aaron Finch - 64(36)
Glenn Maxwell - 62(28)
Adam Zampa - 3w
Pat Cummins - 2w
Mitchell Starc - 2w
Ashton Agar - 1w
Dasun Shanaka - 17(18) & 1w

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

AUS

Glenn Maxwell - 2nd highest run scorer (308), Avg (61.60) - 9M/7I
Aaron Finch - 3rd highest run scorer (287), Avg (26.09) - 11M/11I
Steven Smith - 8th highest run scorer (175), Avg (29.16) - 10M/8I

Adam Zampa - Highest wicket taker (20), Avg (10.70), SR (12) - 10M/10I
Pat Cummins - 2nd highest wicket taker (12), Avg (21), SR (17) - 9M/9I
Mitchell Starc - 4th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (21), SR (17.4) - 8M/8I
Josh Hazlewood - 9th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (8.6), SR (10.2) - 3M/3I

SL

Dinesh Chandimal - 9th highest run scorer (161), Avg (17.88) - 10M/10I
Pathum Nissanka - 14th highest run scorer (116), Avg (38.67) - 3M/3I

Wanindu Hasaranga - 9th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (21.85), SR (13.7) - 5M/5I

(vi) Toss Based Analysis (H2H) - 2015 onwards

Australia (AUS)

1. Aaron Finch
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 43(34), 12(10), 53(32), 64(36), 8(12), 25(20)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(1), 37(25), 37(23)

2. Ben McDermott
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 53(41), 18(15)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Josh Inglis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 23(18), 48(32)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

4. Marcus Stoinis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 30(17)&0w, 19(18)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 16(7)*&0w

5. Matthew Wade
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(5), 13(4)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 14(23)

6. Steven Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(8), 14(15)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 53(36)*, 13(9), 28(26)*

7. Moises Henriques
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

8. Ashton Agar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 0w

9. Pat Cummins
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 2w, 2w

10. Josh Hazlewood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4w, 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

11. Glenn Maxwell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 145(65)*&0w, 62(28), 7(5), 15(12)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 66(29)&0w, 5(6)&0w

12. Jhye Richardson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

13. Kane Richardson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 2w

14. Daniel Sams
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Adam Zampa
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 2w, 3w, 3w, 3w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3w, 2w, 0w, 2w

16. Mitchell Starc
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w, 2w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 2w, 2w

Sri Lanka (SL)

1. Dasun Shanaka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(3), 12(19)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(2)&2w, 17(18)&1w, 7(13)&0w, 34(19)

2. Charith Asalanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 35(27)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 16(19), 0(5)

3. Dushmantha Chameera
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5(6)&2w, 4(1)*&2w

4. Dinesh Chandimal
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 58(43), 25(16)*, 19(22)

5. Avishka Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 17(16), 20(22), 4(7)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 6(3), 5(6)

6. Binura Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

7. Shiran Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

8. Danushka Gunathilaka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1(5), 0(1)

9. Wanindu Hasaranga
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 10(11)&0w, 4(2)&2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5(10)&0w, 13(11)&3w, 13(9)&2w

10. Praveen Jayavickrama
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

11. Chamika Karunaratne
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(6)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 0(2)&0w

12. Lahiru Kumara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

13. Janith Liyanage
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

14. Kamil Mishara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Kusal Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Ramesh Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Pathum Nissanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 7(9)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 36(37), 73(53)

18. Maheesh Theekshana
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 6(2)*&1w

19. Nuwan Thushara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

20. Jeffrey Vandersay
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING

A) AUSTRALIA (AUS) SQUAD:

Unavailable - Travis Head
IN - Daniel Sams

Probable XI

1) Aaron Finch - RHB
Last 10 - 25, 8, 82r 0w, 75, 45, 3, 17, 37, 50

2) Ben McDermott - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 18, 53, 6, 55, 3, 18, 38, 93, 11, 0

3) Josh Inglis - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 48, 23, 13, 79, 18, 0, 23, 2, 0, 2

4) Steven Smith - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 14, 9, 0, 27, 67, 23r 1w, 16, 93, 6, 12

5) Glenn Maxwell - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 15r 0w, 7, 154*, 37r 2w, 16r 0w, 68*, 5, 7r 0w, 4r 0w, 2r 0w

6) Marcus Stoinis - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 19r 1w, 30r 0w, 75*, 29*, 1, 0, 18, 3, 31

7) Matthew Wade - LHB, WK
Last 10 - 13*, 4, 7, 10, 48, 83*, 1, 1, 0, 6

8) Adam Zampa - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 1w, 3w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 0w

9) Pat Cummins - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 4w, 13r 2w, 24r 2w, 2w, 21r 3w, 0w 12r 5w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 1w

10) Josh Hazlewood - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 3w, 4w, 2w, 1w, 3w, 0w, 4w, 2w, 0w

11) Mitchell Starc - LHB, LF
Last 10 - 0w, 3w, 1w, 34r 1w, 0w, 24r 2w, 3w, 39r 4w, 19r 2w, 35r 2w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 1w

BENCH

12) Daniel Sams - RHB, LFM
Last 10 - 0w, 1w, 10r 2w, 18r 1w, 1w, 98r 1w, 1w, 1w, 4w, 10r 1w

13) Moises Henriques - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 7, 13, 17, 28, 17, 47r 1w, 49, 5, 15

14) Jhye Richardson - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2w, 2w, 0w, 5w, 43r 4w, 14r 3w, 35r 3w, 5w, 9r 3w, 2w, 34r 1w, 50r 2w, 2w, 15r 0w, 1w

15) Kane Richardson - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w 5r 1w, 15r 2w, 17r 2w, 2w, 3w, 0w, 3w, 1w

16) Ashton Agar - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 15r 1w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 4r 2w, 22r 0w, 29r 0w 19r 1w, 5r 0w, 2w

Safe C/VC choices
Aaron Finch, Adam Zampa

B) SRI LANKA (SL) SQUAD:

Probable XI

1) Pathum Nissanka - LHB
Last 10 - 73, 36, 32, 54, 16, 75, 42, 0, 1, 12, 1

2) Danushka Gunathilaka - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 0, 1, 6r 0w, 54, 55, 19, 22, 14, 5r 0w, 3*

3) Dinesh Chandimal - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 19, 25*, 1, 17, 2, 75, 2, 44*, 6, 44

4) Avishka Fernando - RHB
Last 10 - 5, 6, 12, 63, 100, 6, 7, 22*, 23, 4

5) Charith Asalanka - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 0, 16, 52r 2w, 52, 23r 0w, 71r 0w, 14r 0w, 4, 28r 1w, 44*

6) Dasun Shanaka - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 34, 7r 0w, 15, 102r 0w, 10r 0w, 4*, 1, 6, 16, 37

7) Wanindu Hasaranga - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 13r 2w, 13r 3w, 2w, 1w, 29r 0w, 19r 0w, 37r 1w, 0w, 2w, 0w

8) Chamika Karunaratne - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 2w, 30r 1w, 34r 1w, 5r 3w, 75r 1w, 10r 1w, 0, 8r 0w, 0

9) Dushmantha Chameera - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 2w, 2w, 2w, 13r 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 4w, 1w, 0w

10) Maheesh Theekshana - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 6r 1w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 3w

11) Binura Fernando - RHB, LFM
Last 10 - 2w, 3w, 9r 0w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 7, 17r 0w, 1w

BENCH

12) Lahiru Kumara - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 3w, 2w, 2w

13) Ramesh Mendis - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 37r 2w, 26r 2w, 0w, 41r 2w, 0w, 7r 0w, 8r 1w, 33*, 1w

14) Jeffrey Vandersay - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 16r 1w, 2w, 4w, 3w, 2w, 1w, 6w, 1w, 3w, 5w

15) Praveen Jayavickrama - RHB, LAO
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 4w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w

16) Shiran Fernando - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2w, 9r 0w, 17r 0w, 23r 2w, 12, 8r 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w

17) Kusal Mendis - RHB, Legbreak, WK
Last 10 - 67, 37, 36, 7, 26, 39, 85, 9, 35, 64

18) Janith Liyanage - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 41, 1, 56*, 0, 51, 17r 1w, 26, 65r 2w, 24r 1w, 27r 3w

19) Kamil Mishara - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 34, 1, 98, 20, 98, 10, 4, 46*, 12, 18, 4

20) Nuwan Thushara - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 5w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 2w

Safe C/VC choices
Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga

Differential GL C/VC choices

AUS - Ben McDermott, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis
Risky - Josh Hazlewood, Steven Smith
IF THEY PLAY - Jhye Richardson, Daniel Sams

SL - Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka, Maheesh Theekshana/Ramesh Mendis
Risky - Dinesh Chandimal, Danushka Gunathilaka
IF THEY PLAY - Jeffrey Vandersay

*Important*

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Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:31:38 GMT
He is believed to have batted without any discomfort but did not keep wickets
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:37:42 GMT
He had opted out of the ongoing Tests against England due to personal reasons
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:33:33 GMT
KL Rahul is set to miss the fourth Test as well, while his participation in the final Test in Dharamsala is subject to fitness
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:56:20 GMT
Iyer has been ruled out due to back spasms, while Dube will miss out because of a side strain
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:25:35 GMT
Former Bengal captain requests BCCI to take steps to increase the significance of the Ranji Trophy
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 08:58:10 GMT
England coach unconcerned by form of Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root ahead of must-win Ranchi Test
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 12:34:40 GMT
A veteran for Vidarbha, he is the only Indian batter to have scored fifty or more in his lone ODI appearance
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 05:01:34 GMT
Sarfaraz Khan played the perfect supporting act in a stand of 172 off 26.2 overs with Jaiswal to set up India's 2-1 series lead
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 03:07:11 GMT
Ashwin took the field at the start of the third session of play on the fourth day
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 17:51:43 GMT
England captain questions Zak Crawley's second-innings lbw dismissal
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 16:44:51 GMT
"I know how important every innings is and that's why I work hard in practice and every innings counts for me"
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 16:44:07 GMT
They lead England 2-1 having stayed calm in the face of an early onslaught in Rajkot
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 14:21:08 GMT
England captain ignores criticism of approach, while his return to bowling draws nearer
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 13:33:35 GMT
Despite the absence of Ashwin on the third day in Rajkot, India proceeded to seal their biggest Test win
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 08:07:46 GMT
Non-participation in domestic cricket will lead to "severe implications", secretary Jay Shah has said
Sat, 17 Feb 2024 13:36:11 GMT
Earlier in the day, India's bowling attack roared back to bowl out England for 319 despite Ben Duckett's 153
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 03:08:03 GMT
R Ashwin was pulled up for running on the protected area of the pitch on the second morning
Sat, 17 Feb 2024 03:56:03 GMT
As things stand, India will have to play with only ten men in the remainder of the Rajkot Test if Ashwin doesn't return
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 18:25:05 GMT
A sensational century by Ben Duckett, at 88 balls the third fastest against India in India, left the hosts shell-shocked in Rajkot
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 18:24:30 GMT
At 98 Tests, he also becomes the second-fastest to the landmark in Test cricket
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 07:28:48 GMT
"My body won't allow me to continue bowling fast in red-ball cricket, so I have decided to quit"
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 06:17:14 GMT
Deepak Chahar and Shreyas Iyer also missing in action despite being specifically told to play first-class cricket
Thu, 15 Feb 2024 14:34:41 GMT
Sarfaraz's 66-ball innings lit up the afternoon but ended in heartbreak after he was run-out with Jadeja seeking a 100th run
Thu, 15 Feb 2024 06:03:05 GMT
BCCI secretary Jay Shah confirms as much; also says it's mandatory for centrally contracted players to play domestic cricket when fit
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:40:31 GMT
There are huge milestones to look forward to for Ashwin, Anderson and Stokes as India take on England's Bazball once again
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 09:59:32 GMT
One change to side that lost in Visakhapatnam, with Rehan visa issue resolved
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 12:44:54 GMT
He says England's attacking cricket has made him focus on restricting batters as well as taking wickets
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:37:02 GMT
The former India captain and Baroda legend died of age-related illnesses
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:36:35 GMT
With only one round of league-stage action remaining, the competition hots up with some tantalising results in round six
Mon, 12 Feb 2024 15:29:01 GMT
Rahul's absence further complicates matters for India, who also didn't pick Shreyas Iyer for the remaining three Tests
Mon, 12 Feb 2024 13:49:00 GMT
He has represented Jharkhard for 17 years and has played for four IPL franchises
Sun, 11 Feb 2024 16:26:57 GMT
Harjas' fifty gave Australia a challenging total, before Beardman and MacMillan took six wickets between them to blow India away
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 16:27:05 GMT
Akash Deep recounts the story of his journey from a no-cricket background in Bihar to the highest level
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 16:18:06 GMT
India have won their last six meetings against Australia at the Under-19 World Cup, including twice at the finals
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 11:29:52 GMT
Jadeja, Rahul are part of the roster but subject to fitness clearance; Akash Deep gets maiden Test call-up
Fri, 09 Feb 2024 10:26:31 GMT
The selection panel led by Ajit Agarkar will meet on Friday to pick India's squad for the last three Tests against England
Fri, 09 Feb 2024 06:48:52 GMT
The left-arm bowler wants to bowl the fastest ball in the world
Thu, 08 Feb 2024 16:37:22 GMT
The CSK man is making use of his time away from the game to increase his pace and add more shots to his repertoire
Thu, 08 Feb 2024 08:47:00 GMT
However, KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja, who missed the second Test in Vizag, are both recovering well and expected to be available
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 09:20:12 GMT
The previous best ranking had been held by Kapil Dev, who was No. 2 on the retrospective table in 1979-80
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 04:56:08 GMT
The Delhi Capitals coach, though, is unsure whether Pant will be able to captain the side or keep wickets
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:54:43 GMT
The biggest fifth-wicket stand in men's Under-19 World Cups rescued India from 32 for 4 in pursuit of 245
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:11:19 GMT
He will be back as captain for the sixth-round match against Tamil Nadu later this week
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:10:30 GMT
India's captain said the only thought in his mind when he went in to bat was to stay till the end
Tue, 06 Feb 2024 13:10:27 GMT
"There will not be a whole lot of training," says coach Brendon McCullum as players prepare for family reunions
Tue, 06 Feb 2024 11:03:12 GMT
The series starts on July 6, with all matches to be played in Harare
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 13:27:15 GMT
India coach feels they left a "few runs on the board" and that the young batters will get better with experience
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 11:20:02 GMT
Jasprit Bumrah was the Player of the Match for taking nine wickets in the Visakhapatnam Test against England
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 11:19:36 GMT
"They need a little more time, little more freedom as well", India captain says the youngsters will learn with time
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 10:30:10 GMT
India's No. 3 ended a run of low scores with a century in the second innings in Visakhapatnam
Sun, 04 Feb 2024 18:05:15 GMT
No team has chased as many as 399 to win a Test in India, but memories of Edgbaston 2022 will fire England's belief
Sun, 04 Feb 2024 15:18:10 GMT
"I'm going to play the way I've played before," Gill on his thinking going into this Test
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 17:56:24 GMT
Which of his six wickets did Bumrah think was the best? It wasn't Ollie Pope, bowled by a devastating yorker
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 15:10:25 GMT
India's first-innings lead of 143 had been stretched to 171 by the close after England were bowled out for 253
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 06:10:05 GMT
Centuries from Saharan and Dhas, meanwhile, ensured that India continued their unbeaten run
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 18:29:25 GMT
The India opener made his career-best score - 179 not out - on the first day of the second Test against England
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 14:42:21 GMT
Also, Prithvi Shaw was dismissed for 35 playing his first competitive match in almost six months
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 12:59:59 GMT
The India opener made his highest Test score - 179 not out - on a day where no other batter got past 40
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 12:04:56 GMT
Spinner says the delay in being granted his visa made his debut "more memorable"
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 05:01:52 GMT
In a chat with Star Sports, Pant talks about the accident, his state of mind, the joy of watching the 2023 Ashes, and whether he will drive a car again
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:58:45 GMT
The two uncapped batters are most likely competing for one spot in India's playing XI for the Visakhapatnam Test against England
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:48:17 GMT
India have been in this kind of position many times before and gotten themselves out of trouble, but England will be no pushovers
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 12:49:12 GMT
"It might play a little bit better initially than it did last week," feels Ben Stokes
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 11:56:52 GMT
Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's son has made a splash in the Ranji Trophy Plate League
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 08:45:32 GMT
He is returning from a knee injury that he picked up during his county stint with Northamptonshire in August
Wed, 31 Jan 2024 03:38:26 GMT
He had complained of stomach pain and burning sensation in his throat and mouth after consuming liquid from a bottle that he believed contained drinking water
Tue, 30 Jan 2024 11:26:40 GMT
Spinner channels white-ball experience after chastening welcome in first innings
Tue, 30 Jan 2024 05:35:08 GMT
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka post wins to put themselves in a comfortable position
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 14:52:40 GMT
Jadeja is sidelined with a hamstring injury while Rahul suffered pain in his right quadriceps
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 13:11:59 GMT
England, however, dropped down a spot to eighth as West Indies overtook them with their win at the Gabba
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 12:41:59 GMT
It was the first offence in last 24 months for the India bowler, and he was handed a demerit point
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 10:16:51 GMT
Fast bowler has no regrets about limited role as India are thwarted in Hyderabad
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 06:19:12 GMT
He missed the South Africa tour and Afghanistan T20Is because his father was unwell
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 16:03:39 GMT
Also calls Pope's 196 "the greatest innings ever in the subcontinent by an English batsman"
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 09:03:18 GMT
Dravid on Ollie Pope: "I haven't seen a better exhibition of sweeping and reverse sweeping in these conditions against that quality of bowling"
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 17:09:26 GMT
Australia also enter Super Six with an all-win record after beating Sri Lanka by six wickets
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 15:30:05 GMT
Pope says he tailored his technique for the Indian conditions after poor returns on his last tour
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 15:11:14 GMT
India fell short by 28 despite having a first-innings lead of 190
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 14:01:07 GMT
"When you are put against a wall, you need to show character and you need to be brave enough, which I thought we weren't"
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 03:16:27 GMT
"I had lost the habit of scoring hundreds. I now know how to [make] hundreds. A big one is around the corner this season."
Sat, 27 Jan 2024 15:17:34 GMT
India's bowling coach Paras Mhambrey credited England for being brave but doesn't believe the hosts have fallen behind
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