Twice in three months did Pakistan come close to winning a major title – first the Asia Cup and just yesterday the T20 World Cup – but on both occasions Babar Azam and Co. fell short, stumbling at the final hurdle.
Legendary Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has weighed in on India's opener debate (Shubman Gill vs Kl Rahul) ahead of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia. Who should open for India in the 1st Test? Harbhajan has a clear-cut winner.
Success has been hard to come by for Australia in India, with their last series win in 2005 itself being their first in over three decades at the time. While a lot will depend on how their batters fair against the spinning conditions, there will also be pressure on their spinners, particularly spearhead Nathan Lyon, to deliver.
n conversation with popular sports presenter Sanjana Ganesan, former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has revealed his prediction for the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia.
Former Australian pacer and full-time cricket pundit Mitchell Johnson also reserved high praise for Nathan Lyon ahead of the iconic Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
While Umran Malik's thunderbolts has been the talk of the town in India, he has also gained immense fame across the border, which is renowned for producing world class pacers.
The Pakistan Cricket Board had organised the exhibition match between Pakistan Super League (PSL) sides Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi after pressure from Baloch fans that Quetta also get the status of a PSL venue. Babar Azam leads Zalmi while the Gladiatiors are led by former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed.
The visitors have chosen not to play a tour game, preferring instead to train in their facilities with doctored pitches to mimic the spinning conditions that will be found in India. The decision has caused a stir.
Virat Kohli and incumbent India captain Rohit Sharma have been two stalwarts of modern era cricket, each a genius in their own way. For long have experts and veteran cricketers, along with fans, discussed who is the better batter between the two, but the debate continues. However, veteran Pakistan pacer Sohail Khan gave a staggering explanation in giving his verdict on the the long-standing debate as he sided with Rohit.
The former Pakistan captain made a rather unusual remark on Virat Kohli as the Team India star gears up for a return to Test cricket against Australia.
Hanuma Vihari batted with a fractured wrist during the quarter-final of the Ranji Trophy against Madhya Pradesh earlier this week.
Umar Akmal had a rather blunt remark when he was asked about his brother Kamran's appointment in the PCB selection committee.
Harbhajan Singh came up with a cryptic response to Australia using Ravichandran Ashwin's doppelganger to prepare for the upcoming four-Test series against India.
The Pakistan speedster didn't mince his words as he talked about the comparisons with Umran Malik.
The result of the tied T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan was ascertained by a bowl-out, and Virender Sehwag was picked as India's first bowler in the lineup.
Amid all the talk about how Indian spinners can threaten the Aussie line-up, a former India cricketer has served Rohit Sharma and Co. a brutal reminder in highlighting their major flaw.