Australian Test captain Pat Cummins has admitted that the team wants to end their two-decade old Ashes drought in England. The Aussies are the current holders of the urn. They won the series at home 4-0 in 2021-22. However, it has been a good 22 years since Australia won the Ashes in England
England have named their playing XI for the first Test of Ashes 2023, which will be played at Edgbaston in Birmingham from Friday, June 16. All-rounder Moeen Ali, who came out of Test retirement, following the injury to left-arm spinner Jack Leach, has been named in the playing XI. The 35-year-old last played red-ball cricket for England in September 2021 during India’s tour of England.
Former England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan has opened up on the fact that he never got a chance to play in the iconic Ashes series between Australia and England. The former batter admitted that he regrets not getting an opportunity to play single Ashes match.
Team India captain Rohit Sharma reckons that the failure of experienced batters in the side to rise to the challenge cost them the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia at The Oval. Rohit opined that since the batters have experience of playing in England, they were expected to deliver, but added that the one-off game offers a different challenge.
Australia all-rounder Cameron Green has shared his views on the controversial dismissal of Shubman Gill on Day 4 of the World Test Championship (WTC) final on Saturday, June 10. He claimed that he took a clean one-handed catch at gully to send back the Indian opener, adding that third umpire Richard Kettleborough also agreed on the same.
India will need to chase down a record total of 444 on Day 5 of the World Test Championship (WTC) final to be crowned world Test champions. They ended Day 4 at The Oval on 164/3, with Virat Kohli unbeaten on 44 and Ajinkya Rahane on 20. The highest ever chase at The Oval is 263, which was recorded way back to 1902.
Travis Head smashed 146 not out off only 156 balls, while Steven Smith scored a defiant 95 not out off 227 balls as Australia dominated Day 1 of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final 2023 against India on Wednesday, June 7. Sent into bat after losing the toss, Australia went to stumps at 327/3 after 85 overs.
Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has named his preferred Indian playing XI for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia. The summit clash of the Test championship will be held at The Oval from June 7 to 11
Australia beat India by 21 runs in the third ODI of the three-match series at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday, March 22. With the triumph, Australia claimed the series 2-1 and also became the top-ranked side in men’s ODIs. For India, it was their first one-day series loss at home since 2019.