Despite a 64-run partnership for the 8th wicket between Mitchell Starc and Peter Nevill, Australia were unable to take the fight to the English camp on Day 3 at Birmingham. Starc and Nevill’s defiance stretched the faltering Aussie innings for nearly the whole of the morning session, before the English bowlers finished things off. By
Wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler and Joe Root cracked brilliant centuries to help England register a comfortable 210-run win over New Zealand in Birmingham. Batting first, the hosts posted a gigantic 408/9 in 50 overs, their first-ever total in excess of 400 in ODIs. The visitors were then bowled out for a paltry 198 in 31.1
The batting friendly pitches of Australia and New Zealand saw big totals being piled up in the 2015 ICC World Cup. However, despite the batsmen being the show stealers of the tournament so far, there have been certain bowlers who stood out as well. The stats are sure to change in the coming weeks of
A well-composed century by Aaron Finch and an equally brilliant five-wicket haul by Mitchell Marsh helped Australia outplay England by 111 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. With this victory, the hosts opened their account in dominating fashion in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. England opt to bowl, Aaron Finch and Warner make strong
An unbeaten ton from skipper Steven Smith, against England in Hobart, took Australia into the final of the Carlton Mid ODI Tri Series. Smith’s innings came in the wake of England setting the hosts a stiff target of 304 to win, courtesy a brilliant 125 ball 141 by Ian Bell. England start aggressively Australia’s decision
So a big mountain to climb for MS Dhoni and his men as India will have to now do all the running to make the finals.