With the World Cup round the corner, India captain Virat Kohli has revealed that the presence of former skipper MS Dhoni in the team, especially behind the stumps, is “priceless”. Kohli said the selflessness with which Dhoni conducts himself makes him a delight to play alongside.
New Delhi: With the advent of two new balls in ODI cricket, the game has titled heavily in favour of the batsmen. Fast bowlers have not been able to successfully generate reverse swing -- a big weapon in the arsenal of pacers in the 90s and early 2000s. Coming to the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales,
There are very few performances by players which leave a lasting impression. One such outstanding all-round performance was by Rinku Singh in the final of the Abu Dhabi Cricket’s T20 Ramadan tournament. Coming in to bat at No. 7 with the team reeling on 50 for 6, Singh played the innings of his life.
Ben Stokes’s unbeaten 71 rescued England from a top-order collapse as the World Cup hosts and favourites beat Pakistan by three wickets with three balls to spare at Trent Bridge. Friday’s win in a floodlit match saw England secure the series at 3-0 up with one to play, but it was far from routine.
In all a total of $10 million is on offer during the showpiece men's one-day international tournament, which starts later this month and lasts 46 days.
The incident took place in the fourth over of Friday's penultimate international of the five-match series at Trent Bridge when left-handed opener Imam missed an intended pull off an 89 mph delivery from the recalled Wood that hit him on the elbow.
Babar's 10th boundary, a leg-glance off Ben Stokes, took him to his ninth hundred in 63 ODIs, and first against England, in 104 balls.
Imad then took two wickets in three balls to reduce England to 272 for six, dangerman Jos Buttler caught at backward point before Moeen Ali was plumb lbw for a duck.
Leeds: Chris Woakes took five wickets as England beat Pakistan by 54 runs to win the fifth one-day international at Headingley on Sunday. Victory, in their final match before the World Cup hosts and favourites name their tournament squad on Tuesday, saw England to a 4-0 series win after the first match was washed out.