Australia crushed New Zealand by 50 runs in a low-scoring fourth Twenty20 international in Wellington Friday to level the series at 2-2. The result sets up a winner-takes-all blockbuster in the final match at the same venue on Sunday, with Australia
Leg spinner Sodhi came into the match as the leading wicket-taker in the series with 10 at an average of 18 and improved to 13 at 11.8, taking 3-24 as Australia was held 142-8 after choosing to bat on winning the toss.
The Pakistan cricket team will depart on Nov.23 for Lincoln, New Zealand, where they will spend two weeks in quarantine. T20 internationals are scheduled for Auckland on Dec.18, Hamilton on Dec.20 and Napier on Dec.22.
The first Test is at Mount Maunganui from Dec.26-30, with the second at Christchurch from Jan.3-7.
ustralia have deposed India in the world Test rankings and Pakistan in the Twenty20 standings, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday.
Just two points separate Australia (116), New Zealand (115) and India (114), who slipped to third position in the Test standings, with cricket across all formats suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. India had held the number one spot since October 2016.
Kane Williamson’s New Zealand know they need to re-adapt quickly to the nuances of day-night cricket to have any hope of winning a first series in Australia for more
A stunning catch by Steve Smith snared the prized wicket of Kane Williamson as Mitchell Starc tore through the New Zealand top order on the second day of the first Test in Perth on Friday.
With both nations seeing significant drops in new infections, Ardern accepted Australian counterpart Scott Morrison's invitation to join a virtual meeting of the National Cabinet, which brings together Australia's regional and federal leaders.
Australia’s cricket selectors gave veteran paceman Peter Siddle a career lifeline on Tuesday, calling him up to the 13-man squad for the second Test against New Zealand
Australia kept New Zealand guessing Thursday as they weighed up using a five-pronged bowling attack in the final Test at Sydney. The home team, who have comfortably won