Eoin Morgan believes England must adapt to spinning pitches if they are to successfully defend their World Cup title in India, and hopes that work can begin during the one-day series against Australia.
England captain Eoin Morgan praised “aces” Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes after the two pace bowlers set up an extraordinary come-from-behind win in the second one-day international against Australia on Sunday.
Steve Smith will bat in the nets on Tuesday and is “definitely tracking in the right direction” to play in the deciding one-day cricket international against England, Australia coach Justin Langer said.
Kolkata Knight Riders’ star picks Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins will both be available for selection when the two-time champions play their Indian Premier League opener
There is still no clarity on whether a smooth transfer of players from one bio-secure bubble in the United Kingdom to another in the UAE will be possible for upcoming the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab CEO Satish Menon said on Monday.
Australia’s Glenn Maxwell said “we had nothing to lose” after his century helped seal a dramatic one-day international series win over world champions England at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
India at one point needed 72 runs off 36 balls to win before Pandya came to the crease and turned the match around.
The news will be a massive financial blow to embattled Cricket South Africa (CSA) and also casts doubt on their ability to host future tours, with Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Australia all set to play in the country in the coming months.
That meant they had an overall lead of 272 runs with 75.3 overs still left in the day — plenty of time in which to declare against an England side without several batsmen well-suited to a run chase in injured all-rounder Ben Stokes...