Australian batsman Steve Smith bats in the nets on the eve of their third ODI against England. Courtesy: Twitter
Former skipper Mark Taylor on Thursday backed Steve Smith to captain Australia again after his incredible Ashes exploits, as support mounts for the 30-year-old to be given a second chance.
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.
Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and Chairman of the Higher Committee for the Protection of the Rights of People of Determination, on Friday attended the opening of the 2022 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi Award for Sports Excellence, launched with the objective of enhancing the passion for sports development in the emirate of Sharjah and empowering a generation of leaders capable of leading sports institutions, has revealed the criteria and award categories. Held under the patronage of Her Highness
Unheralded Karolina Muchova saved a match point as she stunned world number two Aryna Sabalenka to reach the French Open final on Thursday, while Iga Swiatek hopes to stay on course for a third Roland Garros title.
India eventually dismissed Australia for 469 after lunch, fast bowler Siraj leading the way with 4-108. Smith had batted in relatively sedate fashion to reach 95 not out off 227 balls overnight while Head blazed his way to an unbeaten 146 off just 156 balls.