Chris Woakes returns to England T20I squad for Sri Lanka series | Cricket News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: Chris Woakes was recalled to England’s Twenty20 squad for the time in almost six years on Saturday after being included in a 16-man party for this month’s three-match series at home to Sri Lanka. The Warwickshire all-rounder now has the chance to press his case for involvement in October’s T20 World Cup. Although Woakes … Read more

English stumper Ben Foakes ruled out of New Zealand Tests after freak injury | Cricket News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: England’s wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes was on Wednesday ruled out of the upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand after a freak dressing-room accident resulted in a torn hamstring. The 28-year-old sustained the injury after slipping in his socks while walking in the dressing room following Surrey’s County Championship match against Middlesex at the Oval, … Read more

India likely to struggle in WTC final if conditions favour fast bowlers: Monty Panesar | Cricket News – Times of India

Indian Test cricketers. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images) NEW DELHI: Former England spinner Monty Panesar feels New Zealand will hold the edge over India in the World Test Championship final if conditions favour the pacers at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. It is rainy and cold in the UK at the moment and if it … Read more

IPL’s foreign recruits head home: 8 Englishman back in London; Aussies await Maldives flight first

The Englishmen were the first ones out with eight of them landing in London, while the Australians awaited an escape to Maldives as IPL‘s foreign recruits charted their way back home assisted by the BCCI on Wednesday. Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali and Jason Roy landed … Read more

IPL 2021: We showed great character against SRH, says Zaheer Khan | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Mumbai Indians Director of Cricket Operations Zaheer Khan lauded the side after registering their second consecutive win in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and said the players showed great character against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Mumbai defeated Hyderabad by 13 runs on Saturday. Pacer Trent Boult and spinner Rahul Chahar both … Read more

IPL 2021: Can’t rely on just boundaries, rotating strike is crucial on slow tracks, says VVS Laxman | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman rued that his batsmen could not rotate the strike when getting boundaries was tough against Mumbai Indians bowlers on a tough Chepauk wicket. Chasing a modest 151-run target, SRH could manage only 137 in 19.4 overs as their batsmen struggled to score runs in the middle overs on Saturday. … Read more

IPL 2021, MI vs SRH: Sunrisers Hyderabad sink to third consecutive loss after failing to chase 151 against Mumbai Indians | Cricket News – Times of India

Producing a clinical performance, the Mumbai Indians downed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 13 runs to record their second win in IPL 2021 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday night. The Sunrisers have thus lost their first three games of the competition, the first time that they’ve been off to such a poor start. Chasing 151, … Read more

IPL 2021, MI vs SRH: Chahar, Boult steer Mumbai Indians to 13-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Sunrisers Hyderabad’s middle-order continued to misfire as spinner Rahul Chahar and pacer Trent Boult fashioned Mumbai Indians to a 13-run win in their IPL match here on Saturday. Defending 150, leg-spinner Chahar (3/19) stifled the middle-order before Boult (3/28) polished off the tail as SRH were bowled out for 137 in 19.4 overs. Opting … Read more

IPL 2021: WATCH – Jonny Bairstow Six Off Trent Boult Smashes Fridge in SRH Dugout

Even though SRH might have lost the match against MI by a margin of 13 runs, but the opening partnership of 67 between David Warner Jonny Bairstow created ample of problems for Mumbai. After the second over, Bairstow teed off and cleared the boundary on numerous occasions. It was during the fourth over of the … Read more

IPL 2021: Shahbaz Ahmed has proved himself with his performance, says Siraj | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Mohammad Siraj feels that spin bowling all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed has justified his selection in the playing eleven, following a match-winning performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL here. Ahmed picked up three wickets in an over to stage a remarkable turnaround for RCB on Wednesday night as the team defended … Read more