Touching ‘SKY-line’: Suryakumar Yadav is now India’s highest run-scorer in T20Is in single calendar year | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Suryakumar Yadav’s status as India’s top T20I striker in recent times has been reaffirmed as he became the top scorer in a single calendar year with 732 points, surpassing Shikhar Dhawan’s 689 in 2018. Suryakumar, who scored one of his best T20I half-centuries against South Africa at a crimp track in Thiruvananthapuram on … Read more

Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali not in favour of running out batters at non-striker’s end | Cricket News

LONDON: England White-ball captain Jos Buttler and his assistant Moeen Ali said getting rid of a non-attacker for supporting was also not “their thing” and that they would prefer to call the player up if one of their teammates used it as a dismissal mode. Guardians of the Laws of Cricket CMC reaffirmed that a … Read more

South Africa need to find ways to combat new ball: Keshav Maharaj | Cricket News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Left arm spinner from South Africa Keshav Maharaj believes the Proteas need to reassess how to combat the new ball that swung “prodigiously” in the opening overs of the series opener against India. South African batting unit collapsed as Indian tailors Arshdeep Singh (3/32) and Deepak Chahar (2/24) swung the ball back and forth … Read more

Injured Jos Buttler ‘progressing well’ ahead of T20 World Cup | Cricket News

England captain Jos Buttler says he is making good progress in his recovery from a calf injury but will not rush his return until the Twenty20 World Cup, which starts in just over two weeks. The 32-year-old, who hasn’t played since August 18 after picking up an injury playing in The Hundred, is currently with … Read more

Mohammad Rizwan, Aamer Jamal help Pakistan down England in fifth T20I | Cricket News

LAHORE: Prolific opening Mohammad Rizwan hit half a century of combat before the versatile beginner Aamer Jamal played with the ball as Pakistan beat England by six points in another final final in the T20 fifth international match in Lahore on Wednesday. Rizwan’s 46-ball 63 was the cornerstone of Pakistan’s 145 from 19 overs after … Read more

Jasprit Bumrah in Mark Waugh’s top-five for T20 World Cup | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: Australia’s former World Cup-winning flyhalf Mark Waugh has chosen to spearhead Indian pace Jasprit Bumrah as one of his top five picks for the T20I Down Under centerpiece. Bumrah recently returned to action after recovering from a back injury in the three-game T20 series against Australia which India won 2-1. The 28-year-old, who completed … Read more

India pacer Mohammed Shami tests negative for Covid-19 | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Rhythm of India Mohammad Chami Wednesday tested negative for Covid-19more than 10 days after being infected with the virus. The 32-year-old posted his negative report on his Instagram account, hours after BCCI named veteran pacemaker Umesh Yadav as his replacement for the three-game T20I series against South Africa, starting Wednesday at Thiruvananthapuram. “Negative,” … Read more