IMAGE: Wicketkeeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed replaces Azhar Ali as Pakistan captain. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images . Pakistan senior batsman Azhar Ali, on Thursday stepped down as the One-day International captain after a meeting Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. "Azhar met me today and offered to step down as One-day captain as he says it has been affecting his own performances," Khan told the media in Dubai. "I have spoken to Sarfaraz Ahmed and he ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
IMAGE: Steve Smith of Australia looks on. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images. Australia captain Steve Smith has been ruled out of the upcoming One-day International series in New Zealand after he picked up a minor ankle injury in the ODI victory over Pakistan in Adelaide on Thursday. Smith confirmed on Friday that he would not join the squad heading to New Zealand for the three-match series starting on Jan. 30 having suffered strained medial ligaments in his left ankle, Cricket ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Bob and Mike Bryan of the USA look on. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images United States Grand Slam doubles record holders Bob and Mike Bryan have retired from the Davis Cup after playing in the competition for almost 14 years. The pair, who have won 16 Grand Slam doubles titles together, announced their decision on Bob's Instagram page on Sunday while at the Australian Open. "Mike and I want to formally announce our decision to step down from our role as active members of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Sri Lankan players celebrate with their trophy after winning the series but losing the match during the International Twenty20 match against Australia . Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images. Australia beat Sri Lanka by 41 runs in their final Twenty20 game on Wednesday, avoiding a whitewash in the three-match series and salvaging some pride. Australia got off to a flier courtesy of captain and opening batsman Aaron Finch's 53 runs off 32 balls. His partner Michael Klinger scored a ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
IMAGE: Shoaib Malik of Pakistan speaks to David Warner of Australia during game five of the ODI series at Adelaide Oval on Thursday. Photographs: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images An insatiable David Warner blasted a career-best 179 and dominated Australia's highest ever one-day partnership with fellow centurion Travis Head to help secure their 57-run victory in the fifth and final match against Pakistan on Thursday. Babar Azam (100) and Sharjeel Khan (79) kept alive Pakistan's hopes of chasing ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Kumble is a legend of the game so it's a bit premature to compare the two, but the style of bowling is certainly very similar so you can make some comparisons there.' IMAGE: Leg-spinner Adam Zampa bowls during an Australian Sheffield Shield match. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey feels Adam Zampa's approach to bowling reminds him of the great Anil Kumble, even as the young leg-spinner made a strong case for his selection for the upcoming Test ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Australia has already staged two day-night Tests at the Adelaide Oval, while the Gabba will host a third against Pakistan starting on Thursday. IMAGE: The day-night third Test match between Australia and South Africa at the Adelaide Oval, on November 26, 2016. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images Australia and England will play the first day-night Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval in December next year, adding a bold new ingredient to one of cricket's oldest and fiercest rivalries.The pink ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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