England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and Mark Wood bowled with similar intensity of the Australian pace quartet as the home team stuttered to 37/3 at stumps on day 2 of the fifth Ashes Test for an overall lead of 152 runs.
Joe Root had expressed his desire to play in the IPL earlier too even though he had decided against entering the auction. The mega-auction ahead of the upcoming season is scheduled to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru.
Jos Buttler found it hard to grip the bat when he came to bat in the first innings of England after sustaining finger injury. His struggle at the pitch ended with an 8-ball duck.
Australia and England played out a thrilling draw to share the fourth Ashes Test at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Chasing 388 runs for win, England ended at 270/9.
Get here day 4 highlights of the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England. Australia have set England 388 runs to win the Sydney Test match.
On a busy Day 3 of the fourth Ashes 2021-22 Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground, visiting batters Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes stitched a century stand. Here are statistical highlights.
After being reduced to 36/4, a 128-run partnership between Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes led England's fightback at the SCG on Friday. Get here Day 3 highlights of the fourth AUS vs ENG Ashes Test.
Get here day 2 highlights of the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England. AUS have already retained the Ashes and lead the five-Test series 3-0.
England have already lost Ashes 2021-22 after facing defeats in the first three games of the series. They lost the Boxing Day Test to Australia by an innings and 14 runs inside two days and a session.
Get here Day 1 highlights of the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England. Only 46.5 overs were possible on the day. AUS lead the five-Test series 3-0.
Ahead of the fourth Ashes Test in Sydney, England's preparations took a blow after one of their net bowlers tested positive for COVD-19. The training session had to be cancelled as the other net bowlers deemed as close contacts.
Stating that the best players don't want to play in County Championship, Kevin Pietersen said ECB should model a first-class competition similar to that of 'The Hundred' to improve.
Joe Root and Kane Williamson have also been shortlisted for the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy which will be announced on January 24.
Besides Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin, the other two Indians in Cricket Australia Test XI of 2021 were Rishabh Pant and Axar Patel. Surprisingly, only one Australian made the cut - Marnus Labuschagne.
Ravichandran Ashwin, with 883 rating points, is the only Indian bowler in the top-10 of ICC Test Rankings. In the batting list, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli retained their 5th and 7th positions respectively.
Former England batter Ian Bell felt that ECB should bring back the post of the chief selector which was made redundant as part of a restructuring process. Bell said the recent England team selection in the ongoing Ashes has been 'very internal'.
Besides Ravichandran Ashwin, England skipper Joe Root, New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson and Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne were also nominated for the ICC Test cricketer of the year award.
Australia beat England by an innings in the third Test match at MCG to retain the Ashes. It was England’s ninth defeat in 15 Test matches in 2021. Bangladesh also lost the same number of Tests in 2003.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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