Gary Stead misread Basin Reserve pitch, scorecard, squad, cricket news 2024, video, highlights

[ad_1] Black Caps coach Gary Stead has confessed New Zealand’s misreading of home pitches is becoming a concern, admitting the hosts got their selection “wrong” for the first Test against Australia in Wellington. New Zealand picked four fast bowlers for last week’s series opener at the Basin Reserve, sidelining strike spinner Mitchell Santner. However, the … Read more

Neil Wagner retirement, Tim Southee press conference, cricket news 2024, video, highlights

[ad_1] New Zealand captain Tim Southee has not ruled out retired teammate Neil Wagner returning for next week’s second Test against Australia in Christchurch, which begins on Friday. On Tuesday, Wagner announced his retirement from international cricket effective immediately after national selectors informed the 37-year-old he would not be selected for the series opener in … Read more

Day three talking points, Glenn Phillips five-fa video, Nathan Lyon, cricket news 2024, video, highlights

[ad_1] Australia is in a commanding position to claim the first Test of the series against New Zealand in Wellington despite enduring a testing second innings on an entertaining day of cricket. Nightwatchman Nathan Lyon got the tourists off to a strong start on Saturday when scoring 41, but that proved to the best performance … Read more

Australia T20 World Cup 2024 squad analysis, New Zealand vs Australia T20 series preview, squad members, analysis, cricket news

[ad_1] Australia only has three matches before it needs to lock in a 15-player squad for this year’s T20 World Cup in the United States and West Indies. Next week, the Australians travel to New Zealand for a bilateral T20 series against the Black Caps, sending across a full-strength squad for the three-match campaign. The … Read more

Bazball exposed as Poms accused of drinking Koolaid

[ad_1] KL Rahul hit 86 and Ravindra Jadeja closed in on a half-century Friday to push India’s lead to 63 runs on day two of the opening Test against England. India were 309-5 at tea with Jadeja on 45 and wicketkeeper-batsman K.S. Bharat on nine at tea in Hyderabad. Rahul’s anchoring 86 ended with a … Read more