Category: Cricket

Smith will preside over Aussie rally from series of farewells

Brad Haddin’s decision to retire from international cricket – the fifth Australian to quit the Test team this season – may appear to have left skipper Steve Smith, coach Darren Lehmann, Chief Selector Rod Marsh and his colleagues with their…

From Hutton to Stokes, few happy with Obstruction verdict

The unseemly din refuses to die down, though it has been two days since the scorers inked in the entry “Ben Stokes Obstructing the Field 10” during England’s second ODI against Australia at the Oval on Saturday. Steve Finn tried…

India’s World Cup reserves shine, stay above competition

The world was going gaga over Roger Federer’s straight-set shut down of home favourite Andy Murray in the Wimbledon semifinal – inarguably a high quality sporting contest. But it was hard to resist the temptation of tracking the Indian cricket…