Mohammed Shami: ‘Once you start pitching the ball at the lengths you desire, you can succeed in different formats’

Nov 22, 2020Mohammed Shami had a breakout IPL season with Kings XI Punjab, darting those yorkers, winning Super Overs, bowling with the new ball and leading a young pace attack, but he has quickly moved on from there and has his eyes set on repeating India’s magic of 2018-19 in Australia.Shami and Jasprit Bumrah were…

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WBBL round-up: Shabnim Ismail secures Thunder’s semi-final, Alyssa Healy hits 48-ball ton as Sixers go out

Nov 22, 2020Sydney Thunder 4 for 116 (Knight 25, Carey 2-23) beat Hobart Hurricanes 9 for 115 (Moloney 39, Ismail 3-10) by six wicketsA devastating spell of fast bowling from Shabnim Ismail helped Sydney Thunder secure a WBBL finals spot with a six-wicket victory over last-placed Hobart Hurricanes in the final round of the season.Ismail’s…

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Sophie Devine backs Perth Scorchers’ middle order to deliver under semi-final pressure

Nov 22, 2020Sophie Devine has “full confidence” in the Perth Scorchers’ middle order being able to deliver under pressure in the WBBL semi-final against the Melbourne Stars despite their failed attempt to build on the outstanding work of the opening pair against the Adelaide Strikers.Ultimately it did not cost the Scorchers as their net run…

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CWI willing to send ‘best available’ West Indies team to Bangladesh in January 2021

Nov 22, 2020Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt has given Bangladesh hope that they will be touring the country in January 2021 with the “best available” West Indies team, also hinting that the three-Test series might be reduced to two keeping the players’ requirements in mind.According to the ICC’s Future Tours Programme, the tour was…

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