Australia topped the test Rank

Position Team Rating Points 1 AUSTRALIA 112 4823 2 INDIA 110 3535 3 SOUTH AFRICA 109 3703 4 PAKISTAN 106 2977 5 ENGLAND 102 4610 6 NEW ZEALAND 96 3755 7 SRI LANKA 89 3123 8 WEST INDIES 76 2504 9 BANGLADESH 47 1026 10 ZIMBABWE 5 53   Advertisements

Australia cruise to 7-wicket win; win series 2-0

From Cricbuzz Two hours into Day 5, the umpires decided to extend play for four overs with Australia needing 32 runs to win. Steve Smith, who was at the crease along with Joe Burns, passed on the instructions to go after the bowling and get done with the formalities at the earliest. Brendon McCullum, playing…

Burns, Smith put Australia in commanding position

From: Cricbuzz.com That’s stumps on Day 2. A day which could have been so much worse for the Kiwis had it not been for those quick wickets towards the fag-end. Atleast, it gives them some hope with both set batsmen back in the hutch. They were rubbed into the dirt by a humongous 289-run partnership…

Matt Henry replaces injured Bracewell for second Test

© Getty Matt Henry has been awarded a place in the New Zealand Test side in place of injured pacer Doug Bracewell for second and final Test of the Trans-Tasman series against Australia in Christchurch, starting Saturday (February 20). Bracewell injured the rotator cuff of his right shoulder and will sit out of Brendon McCullum’s…

Aus won the first match

Voges: Big slice of luck late on Day 1 but I made the most out of that luck. Setting up a big partnership with Khawaja was key. You don’t get many second chances. NZ bowed well on the second morning and it was a tricky one. Had to be patient. Had a Sheffield Shield game…

Day 1 : Stumps as Australia is in Strong Position

  As Mccllum falls on duck 0(7) Aussies bowlers keep pressure to the Newzealand Bowler and gets all out into 183 runs. Aussies opener are also collasped in few overs but the flying Knock of Smith and Khawaja Helped to be in Strong Form for Aussies. Smith falls for 71(112). NZ 183 AUS 147/3 (40.0…

Batsman With 300+ Strike Rate

Only 3 instances in ODI history when a batsman achieved 300+ strike rate in an ODI innings of 25 or more deliveries.  

Australia Lose series 2-1

As Newzealand made good comeback in last ODI of Brendan Mccllum to defend 243 . What’s a good game without controversy? This one had it too. Mitch Marsh was going along brilliantly and then chopped one off the inside edge onto boot before popping back to the bowler. No one really seemed interested until the…

Aussies Leveled the Series

A wonderful unbroken seventh wicket stand between Mitch Marsh and Hastings seals the win for Australia. They looked to be on course – after Khawaja and Warner added 122 runs for the first wicket. They seemed to be coasting towards victory, the dismissal of Khawaja opened the floodgates. Smith fell for 2, Bailey got a…

Kiwi lead the series 1-0

NZ 307/8 (50.0 Ovs) AUS 148-all out (24.2 Ovs)CRR: 6.08 New Zealand won by 159 runs PLAYER OF THE MATCH Martin Guptill Guptill: “It’s always nice to score runs and I love batting here at the Eden Park.” McCullum: “It was a pretty good performance” Smith: “We have to move on quickly. Obviously it’s a three-match…