newscricket19 days ago

Matthew Wade aware of pressure to end dismal batting form

Matthew Wade, who has failed to perform with the bat in the ongoing series, has stated that he is aware of the need for some runs under his belt to keep his place in the side. The wicket-keeper's performance is under severe scrutiny since he has failed to take his opportunities thus far.
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newscricket21 days ago

WATCH: Rohit Sharma suffers the wrath of Virat Kohli brain-fade

Despite being one of the fastest and agile cricketers around, Virat Kohli has shown poor communication skills with his batting partners in the last few years. This was on show in Bengaluru yet again as Kohli’s miscommunication on the field resulted in Peter Handscomb running Rohit Sharma out.
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newscricket25 days ago

WATCH : Manish Pandey pulls off a screamer at boundary to dismiss Peter Handscomb

Manish Pandey has always had a safe pair of hands and today, he proved that yet again with an incredible effort to send Peter Handscomb packing. Pandey showcased amazing game awareness to pull off a screamer at the boundary but what was even more incredible was his control throughout the catch.
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newscricketa month ago

Over-reliance on Smith and Warner troublesome, feels Michael Slater

Former Australia opener Michael Slater has claimed that the Australian Test team is overly dependent on Steve Smith and David Warner and the amount of runs coming from the middle order is troubling for the Aussies. Slater also added that the selectors must stick to Glenn Maxwell for better results.
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newscricketa month ago

Australia call up Peter Handscomb to replace injured Aaron Finch

Cricket Australia have called up Peter Handscomb as a replacement for the Aaron Finch, who aggravated a calf injury during a training session yesterday. Finch, however, will continue to be a part of the squad since he is expected to return to action after the first few games of the series.
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newscricket7 months ago

Virender Sehwag hands out the hilarious "Viru Gharelu Awards" on Twitter

After retiring from cricket Virender Sehwag has taken up the role of a commentator and Twitter celebrity. His talents as the latter were on full display after India beat Australia in Dharamsala when he started the "Viru Gharelu Awards" comparing cricketers to everyday objects.
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newscricket7 months ago

Kuldeep Yadav says plan for Handscomb worked like a charm

After finishing with figures of 4/68, Kuldeep Yadav explained how he set-up Peter Handscomb to claim his wicket on Day 1 of the final Test against Australia in Dharamsala. The 22-year-old was only selected in the team because Virat Kohli had been ruled out due to a shoulder injury.
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newscricket7 months ago

India clearly missed a fifth bowler, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has insisted that India would have been in a better position to win the Ranchi Test had they opted for a fifth bowler in the eleven. Gavaskar also praised the Australians, particularly Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh, for the way they managed to save the game in a difficult situation.
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reportcricket7 months ago

India vs Australia | Handscomb, Marsh lead Australia to unlikely draw

The Indian bowlers let the game slip from their hands as Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb outplayed them on Day 5 of the Ranchi Test to keep Australia in the fray to retain the Border-Gavaskar series. With the match ending with a draw, Australia still hold the advantage as the holders of the trophy.
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newscricket7 months ago

Peter Handscomb takes responsibility for Smith’s DRS gaffe

Peter Handscomb has come to the rescue of Steve Smith, who has been under a lot a scrutiny for looking at the dressing room for help on whether to review his dismissal during the second Test. The Australian batsman has insisted that it was he who had suggested to Smith to look at the box.
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