Latest Cricket News Updates http://www.cricwaves.com Latest news from www.cricwaves.com (c)www.cricwaves.com en-gb Sat 14 Dec 2019 Why Ian Chappell believes playing two Day-Night Tests against India may backfire on Australia http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/wlSegAUoD8_drh-sevawcirc/why-ian-chappell-believes-playing-two-day-night-tests-against-india-may-backfire-on-australia.html Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is of the view that if the hosts’ idea of playing two Day-Night Tests against India is accepted, it might actually work in the visitors’ Mitchell Starc, Joe Root opt out of IPL 2020 auction http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/uRO5RyINl8_drh-sevawcirc/mitchell-starc-joe-root-opt-out-of-ipl-2020-auction.html Australia’s experienced left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc and England’s Test skipper Joe Root have opted out of the Indian Premier League 2020 auction to be held in Kolkata on December 19. On the other hand, five Australians have listed their names with a base price of Rs 2 crore. The names include Glenn Maxwell, who recently took a break from international cricket due to mental health issues, and Chris Lynn, who was surprisingly released by Kolkata Knight Riders. David Warner smashes unbeaten 335, breaks record for highest score in pink-ball Tests http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/INxVybrgBg_drh-sevawcirc/david-warner-smashes-unbeaten-335-breaks-record-for-highest-score-in-pink-ball-tests.html Australian opener David Warner continued to torment Pakistan as he hit a career-best 335 at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday, the highest individual score in a Day-Night Test. Australia declared having posted a massive 589 for 3, with Marnus Labuschagne falling for a wonderful 162. David Warner after T20 hundred at Adelaide: There's no better place to play http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/klEKCMx0x9_drh-sevawcirc/david-warner-after-t20-hundred-at-adelaide-theres-no-better-place-to-play.html Australian opener David Warner celebrated his 33rd birthday with an unbeaten hundred as the Aussies thumped Sri Lanka by 134 runs in the first T20 Steve Smith vs Virat Kohli ‘greatest’ debate: Jonty Rhodes fields the tough question http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/5wD8ks0sZi_drh-sevawcirc/steve-smith-vs-virat-kohli-greatest-debate-jonty-rhodes-fields-the-tough-question.html The debate over who is the better batsman between Steve Smith and Virat Kohli continues to divide opinion. Smith, the former Aussie skipper, had a sensational run in England Saw Archer at IPL last year, realized he is special: Smith http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/VEh5rx4l19_drh-sevawcirc/saw-archer-at-ipl-last-year-realized-he-is-special-smith.html England bounced back to claim The Oval Test by 135 runs on Sunday. Chasing an improbable target of 399, Australia folded up for 263 Ashes 2019 5th Test preview: England battle Smith headache, self-doubts one last time http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/pfCUv6OOOv_drh-sevawcirc/ashes-2019-5th-test-preview-england-battle-smith-headache-self-doubts-one-last-time.html The Ashes 2019 is well and truly Australia’s after yet another stupendous show by Steve Smith at the Old Trafford. Following the Ben Stokes miracle at Headingley against a Smith-less Australia Incredibly proud of the way I've performed: Steve Smith after Australia clinch Ashes 2019 http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/se3m1r1NNv_drh-sevawcirc/incredibly-proud-of-the-way-ive-performed-steve-smith-after-australia-clinch-ashes-2019.html Australia retained the Ashes by overpowering England by 185 runs in the fourth Test at Manchester on Sunday. On the final day, the hosts crumbled to 197 Steve Smith after blasting 211: England's short bowling meant they can't hit my pads or nick me off http://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/W9bcU5Ri2M_drh-sevawcirc/steve-smith-after-blasting-211-englands-short-bowling-meant-they-cant-hit-my-pads-or-nick-me-off.html England continued to suffer from Steve Smith's insatiable appetite for runs as he slammed his third Ashes double hundred to put Australia in a position of dominance.