Latest Cricket News Updates https://www.cricwaves.com Latest news from www.cricwaves.com (c)www.cricwaves.com en-gb Wed 25 Nov 2020 Australia v India 1st ODI Preview: Kohli's boys set to resume International Cricket as Aussies await redemption https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/RM7wA4A8rb_drh-sevawcirc/australia-v-india-1st-odi-preview-kohlis-boys-set-to-resume-international-cricket-as-aussies-await-redemption.html While Australia have already been part of six white-ball fixtures against England after the Covid-19 break, this will be the first international fixture for Team India since the entire world came to a screeching halt in March this year. Kohli and Rahane are Iike chalk and cheese: Warner https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/fH5xn45Z5u_drh-sevawcirc/kohli-and-rahane-are-iike-chalk-and-cheese-warner.html Team India will miss the services of regular skipper Virat Kohli for three of the four Tests in Australia. Kohli will take part in the opening Test in Adelaide, India’s first Day/Night encounter Down Under. After the conclusion of the match, Kohli will head back to India to be with wife Anushka Sharma for the birth of their first child. Rohit, Ishant need to be on flight to Australia in next 4-5 days: Ravi Shastri https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/Y7jGWQv3g9_drh-sevawcirc/rohit-ishant-need-to-be-on-flight-to-australia-in-next-4-5-days-ravi-shastri.html The Indian cricket team is currently in Australia for a long tour Down Under, which will feature three ODIs as many T20Is and four Tests. However, head coach Ravi Shastri conceded that Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma, both recovering from injuries, will need to reach Australia in the next few days. Rohit or Rahane : Who should lead in Kohli’s absence? https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/ILR7Z3UAGa_drh-sevawcirc/rohit-or-rahane-who-should-lead-in-kohlis-absence.html Indian skipper Virat Kohli has decided to leave the Australian tour after the first test in Adelaide, in order to be present with his wife, as the pair are expecting their first child. That has created a sense of anxiety in the Indian camp, as his absence has not only created a huge hole in the side’s batting, but it also means that someone else will be leading the Indian team in whites, something that hasn’t happened in more than three years. World Test Championship: Australia overtake India as ICC alters ranking system https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/Wb8PwgCgd5_drh-sevawcirc/world-test-championship-australia-overtake-india-as-icc-alters-ranking-system.html The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that the finalists for the inaugural World Test Championship will be decided on the basis of percentage of points earned by each side. The change to the ranking system was made following a recommendation by the ICC Cricket Committee, which is led by former India captain Anil Kumble. If India’s middle order doesn’t perform in Australia, they will struggle: Shoaib Akhtar https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/QJH2eAd4tF_drh-sevawcirc/if-indias-middle-order-doesnt-perform-in-australia-they-will-struggle-shoaib-akhtar.html Revenge will be on Australia's mind when they face India in a four-match Test series. The last time these two teams met Down Under, India registered their first-ever Test series win in Australia. If India’s middle order doesn’t perform in Australia, they will struggle: Shoaib Akhtar https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/gndCSJ4o9i_drh-sevawcirc/if-indias-middle-order-doesnt-perform-in-australia-they-will-struggle-shoaib-akhtar.html Revenge will be on Australia’s mind when they face India in a four-match Test series. The last time these two teams met Down Under, India registered their first-ever Test series win in Australia. He is worth two players: Glenn McGrath on the Virat Kohli impact https://www.cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/h0o8urz8cB_drh-sevawcirc/he-is-worth-two-players-glenn-mcgrath-on-the-virat-kohli-impact.html Former Aussie pacer Glenn McGrath agrees with the common view that the absence of Indian skipper Virat Kohli for a majority of the Test matches will be a massive blow for India. At the same time, the Australian legend added that it is a golden opportunity for someone else to step up.