Cricket News sort by England

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has stated that India will need to do well in the first Test against Australia at Adelaide, which will be a Day-Night encounter, to have a successful Test series Down Under. The Adelaide Test will be India’s maiden pink-ball Test in Australia, and second overall.

The itinerary for England’s upcoming tour of India has been announced. England will tour India for a full series with four Tests, three ODIs and five T20Is to be held in February-March 2021.

The ODI series between South Africa and England in South Africa has been officially postponed, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed in a release on Monday.

Glenn Maxwell (108) and Alex Carey (106) hit brilliant tons, and featured in a 212-run stand for the sixth wicket, as Australia recovered from 73/5 to chase down 303, and win the three-match series 2-1. This was England’s first ODI series loss at home since September 2015. Aussies were the opponents back then as well.

Australia suffered their second dramatic collapse in the limited overs series against England, to lose the second ODI by 24 runs, allowing the hosts to level the three-match series 1-1.

Josh Hazlewood claimed 3/26 and took a diving catch of Jonny Bairstow to play the key role in Australia beating England by 19 runs in the first ODI at Old Trafford. Set to chase a reasonable 295, England slipped to 57 for 4, and fell short in spite of Sam Billings’ fighting maiden hundred.

In-form England batsman Jos Buttler will not feature in the third T20I against Australia after leaving the bio-secure bubble to be with his family. The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed same on Monday.

With a bitterly disappointing 2nd test match due to thunderstorms throughout and stopping for bad light, we look ahead to the 3rd and finally Test between England and Pakistan at Old Trafford