Ahead of the Test series decider, it seems Australia would hand back the trophy to the Indians.
India, the top-ranked Test team, are likely to push for a 2-1 victory after several weeks of back-and-forth, amidst controversies.
Australia captain Steve Smith reacted to the decision of the third umpire to rule ‘not out’ a grounded catch by Murali Vijay. And it seems it would just another source of bad blood between the sides. They failed to get a run after the 137-9 incident. Australia havebeen resilient as they push for a second Test series victory in India since 1969.
When the game started RavindraJadeja ensured India remained strong, helping them after play resumed at 248-6. His six boundaries and 63 helped India to 332. Australia in response hit 137 but collapses of 3-21, 2-5 and 3-1 weakened their hopes. Continue reading “INDIA SET TO WIN BORDER-GAVASKAR TROPHY”
A really funny incident happened on the 4th day of the third test match between India and Australia and it had nothing to do with the players, but, the umpire.
What happened was that Josh Hazlewood bowled a bouncer to Cheteshwar Pujara who went for a pull shot, but, ended up missing the ball. However, because the ball was so close to the bat while that false shot was being executed, the umpire thought it might have just kissed the bat on its way through and he started lifting his finger.
But that wasn’t the case and even the Australian team knew there was nothing in it. The umpire, as he was half way through the movement of his finger, noticed that there was no appeal being made from anywhere at all.
The wicketkeeper just calmly collected the ball and threw it towards one of the fielders and the bowler didn’t show too much interest either. The umpire probably then realized that he might have got it wrong there. Continue reading “Funny Incident at Ind Aus 4th test Match”
The previous season of the Big Bash League tournament, the season 5 saw the Sydney Thunder go on to become the champions, thus proving ti pundits that the form book does not always lead in the right direction.
With four years of failure, Mike Hussey came to the end of his illustrious career with the Big Bash trophy in his hands.
And while Sydney Thunder have lost their former captain and the very experienced Jacques Kallis, four new faces have come in to fill the vacuum created in the team.
Eoin Morgan, England’s one day skipper joins up with the Thunder as they prepare for the season six of the BBL tournament.
However, he will miss the back end of the season due to international duty for England. And due to a calf injury which he is recovering from, Shane Watson will not be available until the end of the Xmas period. Continue reading “CAN SYDNEY THUNDER DEFEND THEIR BBL05 TITLE?”