Latest Cricket News Updates https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from 4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Thu 25 Feb 2021 West Indies have to hit the road running and stamp their authority on England: Lara https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Xg5Vrm2kT1_drh-sevawcirc/west-indies-have-to-hit-the-road-running-and-stamp-their-authority-on-england-lara.html International cricket will resume with England taking on West Indies in the first Test of a three-match series at Southampton on Wednesday. The hosts will be led by Ben Stokes in the absence of regular skipper Joe Root. More significantly, the match will be played in a bio-secure environment, without crowds, in the wake of Coronavirus wreaking havoc all over the world. Who can break Lara’s record of 400? The legend himself picks his top three https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/1vgEHDZr1H_drh-sevawcirc/who-can-break-laras-record-of-400-the-legend-himself-picks-his-top-three.html West Indian legend Brian Lara believes that it is not impossible for players of the current generation to break the record for the highest Test score of 400 set by him. In fact, he even named a few players who, he feels, are capable of breaking the barrier. When Lara felt embarrassed to be a West Indian cricketer https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/BWA3fYDv4V_drh-sevawcirc/when-lara-felt-embarrassed-to-be-a-west-indian-cricketer.html Brian Lara while delivering the MCC Spirt of Cricket Cowdrey lecture at Lord's suggested that top sides should behave themselves "to ensure that the integrity of the game is upheld" Who does Lara think will win the Champions Trophy https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/XxAzjmEJ1f_drh-sevawcirc/who-does-lara-think-will-win-the-champions-trophy.html Former West Indies captain Brian Lara feels hosts England have a great chance of winning the ICC Champions Trophy, which begins next week. Stats: Meet the cricketers with 10,000 plus ODI runs https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/UrvvGlShh8_drh-sevawcirc/stats-meet-the-cricketers-with-10000-plus-odi-runs.html During the course of the fifth and final one-dayer against Pakistan, Sri Lankan veteran Tillakaratne Dilshan became the latest batsman to enter the 10,000 run club. Dilshan now has 10,007 runs in 319 matches at an average of 39.7 with 22 hundreds and 45 fifties World Cup stats: Top ten run-getters https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/AQsKJG4sk3_drh-sevawcirc/world-cup-stats-top-ten-run-getters.html With the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup all set to get underway in a little over a month's time, we take a look at some relevant statistics related to the World Cup. We begin with the top ten run-getters in the World Cup. 500 Tests of West Indies: The legends https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/cE6r4vV74X_drh-sevawcirc/500-tests-of-west-indies-the-legends.html West Indies are currently featuring in their 500th Test, against Bangladesh. Here's a look at some legends the game has produced over the years. These five greats signed off on a losing note https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/QulYaiblD3_drh-sevawcirc/these-five-greats-signed-off-on-a-losing-note.html Former South African captain Graeme Smith recently quit international cricket after his side went down to Australia in the third Test at Cape Town.