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 Fri 18 Jun 2021 England should look at New Zealand and try to improve: Nasser Hussain https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ct4VyBtOTw_drh-sevawcirc/england-should-look-at-new-zealand-and-try-to-improve-nasser-hussain.html Former England captain Nasser Hussain has hailed New Zealand for their methodical approach after the Kiwis trumped the Englishmen by eight wickets in the Edgbaston Test on Sunday. The victory marked the Black Caps’ first Test series win in England since 1999. It was also England’s first Test series loss at home since 2014. According to Hussain, New Zealand were brilliant in both Test matches. As a group we appreciate that Ollie Robinson is a different person now: James Anderson https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/FhOqMIiwHd_drh-sevawcirc/as-a-group-we-appreciate-that-ollie-robinson-is-a-different-person-now-james-anderson.html Veteran England pacer James Anderson has revealed that the team has accepted Ollie Robinson’s apology for posting ‘racist’ and ‘sexist’ tweets as a teenager. Now 27, Robinson made an impressive Test debut in the Lord’s Test against New Zealand, claiming seven wickets and scoring 42 runs. However, he has been suspended pending an investigation into his historical tweets. India has the best chance to win series in England: Dilip Vengsarkar https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/HVY97q3mLn_drh-sevawcirc/india-has-the-best-chance-to-win-series-in-england-dilip-vengsarkar.html Former Indian batsman Dilip Vengsarkar feels that the upcoming tour of England will be India’s best chance to win a series in England since they have a very good batting as well as bowling line-up. India will play six Tests during their tour of England, beginning with the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand, followed by five Tests against the hosts. India have not won a Test series in England since 2007, when Rahul Dravid was the captain and Vengsarkar the chief selector. Won’t rush comeback, primary focus on T20 World Cup and Ashes: Jofra Archer https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/oxrjusGtPe_drh-sevawcirc/wont-rush-comeback-primary-focus-on-t20-world-cup-and-ashes-jofra-archer.html England fast bowler Jofra Archer, who recently underwent an elbow operation to deal with a long-standing problem, has said that he will not be rushing back to cricket. Archer stated that he wants to focus on being properly fit for the T20 World Cup as well as the Ashes towards the end of the year. The 26-year-old had his elbow surgery on May 21 and will now undergo a rehabilitation program to try and regain full fitness. Archer made a failed attempt at a comeback representing the Sussex 2nd XI and then the main Sussex team. His fitness though was found out. England have no plans to change schedule to accommodate IPL: Ashley Giles https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/gSFp1UssqI_drh-sevawcirc/england-have-no-plans-to-change-schedule-to-accommodate-ipl-ashley-giles.html England’s managing director Ashley Giles has confirmed that they have no plans to tweak their schedule to accommodate the IPL, which is likely to resume in the second half of September. Giles also reiterated that England players won’t be released for the second half of the IPL as the team priority comes first. England players expected to give preference to national duty over rescheduled IPL 2021: Ashley Giles https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/R2RYNwbHEp_drh-sevawcirc/england-players-expected-to-give-preference-to-national-duty-over-rescheduled-ipl-2021-ashley-giles.html England’s managing director Ashley Giles has made it clear that the players will be expected to give preference to international commitments over a rescheduled IPL 2021 in case of a clash. India are looking for a September window to resume the T20 league. However, nothing has been finalized yet. India are also scheduled to host the T20 World Cup in October. England are due to tour Bangladesh and Pakistan before the mega event. Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli’s struggles against spin a cause of concern: VVS Laxman https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/nBEpqLssB3_drh-sevawcirc/rohit-sharma-virat-kohlis-struggles-against-spin-a-cause-of-concern-vvs-laxman.html Even though India got the better of England in the three-match ODI series on Sunday, former India cricketer VVS Laxman is concerned with how captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma have struggled against England’s spinners. While Rohit failed to read a googly from Adil Rashid and was clean bowled, Kohli perished to Moeen Ali, going back to a delivery that spun back in. Surprised Shardul Thakur was not the man of the match: Virat Kohli https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/dSlgL01EKS_drh-sevawcirc/surprised-shardul-thakur-was-not-the-man-of-the-match-virat-kohli.html Indian captain Virat Kohli expressed surprise that pace bowler Shardul Thakur did not win the 'Man of the Match' despite his excellent bowling effort in the final ODI in Pune, against England on Sunday. Shardul finished with figures of 4 for 67 in his 10 overs, dismissing Dawid Malan (50), England skipper Jos Buttler (15) and Liam Livingstone (36). Earlier, he also hammered 30 from 21 with the bat, a knock which featured three sixes. There is no reason why Jonny Bairstow cannot break records: Jos Buttler https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/xmEkQYC5OB_drh-sevawcirc/there-is-no-reason-why-jonny-bairstow-cannot-break-records-jos-buttler.html England's stand-in skipper Jos Buttler is confident that Jonny Bairstow can go on to become the country's leading century-maker in ODIs. Following his 124 in the second ODI against India, Bairstow now has 11 hundreds to his name. After his ton, he had told the media that he would like to break the record for most one-day hundreds by an English batsman. England’s Test captain Joe Root holds the record for most ODI tons by an Englishman. He is followed by limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan (13) and Marcus Trescothick (12).