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 Wed 04 Aug 2021 We have to fearless cricket to win matches: Kusal Perera https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/V16BteNj65_drh-sevawcirc/we-have-to-fearless-cricket-to-win-matches-kusal-perera.html Newly-appointed Sri Lankan ODI skipper, Kusal Perera, has said that the team needs to play fearless cricket if they want to win more matches. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced an 18-member squad for a three-match ODI series against Bangladesh. The three matches of the series will be held on May 23, 25, and 28 in a bio-bubble. While Perera will captain the team, Kusal Mendis has been named as his deputy. Angelo Mathews quits Sri Lanka ODI and T20I captaincy https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/BWydFTw6Pp_drh-sevawcirc/angelo-mathews-quits-sri-lanka-odi-and-t20i-captaincy.html Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has decided to step down from his role following his team's dismal performance against Zimbabwe. Under pressure, Alastair Cook steps down as England Test captain https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/P3AEqOq4If_drh-sevawcirc/under-pressure-alastair-cook-steps-down-as-england-test-captain.html On expected lines, Alastair Cook has quit as captain of the England Test team. The pressure was mounting on Walking the talk: The biggest challenge for Captain Kohli https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/2P64poboNP_drh-sevawcirc/walking-the-talk-the-biggest-challenge-for-captain-kohli.html India wouldn't be heading into the second Test against Sri Lanka at Colombo in a great frame of mind. Why only India, no team that loses a Test after dominating it for 80 per cent of the duration would be gutted. Virat Kohli will have to learn quickly on the job https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/DWCr2JppmJ_drh-sevawcirc/virat-kohli-will-have-to-learn-quickly-on-the-job.html All the hoopla over Virat Kohli taking over as Test captain from MS Dhoni is now settling in. There have been calls for a while over Kohli replacing Dhoni. MS Dhoni: India’s best captain at home and worst away https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/pH3J7hPUPo_drh-sevawcirc/ms-dhoni-indias-best-captain-at-home-and-worst-away.html Till a couple of years back, MS Dhoni was being hailed by many as the greatest captain India has ever had. Australian spin legend Shane Warne slams Dhoni, Raina https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/21460107sevawcirc/australian-spin-legend-shane-warne-slams-dhoni-raina.html Australian spin legend Shane Warne has launched a severe attack on India's young batsmen and felt MS Dhoni's captaincy was being affected by his below-par wicketkeeping as the visitors slumped to a massive 319-run defeat against England in the second Test. Johan Botha, South Africa allrounder lose T20 captaincy https://4-dot-cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/65293520sevawcirc/johan-botha-south-africa-allrounder-lose-t20-captaincy.html Johan Botha, the South Africa allrounder, has admitted to being "disappointed but prepared" after being stripped of the national Twenty20 captaincy earlier this year. Botha was announced as Graeme Smith's successor to the lead the Twenty20 team in August last year and was widely tipped to become ODI captain as well, but lost out on both jobs when AB de Villiers was named captain in June.