95 - The joint second-highest score for Blackwood in Test cricket, only behind the unbeaten 112 against England in North Sound in 2015. He also made 95 in the fourth innings against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi in 2016. This was only his second Test in the last 30 months, the other one being a concussion replacement last year in Kingston. He forced his way back to the national team by topping the run charts in West Indies' domestic first-class competition, hitting 768 runs at 51.20 in the 2019/20 season. … [Read more...] about Stats: West Indies buck the overseas trend
Here is the litmus test for England's Experiment. A wicket with neither much pace or spin. No Broad and Anderson will have to play the holding role as you can't give runs easily Stage is up for Wood, Archer and Bess. #RaiseTheBat #ENGvWI @prat1204 12 Jul 2020 1 0 … [Read more...] about Live cricket score: England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 5, Southampton
"We have thought about the roadmap. We have the SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) in place. The BCCI and the NCA have worked extensively in getting the proper SOPs. That have been circulated to state associations. At the moment, there is no chance of camp because of what is happening, what the situation is in the country. It's too risky. In Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, it's just risky. So we will have to wait. … [Read more...] about Ganguly demands an encore in Australia from Virat Kohli & Co.
"The journey so far has been fantastic and I am thankful to everyone at Saurashtra Cricket Association for standing by my side in my good and bad time. I am very thankful to Mr Niranjan Shah (SCA Secretary) and Mr Jaydev Shah (SCA President) who have been father figures to me on and off the field and have been my constant support in my times of darkness and when I was low in my performance," the 33-year-old added. … [Read more...] about Sheldon Jackson quits Saurashtra for Puducherry
Which bowler would the opposition least like to face now? Nasser Hussain has often revealed captaining to that tune but Ben Stokes had different ideas after Lunch in Southampton. Jofra Archer, who had figures of 2 for 13 in the morning session, got the ball only halfway in the middle session. And when he did, England broke through a 74-run stand between Roston Chase and Jermaine Blackwood just like that. … [Read more...] about England falter as West Indies inch closer