The England and South African squads are due to stay in a bio-secure bubble at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town, with players permitted to leave only in order to train and play. All matches will be behind closed doors. … [Read more...] about England tour of South Africa in doubt just days before Eoin Morgan’s side due to fly out over cricket admin chaos
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Heather Knight's side have not played since March, when they were knocked out of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup final at the semi-final stage as bad weather and the absence of a reserve day combined to allow India to progress to the final against eventual champions Australia. … [Read more...] about Anya Shrubsole says England Women always believed they would return to action this summer
As far as weather is concerned, it is expected to remain mostly sunny on the day of the match, with a minimum chances of rain.The maximum temperature is likely to reach around 24-degree Celsius, while the minimum temperature in Sydney is expected to record at 19-degree Celcius. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia 1st ODI: Squads, Probable XIs, Head-to-Head, TV timings, Sydney weather
India, on the other hand, has had a big rock blown off their formidable batting line-up. Rohit Sharma, India’s greatest white-ball player in recent times after captain Virat Kohli, would be missing due to a rather mysterious injury, which allowed him to play the IPL but has ruled him out of international cricket. Sharma’s absence has opened a rather familiar debate of who bats where in the Indian batting order. India has picked five opening batsmen in the squad. In New Zealand, it was Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw who opened, Kohli at three, Shreyas Iyer at four, KL Rahul at five, Manish Pandey at six and Ravindra Jadeja at seven. With Rahul expected to don the gloves, he would like to continue at five, a slot where he had enjoyed success in New Zealand. Now two things demand some changes. Shikhar Dhawan is back in place of Shaw and will command a place in the XI on the back of his brilliant form during the IPL. Also back is Hardik Pandya and given the amount of damage … [Read more...] about India vs Australia: Can Kohli lay down India’s marker before he leaves?
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