Adapting to red ball challenge

Remember the old Australian team? The team that everyone loved to hate and felt jealous about? They had a very threatening test line up. Openers Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer made life difficult for the new bowlers. In came Punter at number 3, who would neutralize the joy of an early wicket through his intimidating … Continue reading Adapting to red ball challenge

Clearing Up the Tail

The scorecard was 12 for 3 when AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis came out to bat during the first test against India in Newlands earlier this year. A solid partnership from the experienced pair at the middle helped South Africa to control the early damage caused by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who completely decimated the … Continue reading Clearing Up the Tail

The Ashes gets buried in Australia

Misery for England continues in the Australian soil as they face another Ashes defeat against their rivals. The Englishmen are in the verge of getting whitewashed in the series and the barmy army wouldn't be pleased with the way the things have gone. Let's understand what went wrong for England in the series: Failure from … Continue reading The Ashes gets buried in Australia