International cricket found a way through this year’s coronavirus pandemic but the strain of ‘bubble life’ was evident by the end of 2020.
Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey identified an area for India’s batsmen to improve upon in the Test series in Australia, calling them to take a big and decisive stride forward to avoid edges.
Former India spinner Pragyan Ojha said Prithvi Shaw should return to domestic cricket while calling for another match for Wriddhiman Saha.
The ongoing Test series is not going India’s way after they were thrashed by the Australian team and beaten by eight wickets in the first Test on Saturday. If this, along with injury and unavailability of certain players was not enough, now the New Year’s Test at Sydney could be scrapped due to the rising Covid-19 cases in New South Wales.
Cricket Australia will consider swapping the third and fourth tests of Australias cricket test series against India due to a COVID19 outbreak in Sydney where the third test is due to be played.
Thailand reported more than 500 cases of coronavirus among migrant workers at the centre of its seafood industry on Saturday, by far the biggest oneday rise in a country that had previously brought the epidemic largely under control.
Josh Hazlewood has sometimes been overshadowed by his fellow members of Australia’s bowling attack, but at Adelaide Oval on Saturday he stepped firmly into the limelight with a blinding spell that humiliated India in the first test.
Indian cricket felt humiliated at Lord’s on June 24, 1974 and one couldn’t escape that feeling on December 19, 2020.
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has reacted to 28-year-old Mohammad Amir’s retirement from international cricket, citing mental torture as by PCB as the reason for the drastic move. Akhtar has urged the board to not waste a bowler like Amir. In a tweet, he also said that if given a chance, he can do wonders with the left-armer.
A panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday overwhelmingly endorsed emergency use of Moderna Inc’s coronavirus vaccine, virtually assuring a second option for protecting against COVID19 for a pandemic ravaged nation.