Spinner delivers ‘stunning’ chin music

Down goes Dre Russ. The West Indies power-hitter was stunned by an unexpected — and perfectly-directed — bouncer by legspinner Qais Ahmad in the Abu Dhabi T10 League overnight. Russell had only faced a handful of deliveries as the Northern Warriors chased the Bangla Tigers score of 6/102 when Ahmad sent down some sweet chin music Shawn Michaels would be […]

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Waugh lashes Aussie Test selection

Australia has already found itself under a hot spotlight before the first over of the red ball summer after a questionable decision to reinstate former opener Cameron Bancroft into the squad for the first Test at the Gabba. The struggling West Australian, who has averaged just 11.40 in Sheffield Shield this season, replaced the more experienced Usman Khawaja as an […]

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Langer’s ‘obsession’ key for Pakistan

Legends of the game have offered Pakistan some tips ahead of the first Test against Australia at the Gabba with Steve Smith seemingly the biggest issue standing in their way of an upset. Smith, after returning from his ball tampering ban, plundered 774 runs at 110.57 against England in the Ashes series. Smith proved to be the biggest difference with […]

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Five classic England v New Zealand Tests

From Matt Prior’s final day rearguard in Auckland to Nathan Astle’s double century in Christchurch: Five classic England v New Zealand Tests England begin the new era under Chris Silverwood with a two-match Test series Both countries have played in some classic encounters over the years Sportsmail pick five of the best including a famous rearguard in 2013  It is […]

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England's Chris Jordan set for Big Bash League stint with Perth

England’s super-over hero Chris Jordan set for Big Bash League stint with Perth Scorchers in preparation for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup Chris Jordan will gain experience of Australian conditions at Perth Scorchers  Jordan sealed a 3-2 series win for England over New Zealand earlier this month  The 31-year-old has featured in 43 of England’s last 50 Twenty20 matches  England’s […]

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Dom Sibley backs Jofra Archer to make impact in New Zealand

‘Having someone who’s quick, it sort of scares people’: Dom Sibley believes fearsome pace of Jofra Archer will make the difference in England’s Test series in New Zealand England are preparing for their opening Test against New Zealand this week Their bowlers have often struggled with an ageing Kookaburra ball  But the frightening pace of Jofra Archer could help England […]

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