Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: spinner

Mystery spinner stuns at IPL auction

JAIPUR: Little-known Indian mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy hit the jackpot at the Indian Premier League auction Tuesday after he was snared for $1.2 million by Kings XI Punjab. The price tag surprised pundits gathered at Jaipur for the 2019 Twenty20 tournament auction, where the 27-year-old only had a base price ...

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Australia scared of Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah

DUBAI: Surviving the wiles of Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah is Australia’s “number one plan” in the upcoming test series in the United Arab Emirates, fast bowler Peter Siddle has said. Yasir played a key role in Australia’s unravelling during the last UAE tour in 2014, when the legspinner took 12 ...

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More pressure on lone spinner Adil Rashid after Boycott blast

BIRMINGHAM: Adil Rashid faced further pressure ahead of his controversial recall to the England Test side for their series opener against India at Edgbaston when it was announced Tuesday he would be the lone specialist spinner in their XI. The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed that off-spinner Moeen Ali ...

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Warner’s whirlwind ton leads Aussie fightback

MELBOURNE: Azhar Ali carved out an unbeaten double-century to set Pakistan up for a first innings declaration at 443-9 but a belligerent David Warner had Australia charging out of the blocks in response on day three of the second test on Wednesday. Opener Warner fired a rapid 144 before Wahab Riaz ...

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