Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Tag Archives: pink ball

Ganguly wants India to play pink-ball Tests in every series

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly believes pink-ball Tests are here to stay and wants the team under Virat Kohli to play at least one such match in every series. India became the last major cricket nation to embrace day-night Tests when they hosted neighbours Bangladesh in front ...

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Hilarious picture of Rahane dreaming about pink ball goes viral

KOLKATA: India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane says he is already “dreaming” about the first-ever Day-Night Test in the country, which is starting from Friday against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens here. “Already dreaming about the historic pink ball test,” Rahane said in a Twitter post along with a picture of him sleeping ...

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Alastair Cook climbs to No. 6 in Test rankings

MANCHESTER: Alistair Cook has made a strong charge on the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following a stellar performance in the day/night Test against the Windies, which England won by an innings and 209 runs at Edgbaston on Saturday. Cook not only walked away with the Player ...

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Australia v Pakistan Test at MCG in 1979 one for the ages

MELBOURNE:  A controversial run-out of Rodney Hogg that set the tone for a rancorous series, the first of Allan Border’s 27 Test centuries, and an Australian collapse that made Hobart, 2016, seem like a runfest. The Australia-Pakistan Test at the MCG in 1979 was brimming with moments for the ages. ...

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Aamir, Rahat strike after Younus fifty

CAIRNS: Mohammad Aamir took three wickets with the pink ball, including two off his first two balls, in Pakistanis’ day-night tour game in Cairns, ahead of the day-night Test against Australia in Brisbane, starting December 15. Aamir’s burst came after Pakistanis stumbled around Younis Khan’s half-century to 208 all-out. Aamir’s ...

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