Author: Sahil Jain

Sahil Jain is a cricket geek who loves every format of the game. As a cricket expert, I try to provide as much insight as possible. So far, I've contributed to websites like Sportskeeda, CricXtasy, Fancode, CricketSoccer, [email protected], and others.

The implementation of the new model of the PSL has created new problems for the Pakistan Cricket Board. In 2020, the franchises had filed a case against the PCB as they were incurring a loss while PCB was reaping the benefits of the Super League. However, in an out-of-court settlement, it was decided that a new model would be put in place. In September 2020, the six PSL franchises had filed a case against the PCB in the Lahore High Court. They stated that the PCB were reaping all the benefits from the PSL with the existing financial model, and…

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Paine is all set to mentor the Under-19 cricketers in Australia in the upcoming Cricket Australia XI vs NT that will be played in Darwin next month. The Australian Test captain recently undertook a high-performance (level-three) coaching accreditation and hence, this time with the Under-19 cricketers will help him gain some coaching experience as well. Under-19 cricketers. The current Australian Test captain recently undertook a high-performance (level-three) coaching accreditation, and hence, he will be a part of Northern Territory’s upcoming Cricket 365 program. In this event, Australia’s young cricketing talent will take their preparation for next year’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup, which…

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The Australian bowlers put on a splendid all-round show as they knocked over the West Indies for a mere total of 152. All the bowlers shared the spoils. Chasing a paltry total, Matthew Wade scored an unbeaten half-century to take Australia over the line with 19.3 overs to spare. Australia produced a clinical performance in the series decider to clinch the series 2-1. The bowlers set up the win as they blew away the West Indies for a paltry total of 152. Kieron Pollard and co. were once again poor with the bat, and it cost them heavily. After opting to bat first, West…

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A top BCCI official has said that Bhuvneshwar Kumar will not be pushed to play Test cricket before the T20 World Cup. He added that the board has already had a discussion with the Meerut fast bowler and he has to play a few first-class games else there could be a chance of a breakdown. It was back in January 2018 that Kumar last donned the Indian Test jersey. The Meerut-born fast bowler made the South African batsmen dance to his swing and seam as he picked up 10 wickets at an average of 20.30 in two Test matches on that tour.…

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Suryakumar Yadav scored a 34-ball 50 while Shikhar Dhawan scored 46 as India posted a slightly below-par 164. However, a combined effort from the Indian bowlers helped them restrict Sri Lanka and bowled them out for 126. Bhuvneshwar Kumar took four wickets while other bowlers chipped in with at least one wicket each. After winning the toss and opting to bowl first, Sri Lanka had the perfect start as Dushmantha Chameera got rid of Prithvi Shaw off the very first ball of the game. Sanju Samson walked in at No. 3 and looked at ease. Alongside skipper Shikhar Dhawan, he added 51 runs in the first six…

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Rishabh Pant has successfully recovered from COVID-19 and has completed his mandatory period of isolation. He has joined the Indian team in Durham where they are playing a three-day warm-up fixture against County Select XI. On July 8, the Delhi wicket-keeper batsman had tested positive for COVID-19. According to the Public Health England, his 10-day isolation period was set to come to an end on July 18. However, he stayed back in London where he was quarantined and re-joined the team in Durham only on Thursday. BCCI’s official social media handled put out a picture of Pant and welcomed him…

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The Indian bowlers dominated the second day of this three-day warm-up fixture against County Select XI. Umesh Yadav picked up three wickets while Mohammed Siraj took two scalps while all the others chipped in with one wicket each. Meanwhile, Haseeb Hameed was the standout batsman as he smashed 112. It was a fascinating day of cricket as the Indian bowlers got a proper workout while Haseeb Hameed celebrated his England call-up with a fine ton. County Select XI still trail India by 91 runs and have one wicket in hand as all the Indian bowlers shared the spoils. Resuming on 309/9, the Indian No. 10 and 11 lasted…

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England’s multi-format stars return to the Test side after missing the two-match Test series against New Zealand earlier this summer. Hameed makes a comeback to the Test side after almost five years. Ollie Robinson has also been included in the side. England have picked a 17-man squad for the first two Test matches against India. The multi-format stars like Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Sam Curran have made a return to the squad. The latter three had missed the two-match Test series against New Zealand earlier in the summer as they had returned from the IPL and were rested. Stokes seems to have completely recovered from…

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Australia’s white-ball captain Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the first ODI against West Indies because of a knee injury picked up in the fifth and final T20I of the series (1-4). Alex Carey becomes Australia’s 26th ODI captain in the history of the game.  The left-handed wicket-keeper batsman has the experience of leading Adelaide Strikers, South Australian Redbacks and Australia A previously. In the Big Bash League, while leading the Adelaide Strikers, Carey has a win-loss record of 7-8. He led Australia’ A’ against India last summer at the SCG in a warm-up game. He was also the Australian joint vice-captain of the ODI team…

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Jos Buttler’s 59 at the top of the order combined with 30s from Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone lifted England to 200. Pakistan top-order got starts but the England bowlers constantly chipped away with wickets and eventually restricted Pakistan to 155/9 to level the series. After being put into bat, England lost a couple of early wickets. Imad Wasim dismissed Jason Roy and Dawid Malan in successive overs to peg England back (18/2). Pakistan had it under control for the first four overs before Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali went berserk. The fifth and sixth over of the innings yielded 19 runs each as England finished the powerplay with a…

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