Brimming with confidence, Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has been compared with legendary spinner leg-spinner Shane Warne by the Kangaroos head coach Darren Lehmann, who was also the teammate of latter while donning the national jersey. “For him, he’s actually come out of
With traditional Ashes fever already gripped certain quarters; it could be further seen as one of the weirdest post-match press conferences particular in cricket, as Australian skipper Steven Smith bursted into laughter. Smith found debutant Cameron Bancroft answers much to his taste over
The first Test of the Ashes 2017-18 opener was convincingly won by Australia by 10 wickets after riding on unbeaten fifties scored each by openers; David Warner and debutant Cameron Bancroft at Gabba in Brisbane on the fifth morning of the fixture.
Australian players sported a black armband on the fifth day of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba. On an otherwise cheerful Monday for the whole of Australia as Steve Smith & Co. were within touching distance of winning the game when
The English bowlers were not up to the mark in the first Ashes Test, as Australia beat England by ten wickets to go 1-0 up in the five-match Test series at the Gabba. Australia captain Steven Smith played an unbeaten knock of
Steven Smith could not have asked for a better start to his captaincy career in the Ashes, as his heroic century paved the way for his side’s thumping ten-wicket victory over Australia in the first Test at Brisbane’s Gabba. The hosts were
The way England had started the proceedings on their latest trip to the dreaded Gabbatoir, it seemed Joe Root & Co. would put up a far better show then some of their predecessors who were humiliated at the famous venue, considered as
Any possibility of England springing a surprise after setting a modest 170-run target very much ended after David Warner and Cameron Bancroft shared a brilliant partnership in the final session of the fourth day. The visitors could not delay the inevitable for long
One of the most-talked-about topics in the build-up to the Ashes was the captaincy debut in the iconic series for Steve Smith and Joe Root- two of the best Test batsmen in the world at the moment. First up to get a
That the Australia’s formidable pace attack led by the fiery Mitchell Starc would pepper England with a barrage of bouncers was very much known, but the start of the series did not pan out as expected due to the uncharacteristic Gabba pitch.