Latest Cricket News Updates https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Sun 21 Apr 2024 Splendid Usman Khawaja ton lifts Australia on Day 2 of 1st Ashes 2023 Test at Edgbaston https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/jeTimwOnV6_drh-sevawcirc/splendid-usman-khawaja-ton-lifts-australia-on-day-2-of-1st-ashes-2023-test-at-edgbaston.html Opener Usman Khawaja notched up his 15th Test hundred as Australia ended Day 2 of the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Saturday, June 17 at 311/5. Resuming their first innings at 14/0, Australia lost David Warner (9), Marnus Labuschagne (0) and Steven Smith (16) cheaply. If Warner can't play, Khawaja goes in and opens the batting: Ricky Ponting https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/yZZ3RuSzGM_drh-sevawcirc/if-warner-cant-play-khawaja-goes-in-and-opens-the-batting-ricky-ponting.html Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting picked Usman Khawaja as David Warner’s replacement for the second Ashes Test in case the latter is ruled out of the match due to an injury. Warner did not field on Friday after being hit in the chest during Australia’s first innings. World Cup 2019: Finch hails Carey, Khawaja for brilliant rearguard https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/LOG0y85M2a_drh-sevawcirc/world-cup-2019-finch-hails-carey-khawaja-for-brilliant-rearguard.html Australia continued their winning run in World Cup 2019 by easily getting the better of New Zealand on Saturday by an impressive margin of 86 runs A lot of guys in the current team was very flexible: Usman Khawaja https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/iaGKSZnADF_drh-sevawcirc/a-lot-of-guys-in-the-current-team-was-very-flexible-usman-khawaja.html Australia batsman Usman Khawaja feels the visitors will need to adapt to the conditions in India if they are to do well in the upcoming series. Ponting admits Khawaja has flaw with game against off-spin https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/vkjN7Xchb4_drh-sevawcirc/ponting-admits-khawaja-has-flaw-with-game-against-off-spin.html Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has admitted there are technical flaws in Usman Khawaja, after he was dismissed by off-spinner Stats: Steven Smith continues love affair with MCG at Day 4 https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/pFROic6arA_drh-sevawcirc/stats-steven-smith-continues-love-affair-with-mcg-at-day-4.html Australia dominated Day 4 of the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne, ending the rain-curtailed day on 465 for 6 in response to Pakistan’s first-innings score of 443 for 9 Adelaide Test review: Australia’s bowlers raised their game https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/tjFErXKvWq_drh-sevawcirc/adelaide-test-review-australias-bowlers-raised-their-game.html Australia went into the third Test at Adelaide under extreme pressure, facing their second whitewash in a row, having been blanked 3-0 in Sri Lanka 5th ODI preview: Rampant Australia favourites against West Indies https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Gc9QrzmIJ4_drh-sevawcirc/5th-odi-preview-rampant-australia-favourites-against-west-indies.html Having defeated South Africa by 36-runs in their previous match on Saturday, Australia will be confident of inching closer to the final spot when they take on hosts West Indies in the fifth match of the series on Monday at Basseterre