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Usman Khawaja

Age-defying Usman Khawaja is on the cusp of creating…

Having surpassed 5,000 Test runs, he now stands just seven runs away from becoming the oldest Australian since Sir Donald Bradman to score 500 runs in an Ashes series. Currently unbeaten on 69, Khawaja has emerged as the leading run-scorer in the series, overtaking England's Zac Crawley (480). At 36 years old, he needs 16 more runs to surpass Bradman's tally of 508 runs in the legendary Invincibles tour of the UK in 1948. Khawaja's resurgence in Test cricket has been remarkable. After
Scott Boland

Scott Boland not sure about Edgbaston Spot

Even though Boland is Pat Cummins' favourite cricketer and one of the most reliable bowlers Marnus Labuschagne has ever seen, Scott Boland acknowledges it's not a given that he will face England in the Ashes opener. Boland maintained his remarkable career at the World Test Championship final last week, finishing as Australia's top bowler in their 209-run victory over India at The Oval. The Australians have not, however, assured the Victorian a spot at Edgbaston on Friday because to Josh Hazlewood's impending return
Georgia Wareham against England

Wareham eyes first Ashes Test against England

Georgia Wareham fancied her chances of a Test debut. As the only leg-spinner selected in Australia's 14-player Ashes squad that toured England in 2019, the sole Test match of the series shaped as the perfect time for Wareham to make her debut in the longest format. After all, the then 20-year-old had done nothing but impress since her international debut in both one-day and T20 internationals nine months earlier. But things didn't go to plan for the young Victorian. The multi-format nature of
Big Bash League 2019-20 Points Table & Teams Standings

Big Bash League (BBL) 2019-20 Points Table & Teams…

Big Bash League is one of the biggest league in Australia it's organized by Cricket Australia. Each Year Many International Players gather to play this league. It's Started in 16th December 2011. This tournament gathered so much popularity and new comers getting chance to International Team after playing this tournament. All the 8 participating teams of Big Bash League 2019-20 will be fighting it out to get as high on the BBL Points Table as soon possible and qualify for the BPL playoffs.

BBL 09 Challenger Preview: Stars Take on Thunder For…

Its time for the penultimate game in the Big Bash League season 9 with the Melbourne Stars set to take on Sydney Thunder in the BBL09 Challenger. The winner of this game will play Sydney Sixers who are already in the finals courtesy their win in the second Qualifier against the Stars. If the Stars win the Challenger, it will be a rematch between both Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars again in the final. The BBL fans and the cricket fans, in general,

BBL 09 Knockout: Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder Preview

Adelaide Strikers will play Sydney Thunder in the BBL 09 knockout game on Saturday, February 1 after the latter beat Hobart Hurricanes by 57 runs in the Eliminator to book a place in the knockout. Alex Hales (60) and Usman Khawaja (54) made meaningful contributions with the bat to take the Thunders to 197/5. Their bowlers led by Johnathan Cook then bowled out the Hurricanes for 140 to won the match by 57 runs. Cook took four wickets as Daniel Sams and Chris

BBL 09 Qualifier: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers Preview

Melbourne Stars and Sydney Sixers face off in the BBL 09 Qualifier in Melbourne on Friday, January 31. The winner of the Qualifier goes straight through to the Final on February 8, which they will host, while the loser gets a second chance and will play in the 'Challenger' on February 6. Across all nine editions of the Big Bash League, the sides have met on 12 occasions, with the Stars winning seven, including one in a Super Over. At the MCG the

BBL 09 Knockouts: Hobart Hurricanes-Sydney Thunder Face-Off in Eliminator

After a competitive league stage over 56 matches in BBL 09, Hobart Hurricanes, Sydney Thunder, Melbourne Stars and Sydney Sixers are the final four teams to make it to the knockouts. The knockout fixtures also have been decided with Hobart Hurricanes and Sydney Thunder to face off on Thursday in the Eliminator and Melbourne Starts and Sydney Sixers playing out the Qualifier on Friday. Meanwhile, Adelaide Strikers are awaiting to play the winner of the Qualifier in the knockout game in Adelaide on

BBL 09: Rashid Khan, Haris Rauf Takes Hat-Trick On…

It was an eventful day of play in the BBL 09 as the 27th and the 28th match saw two back to back hat-tricks by Adelaide Strikers spinner Rashid Khan and Melbourne Stars bowler Haris Rauf. This is the first time ever that two bowlers registered hat-tricks on the same day in the BBL history. While this was Rashid's third T20I career hat-trick, it was a first for Rauf. In the first match of the day between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers in
5 BBL Players who should get a chance in IPL 2020

5 Talented Big Bash League (BBL) players who should…

5 BBL talents who should get a chance in IPL 2020 The Indian Premier League (IPL) has sparked off a T20 flurry in several countries, many of whom have their own acclaimed cricket leagues. The CPL (Caribbean Premier League) recently concluded and fans have also appreciated the BBL or Big Bash League, Australia’s numero uno T20 tournament. There are several stars who have shone on the BBL stage and some of them should definitely get an opportunity on the biggest stage of all,
BBL 2019: Cricket Australia Changes Super over Rule after World Cup Final controversy

Change in regulations for tied matches in BBL T20…

The popular Big Bash League (BBL) T20 tournament has now amended its regulations for tied matches after the controversy that took place in the final match of the 2019 ICC World Cup. As a result of this change, repeated Super Overs will be played out in case of all contests which are tied. The controversial tie-breaker that saw England defeat New Zealand in the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup this year has led to this decision. The boundary countback based system
Melbourne Stars is Re-Signing Sandeep Lamichhane for forthcoming BBL season

Melbourne Stars is Re-Signed Sandeep Lamichhane for 9th Edition…

If the latest report is anything to be believed, Melbourne Stars have already re-signed the spin sensation of Nepal – Sandeep Lamichhane for the 9th season of KFC Big Bash League! For Australian fandom, BBL is a much-awaited and much anticipated Twenty20 cricket league. According to what the latest report claims, the Big Bash League is going to see the return of Sandeep Lamichhane, Nepal leg-spinner, with Melbourne Stars! Melbourne Stars has retaken the star for the entire season of BBL 2019-20 cricket
BBL 2019-20: Brisbane Heat Sign Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Zahir Khan for BBL09

Brisbane Heat sign Afghan Twins Mujeeb Ur Rahman and…

Mujeeb Ur Rahman, who is considered as one of the spin sensations of today has signed one more season contract with the KFC Big Bash League outfit, Brisbane. The 9th edition of the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) 2019-20 starting from 17 December 2019 and conclude on 8 February 2020. Big Bash League 2019-20 Schedule already announced by Cricket Australia in July 2019, with Brisbane Heat and the Sydney Thunder playing the first game of the tournament at the Gabba. Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Big Bash League 2019-20 Points Table & Teams Standings

Big Bash League 2019-20 Schedule, Teams and Match Fixtures

The Big Bash League is a domestic T20 Cricket Tournament in Australia organized by Cricket Australia since 2011. This league has been sponsored by fast food chicken outlet KFC since its inaugural edition. It is one of the best T20 cricket league around the world, after the Indian Premier League. KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 is scheduled to start from 17 December 2019 to 08 February 2020 with its ninth edition. Big Bash schedule has been bit changed now, from the last editions

Big Bash League: Afghan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman sets…

Young Afghanistan international Mujeeb ur Rahman is making the headlines after setting a new T20 record, during the opening day of Australia Big Bash League. Sent in to bat at number 11 for Brisbane Heat, Mujeeb scored 27 runs off 22 balls against defending champions Adelaide Strikers. Thus setting a new world record and surpassing Sri Lankan Alankara Silva who scored 28 in Sri Lanka’s domestic T20 tournament in 2015-16 at number 11. Mujeeb walked out onto the 22-yard strip with Brisbane reeling

Big Bash League to use ‘bat flip’ as method…

The Big Bash League, Australia’s premier T20 festival, has decided to replace the traditional coin toss with the ‘bat flip. In place of ‘heads or tails’, captains will now call ‘flats and hills’ during toss time. The top-tier T20 event has introduced a couple of unique yet mind-blowing concepts to the world of cricket, including the zing bails (which light up whenever the stumps are dislodged) and umpire cams. They are now set to take the practice of flipping a bat from the