Latest Cricket News Updates http://cricwaves.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves.appspot.com (c)cricwaves.appspot.com en-gb Tue 20 Aug 2019 Labuschagne showed great character, skill and technique: Tim Paine http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/WcVJjUKHQf_drh-sevawcirc/labuschagne-showed-great-character-skill-and-technique-tim-paine.html Australia managed to escape with a draw in the tantalising second Ashes Test at Lord's. Set to chase 267 after Ben Stokes' hundred saw England recover from a precarious position, the Aussies were in trouble as the top order succumbed yet again to Jofra Archer. The absence of the unfit Steve Smith added to the visitors' woes. However, Smith's concussion replacement Marnus Labuschagne stood up with a soild half-century to keep a rampant England at bay. Blow to Steve Smith's neck brings back grim reminder of Philip Hughes tragedy http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/RF15AT7quz_drh-sevawcirc/blow-to-steve-smiths-neck-brings-back-grim-reminder-of-philip-hughes-tragedy.html Steve Smith narrowly missed out on a third consecutive Ashes hundred as he was dismissed for 92. However, the talking point of the match at Lord's was the blow to Smith at the back of the head Didn't know if I was ever going to play cricket again: Smith after stupendous 144 http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/mHaQlyQrjA_drh-sevawcirc/didnt-know-if-i-was-ever-going-to-play-cricket-again-smith-after-stupendous-144.html Former Australia skipper Steve Smith scripted a fairy-tale comeback to Test cricket with a stupendous 144 on the opening day of the 1st Ashes Test at Birmingham. Ashes to Ashes – Will Broad and Anderson bowl out on a high for England? http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/GNzvoLclSM_drh-sevawcirc/ashes-to-ashes-will-broad-and-anderson-bowl-out-on-a-high-for-england.html With the Ashes getting underway this week all eyes will be on England and Australia as they battle out one of sports great rivalries for coveted Ashes Urn Embarrassment: That is how Michael Vaughan described England crashing to 85 all out against Ireland http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/3ebfb5Nz60_drh-sevawcirc/embarrassment-that-is-how-michael-vaughan-described-england-crashing-to-85-all-out-against-ireland.html Former England skipper Michael Vaughan termed England's batting collapse against Ireland at Lord's as an embarrassment after the hosts were cleaned up for merely 85 World Cup 2019: Ben Stokes requested umpires to strike-off four additional runs, reveals James Anderson http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/r4I2J1R3G2_drh-sevawcirc/world-cup-2019-ben-stokes-requested-umpires-to-strike-off-four-additional-runs-reveals-james-anderson.html Even as the controversy over the four runs conceded to England via overthrows after the ball hit a diving Ben Stokes' bat refused to die down, a new development has emerged. Outrage as England is declared World Cup 2019 winners on boundary count http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/jmRqwMJXtz_drh-sevawcirc/outrage-as-england-is-declared-world-cup-2019-winners-on-boundary-count.html England was declared winners of World Cup 2019 after a pulsating final at Lord's. Batting first, New Zealand managed to post 241 for 8 on the board. World Cup 2019: Guys are shattered, it's devastating, admits Kane Williamson after stinging World Cup final loss http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/K4bj9PnWQ0_drh-sevawcirc/world-cup-2019-guys-are-shattered-its-devastating-admits-kane-williamson-after-stinging-world-cup-final-loss.html Favourites England somehow managed to overcome a fighting New Zealand in a pulsating final that had all the ingredients of a thriller and was completely worthy of a World Cup final.