Latest Cricket News Updates http://cricwaves.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves.appspot.com (c)cricwaves.appspot.com en-gb Fri 29 May 2020 India-Australia Test series to kick-off at Gabba, Perth misses out http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/GmyNTPL3Qs_drh-sevawcirc/india-australia-test-series-to-kick-off-at-gabba-perth-misses-out.html As per media reports, Cricket Australia (CA) has decided upon the four venues that will host the India-Australia Test series later this year. onBan use of saliva only an interim measure to fight COVID-19: Anil Kumble http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Lc4OyXMhEp_drh-sevawcirc/onban-use-of-saliva-only-an-interim-measure-to-fight-covid-19-anil-kumble.html The ban on use of saliva on the cricket ball has elicited a mixed response from various quarters of the cricketing circle. However, head of the ICC's Cricket Committee, Anil Kumble has stated that the recommendation of the ban by the panel had to be made considering the various risks posed to the game in the post COVID-19 era. Improve and stay a step ahead: Kohli shares success mantra with Iqbal http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/kytB8ecvH9_drh-sevawcirc/improve-and-stay-a-step-ahead-kohli-shares-success-mantra-with-iqbal.html Bangladesh one-day skipper Tamim Iqbal praised Indian captain Virat Kohli, and termed him the cricketer responsible for raising the fitness and discipline standards in international cricket. Until Tendulkar's arrival, India was about defensive batting: Manjrekar http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/kgfSOcyllp_drh-sevawcirc/until-tendulkars-arrival-india-was-about-defensive-batting-manjrekar.html Former India cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar, who played a fair amount of his cricket in the 1990s, has reiterated that Indian cricket was way too dependent on Sachin Tendulkar the batsman back in the era. Speaking to Ravichandran Ashwin in 'Reminisence with Ash' show on Instagram, Manjrekar admitted what a lot of other experts have also spoken about. Harbhajan, Yuvraj regret batting for Afridi's charity after latter's anti-Modi remarks http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/gnM0pvhJcY_drh-sevawcirc/harbhajan-yuvraj-regret-batting-for-afridis-charity-after-latters-anti-modi-remarks.html Former India cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have expressed their disappointment at supporting ex-Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's charity after the latter made derogatory comments against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Exchanged a few words with him: Tendulkar reveals how he upset McGrath during ICC Knockout 2000 http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/bszRT5hBvT_drh-sevawcirc/exchanged-a-few-words-with-him-tendulkar-reveals-how-he-upset-mcgrath-during-icc-knockout-2000.html It is a known fact that Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar is not a fan of sledging. In fact, recently former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq had revealed how he was left embarrassed after trying to have a go at the Master Blaster. However, Tendulkar recalled an incident in which he was the one to initiate a war of words. Yuvraj, Harbhajan lambast Chappell over Dhoni 'best finisher' claim http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/XU8BDiqCCM_drh-sevawcirc/yuvraj-harbhajan-lambast-chappell-over-dhoni-best-finisher-claim.html Former India cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have hit out at controversial former coach Greg Chappell over his claim that he had a key role to play in MS Dhoni's development as the world's best finisher. Kohli an ‘imposing character’, split captaincy won’t work for India: Nasser Hussain http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/H8HZbcpkxs_drh-sevawcirc/kohli-an-imposing-character-split-captaincy-wont-work-for-india-nasser-hussain.html Former England captain Nasser Hussain is of the view that split captaincy will not work for Indian cricket at present since Virat Kohli is such an ‘imposing character’. However, he does admit that split coaching might not be a bad idea. Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh also backed Hussain on the issue of split captaincy as he is unsure how one coach can deal with players having varied mindsets. Don't believe in points, ranking system: Gambhir after Australia replace India as number one Test team http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/MKDS58b0UN_drh-sevawcirc/dont-believe-in-points-ranking-system-gambhir-after-australia-replace-india-as-number-one-test-team.html Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has expressed his disapproval of the ICC ranking system after the latest rankings released pushed India down to number three while Australia moved up to number one. New Zealand occupy the second rank in the updated rankings.