Latest Cricket News Updates https://cricwaves.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves.appspot.com (c)cricwaves.appspot.com en-gb Sat 27 Nov 2021 Champions Trophy 2017: Sarfraz hails team after unbelievable turnaround https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/nKY0olftIp_drh-sevawcirc/champions-trophy-2017-sarfraz-hails-team-after-unbelievable-turnaround.html Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed praised his team for the stupendous Champions Trophy Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli would be interested to read what Junaid Khan has to say https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/cv2PbvmHIs_drh-sevawcirc/champions-trophy-virat-kohli-would-be-interested-to-read-what-junaid-khan-has-to-say.html India are all set to face Pakistan in the Champions Trophy on Sunday, June 4. As always, the off-field banter has begun days ahead of the contest. Zimbabwe collapse to 237 for 8 from a good position https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/rtWYuK91Pe_drh-sevawcirc/zimbabwe-collapse-to-237-for-8-from-a-good-position.html Zimbabwe slipped from a solid position of 141 for 2 to 237 for 8 by Stumps on Day 1 of the Second Test against Pakistan at Harare. Pakistan stay alive thrashing hosts by 90 runs in Second ODI https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Z9EUxuP61E_drh-sevawcirc/pakistan-stay-alive-thrashing-hosts-by-90-runs-in-second-odi.html Pakistan thrashed Zimbabwe by 90 runs at Harare in the Second ODI to level the 3-match series. Mohammad Hafeez scripted the victory for the visitor with a 6th ODI ton while Junaid Khan and other bowlers ripped through the Zimbabwean batting line-up on a flat surface. Junaid, Jamshed star in Pakistan's well earned win in First ODI https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/kTusHLngLe_drh-sevawcirc/junaid-jamshed-star-in-pakistans-well-earned-win-in-first-odi.html Skipper MS Dhoni’s great century went in vain as Pakistan cruised to a 6-wicket win in the opening ODI at Chennai. Played under gloomy conditions, the First ODI started an hour late at 10:00 AM and went on and on until 6:00 PM under the floodlights! Perera, Kulasekara put Sri Lanka in driver's seat https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/3N3tOsjZqo_drh-sevawcirc/perera-kulasekara-put-sri-lanka-in-drivers-seat.html Sri Lanka are in the driver’s seat in the Pallekele Test thanks to a heroic knock from Thisara Perera followed up by an early Pakistani wicket. By the close of play on Day 3, Pakistan are 27 for 1 in 6 overs having conceded a first innings lead of 111 runs. Pakistan makes serious inroads after getting bowled out for 226 https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/aM4gIrF3gM_drh-sevawcirc/pakistan-makes-serious-inroads-after-getting-bowled-out-for-226.html Pakistan hold a definite advantage in the Pallekele Test after reducing Sri Lanka to 44 for 3 by the close of Day 1. It was a strong fightback from the Pakistanis led by left arm quick Junaid Khan after the visitors were bundled out for 226. SSC Test ends in an expected draw https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/InoEstxrhM_drh-sevawcirc/ssc-test-ends-in-an-expected-draw.html The Second Test at SSC, Colombo ended in an expected draw. Sri Lanka worked hard to ensure a draw which was sealed in the morning session through a solid partnership between Kumar Sangakkara and Angelo Mathews. Late blows from Pak puts SL under pressure to save the game https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/B3zCgtnLHh_drh-sevawcirc/late-blows-from-pak-puts-sl-under-pressure-to-save-the-game.html The SSC Test has come alive with Sri Lanka needed to bat extremely well on the morning session on Day 5 to ensure a draw. The match was considered to be dead once Dilshan and Sangakkara had gone past their respective centuries. However, a couple of late blows from young left arm pacer Junaid Khan inspired Pakistan to reduce Sri Lanka to 278 for 5 by Stumps on Day 4.