Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi has earned his maiden call-up to the Indian team for the upcoming limited-overs series against West Indies. Bishnoi has been picked in both the ODI and Test squads. He rose to prominence during the 2020 Under-19 World Cup and has also impressed in the IPL editions he has featured in. The youngster has already been snapped up by the new IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants as their third pick for the 2022 season.
The one-day series between Pakistan and West Indies, which was scheduled to held after the T20I series which ended on Thursday, has been postponed and will now be played in June 2022. The decision was taken after five more members of the West Indies touring party, including players Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein and Justin Greaves, tested positive for COVID-19. On arrival in Karachi, Sheldon Cottrell, Roston Chase and Kyle Mayers had also tested COVID-19 positive
Australia will take on West Indies in match number 38 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. The game will be played as part of the Group 1 encounters in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The Australia vs West Indies clash will begin at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time.
Struggling sides West Indies and Sri Lanka will meet in match number 35 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The game will be played as part of the Group 1 encounters in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The West Indies vs Sri Lanka match will begin at 7:30 PM IST and 6:00 PM local time.
South Africa will take on West Indies in match number 18 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The match will be played as part of Group 1 in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The game will begin at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time.
It will be a rematch of the 2016 T20 World Cup final as defending champions West Indies take on England in match number 14 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. This will be the second match of the Super 12 round in Group A. The game will begin at 7:30 PM IST and 6 PM local time.
Michael Holding, who was part of the Sky Sports commentary panel for more over two decades, has decided to call time on his career with the mike. Holding’s strong voice and sharp analysis on cricket won him many more admirers in life after retirement.
Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (61) and Cheteshwar Pujara (45) added a crucial 100 runs for the fourth wicket on Day 4 of the Lord’s Test against England. However, both fell before the close of play as the hosts seized back the advantage. India ended the day on 181 for 6, with a lead of only 154 runs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant (14 off 29) and Ishant Sharma (4 off 10) were at the crease for India at stumps.
West Indian legend Michael Holding has showered praises on recently-retired Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, terming him a wonderful captain and wicket-keeper batsman. Holding, who is renowned among the greatest fast bowlers of all time, stated that Dhoni’s words of wisdom had the power to change the context of a match.