Cricket News sort by Shane Robert Watson

Australia thrashed India by 9 wickets with as many as 31 balls to spare in the Super Eights contest at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Australia smashed India’s target of 141 with utmost ease.

Australia were declared winners by 17 runs according to the D/L Method in the rain-affected Group B Match against West Indies at Colombo.

Australia eased to a 7-wicket win with 29 balls to spare in their Group B Match against Ireland at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Shane Watson was the Player of the Match for the Australians as he followed up his fine bowling efforts of 3 for 26.

In a thrilling encounter at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground in Colombo, England defeated arch rivals Australia by a narrow margin of 9 runs.

One of the reasons why West Indies are being rated among the top contenders for the crown is because they have in their midst the one and only Chris Gayle.

Pakistan suffered its worst T20I defeat after losing to Australia by 94 runs today at Dubai. The series though has been won by Pakistan 2-1 which was courtesy of their Super Over victory in the second match.

Australia may have lost the T20 series against Pakistan, following the Super Over loss in the tied game, which pushed them below Ireland in the T20 rankings. Still, they have plenty to play for in the final T20 at Dubai on Monday.

Australia are going to miss the services of senior players – Shane Watson and Brett Lee for the fifth and final ODI at Old Trafford in Manchester. The duo had sustained calf injuries during the Fourth ODI at Chester-le-Street. Australia have already lost the ODI Series 0-3.

England have taken a 2-0 lead in the NatWest Series against Australia after defeating the hosts by 6 wickets in the Second ODI at The Oval in London on Sunday. Ravi Bopara and Ian Bell scored fifties as England chased down Australia’s target of 252 comfortably with 26 balls to spare.