Australia will be 'right in the mix at the business end', asserts Brett Lee ahead of start of T20 World Cup Super-12 stage
Lee said almost a year back, Australia were the underdogs, bereft of "form" and "struggling", but they won their maiden T20 World Cup title in the UAE in 2021, adding that with every player a match-winner, they could once again do it in front of the home crowd.
Bonhomie behind rivalry: When Imran Khan asked Sunil Gavaskar to defer retirement
In the lead-up to the India-Pakistan marquee clash in the ICC T20 World Cup at Melbourne on Sunday, we look at the battle between India batting great Sunil Gavaskar and Pakistan's inspirational all-rounder Imran Khan, which upped the excitement factor among the cricket fans.
T20 World Cup: Steve Smith set to miss Australia's opener against New Zealand
Smith was a member of the squad that won the T20 World Cup last year but has struggled for form since then, losing out his spot to the likes of Cameron Green. He has struggled for runs in the three-match series in India and at home against England.
Pakistan will tour India for 2023 World Cup, I can give it in writing, says Aakash Chopra
However, former India opener Aakash Chopra believes PCB may not stand firm on its announcement and will definitely send their team to India for the 50-over World Cup. He said he can 'give in writing' that India won't travel to Pakistan for next year's Asia Cup and also Pakistan will definitely come to India to play in the ODI World Cup.
Pat Cummins appointed ODI captain; David Warner's leadership ban stays for now
Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday endorsed the 29-year-old Cummins, who guided Australia to a 4-0 Ashes triumph earlier this year, to become the country's 27th ODI captain.
Wanted to give Mohammed Shami a little bit of challenge: Rohit Sharma
Mohammed Shami, bowling for the first time since July and after missing out on bilateral T20Is against Australia and South Africa, took three wickets in an over where Australia lost last four scalps as India won the match narrowly by six runs. What would please India more was Shami bowling to pin-point yorkers on the last two balls to castle Josh Inglis and Kane Richardson.
T20 World Cup: Netherlands survive gutsy UAE fightback to win by three wickets in a low-scoring thriller
On a two-paced pitch, the match was full of twists and turns under the night sky. De Leede was pick of the bowlers for the Netherlands with 3/19, all of his scalps coming in the 19th over.