MCG Receives Official Warning from ICC For Preparing ‘Poor’ Pitch
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given an official warning to the Melbourne Cricket Ground after its pitch was rated as ‘poor’ after the Australia-England Boxing Day Ashes Test. The assent comes after ICC reviewed Cricket Australia’s response. The MCG, however, wasn’t slapped with a fine. In teh press release on Friday, ICC said, “In […]
By CricShots - Jan 12, 2018
Pat Cummins Praises Steve Smith For Another Gritty Knock
Australian skipper, Steve Smith has been playing a good role for his team in the Ashes series as he has scored big runs, according to his teammate Pat Cummins. The Australia skipper once again proved his form when he passed 6,000 Test runs in his 111th innings on the second day of the fifth Test […]
By CricShots - Jan 5, 2018
Mitchell Starc and Steve Smith To Miss The Final Ashes Test
Australia’s injured pacer Mitchell Starc worked out in the nets but skipper Steve Smith came for training on Tuesday because of a niggle in his back as the hosts prepared for the fifth and the final Ashes Test against England. Starc also didn’t featured in the drawn fourth Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground because of […]
By CricShots - Jan 2, 2018
Steve Smith Equals Another Record Of Don Bradman
Australia captain Steve Smith has added another feat to his already illustrious career as he slammed a dignified hundred in the fourth innings of the fourth Ashes Test against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, to equal Sir Don Bradman’s record, on Saturday. Smith remained unbeaten after a 275-ball knock of 102, having nudged Australia […]
By CricShots - Dec 30, 2017
Steve Smith Criticized The Drop-in Pitch Of Melborne
Rival skippers Steve Smith and Joe Root criticized the lifeless Melbourne pitch after the fourth Ashes Test on Saturday, only the second draw in the Boxing Day Test in 20 years. The drop-in pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground was relentless for bowlers, with a total of 1,081 runs scored and only 24 wickets taken […]
By CricShots - Dec 30, 2017
Steve Smith Becomes The Highest Run-Scorer In 2017
Australian skipper Steve Smith needed just 14 runs to go past Cheteshwar Pujara’s tally of most runs in Tests in 2017. With Smith’s current form, it was only a matter of overs, and the Australian skipper achieved it in the first innings of the fourth Ashes Test. Smith’s century in the second innings, helped him to […]
By CricShots - Dec 30, 2017
Glenn Maxwell Trying Hard For Test Comeback
Australia’s ferocious batsman Glenn Maxwell hasn’t lost hopes of getting a Test recall, asserting he has unfinished business with Australia. Despite his phenomenal performance in Sheffield Shield, Maxwell has been forced to watch the Ashes from the stands as selectors opted for Shaun and Mitchell Marsh on two occasions. Classic! Check out more from @Gmaxi_32's arvo at […]
By CricShots - Dec 30, 2017
Trevor Bayliss Brushes off All The Ball-Tampering Allegations
England’s coach Trevor Bayliss has brushed off all the allegations  on his team for ball tampering  as the umpires in the fourth Ashes test with Australia spoke to both teams about their treatment of the new ball. A Cricket Australia spokesman confirmed on Friday that both teams had been spoken to about their practice of […]
By CricShots - Dec 29, 2017
Alastair Cook’s Double Century Saves The Melbourne Test For England
In Melbourne on Thursday, Alastair Cook registered his fifth double century after consecutive poor performances in the ongoing Ashes 2017. Before the double-century, he scored just 83 runs in the series so far before the start of the 4th Ashes Test against Australia in Melbourne. But Cook proved his courage and silenced his critics as […]
By CricShots - Dec 28, 2017
WATCH: Steve Smith Suffers A Huge Blow During A Practice Session
Australian skipper Steve Smith was struck on hind hand in an accident in the MCG nest ahead of the fourth Ashes Test, but he has been cleared out. Smith was standing at the back of the nets when he was hit by a stray ball from a Cameron Bancroft shot that bounced off the net structure […]
By CricShots - Dec 24, 2017
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