On Sunday another exciting season of cricket in the Indian Premier League concluded in nail biting fashion. The Mumbai Indians made history by becoming the most successful team in terms of trophies won.
Australia vs India is a rivalry that’s as old as time and one that’s become increasingly more intense especially over the last month. Australia has been a team that’s been in disarray due to some unfortunate scandals in recent times.
India produced some fantastic cricket in Nottingham at Trent Bridge, which saw them overcome England by a considerable 203 runs.
Following England’s embarrassing defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the first Test at Lord’s, former England skipper Michael Vaughan directed criticism in the direction of both Joe Root and Stuart Broad.
You could say that the Winter hasn’t been a happy time for England so far, especially after their 4-0 Ashes defeat in Australia. They are now set to embark on a Test Series in New Zealand imminently and this will give them a chance to restore a bit of pride and potentially change people’s view of how the last six months have gone.
You could say that the nation is divided right now on England and their Ashes defence.
Australia may well have the Ashes at the forefront of their minds, but the team are set to make a quick stop on their way back home from Bangladesh, and Sunday see’s the first of their ‘pit-stops’, as they take on India, at one of the country’s most prestigious grounds. Read more
This Saturday sees the world’s #2 ranked cricket side take on the West Indies, and with a stellar recent performance in the T20 events, England look to come into the competition with a strong competitive advantage. Read more
The Notts Outlaws won their maiden domestic 20-over title on Saturday after an impressive 22-run victory over the Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston in the T20 Blast final.
Today marks the beginning of Sri Lanka’s attempt for improved fortunes, while playing India, at Dambulla. Today’s game-format offers a significantly better chance of Sri Lanka, who visit the hosts ready to save face and recover their image after being white-washed in their last Test series performance; but conditions, and home-support could prove too much for the visitors. Read more