England’s “one-dimensional” batsmen are flat-track bullies who do not have an alternative plan if they are required to graft an innings in bowler-friendly surfaces, former batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said.
Pakistan captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, decided to give his bowlers first use of a green-tinged pitch on an overcast morning after winning the toss in their World Cup match against Australia at Taunton on Wednesday.
Lasith Malinga will fly home for his mother-in-law’s funeral after Sri Lanka’s World Cup match against Bangladesh on Tuesday, but the team is confident he will be back to face Australia at The Oval on Saturday.
Cricket’s governing body insisted on Friday that India’s M.S. Dhoni will not be allowed to wear an apparent military insignia on his World Cup wicketkeeping gloves.
The South African national cricket team’s ICC World Cup warm-up match against the West Indies in Bristol was abandoned due to inclement weather.