Cricket

Big Picture Seasons don’t come much more festive for Australia than this 2017-18 summer. The Ashes are once again theirs. They lead the series 3-0 and can dream of a whitewash – another whitewash – against an England side that has disappointed in almost every way. For Steven Smith and his men, ’tis the season
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Big picture Sri Lanka keep offering gifts this festive season, and India keep lapping it up. Their bowlers regularly send down half-volleys and half-trackers, wrapped up in ribbons. Their batting line-up continues to suffer rapid collapses. And their fielders keep missing chances. The only gift Sri Lanka have received in return was a spring-loaded boxing
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Rohit Sharma‘s record 118 against Sri Lanka in Indore on Friday – the joint-fastest T20I hundred – included 10 sixes, the most by an India batsman in a T20I game. That took his tally of sixes across formats in 2017 to 64, the highest by a batsman in any calendar year. While a look at
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West Indies opt to bowl v New Zealand Live scorecard and ball-by-ball details Doug Bracewell found Chris Gayle’s outside edge off his first ball Getty Images West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl on a Hagley Oval track they believed would characteristically favour seam bowling. The big news from their camp, however, is that
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On the night before the biggest day of his career, Rajneesh Gurbani could barely let his eyes close. It was the “woke-up-worrying-it’s-late” experience that most of us have endured at some stage. Except that for Gurbani, it wasn’t just another day at the office. Gurbani was playing the biggest match of his life. His body
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