Cricket news Bulletin from July 29, 2021.
The World test championship final 2021 became the most viewed match across all series that were part of the inaugural WTC (2019-21). Total 13.06 crore live views across the globe during the event. Total video views on WTC across all platforms including Instagram reached 51.5 crores.
Mumbai’s 1971 Ranji Trophy winners are to be honored on August 6th, 2021 at Mumbai Cricket Association, In Those days Mumbai team was invincible of the Indian domestic cricket, they were a winner for the 13th successive year(1971). Dilip Vengsarkar, former Indian captain and seamer KArsan Ghavri are being the chief guests for the function.
It is understood Micheal Vaughn former England captain, writing to daily telegraph Vaughn quoted ‘farcical’ if England Missing out their key player for the upcoming Ashes, due to Australia’s stringent measures to keep out the deadly virus corona.
Bangladesh Vs Australia
“Mitchell Starc is the best white-ball bowler in the world,” Langer Said ahead of the Australia-Bangladesh series, he further added “He bowls up front, swings the ball. He is the best bowler at the death in the world. He is great to have in our team. The combination with him and Josh Hazlewood is a real plus for us.”
Musffiqur Rahim, star Bangladesh batsmen to be ruled out from the Bangladesh-Australia series as he left out from the bio-bubble, earlier Liton Das and M Rahim left the team due to family emergencies during the Zimbabwe tour. Already Liton Das was ruled out from the series, Now Bangladeshi Wicket keeper joined him in the list.
Bangladesh Cricket Board had an agreement with Cricket Australia that all the players who are going to play in the series shall be in bio-bubble for 10 days. “We spoke to the Australian team to reduce the period to eight days but their medical team didn’t agree” BCB officials said.
India VS Sri Lanka T20I series:
India lost the second T20I against Sri Lanka by four wickets. Playing with five batsmen India could score only 132 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs, later Sri Lanka chased the total with two balls remaining.
India played with four debutants in the match as the consequences of COVID spread in the series, Chetan Sakariya, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Devdutt Padikkal were the debutants.
The Hundred Game:
Both Men’s and Women’s matches were abandoned due to rain.
Lyca Kovai Kings won the game against Madurai Panthers by 19 runs, Punjab Kings player, Sharuk Khan who is captain of Lyca Kovai Kings scored 58 runs from 30 balls to power his team total to 172 runs.