Weekly Cricket Buzz, December 30
Peter Siddle retires from international cricket
Justin Langer led the tributes
“The year after I retired from playing, Matty Hayden and Ricky Ponting were raving about this guy called Peter Siddle, If it came from them, you knew it was right and so it proved throughout his brilliant international career. He is everything of what a team player is. He has given his heart and soul to the Australian team and the game of cricket.”
Weekly Cricket Buzz, December 31 & Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 1
Good Bye 2019, the last of 2010s decade, Welcome 2020, the first of 2020s decade
The Days of acknowledgement of the top Cricketers or top cricket moments and the awards, obviously, don’t know if they really give them any.
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 2
IPL 2020: Ish Sodhi to be in a dual role for Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals have announced that Ish Sodhi will be in a dual role as the team’s support staff as a Spin Consultant, while also contributing in operations for the upcoming season of the VIVO IPL 2020.
Ish Sodhi has represented Rajasthan Royals in 8 IPL matches, picking up 9 wickets at an economy of 6.69. He was released by the franchise before the IPL 2020 Auction but has returned in a new capacity.
“I am delighted to be taking on this new challenge at Rajasthan Royals with this dual role. Having played for two seasons for the Royals, I have formed a great level of understanding with all the people involved with the franchise, and they have always been very supportive of me. Therefore, I did not have to think twice when this opportunity was offered to me by the Royals’ management. I love this franchise and want to help us win the IPL this year.
It is a fascinating opportunity for me, to be involved in the coaching staff at such a young age, while also supporting and learning about the operations of the business. I am very much looking forward to developing my coaching skills alongside Sairaj and learning from Jake on business operations.”
Ish Sodhi will be working closely with Rajasthan Royals’ spin bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule and Chief Operating Officer Jake Lush McCrum, as part of his new role with the franchise.
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 3
The Newest Phenomenal 1, in the Test-City: Marnus Labuschagne
What-a-player! Arguers will argue, that the ‘bowling was not particularly challenging’ but, where Steve Smith, Warner and the whole of Aussie batting unit fails, serene Marnus Labuscagne continued from where he left off. Yet another Ton, the first of the 2020s decade.
Marnus Labuscagne extending his overnight score of 130* has gone on to score his first double Ton in the Tests.
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 4
‘Frustrated’ Shubman Gill takes-on the Umpire
The Youth Batting Sensation Shubman Gill in an awkward moment in the ongoing Ranji Trophy refused to walk after given out and got into a heated argument with umpire Mohammed Rafi (making his debut) at the bowling end. This was the second incident in the past three matches where he was wrongly given out, and naturally, the frustration would have come out.
Later, the umpires reversed the decision. A PCA official explained Shubman’s side of the story.
“Initially he was given not out and he was looking at the ground. He suddenly saw everyone celebrating around him. It got to him. This is the second incident in the past three matches where he was wrongly given out. He is really sorry for his behaviour.”
However, regarding the issue, the match referee had a word with Shubman Gill and Delhi’s captain Dhruv Shorey, after the match. The Delhi team has decided not to lodge an official complaint against Shubman Gill.
The Indian Swing Master Irfan Pathan Retires from Cricket
The congratulatory …
one from the champ himself…
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 5
Smith & Pattinson then, Stoinis Now, the woes of behavioural issues continue for CA
Star Australian All-rounder Marcus Stoinis was fined $7500 for “personal abuse” of a player (Kane Richardson), RCB the reason? anyways, Stoinis accepted his guilt and stated-
“I got caught in the moment and took it too far. I realised immediately I was in the wrong and I apologised to Kane and to the umpires. I did the wrong thing and accept responsibility for my actions. The standards are there for a reason and I accept the penalty.”
Recently Aussie Batsmen Steve Smith and fast bowler James Pattinson were also handed a test suspension for the same reason. Good for them, all accept their fault after the heat diminishes and apologizes.
Rain spoils India vS Lanka at Gauhati, Assamese Crowd were in no mood to spoil their outing
As Rain spoiled the first match of the 2020s decade, a T20I between India & Lanka at Gauhati, but the Assamese Crowd were in no mood to spoil their outing, as they kept the festive mood on a check, despite the whole CAA Saga.
if truth be told…
the solution to all these…
Please schedule match by concerning to weather analysts, or at least a weather app. they schedule matches anywhere as they like without paying heed on the weather.