Cricket Plays brings you the Weekly Cricket Buzz from January 20 to 26. Top cricket Buzz MAKERS this week: INDvsNZ | Quinton De Cock | Triple tons in Ranji |
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 20
Injury concerns hurt Team India before the New Zealand tour
Ishant Sharma- Ankle Injury
So, Who will replace him? will it be Umesh-Express, or, will the history repeat itself? Just like Virat did with Bhumrah in South Africa.
Will Virat and management do the same with ‘the Supersonic’ Navdeep Saini, in NewZealand? Time will tell…
Shikhar Dhawan- Shoulder injury
Shaw replaces Dhawan in ODI & Samson in T20s
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 21
Quinton De Cock the New ODI Captain for South Africa
The 27-year-old boasts 115 ODI caps with 4 907 runs. An exciting talent from the beginning, De Kock has been one of South Africa’s standout and most consistent batsmen for several seasons. He has an ODI average of 45.01, 14 centuries, 24 half-centuries and a high score of 178 (of 113) against Australia at SuperSport Park in September 2016.
On the move, CSA Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith:
“We all know the quality of the player that Quinton de Kock has grown to become. Over the years, we have watched him grow in confidence and become one of the top ODI wicket-keeper batsmen in the world. “He has a unique outlook and manner in which he goes about his business and is tactically very street smart. We are confident that the new leadership role will bring out the best in him as a cricketer.”
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 22
Ranji Trophy: A week of Triple
First Manoj Tiwari now Sarfaraz Khan, 2 triple tons in a week.
Manoj Tiwari had hit 30 fours and 5 sixes in his innings of triple hundred.
Sarfraz Khan brings up his maiden triple hundred with a six. 300* from 388 balls, 30 fours and 8 sixes, against Uttar Pradesh, coming when Mumbai was 128 for 4 in the first innings.
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 24
Team India goes 1 up in the Great Kiwi Challenge
Virat Kohli after losing all 3 tosses against the Aussies, finally won a toss today and asked the Kiwis to bat at the Eden Park. The Kiwis went out all guns blazing and they end up with 203/5, with 50’s from Colin Munro, Kane Williamson, and Ross Taylor.
The Chase Champions…
Shreyas Iyer, Man of the Match “It was important to build a partnership with Manish. We knew the ground was small so we can make up the run rate later.”
Weekly Cricket Buzz, January 26
First Bowlers then Batsmen made a mockery of the Blackcaps in their own turf
Kane won the toss and that’s it. While batting Swing-and-miss was the situation & while fielding comedy-of-mistakes was the real situation for the Kiwis. If they don’t pull up their socks now, the series is gone and it’s another One-sided affair. At least it is, as of yet.
As the bowlers made a mockery out of the Kiwi batsmen as they put on a ruthless display, restricting the Kiwis to 132/5. It was now the time for the Batters to humiliate them further.
That’s the Weekly Cricket Buzz for this week, till next time- C ya…