IPL Auction 2021: Finding back-ups to solving middle-order woes, how KKR and SRH went about on bidding day
Here's how Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) went about their business in this player's auction.
Australia vs Sri Lanka: David Warner, Steve Smith half-centuries help hosts clinch series with nine-wicket win
Warner and Smith came together after Aaron Finch was caught down the leg side off Lasith Malinga for a golden duck, and the pair produced a batting masterclass
Australia vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' pace spearhead Mitchell Starc withdraws from second T20I to attend brother's wedding
Billy Stanlake or Sean Abbott are likely to replace Starc as Australia target an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-game series in Brisbane on Wednesday
Steve Smith, David Warner return to Australia T20I squads for home series against Sri Lanka, Pakistan
Steve Smith and David Warner completed their return from the wilderness on Tuesday when Australia recalled them to a 14-man T20 international squad to play Sri Lanka and Pakistan with a firm eye on next year's World Cup.
Nathan Coulter-Nile, Australia bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Coulter-Nile’s variety makes him go-to pacer at mega event
Coulter-Nile made his debut in 2013 as a multi-skilled bowler that could clear pickets with the willow. Solidly built, Coulter-Nile's career has been plagued by injuries and in six years, he has only managed to represent Australia in 27 matches.
"Unfortunately, scans have revealed that Mitchell Starc sustained a substantial tear to his left pec muscle while bowling on the final day of the Test match in Canberra," said national selector Trevor Hohns.
India vs Australia: Aaron Finch, Aussies bank on MCG success as Virat Kohli and Co look to end tour in style
After Test series win, India would be looking to end the tour in style with an ODI series trophy while Australia, buoyed by their good record against India in ODIs at the MCG would be looking to inflict an upset.
India vs Australia: Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake included in hosts' playing XI for ODI series decider at MCG
Australia included leg spinner Adam Zampa and fast bowler Billy Stanlake in their playing XI for the ODI series-decider against India on Friday.
India vs Australia: Armed with multiple skills, fast bowler Jhye Richardson makes up for atypical built
Jhye Richardson bustles in and gets the ball to skid off the surface. Importantly, he can still generate pace in excess of 140 Km/hr and deceive the batsmen with the speed he gathers off the pitch.
Krunal Pandya, who claimed a stunning 4/36 in India's series levelling-win in the third game, rose 66 places to No 98, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah held their places at No 19 and No 21 respectively.
Billy Stanlake turned his ankle in the warm-up for the second match that paved way for Mitchell Starc's inclusion in the squad for the final T20I against India in Sydney.
United Arab Emirates vs Australia: D'Arcy Short's unbeaten fifty helps Aaron Finch and Co beat hosts by 7 wickets in Only T20I
Short struck eight boundaries as he finished 68 not out off 53 balls to help Australia chase down a modest 118-run target in 16.1 overs after UAE were restricted to 117-6.
Highlights, Australia vs Zimbabwe, T20I Tri-series, 3rd match at Harare, Full cricket score: Aaron Finch smashes 172 in big win
Catch all the live updates of the third match of the T20I tri-series which will be played between Zimbabwe and Australia.
Zimbabwe T20I Tri-series: Billy Stanlake, Aaron Finch shine in Australia's comprehensive victory over Pakistan
Stanlake took 4 for 8 in his opening burst, the most economical spell by an Australian in T20 international cricket, to restrict Pakistan to 116
Highlights, England vs Australia, cricket score and result, 3rd ODI at Trent Bridge: Hosts win by 242 runs
Catch the LIVE score and updates from the 3rd of the five-match ODI series between England and Australia
Highlights, England vs Australia, 2nd ODI at Cardiff: Hosts win by 38 runs to lead 2-0 in five-match series
Catch the live score and updates from the 2nd of the five-match ODI series between England and Australia
England vs Australia: Australia coach Justin Langer hopes Ricky Ponting's arrival can help Glenn Maxwell
Langer, appointed after Darren Lehmann resigned following the Australian ball-tampering scandal, was sure Maxwell would benefit from spending time with Ponting.
Mitchell Marsh to lead in 4-day games; Travis Head named captain of one-day side for Australia A's tour of India
All-rounder Mitchell Marsh was named skipper of a star-studded Australia A squad for the four-day games during their tour of India later this year while Travis Head will lead the one-day side.
IPL 2018: Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar blames Mumbai Indians' middle order for defending champions' poor run
Agarkar also wanted MI skipper Rohit Sharma to open or bat at number three. MI are languishing in the last spot with just four points and are staring at an early exit.
IPL 2018: Kane Williamson's inspired captaincy, bowlers help Sunrisers Hyderabad pull off heist against Mumbai Indians
The stunning turn of events in the second innings saw the Sunrisers Hyderabad pull off a combined bowling heist to defend the lowest score in IPL history on Indian soil.