Cricket News sort by Australia

Former Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones died on Thursday after suffering a heart-attack in Mumbai. He was only 59. Jones was in India as part of the IPL commentary team. According to reports, the ex-cricketer suffered a massive heart attack around noon.

Glenn Maxwell (108) and Alex Carey (106) hit brilliant tons, and featured in a 212-run stand for the sixth wicket, as Australia recovered from 73/5 to chase down 303, and win the three-match series 2-1. This was England’s first ODI series loss at home since September 2015. Aussies were the opponents back then as well.

Australia suffered their second dramatic collapse in the limited overs series against England, to lose the second ODI by 24 runs, allowing the hosts to level the three-match series 1-1.

Josh Hazlewood claimed 3/26 and took a diving catch of Jonny Bairstow to play the key role in Australia beating England by 19 runs in the first ODI at Old Trafford. Set to chase a reasonable 295, England slipped to 57 for 4, and fell short in spite of Sam Billings’ fighting maiden hundred.

In-form England batsman Jos Buttler will not feature in the third T20I against Australia after leaving the bio-secure bubble to be with his family. The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed same on Monday.