A have a look at the main highlights from the world of worldwide cricket in the week passed by.
Anjali Chand’s magical spell of bowling
For the first time in the historical past of cricket, a bowler picked up a six-wicket haul with out conceding a run.
Nepal seamer Anjali Chand completed with figures of six for none as opponents Maldives had been bowled out for 16 at the South Asian video games in Pokhara. Step apart Deepak Chahar!
There was additionally a slight matter of this sport being Maldives’ first ever worldwide match. Nevertheless, cricket is a nice leveller – Anjali Chand was making her debut too.
Nepal’s chase lasted 5 deliveries as they gained the sport by ten wickets.
Australia beat Pakistan with out utilizing Head
Throughout the second Check between Australia and Pakistan, Travis Head didn’t get to bat or bowl. Not even a catch got here his method as Australia accomplished an emphatic victory by an innings and 48 runs in 4 days.
Head is simply the 15th participant in Check historical past to not contribute to the scoreboard in any method at the finish of a Check match.
It was additionally solely the 16th match the place a staff had gained when lower than half theside truly batted in the match.
This was additionally Pakistan’s 14th consecutive loss in Australia, thereby getting the doubtful document for the most consecutive Check defeats in a specific nation.
Joe Denly’s drop of the 12 months
The second Check between England and New Zealand was heading in the direction of a draw after Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson had seemingly weathered the storm with simply 27 overs to go on the closing day.
Whereas the dropped catch by Joe Denly itself could not have had a vital affect on the sport, it might have actually helped Jofra Archer, who was already celebrating as the ball left Williamson’s bat.
The pacer had toiled for 72 overs throughout two Exams and had managed just one wicket. To be denied of a wicket by an absolute clanger from a fielder after such a robust sequence, he will need to have felt laborious completed by.
Joe Denly may have been juggling knives whereas using a unicycle as Kane Williamson pushed the ball in the direction of him at midwicket and he nonetheless ought to have been in a position to catch it.
The wizard named Tabraiz Shamsi
Wrist spin is a troublesome ability. So when one manages to select up a wicket with it, what’s unsuitable with some theatrics to have fun the success?!
South Africa’s left-arm spinner Tabraiz Shamsi dismissed Wihan Lubbe throughout a T20 match in South Africa earlier than taking out a pink handkerchief from his pocket and turning it into a stick.
Too unhealthy the magic didn’t final lengthy as Shamsi’s staff Paarl Rocks did not defend a whole of 195 in that sport towards Durban Warmth and misplaced the sport by six wickets.
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