Latest Cricket News Updates https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from 2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Fri 17 Sep 2021 Michael Holding announces retirement from commentary https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/1Ad7w9Gwlx_drh-sevawcirc/michael-holding-announces-retirement-from-commentary.html Michael Holding, who was part of the Sky Sports commentary panel for more over two decades, has decided to call time on his career with the mike. Holding’s strong voice and sharp analysis on cricket won him many more admirers in life after retirement. India vs England: Hosts on top despite Ajinkya Rahane-Cheteshwar Pujara stand https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/xDKAEzqqsk_drh-sevawcirc/india-vs-england-hosts-on-top-despite-ajinkya-rahane-cheteshwar-pujara-stand.html Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (61) and Cheteshwar Pujara (45) added a crucial 100 runs for the fourth wicket on Day 4 of the Lord’s Test against England. However, both fell before the close of play as the hosts seized back the advantage. India ended the day on 181 for 6, with a lead of only 154 runs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant (14 off 29) and Ishant Sharma (4 off 10) were at the crease for India at stumps. Dhoni’s calming influence changed complexion of games: Holding https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/gyp1Uk21OE_drh-sevawcirc/dhonis-calming-influence-changed-complexion-of-games-holding.html West Indian legend Michael Holding has showered praises on recently-retired Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, terming him a wonderful captain and wicket-keeper batsman. Holding, who is renowned among the greatest fast bowlers of all time, stated that Dhoni’s words of wisdom had the power to change the context of a match. Winning Test matches is what it's all about: Broad on 500 Test victims https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/fjzy6GzZA0_drh-sevawcirc/winning-test-matches-is-what-its-all-about-broad-on-500-test-victims.html England medium-pacer Stuart Broad has described crossing the 500-Test wicket milestone as an amazing feeling. Broad dismissed West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite in the third Test as England came back from a 0-1 deficit to claim the series 2-1. In an amazing co-incidence, James Anderson had also got rid of Brathwaite three years ago to reach 500 wickets in Tests. Preview - WI vs ENG 3rd test https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ULsgPKuop5_drh-sevawcirc/preview-wi-vs-eng-3rd-test.html With the series tied at 1-1, West Indies will lock horns with England for the 3rd test starting on the 24th June in order to push for a series win. While West Indies won a thriller in the first test, England came back strongly in the second test to level the series. Jofra Archer's bio-secure breach could have cost us millions of pounds: Giles https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Y5d0khDX8K_drh-sevawcirc/jofra-archers-bio-secure-breach-could-have-cost-us-millions-of-pounds-giles.html England paceman Jofra Archer's breach of the bio-secure protocols in place for cricketers owing to COVID-19 could not only have been disastrous, but could also have cost the England and Wales Cricket Board tens of millions of pounds, ECB director of cricket Ashley Giles agreed. Blackwood stars with 95 as West Indies stun England at Southampton https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/JGTTNamlJl_drh-sevawcirc/blackwood-stars-with-95-as-west-indies-stun-england-at-southampton.html West Indian batsman Jermaine Blackwood hit a composed 95 to lead the visitors to an impressive four-wicket victory in the first Test against England at Southampton. A Wonderful Return of Cricket! https://2.4.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/vlAPK8CHva_drh-sevawcirc/a-wonderful-return-of-cricket.html So cricket resumed after 3 months, and we couldn’t have asked for a better return. An enthralling game of cricket, where we did not know who the winner, even in the last session of day 5. It’s games like these which prove that test match cricket is still the best format of the game. West Indies came to this match as the underdogs, as England are nearly invincible at home. Especially when a bowling attack comprises of players like Anderson, Archer, Wood and if someone like Broad can’t even find a place in it, then you know it’s a serious bowling line up.