Ben Stokes has ruled himself out of the Indian Premier League in 2024, citing concerns over workload.
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David Warner brushed off scathing criticism from former teammate Mitchell Johnson over his selection for Australia's Test series against Pakistan, saying on Friday: "Everyone's entitled to their own opinions."
The David Warner vs Mitchell Johnson saga has been going on for a while, with the latter criticising the selection committee over the Australian opener's selection in the Test squad for the Pakistan series. In what would be Warner's final Test assignment, Johnson said that the southpaw doesn't deserve the 'hero's sendoff' that he is getting, leaving many in the cricketing fraternity fuming. Days after Johnson first wrote on the topic in a column, Warner finally broke his silence on the comments made by his former teammate.
MELBOURNE : David Warner has shrugged off Mitchell Johnson's withering criticism of his selection in Australia's test squad as a "headline" for the home summer, saying his former team mate is entitled to his opinion.
Mumbai Indians probably made the maximum noise on the day of the IPL 2023 retention list announcement. After Gujarat Titans retained their skipper Hardik Pandya, news came in that the star player had been traded off to Mumbai Indians. It was indeed true news. Hardik Pandya made a grand return to the franchise where he had made a name for himself. But with Hardik Pandya's entry, Mumbai Indians had to free some funds for the IPL 2024 auction. They let go off star players like Cameron Green and Jofra Archer.
"Shook PM Narendra Modi's Hand And...": Cricket World Cup Winner On Pat Cummins' Thoughts While Receiving Trophy
The ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 final was a heart-break for the Indian cricket team fans. After 10 straight wins, the Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket team was the favourites going into the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 final against Australia. However, the Pat Cummins-led side save their best for the last and trumped the hosts in Ahmedabad in all department. They first restricted India to a below-par total and then reached the target with ease. PM Narendra Modi was at the venue and presented the Cricket World Cup Trophy to Australia captain Pat Cummins after the final.
The T20 series in India gain significance as it will show how the young visiting players excel in conditions which will be similar to what the team will experience in Bangladesh during next year's T20 World Cup, said England women's skipper Heather Knight. India and England are set to face off in a three-match T20 series, starting here on Wednesday. "I learned a lot about my game playing in Indian conditions, it really tests you as a cricketer, your skill level and how you do with the noise and the heat," Knight told reporters ahead of England's training session on Tuesday. "It is a really good place to accelerate development, to see how our young players cope with it. We have got a T20 World Cup in Bangladesh later on in the year (2024) so this tour is going to be valuable in terms of having similar conditions." The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by Bangladesh between September and October in 2024.
Travis Head had a great role in Australia beating India in the ODI Cricket World Cup final. The star opener scored 137 off 120 balls as Australia chased down a 241-run target against India in just 43 overs. The win gave Australia their sixth ODI Cricket World Cup title. Travis Head finished the tournament with 329 runs in six matches and contributed with the ball too. However, former Indian cricket team star Ajay Jadeja was not amused when a fan during a YouTube live asked him whether Travis Head was a replica of Virender Sehwag.
Pakistan's experienced wicketkeeper-batter Sarfaraz Ahmed laid out the team's plans to ruin Australia's star batter David Warner's farewell Test series. The Men in Green are currently in Canberra to play a 4-day game against the Australian PM XI ahead of the series, which will be played on December 9. After this game, Pakistan will face Australia in the first Test on December 14 in Perth, a game for which Warner has been named in the squad. Ahead of the clash, Sarfaraz stated the team's intentions to spoil Warner's special day and said, as quoted from Geo News, "We will try to get him out as soon as we can; we will try not to let him get off to a good start." The right-handed batter talked about the quality of the Kangaroos and made a vow that the team would play their best cricket.