Thursday, 12 December 2013
ICC ODI Rankings (Batsmen)
1. AB de Villiers
2. Virat Kohli
3. Hashim Amla
4. George Bailey
5. Kumar Sangakkara
6. MS Dhoni
7. Tillakaratne Dilshan
8. Jonathan Trott
10. Shikhar Dhawan 11. Shane Watson 12. Micheal Clarke 13. Ross Taylor 14. de Kock
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Personally I am not a fan of Afridi since he commented on Sachin that "Sachin's legs were shaking while facing some shitty bowler" but before that comment he was one of my favourite Pakistani cricketer. The way he fought for his team during world cup 2011 was really appreciable. He is one of the biggest Allrounder if you check stats. At very young age he made debute and became a star when he made fastest century in ODI's which is still a record.
|Shahid Afridi against Sri Lanka|
His performance in yesterday's T20 match is not something which he didnt do it before..Infact he has done a lot for his country.
Yesterday he made quick 39 runs in 20 balls and also picked 1 wicket for his team to make sure his team win first T20I
Here is few of his achievements in his last T20 match
# Shahid Afridi wins his 9th match award in T20 Internationals, the most by any player, surpassing Hafeez/Watson (8 awards)
Monday, 9 December 2013
#In ODI's Hashim Amla is quickest to 2000,3000,4000 runs ..and likely to be fastest 5000,6000 and so on.
#Adam Gilchrist and Waqar Younis to be placed in ICC hall of fame.
#Hashim Amla is the only player whose batting ave is over 50 in both Tests and ODIs - 52.32 in Tests & 53.88 in ODIs (min 1000 runs in each)
#The Last Australian captain to win 2 consecutive test matches in Ashes was Ricky Ponting when he won 5 test matches in a row from November 2006 to January 2007.
Saturday, 7 December 2013
Summary of all away matches played by India in 2013 :
In England - Won the Champions Trophy 2013 being undefeated in all 5 matches.(Not counting 2 warm-up matches which India won comprehensively)
In West Indies -Against WI, India lost 1 match & won 1 match.
Against SL, India lost 1 match & won 2 matches. Won the Tri-nation series.
In Zimbabwe - Won all 5 matches comprehensively with a B-grade team which didn't have MS Dhoni, R Ashwin & Bhuvaneshwar Kumar.
In South Africa - Lost the 1st ODI.
Overall, India won 13 out of 16 away matches in 2013 with an exceptional winning percentage of 81.25%.
Now, let's have a look at Pakistan's away record in 2013 :
In India : Won 1 match & lost 1 ODI in January this year.
In South Africa : Got whitewashed(3-0) in Test series & lost ODI series by 3-2 margin.
In Scotland : Won 2 match ODI series by 1-0.
In Ireland : Won 1 match & tied 1 match.
In England : Lost all 3 ODI matches in Champions trophy.
In West Indies : Won 3 ODIs, tied 1 ODI & lost 1 ODI. Won 2 T20Is.
In Zimbabwe : Won 1 Test 2 ODIs, lost 1 Test & 1 ODI.
In SA : Won 2 ODIs & 1 T20I, lost 1 ODI & 1 T20I/
Overall, Pakistan won 16 out of 34 away matches in 2013, which makes their winning percentage
So before talking bullshit about Indian team, please check your own records.