Latest Cricket News Updates https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Tue 09 Aug 2022 Can common sense prevail over laws in cricket sometimes? https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/l34O8H8YsL_drh-sevawcirc/can-common-sense-prevail-over-laws-in-cricket-sometimes.html The dictionary defines ‘law’ as the collection of rules imposed by authority. This clearly states that the authority is the final matter in any case where the law is to be applied. In cricket, the ICC is the final authority on laws on the game, and the umpires just have to follow the rules laid out. Oval Test heads towards a draw as rain washes out Day 4 completely https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ysSflK1au1_drh-sevawcirc/oval-test-heads-towards-a-draw-as-rain-washes-out-day-4-completely.html Play has been abandoned for the day at The Oval due to relentless rain. The entire day's play has been washed out without a ball bowled. This Test match is certainly heading towards a draw with still the first innings to be completed going into Day 5. Steven Smith has surprised with his batting prowess https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/epP9JZDtMn_drh-sevawcirc/steven-smith-has-surprised-with-his-batting-prowess.html When the 2013 Ashes kicked off, no one could have predicted that Steven Smith, of all people, would be in the list of top five run-getters in the series. With just one innings to go for Australia in the series... Australia bowlers toil hard on slow surface https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Am850lQKIE_drh-sevawcirc/australia-bowlers-toil-hard-on-slow-surface.html Australian bowlers toiled extremely hard to take just the four wickets in 98.3 overs bowled on Day three of the Fifth Ashes Test at The Oval. Shane Watson has finally arrived, but a bit too late https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/me86F9tqdt_drh-sevawcirc/shane-watson-has-finally-arrived-but-a-bit-too-late.html Shane Waston’s magnificent ton on the opening day of the fifth and final Ashes ton at The Oval was affirmation of the fact that the all-rounder is still not past his prime. Australia declare at 492 for 9; Smith scores maiden hundred https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/IlvDURiqT2_drh-sevawcirc/australia-declare-at-492-for-9-smith-scores-maiden-hundred.html Not much of action took place on the second day’s play of the fifth and final Ashes Test thanks to persistent rain in the morning. Almost half of the day’s play was lost due to rain and the slow England over rate. Australia take first day honours as Watson slams 170 https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/q7R5OpS8pc_drh-sevawcirc/australia-take-first-day-honours-as-watson-slams-170.html Shane Watson slammed a career best of 170 to help Australia take the honours on Day 1 of the Final Ashes Test at The Oval. The visitors batting first after winning the toss are sitting pretty at 307 for 4. Final Ashes Test from today at The Oval https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/IiT8WB9nMc_drh-sevawcirc/final-ashes-test-from-today-at-the-oval.html This year’s Ashes comes to an end with the fifth and final Test beginning today at The Oval in London. The result of the 5-Test Series is already deciding with hosts England sealing it with a 3-0 margin.