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20 Facts about Ian Healy: The quintessential wicket-keeper

Ian Healy was an important part of the Australian team of the 80’s which experienced a resurgence in international cricket. Healy can be counted among the wicket keepers whose primary role in the team was to keep wickets, unlike his modern successors. Healy liked being totally involved with the team.

Smith backs Cricket Australia campaign for day-night Test

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia has bolstered its campaign to host a day-night Test against South Africa later this year by publishing an interview with captain Steve Smith in which he backed the proposed fixture. South Africa’s players balked at an invitation to play a day-night match in Adelaide in November after discussions with Australian players including Smith, Proteas skipper AB de Villiers said this week. Smith, however, said his team would be happy to play a day-nighter against South Africa at the famous South Australian venue, as well as the fixture already scheduled to be played under lights at the Gabba against Pakistan in December

Donald eyes full-time Australia job

SYDNEY: South Africa great Allan Donald said he had his eye on a full-time job with Australia Thursday after he was named as temporary bowling coach for their tour of Sri Lanka. The former pace spearhead nicknamed “White Lightning” is filling in after Craig McDermott stepped down as bowling coach at the end of the […]

Steve Smith gets back to AB de Villiers on day-night Test

Australian skipper Steve Smith responded to South African ODI skipper AB de Villiers on his reservations about the day-night Test matches. The Chief Executive of Cricket Australia, James Sutherland, maintained that the 3rd Test of South Africa’s tour down under this year will be a day-night Test played with the pink ball. Earlier, South African The post Steve Smith gets back to AB de Villiers on day-night Test appeared first on CricTracker.