Matthew Wade played a brilliant knock down the order to ensure Australia came from behind with bat and ball to win the first One-Day International against England at The Rose Bowl in Southampton by 59 runs.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen feels that the Australian team needs to be concerned about the performances of Steven Smith and Brad Haddin rather than targeting all-rounder Shane Watson after the visitors slipped to a 169-run defeat in Cardiff on Saturday.
Rajasthan Royals opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane has stated that he enjoys opening the batting with skipper Shane Watson in the Indian Premier League after their side’s eight-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.
Batting legend Ricky Ponting heaped praises on Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz for his menacing spell and adrenaline-pumping duel with Australian all-rounder Shane Watson during the World Cup quarter-final in Adelaide on Friday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded Australian Shane Watson and Pakistani Wahab Riaz for violating the ICC’s Code of Conduct during the World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.