“I woke up and said its time; I am 100% convinced that it is”
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis started and ended his illustrious 18-year Test career in Durban, but the 38-year-old believes “nothing much has changed” since he made his debut at the tender age of 20.
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Simpson and Hockley will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during the fifth and final Ashes Test
Former Australia captain Bob Simpson and New Zealand cricketer Debbie Hockley will be inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame during the fifth and final Test between England and Australia in Sydney.
“I’m very motivated to contribute to English cricket and that’s what I’m going to do”
England head coach Andy Flower has announced that he still remains committed to helping the national team even though he is set to meet the incoming managing director of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Paul Downton, in Sydney over the coming days.
“He just tried to instill the belief in me and made sure I believed I was a good player”
Australia have included uncapped Tasmania batsman Alex Doolan in the Test team for the fifth and final Test in Sydney as a replacement for all-rounder Shane Watson, should he not recover from his groin injury in time for the start of the match, which gets underway on January 3.
Australia batsman Aaron Finch and England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler both scored half-centuries to help the Melbourne Renegdes extinguish the Brisbane Heat by 57 runs at the Docklands Stadium in Melbourne.
Kallis finishes his Test career as the third-highest all-time run-scorer
South Africa thrashed India by 10 wickets in the second Test in Durban to give veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis the perfect present as he bids farewell to Test cricket after an illustrious 18-year career.
Kallis surpassed Dravid as the third-highest all-time run-scorer in Test cricket history
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis scored his 45th Test century and surpassed the legendary Rahul Dravid as the third-highest all-time run-scorer in Test cricket history during the fourth day of the second Test against India in Durban.