Ganguly is convinced Dhoni played a part in seeing Sehwag dropped
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly believes current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni had something to do with the dropping of opening batsman Virender Sehwag from the Test side during the recently concluded four-Test series against Australia.
Prior wants England to fight back for all the times they have been “bullied” by Australia
England wicketkeeper-batsman Matt Prior believes it is time for the national team to do some bullying of their own in this year’s back-to-back Ashes series since the English have often been seen as the victims of Australia’s onslaughts in Ashes history.
Smith feels as if his side have created an unbreakable bond between each other
South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes that his team have all become one big happy family after having a successful Test series against juggernauts England and Australia, where they accomplished their ultimate goal of establishing the country as the number one Test team in international cricket.
De Villiers does not consider any team to be the favourite in this series
South Africa wicketkeeper batsman AB de Villiers has warned his team-mates that even though they are 1-0 up in the two-Test series, they should not take New Zealand lightly, especially after they were able to fight back and end their recent Test series against Sri Lanka as a 1-1 draw.
Clarke became the first batsman in Test cricket history to score four double centuries in a year
Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has revealed that one of the major reasons he decided to announce his retirement prior to the start of the final Test of the three-Test series against South Africa was due to the outstanding form of his successor Michael Clarke, who had scored back-to-back double hundreds in the first two Tests of the series against, what some cricket pundits and former players believe to be, the ‘best bowling attack in the world’.
Watson is hoping to see an increase in his number of overs
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson believes that captain Michael Clarke should be allowing him to bowl more overs, especially after the performances he had with the ball during the three-Test series against South Africa and Sri Lanka.
Watson will have to stay healthy if he is to fill Ponting’s spot on the Test roster
With former Australia captain Ricky Ponting having bid the game he grew up playing farewell, Cricket Australia and the national selectors have been left with the tough task of finding a suitable candidate to fill the veteran’s spot on the national team, and as of right now, all-rounder Shane Watson has emerged as the frontrunner.
Clarke thanked Smith for yet another classic series between South Africa and Australia
Australia captain Michael Clarke has admitted that his side were beaten by South Africa since they were the better team this time around.
Lillee believes running in the answer to Australia’s injury woes
Australia pace bowling great Dennis Lillee has questioned whether the current pace attack are truly committed to helping the country become the top ranked team across all three formats.
Watson is not willing to become a specialist batsman
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has announced that he is ready to fire on all cylinders and do everything necessary to take his country to the top of the rankings across all three formats.