A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Pakistan have to limit Vernon Philander’s impact throughout the Test series, says Misbah-ul-Haq

Ul-Haq knows that Philander is absolutely unstoppable if he picks up a couple of wickets

Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has announced that the national team have to limit the impact South Africa pace bowler Vernon Philander has throughout the ongoing Test series, in which Pakistan are currently trailing 1-0.

Continue reading

A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: We will not underestimate New Zealand, says AB de Villiers

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.

Continue reading

A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: I refused to walk out of Australia with the series finishing as a 0-0 tie, says Dale Steyn

Steyn admitted his performance during the first two Tests was shabby at best

South Africa pace demon Dale Steyn has revealed that he fired himself up before the start of the third Test against Australia at Perth by telling himself that it would be unsatisfactory if the top Test team in the world left the country with the three-Test series ending 0-0.

Continue reading

A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Alastair Cook surprised by rapid rise to Test captaincy

Cook is ready to accept the challenge of captaining the England Test squad

Ever since bursting onto the cricketing scene, England opening batsman Alastair Cook has been scoring runs at a feverish pace, and many cricket pundits thought that it was only a matter of time before he would lead the country in Test cricket.

Continue reading

A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Alastair Cook believes England have a chance to salvage their series against South Africa

Cook’s century was one of the rare shining moments for England in the first Test

England opening batsman Alastair Cook believes the team still have a chance to salvage their dismal series against South Africa if they perform outstandingly well in the final Test at Lord’s.

Continue reading

A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Andrew Strauss determined to keep England as number one Test team

Strauss has failed to make any solid scores during the first two Tests

England Test captain Andrew Strauss has announced that he will do anything he can in order to maintain England’s position at the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings.

Continue reading

A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Cricket Australia admits putting ODIs before Test cricket

Cricket Australia is finding it extremely difficult to maintain high standards in both ODIs and Test cricket

Cricket Australia has admitted to the claims that they have been putting more resources into regaining their supremacy in ODIs, rather than focusing on their Test cricket campaign.

Continue reading