Welcome to our daily cricket update, where we bring you the latest news and scores from the world of cricket. Today, we have some exciting updates from the ongoing cricket matches.
Firstly, let’s talk about the India-England Test series. The third Test match between the two teams is currently underway at Ahmedabad, India. England won the toss and elected to bat first. However, the visitors struggled to score runs and were bowled out for just 112 in their first innings. Axar Patel was the star performer for India, picking up six wickets. In reply, India also struggled but managed to take a 33-run lead, thanks to a crucial innings of 66 from Rohit Sharma. England’s bowlers, especially James Anderson, bowled exceptionally well to keep the Indian batsmen in check. The match is currently in progress, and it will be interesting to see how the rest of the match unfolds.
In another Test match, West Indies is taking on Sri Lanka at Antigua. West Indies won the toss and elected to field first. Sri Lanka posted a decent total of 253 in their first innings, thanks to a brilliant century from Dimuth Karunaratne. In reply, West Indies were bowled out for 171, with Rahkeem Cornwall top-scoring with 61. Sri Lanka then set a target of 377 for West Indies to win. West Indies had a good start in their second innings, with Kraigg Brathwaite and John Campbell putting up a solid opening partnership. However, Sri Lanka’s bowlers fought back to pick up some crucial wickets, and West Indies are currently struggling at 236/4.
Moving on to the T20I series between New Zealand and Australia. The two teams have played two matches so far, with each team winning one match each. In the third T20I match played yesterday, New Zealand beat Australia by 53 runs. New Zealand posted a total of 219/7 in their innings, with Martin Guptill top-scoring with 97 runs. In reply, Australia could manage only 166/6, with Ish Sodhi picking up three wickets for New Zealand. With the series now level at 1-1, the fourth T20I match will be crucial for both teams.
That’s it for today’s cricket update. Stay tuned for more updates from the world of crickets.