Category: ODI cricket

Australia should target South Africa with spin

Australia should play both Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar in the first ODI against South Africa today to exploit the Proteas’ weakness against spin. While SA don’t struggle against slow bowlers quite to the same extent as Australia, their batsmen clearly prefer pace on the ball, as would be expected given their upbringing on fast, […]

Qadir’s strange debut, young guns firing and finally some respect for spin

The domestic One Day tournament enters its final round tomorrow and already it has thrown up a host of intriguing stories. Here are some of the key talking points from the JLT Cup to date. The strange story of Usman Qadir Yesterday a 25-year-old leg spinner took 3 for 50 for WA against Victoria on […]