Claiming that Glenn Maxwell has the talent and the potential to become the linchpin at the number six slot, Hussey also said that he needs to score heavily to stake a claim.
After being issued with the show-cause notice, Umar Akmal now has seven days to file his reply.
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has alleged that national coach Mickey Arthur had used foul language when the right-hander reached the National Cricket Academy for training. Akmal was earlier, axed from the list of centrally contracted players.
West Indies are set to begin their three-match Test series against England at Edgbaston from Thursday. This would be the first day-night Test match that would be played in England and also first one for the home side.
The International Cricket Council on Thursday announced the fixtures of the eleventh edition of the under-19 World Cup that is scheduled to take place in New Zealand next year.
Joe Root has called upon opener Mark Stoneman to grab his chance and prove his mettle as an opening batsman during the three match Test series against West Indies.
Michael Clarke believes that Indian captain skipper Virat Kohli is often misunderstood for his on-field reactions. Stating that he has enormous respect for the Indian skipper Clarke also revealed that Kohli has quite a fans in Australia as well.
Chasing a target of 223, India got off to a bright start despite losing Himanshu Rana early. However, as wickets fell at regular intervals the Indian side lost the momentum but Kamlesh Nagarkoti with some sensible batting took India across the line with four balls to spare.
Moeen Ali said, "It's different... it feels lighter off the bat. Sometimes you don't feel like you've hit it, and it goes; other times you've nailed it, and it doesn't. But you get used to it ... I did by the end of the (net) session."
Hardik Pandya said, "So glad to see his face lit up like that. Yes this is the guy who should get all the happiness in life & deserves the credit, my dad! He was the one who left everything what he had for me & @krunalpandya_official and which takes a lot of courage to do."
Joel Garner said, "I think people are writing the West Indies off too early and it could be at their own peril. Cricket is played in the middle at the end of the day. Not many people are giving us a lot of hope. "
West Indies coach Stuart Law said, "There's been a lot said about this cricket team and that is motivation for them. We're looking forward. Let's rewrite that history."
The CoA has given the entire break up in its status report and the expenses under various heads which include airfare, TA/DA, accommodation, foreign exchange allowance to name a few. Anurag Thakur's total expenditure before his ouster was Rs 24 lakh.
The report mentioned that Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke were removed from their posts of the BCCI president and secretary, respectively, through an order of apex court on January 2 and that “it was only fair” the current office-bearers be treated in the “same manner”.
Rohit Sharma recalled his ten years in international cricket and said the time flew but made him experience various ups and downs. He will be deputy to Virat Kohli in the five ODIs and only T20I against Sri Lanka. The series starts with 1st ODI on Sunday.
Sri Lanka Sports Minister Dayasriri Jayasekera said, "This teams capability is not a question but we must know the reasons for the defeat. We also have to remember that India is the top team in the world, so the defeat has to be seen from that view point too."
Both Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina have scored well below the permissible level of 19.5 with Yuvraj barely managing to touch 16, which was the biggest reason for his ouster. The Indian team regularly undergoes a series of fitness tests.
India, after 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka, have opened up a 15-point lead at top of the ICC Test rankings and Shami credited good understanding between players and the support staff for the same.
Joe Root said, "He's (Mark Stoneman) obviously got a huge amount of runs under his belt, this season in particular, and in previous seasons as well. I'm excited to see him hopefully take his opportunity."
David Warner was hit on the neck by teammate Josh Hazelwood during an intra-squad practice match on Tuesday. The incident happened early on in the match, as Warner attempted to pull a bouncer but missed it, leaving him no option but to retire hurt.
Arjuna Ranatunga also went on to criticize the Sri Lankan selection panel and went on to deem them as spineless. Ranatunga also raised calls for the sacking of Sri Lanka Cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala.
Ravi Shastri said that his goal is to focus on 2019 World Cup but also stated that India should continue to excel in Test matches as well. He revealed that preparation for World Cup and continuing the good form in Tests, both require a different level of preparation.
As far as the pink ball is concerned it will provide a unique experience for the 70,000 odd crowd at Edgbaston. The key period in the match will be the final session where the transition between day and night occurs.
The academy will be named MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA) revealed Parvez Khan of Pacific Ventures while also admitting to being excited about his partnership with India's former captaincy.
England host West Indies in a three Test series which begins with a day-night contest at Edgbaston. It is the first pink ball Test for England while West Indies have already played one.
In their status report submitted to the Apex Court, the CoA also demanded forensic audit of each state association under 3-member committee of a former Supreme Court judge on the lines of Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) and Hyderabad.
It may be recalled here that Hayden was among the many many sports stars who celebrated the Independence day by sending in their wishes. The Indian cricket team led by Virat Kohli unfurled the tricolour at Kandy on the occasion of the 70th year of Indian Independence.
This isn't the first time a cricketer has died after being struck by a ball. The cricketing world went into deep mourning when Philip Hughes passed away after being hit by a bouncer in November, 2014 during a Sheffield Shield match.
Suresh Raina will try to move past the disappointment of not being included in the India squad for the limited over matches against Sri Lanka by readying for the domestic season with Uttar Pradesh. For that he would have the services of fitness trainers in Amsterdam.
India will play five ODIs and single T20 against Sri Lanka with the series beginning on August 20. Mohammed Shami has been rested for the games - as are Umesh Yadav, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja .
Adam Gilchrist has put in his suggestion of handing over the wicketkeeping responsibilities to young Peter Handscomb during the upcoming tour to Bangladesh. According to Gilchrist that such a move could allow Australia to play an extra an extra bowler.
Since his injury, Woakes has managed one first-class match. However, he is keen to make a successful return to his Edgbaston home ground where the West Indies square-off against England in a day-night Test.
Stuart Broad has claimed that the first ever day-night Test match against the West Indies at Edgbaston is nerve-racking and he did know what to expect. This will be the first in England to be played with a pink ball.
Kashmiri Pandits have been a controversial part of the Jammu and Kashmir society as they were the original inhabitants of Kashmir Valley and are the only remaining Hindu community native to it.
Admitting that the cricket team representing the island nation is going through a rough patch, Tharanga also went on to remind the glorious past that the Sri Lankan side has seen.
Included in the squad and setup are left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara and the left-arm seamer Vishwa Fernando who played in the Test series but are yet to make their ODI debuts.