IPL 2016: England’s Jos Buttler bought by Mumbai Indians

England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler will play for the reigning champions Mumbai Indians in the 9th edition of Indian Premier League after the mega-rich club bought him for £385,000 in the IPL 2016 auction.

The 25-year-old has decided to play in the highly lucrative and popular Twenty20 domestic competition in India after losing his Test place to Jonny Bairstow.
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Elsewhere, Shane Watson, who is currently the world No. 1 all-rounder in T20I went on the highest bid as Royal Challengers Bangalore paid more than £950,000 for the 34-year-old Australian.

Kevin Pietersen was sold to newly launched side Rising Pune Supergiants for £350,000.

However, Ravi Bopara and Sam Billings were unsold by the end of the first round of the auction.

The 2016 edition of IPL is scheduled to run after the ICC World Twenty20 between April 9 and May 31.

Australian 2016 CPL T20 draft nominees

The Former Test cricketers Shane Watson, Mike Hussey and Brad Haddin are among the 23 Australians in the run for the 2016 Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 player draft next week.

Watson, 34, has been named as one of six international ‘marquee players’ for the CPL T20, along with the likes of South Africa’s Faf du Plessis, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and New Zealand duo Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill. 

Full list of Australian CPL T20 draft nominees are: 

Tom Beaton, Michael Beer, Jason Behrendorff, Doug Bollinger, Ben Cutting, Ben Dunk, Cameron Gannon, Brad Haddin, Nathan Hauritz, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Michael Hussey, Ben Laughlin, Tim Ludeman, Chris Lynn, Tim Paine, Jimmy Pearson, Nathan Reardon, Ben Rohrer, Alex Ross, Shaun Tait, Jonathan Wells, Adam Zampa
04 February, 2016

Twitter reacts as India wrap up T20 series at Down-under

India have whitewashed Australia 3-0 in the 3-match Twenty20 international series after beating the hosts in a thrilling last-ball victory at the SCG on Sunday.

India chased down Australia's imposing target of 198 runs and claimed a massive confidence boost just over a month ahead of the T20 World Cup.
With this win, India is now at the number one position in ICC T20 Ranking.

Twitter was abuzz with plenty of tweets about the match..!

31 January, 2016

20 Best fast bowlers of 21st century

OnlySportsGear.com brings to you the highly-rated fast bowlers based on their ICC world rankings, that includes Test, ODI and T20 performances along wth their full career history.

Which left-armed fast bowler is notable for taking the highest number of wickets in a world cup match? 
What about England’s fastest left-arm pacer? 
Who left made history in the cricketing world? 
Not sure who? 

In this infographic, the world’s best fast bowlers along with their present ICC ranks and entire career course. Get to know the 21st century’s best bowlers and the special moves that make them stand out of the crowd.

OSG infographic
21 January, 2016

Voges becomes the 4th fastest Aussie batsmen to reach 1000 Test runs

Adam Voges reached the 1000 Test runs milestone against the West Indies during the 2nd Test at Melbourne on Sunday.

The veteran claimed his name up among the ‘Greats Australians’ when he became the equal fourth fastest batsmen to score 1000 Test runs. He achieved his latest milestone in just his 12th Test and 18th Test innings.
The Legendary batsman Sir Donald Bradman reached the 1000-run throne in just 13 Test innings, while Neil Harvey in 14 innings and Sid Barnes in 17 innings.

Voges, 36, is the 98th Australian to reach 1000 runs in Test Cricket.

27 December, 2015

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