India and Australia are world's best bowlers, better performance will decide: Zaheer Khan

India and Australia are world's best bowlers, better performance will decide: Zaheer Khan

Mumbai. Former fast bowler Zaheer Khan believes that the match between India and Australia will be decided by the bowlers' performance as both the teams comprise some of the best bowlers in the world. Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami in Indian teamSo the Australian team has Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. The Indian cricket team is in Australia for the full series which includes three ODIs, three T20s and four Test matches. The tour will begin with the ODI series from 27 November. Zaheer was part of the 2011 World Cup-winning Indian team, he said, "Australian pitches always have good bounce and pace. That is why I think the bowlers will decide the ODI, T20 and Test series as well as how the teams perform as a unit to stop the rival team on low score.

He said, "At the moment when someone talks about the top level bowlers in the world, all the names that come in our mind will be on the pitch for this series. Zaheer also said that India will face a tough challenge in Australia with the presence of Steve Smith and David Warner. India had last beaten Australia 2–1 on their soil when Warner and Smith were not present in the squad as both players were banned for a year in the ball tampering case. 

"Now that Steve Smith and David Warner are back in the Australian team, the Indians definitely face a tougher challenge from their previous tour of Australia ," the former Indian fast bowler said in a release released by the series' official broadcaster Sony Pictures Sports Network. Will have to do it. ”He said that there is no strong contender in this series as both the teams have excellent batting and bowling line up and this will make the upcoming tour interesting to watch.


New Zealand beat West Indies by five wickets in first T20

New Zealand beat West Indies by five wickets in first T20

Auckland New Zealand beat West Indies by five wickets in the rain-fed first T20 cricket match on Friday by Duckworth Lewis, with the help of Lockie Ferguson's superb fast bowling and Jimmy Neesham's unbeaten 48 runs. Neesham scored his highest score in T20 cricket and shared a 77-run partnership with Devon Conway (41). He also shared an unbroken 39-run partnership with Mitchell Santner (31 not out) to lead New Zealand to victory with four balls to spare. The West Indies batting first scored 180 for seven wickets while the match was reduced to 16 overs per team due to rain.

In response, New Zealand scored 176 for five, losing the revised target by five wickets. Captain Kieron Pollard scored an unbeaten 75 off 37 balls for the West Indies, hitting four sixes and eight fours in his innings. The rain disrupted the Caribbean innings three times. Ferguson took a wicket on the very first ball and took one more wicket in the same over. He took five wickets for 21 runs. He became the second Kiwi bowler after Tim Southee to take five wickets in a T20 match.

New Zealand had lost four wickets for 63 runs at one time. After this new player Conway played Neesham very well. After Conway's dismissal, Neesham and Santner took over the innings and led the team to victory.