An elated Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner on Monday expressed happiness at his side getting the balance right in their victorious outing against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium.
Their morale on the upswing after back-to-back victories, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim to continue the winning run when they take on the inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad in their fifth IPL cricket match here on Wednesday.
Not undermining Dale Steyn's ability with the ball, Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner said that he wishes to continue with New Zealand speedster Trent Boult in the playing XI before he turns to the South African pacer's services in IPL-8.
Raring to go in the IPL, a fit-again Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Ishant Sharma feels T20 is easier for fast bowlers than ODIs with the problematic four-fielder rule not being there in cricket's shortest format.
Former New Zealand fast bowler Geoff Allott says the national team's performance in the World Cup has brought the "lost fans" back to the game, reinforcing cricket as the number one summer sport in the country.
The calm, assured manner in which New Zealand chased down South Africa`s imposing total on Tuesday to advance to their first cricket World Cup final is a hallmark of a team that has developed into a cohesive unit over the last two years.
A dejected South Africa captain AB de Villiers on Tuesday said he has no clue what he and his team will do here on after they were knocked out of the cricket World Cup by New Zealand in the first semi-final at the Eden Park here.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has not really slept since his side`s semi-final win over South Africa on Tuesday while skipper Brendon McCullum wants to "stop and smell the roses" before the co-hosts turn their attention to the cricket World Cup final.
New Zealand`s Grant Elliott realised a childhood dream when he belted South African speedster Dale Steyn into the stand for six at Eden Park on Tuesday to get his adopted homeland into the World Cup final.