ICC inducts Kallis, Abbas, Sthalekar into Hall of Fame

Dubai, August 23

Legendary South African all-rounder Jaques Kallis, Pakistan batting nice Zaheer Abbas and Pune-born former Australian captain Lisa Sthalekar have been at this time inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame in a digital ceremony.

Among the best all-rounders to play the sport, Kallis represented South Africa in 166 Tests, 328 ODIs and 25 T20Is between 1995 and 2014. The 44-year-old is Proteas’ highest run-getter in Tests and ODIs with 13,289 and 11,579 runs, respectively. He additionally picked up 292 and 273 wickets in Tests and ODIs, respectively, as a quick bowler.

Kallis is the fourth South African participant to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and Abbas the sixth from Pakistan. Sthalekar is the 27th from Australia and the ninth girl participant within the record, which incorporates 5 from her nation.

Abbas performed 78 Tests and 62 ODIs for Pakistan, accumulating 5,062 and a pair of,572 runs, respectively. He averaged over 40 in each the codecs. The 73-year-old is the one participant from Asia to have scored at the least a 100 First-Class a whole bunch and the primary one to attain three successive ODI a whole bunch.

Sthalekar represented Australia in eight Tests, 125 ODIs and 54 T20s. — PTI

Kohli begins exercise in his Dubai room

Dubai: Virat Kohli didn’t waste any time after reaching Dubai, getting all the way down to his common health club routine. A day after touchdown in Dubai for the 13th version of the IPL, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and India captain determined to not waste any time and obtained began his bodily coaching inside his lodge room. RCB took to Twitter to share Kohli’s {photograph} with the caption: “No days off for Captain Kohli!”

Yesterday South African cricketers AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn and Chris Morris joined up with the RCB squad in Dubai. “I am very excited, very happy to be here. Travelling was bit different to normal but we have made it here with my South African friends and we are very happy to be back in the RCB family. I am looking forward to my Covid-19 test,” de Villiers mentioned on arrival.

“It’s going to be interesting to play in the heat. We got here like 3 in the morning and it was steaming outside. Looking forward to what’s it going to be like in a few weeks,” mentioned Steyn.

The RCB squad, largely Indian gamers, reached Dubai on Friday effectively forward of the event, scheduled to start on September 19. — TNS, companies

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