Ahead of the first Test between India and Australia at Adelaide Oval tomorrow, Patrick Noone looks at how the characteristics of the venue might affect the match.
About Patrick Noone
Patrick first joined CricViz to work as an editor for the World T20 in India. He has also been a cricket analyst for Opta since 2011, covering both international and domestic cricket in England and Australia.
Entries by Patrick Noone
Ahead of the Test series between Australia and India, Patrick Noone looks at the relative unknown quantities of Marcus Harris and Chris Tremain. Both uncapped players have been called into the squad for the first two Tests and are pushing for a debut in Adelaide on Thursday.
England took the six wickets they needed to wrap up victory on Day 4 in Colombo and complete a 3-0 series whitewash over Sri Lanka. But not before they’d been given a scare by the determined hosts. Patrick Noone looks at how England persevered to complete a famous win.
Jos Buttler played another vital knock to set Sri Lanka an unlikely 327 to win on Day 3 in Colombo. Patrick Noone reflects on the chameleon-like abilities of England’s most versatile batsman.
Dimuth Karunaratne played a characteristically well-compiled innings before Ben Stokes hauled the game back in England’s favour on Day 2 in Colombo. Patrick Noone looks at the stand-out performers of a topsy-turvy day of Test cricket.
On a mixed day for England in Colombo, Jonny Bairstow made a statement hundred on his return to the side. Patrick Noone analyses how the tourists’ new number three went about his work.
Rain prevented a four day finish in Pallekele with Sri Lanka needing 75 runs to level the series. England require just three wickets, thanks in part to the excellence of Jack Leach. Patrick Noone analyses the performance of England’s newest cult hero.
England built a lead of 278 runs on Day 3 in Pallekele as their captain played one of his best ever innings. Patrick Noone looks how Joe Root and a love affair with the sweep shot reclaimed the initiative for the visitors.
Sri Lanka fought back on Day 2 in Pallekele as Roshen Silva’s 85 helped the hosts beyond England’s first innings total. Patrick Noone analyses how he went about his knock.
On an intriguing day in Pallekele, Jos Buttler and Sam Curran played eye-catching innings as England posted 285 in their first innings. Patrick Noone looks at how the pair made their runs to get England out of another hole.
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