Cricket Today: An Ashes hangover

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Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and social media.

What’s on the site

Australia may be suffering from an Ashes hangover but we feel they will still be a force at the 2019 World Cup.

Nathan Lyon will lead the Prime Ministers XI against England in February keeping alive his dreams of breaking back into the ODI team.

What better time to look at the rise of the man they call the GOAT.

What’s in the news

Mitchell Starc thinks Australia can get back into the ODI series against England.

Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the tri-series in Bangladesh.

Zimbabwe quick Brian Vitori has been cleared to return to bowling after completing remedial work on his action.

And we wrap up the latest from the MODC and the Under-19 World Cup.

What’s on social media

Will Smith visited a Big Bash League match and no we don’t know why but assume it was for some sort of shameless punt rather than a genuine desire to take in the epic clash that was the Sydney Thunder and the Melbourne Stars.

Usman Khawaja made the most of the opportunity and flawlessly executed the Jazzy Jeff handshake.

Mark Waugh then delivered a joke that was both spectacularly unfunny and also unsuitable for a sport’s broadcast.

With the IPL auction looming Jofra Archer continues to put on sublime showcases of his skills in the BBL.

What’s on  TV

Sunday 21st January
Australia v England ODI series
Australia v England 3rd ODI
BT Sports HD 1 (03:00)

Monday 22nd January
New Zealand v Pakistan Twenty20 Series 2018
New Zealand v Pakistan 1st T20I
Sky Sports Cricket (02:55), Sky Sports Main Event (03:30)

ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2018
England Under 19s v Australia Under 19s
Sky Sports Cricket (21:25), Sky Sports Main Event (23:00)

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