newscricket6 hours ago

Twitter reacts as Bangalore crowd chants "RCB RCB" as India slump to defeat

It was a well rounded effort by the Proteas who coasted to victory with 9 wickets and 19 balls to spare. Team India showed Bangalore crowd a glimpse of RCB by performing like RCB and the crowd acknowledged it too. Fans on Twitter reacted on the same and expressed their displeasure for this loss.
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newscricket8 hours ago

Twitter slams Rishabh Pant as he fails to deliver yet again

Rishabh Pant's poor form has become a genuine concern for the Men in Blue as the wicketkeeper-batsmen failed to deliver again. Pant started well but his poor shot-selection got him out for 19. Twitterati are not surprised with him and ruthlessly trolled him for failing again in the absence of Dhoni.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Reports | MS Dhoni to extend his break till November

According to reports, MS Dhoni, who last appeared for India in the World Cup 2019, is set to extend his sabbatical period till November which was earlier expected to end by mid-September. Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Dhoni should go out on his own terms instead of being pushed out.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Virat Kohli as captain was indeed responsible for India's World Cup loss, says Vinod Rai

CoA chief Vinod Rai has revealed that the blame of a major loss will be put on any team's captain and, as opposed to common belief, India skipper Virat Kohli was treated no differently as far as the World Cup semifinal loss is concerned. However, Rai believes captains shouldn't bear all the blame.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Recurring back issue urges Jason Behrendorff to consider same surgery as James Pattinson

After recurring back issues caused a lot of trouble in James Pattinson's otherwise bright career, it's hit Australia fast bowler Jason Behrendorff as its next victim. After being ruled out of action indefinitely due to ongoing back issues, Behrendorff too might have to undergo a lower spine surgery.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Pakistan exceeded expectations in the 2019 World Cup, feels Kamran Akmal

Kamran Akmal believes that Pakistan, who finished fifth in the 2019 World Cup, exceeded expectations, but feels that they could have gone even further. Akmal also struck his 31st first-class hundred on Saturday to become the gloveman with the highest number of centuries amongst Asian cricketers.
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newscricket12 hours ago

T20 Blast | Ravi Bopara's knock won the title for Essex, feels Moeen Ali

Worcestershire skipper Moeen Ali feels that all-rounder Ravi Bopara's measured knock in the final helped Essex win their maiden T20 blast title. Bopara scored a nifty 22-ball 36 with his side under trouble to rescue them, before a final-over blitz from Simon Harmer sealed Essex the title.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Difficult to look past Dominic Sibley for New Zealand tour, states Ashley Giles

ECB's director of men's cricket Ashley Giles believes that it will be difficult for the selectors to look past Dominic Sibley for the Tests against New Zealand in winter. Sibley is currently the highest run-getter in division one of County cricket and scored a double-century in his last outing.
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newscricket12 hours ago

PAK vs SL | ICC appoints David Boon, Joel Wilson and Michael Gough to officiate limited-over matches

The International Cricket Council has appointed match officials for the upcoming Sri Lanka's tour of Pakistan after a round of scrutinizing the security arrangements in host country. The series, starting on September 27, will comprise three ODI matches and as many T20I fixtures.
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newscricket13 hours ago

I'd love to play Test cricket for England, says Simon Harmer

South African spinner Simon Harmer, who now plies his trade with Essex and has established himself as the best spinner in the county circuit, has stated that he'd love to play Test cricket for England. Harmer represented South Africa in five tests, before taking a Kolpak deal in 2017.
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