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I’d pick Aaron Finch every day of the week, asserts Darren Lehmann

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann came to the defence of under-fire batsman Aaron Finch by suggesting that he’d pick the Victorian any day of the week in his team. Finch, who is leading Australia in the series against India, has not registered a 50+ score in 21 innings for the national team.
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newscricket2 months ago

Imran Tahir to hang up his boots in ODIs after World Cup appearance

Imran Tahir has announced that he will retire from the ODIs after the 2019 World Cup in order to give the younger generation of players a chance in the format. The Pakistan-born leg-spinner has also cleared the air that he would continue playing the T20Is even though his contract ends in July.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Quinton de Kock left embarrassed after “one of the worst lbw reviews ever”

It is known that Bangladesh and Pakistan have failed to understand the basic dynamics of LBW reviews, but for a wicketkeeper like Quinton de Kock, it casts a bigger shadow. After the keeper was hit right in front of his stumps, on the back foot, he still went for a review that was destined to fail.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Akila Dhananjay gifts away his wicket despite Van der Dussen dropping simple catch

After dominating the Test series, Sri Lanka turned on their usual self-destruction mode in the first ODI as they lost wickets in shocking ways. Only Akila Dananjaya can explain what he was doing when Van der Dussen made a simple lob to run him out after dropping a catch on the same ball.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Australia | Ian Chappell backs Pat Cummins to take over captaincy if Aaron Finch is sacked

Ian Chappell believes that Pat Cummins is an “outstanding candidate” for the role of the Australian captain if the selectors decide to sack Aaron Finch from ODIs. The Aussie great has also added that Test cricket was probably the worst thing to have happened to Finch as he lost his confidence there.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Tamim Iqbal loses his mind and wicket after Neil Wagner’s repeated sledging

While India’s tour of Australia showed us that that sledging is sometimes fun for players, the end product doesn’t always end up in entertainment. It was evident during the ongoing Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand where Neil Wagner’s chirping ended with Tamim Iqbal losing his cool and wicket.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Eoin Morgan ignores Sheldon Cottrell’s grand military send off

The Windies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell and his celebration style with military march and salute has become quite popular after his heroics in the Caribbean Premier League. Recently, during the second ODI against England, Cottrell celebrated in the same way but Eoin Morgan didn’t even look at him.
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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred will deliver more moments to deliver under pressure, says Tom Harrison

ECB chief executive Tom Harrison has proposed that The 100-ball format of the game will have key moments where players will experience playing under pressure. He has also added that given the schedule, the tournament will leave county cricketers with less time to prepare for the 50-over format.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Jos Buttler recovers just in time after blank swing at stumps

Wicket-keepers are always required to be lightning fast with their reflexes but are always at the risk of missing out on key wickets. Jos Buttler escaped some major shame behind the stumps after he missed dislodging the bails the first time but succeeded in the next attempt to dismiss Jason Holder.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Bangladesh players vent their frustration after Mustafizur Rahman fails to save easy boundary

It seems like there is no end of Bangladeshi players getting a mouthful from their skipper. While Soumya Sarkar was blasted by Mashrafe Mortaza, Mustafizur Rahman also ended up finding himself at the receiving end of it, but from the entire Bangladesh team for his failure to collect the ball.
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