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I don’t think the ICC have got the World Test Championship fully right, opines Shane Warne

Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne, who is an ardent supporter of Test Cricket, has raised questions regarding the extent of marketing done and money invested by the International Cricket Council (ICC) this time around for the ongoing World Test Championship, that started on August 1.
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Ashes 2019 | Australia did a great job not rushing things with James Pattinson, says Shane Bond

Former New Zealand cricketer Shane Bond believes it was in the best interest of the team and James Pattinson to have had him rested for the second Test. As opposed to other former cricketers who said it was outrageous to not include Pattinson in the Lord's Test, Bond feels that "Patto" deserved it.
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newscricket4 hours ago

SL v NZ | New Zealand can better adapt to Lankan conditions after Galle loss, says Tim Southee

The newly appointed T20I captain of New Zealand, Tim Southee has come forward to say that the Galle defeat has helped the team shape up ahead of the second Test to be held in Colombo. In the first Test, the visitors gave a solid fight to Sri Lanka despite what the six-wicket defeat might suggest.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Reports | Mike Hesson turns down Pakistan coach job

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, who had applied for the role of the India head coach, has reportedly turned down the offer to coach team Pakistan. It is also understood that Hesson turned down the role to coach Bangladesh, after which they appointed South African Russell Domingo.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Ashes 2019 | Jason Roy more suited to the middle-order, says Trevor Bayliss

England coach Trevor Bayliss has hinted that opener Jason Roy might very well be moved down to the middle-order, stating that he will be more suited to that position. The Surrey man has thus far struggled to come to terms with Test cricket, averaging just 19.50 in six innings with a solitary fifty.
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newscricket6 hours ago

WI v IND | My bowlers have done everything I’ve asked of them, says Jason Holder

Jason Holder admits that his bowlers, particularly Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel, have collectively given everything he has asked of them over the last two or three years. Holder hopes they can replicate their good work in the two-match Test series against India starting on Thursday.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Ashes 2019 | David Warner is the most mentally tough cricketer I know, says Tim Paine

Australian skipper Tim Paine has backed misfiring opener David Warner to come good ahead of the third Test at Headingley. The left-handed opener has thus far had a disastrous series, failing to reach double digits in four attempts after having fallen victim to Stuart Broad in three of them.
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newscricket7 hours ago

WI vs IND | Windies players can be a little bit more tougher mentally, feels Brian Lara

Former West Indies skipper Brian Lara feels that the current crop of players will need to work on the mental aspect of their game a tad more to compete with the best. Lara alongside Ramnaresh Sarwan has been working with the Windies Test batsmen in order to help them tackle the Indian bowlers.
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newscricket7 hours ago

Ashes 2019 | Not going to get caught in a 'battle of bouncers', states Justin Langer

Australia coach Justin Langer has made it clear that his team will not get caught in an emotional battle trying to bounce out the English batsmen. The comments have come on the wake of Steve Smith's injury caused by a Jofra Archer bouncer, which eventually ruled the batsman out of the third Test.
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newscricketa day ago

I’ve been a big supporter of Archer for a long time, states Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath has revealed his admiration for pace bowler Jofra Archer by stating that it is not everyday one sees a bowler bowling with such pace and accuracy effortlessly. He further stated that he was impressed with his ability to bowl long spells and feels he has a bright future ahead of him.
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