newscricket12 hours ago

I’m no Dhoni or Gayle, my strength is timing, says Rohit Sharma

Not being known for his power-hitting abilities like MS Dhoni, Chris Gayle, or AB de Villiers, Rohit Sharma managed to smash 12 sixes in one of India’s biggest grounds, Mohali. After scoring his third ODI double ton, the stand-in skipper admitted that he relies more on his timing than strength.
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newscricket14 hours ago

I’m greatest batsman of all time, says Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle has named himself as the "greatest batsman of all time" after smashing an unbeaten 146-run knock off 69 balls in the final of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). His fifth century in the T20 tournament helped Rangpur Riders win the final against favorites Dhaka Dynamites.
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newscricket16 hours ago

ICC introduces host of changes ahead of Port Elizabeth’s four-day Test

After months of interventions by the ICC officials, 2017 will end with cricket's first-ever international four-day match between South Africa and Zimbabwe. ICC has stated numerous changes in it from the classic five-day format with the most important being its extension by eight more overs each day.
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featurecricket17 hours ago

Ashes 2017 | Talking points from Day 1 of the Perth Test

England ended the day in a seemingly comfortable position of 305/4 thanks to an eye-catching century by Dawid Malan (110*) and half-centuries by Jonny Bairstow (75*) and Mark Stoneman (56). However, the day will also be remembered for the Australian pace troika’s perseverance and WACA’s bounce.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Rohit Sharma considers 2017 as the best year for him

Rohit Sharma has claimed that 2017 has been the best year of his career and stated that he has been hitting the ball well in the year. Rohit, who scored his third ODI double century in Mohali, has stated that he wanted to be a part of the Test squad and is ready for the future challenges.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Aleem Dar’s controversial decision to give Mark Stoneman out

The accuracy of the DRS has been a constant talking point in the Ashes after a slew of controversial overturns and it didn’t take long for controversy to emerge again in Perth today. Australia benefited from the contentious call that saw Mark Stoneman being sent back despite no conclusive evidence.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Spot-fixing clouds on third Ashes Test, CA denies`

Ahead of the third Ashes Test in Perth, a report on The Sun claimed that two spot-fixers targeted the Perth match and also offered to provide details regarding the rigged periods of play. Later, Cricket Australia denied the charges and stated that they have confidence in their players and officials.
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newscricket21 hours ago

WATCH | MS Dhoni’s fan runs onto the field to touch his feet during Mohali ODI

Every fan wanted to see his star playing live, have their autograph and try their best to get photographs clicked, but some are so passionate that they even run onto the field to touch them. The same thing happened with MS Dhoni when a fan ran onto the ground to touch his feet in the Mohali ODI.
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newscricketa day ago

Vizag conditions won’t be ideal for Washington

Rohit Sharma has heaped praise on debutant Washington Sundar after India’s emphatic 121-run win over Sri Lanka on Wednesday but believes that Vizag could be tricky outing for the young spinner. The skipper also chose his 264-knock against Sri Lanka as his most cherished double ton of his three.
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newscricketa day ago

Kings XI Punjab appoints Brad Hodge as head coach

Kings XI Punjab have appointed former Australian cricketer Brad Hodge, who will now report to the franchise’s Director of Cricket, Virender Sehwag, as their head coach for the next season. The 42-year-old has been a sought-after coach in IPL after he guided Gujarat Lions to the top spot in 2016.
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