newscricket2 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Josh Hazlewood just hasn’t been playing any cricket, says Justin Langer

Justin Langer has justified Josh Hazlewood’s exclusion from by citing the latter’s recent injuries and the limited game time that he has had of late. Langer has also revealed Steve Smith’s dedication to be prepared for the big tournament as he returns to the squad after serving a 12-month ban.
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newscricket2 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah has raw pace to burn opposition, says Jeff Thomson

Jeff Thomson has stated that Jasprit Bumrah has raw pace to burn down the opposition. The Gujarat bowler’s reputation has increased by leaps and bounds as he has given some exhilarating performances for India and has also risen to number one ranking within three years from his debut.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Not playing cricket for four months went against me, says Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood has expressed his dissatisfaction for not being able to make his cut for the ICC Cricket World Cup even though Jhye Richardson was injured. Hazlewood has further added that he is still expecting to be picked for the mega event if someone gets injured mid-way of the tournament.
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newscricket15 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kane Richardson to replace injured Jhye Richardson in Australia squad

Kane Richardson has been called up to replace pacer Jhye Richardson in the 15-man Australia squad for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales starting on May 30. The latter had injured himself during the ODI series in the UAE against Pakistan earlier this year and has failed to recover in time.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup | Steve Smith, David Warner make it to Australia squad

Steve Smith and David Warner, who will make a return to international cricket after a year, have been directly included in Australia’s 15-man World Cup squad. Wicketkeeper Peter Handscomb, who’s played all of Australia’s last 13 ODI games, and pace bowler Josh Hazlewood have been left out.
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featurecricket5 months ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Cheteshwar Pujara’s phenomenal change and illogical criticism of Australian bowlers

Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant’s two big centuries helped India get a total of 622/7 in the first innings and that may result in an innings victory for the visitors. While many things went in India’s favour, the legends of the game criticizing the Aussie pacers was devoid of any sort of logic.
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newscricket5 months ago

India vs Australia | There was confusion between pacers and Tim Paine, reveals David Saker

Australia’s bowling coach, David Saker, has revealed that there was some confusion between captain Tim Paine and the pace bowling trio on Day 1 of the fourth Test being played at the SCG. Saker added that a ‘heated’ discussion took place post day’s play at the end of day one in Sydney.
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newscricket5 months ago

India vs Australia | Australia recall Usman Khawaja and Nathan Lyon for ODI series

Australia have recalled the services of Usman Khawaja and Nathan Lyon, along with Peter Siddle, for the upcoming ODI series against India which starts on January 12 . Justin Langer’s side have also decided to rest the pace trio of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood.
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newscricket5 months ago

Australia to rest Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc for ODI series

Justin Langer hinted at offering some rest to the likes of Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc for the upcoming ODI series against India which will be played in January. Langer also spoke about how it’s best for the likes of Cummins and others to skip IPL ahead of a busy 2019.
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newscricket5 months ago

India vs Australia | Shane Warne lashes out at Australian bowling department

Shane Warne has hit out at the Australian bowling department saying that they are not doing enough to terrorise the top six batsmen based on stats from the series’ played this year. The Australian legend added that underachieving Australian bowlers put an added pressure on the batsmen.
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