newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Ben Stokes gets “luckiest” wicket on “worst ball of his career”

There are two kinds of people – one who believes in fate and the other who believes in luck. Fortunately, for the audience present in Kensington Oval, both the kinds were present as they witnessed a first-hand experience of both when Ben Stokes dismissed John Campbell in a terrible ball.
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newscricket6 months ago

VIDEO | Colombo stray dog storms pitch in match against England to bring back memories of 2008 IPL

Every once in a while, a dog enters the cricket stadium, and though it creates chaos for a while, it is always fun to see on television. While it mostly happens in India, a stray dog in Colombo entered the field of play to delay Jonny Bairstow’s century and also gave some time for people to enjoy.
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newscricket6 months ago

VIDEO | Keaton Jennings outdoes MS Dhoni with stupendous reflexes to dismiss Karunaratne

With the changing dynamics of the modern day cricket, the one mental aspect that cricketers had to develop was anticipation. And England’s Keaton Jennings proved that he has a God mode when it comes to anticipatory power as he showed unreal reflexes to send Dimuth Karunaratne back to pavilion.
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newscricket6 months ago

VIDEO | Niroshan Dickwella’s animated persuasion costs Sri Lanka two reviews

Technology has seeped deep into modern cricket to keep the game free of errors as much as possible, so much so that even the umpires become irrelevant at times. Niroshan Dickwella still decided to use all his persuasive powers on the official that led his side to lose two consecutive reviews.
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newscricket8 months ago

Keaton Jennings: At the end of the day, I’m a happy and positive person

England opener Keaton Jennings was all optimistic about his current dip in form in the ongoing series win against India as he claimed that his happy and optimistic demeanor has helped him keep going. Jennings has scored 130 runs averaging 32.5 from the four matches he played in this series.
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featurecricket9 months ago

India vs England | Winners and losers ft. Cheteshwar Pujara, Ian Bell and Keaton Jennings

Yet again India failed to make any sort of statement of “intent” in the fourth innings and despite a brief promise by Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in the middle, England cantered to a series victory. However, the match will have a lot of significance for Cheteshwar Pujara and Ian Bell.
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newscricket9 months ago

India vs England | Won’t doubt Alastair Cook’s form as he is striking the ball well, says Trevor Bayliss

England cricket team’s head coach Trevor Bayliss has backed opening batsman Alastair Cook despite his below-par performances at the international level in the past one year. Bayliss has stated that he won’t doubt Cook’s form as the 33-year-old has been hitting the ball quite nicely in the middle.
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newscricket9 months ago

India vs England | We’ll come back harder despite disappointing second day, asserts Jos Buttler

English cricketer Jos Buttler has stated that the hosts will fight back and come back harder despite having a dismal second day of play against India in the third Test match at Trent Bridge. He added that it is important to recognize the reason behind such a poor batting display and improve on it.
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newscricket10 months ago

Worcestershire stint helped in getting used to English conditions, believes R Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has stated that his County stint last year with Worcestershire has helped him understand and get used to the English conditions much better. Ashwin, who claimed five wickets in the first innings, asserted that playing for Worcestershire taught him how to bowl with a Duke ball.
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newscricket10 months ago

Everybody is entitled to celebrate how they want to, says Keaton Jennings on Virat Kohli's mock celebration

England opener Keaton Jennings played down any suggestions of a rift with the Indian team after Virat Kohli mocked Joe Root’s ‘Mic drop’ celebration on day one of the Edgbaston Test. Jennings further praised Root’s knock in difficult circumstances as he lauded Ravichandran Ashwin’s brilliant spell.
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