newscricket2 months ago

Virender Sehwag hands out the hilarious "Viru Gharelu Awards" on Twitter

After retiring from cricket Virender Sehwag has taken up the role of a commentator and Twitter celebrity. His talents as the latter were on full display after India beat Australia in Dharamsala when he started the "Viru Gharelu Awards" comparing cricketers to everyday objects.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kuldeep Yadav says plan for Handscomb worked like a charm

After finishing with figures of 4/68, Kuldeep Yadav explained how he set-up Peter Handscomb to claim his wicket on Day 1 of the final Test against Australia in Dharamsala. The 22-year-old was only selected in the team because Virat Kohli had been ruled out due to a shoulder injury.
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newscricket2 months ago

India clearly missed a fifth bowler, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has insisted that India would have been in a better position to win the Ranchi Test had they opted for a fifth bowler in the eleven. Gavaskar also praised the Australians, particularly Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh, for the way they managed to save the game in a difficult situation.
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reportcricket2 months ago

India vs Australia | Handscomb, Marsh lead Australia to unlikely draw

The Indian bowlers let the game slip from their hands as Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb outplayed them on Day 5 of the Ranchi Test to keep Australia in the fray to retain the Border-Gavaskar series. With the match ending with a draw, Australia still hold the advantage as the holders of the trophy.
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newscricket3 months ago

Peter Handscomb takes responsibility for Smith’s DRS gaffe

Peter Handscomb has come to the rescue of Steve Smith, who has been under a lot a scrutiny for looking at the dressing room for help on whether to review his dismissal during the second Test. The Australian batsman has insisted that it was he who had suggested to Smith to look at the box.
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newscricket3 months ago

WATCH | R Ashwin's bizarre dismissal puts India on the backfoot on day 2

Lady luck seemed to have deserted R Ashwin as the spinner was dismissed on Day 2 of the Pune Test when a defensive shot came off his bat, bounced off his foot and was taken by Handscombe at short leg. The decision had to be referred to the third umpire and Ashwin was correctly asked to head back.
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newscricket3 months ago

WATCH | Jadeja’s mystery ball bamboozles Handscomb, Saha, and umpire

Ravindra Jadeja misfired a delivery in the 58th over which bounced twice before beating the batsman Peter Handscomb and reaching Wriddhiman Saha’s gloves. Somehow, it fooled umpire Nigel Llong as well, who decided not to call it a no-ball or a wide ball amid laughs all around the pitch.
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newscricket5 months ago

WATCH: Peter Handscomb finds an unusual way to get out against Pakistan

Aussie batsman Peter Handscomb clipped the bail off his leg stump with his bat while trying to play Wahab Riaz to the off-side on the 2nd day of the 3rd Test at the SCG. Handscomb’s wonderful innings of 110 runs came to an end with that incident, which was only confirmed after a series of replays.
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