newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Tom Latham in doubt for New Zealand's World Cup opener against Sri Lanka

New Zealand’s first-choice wicket-keeper Tom Latham will be monitored ahead of the upcoming 2019 ICC ODI World Cup after having sustained a finger fracture in the warm-up game against Australia last week. In his absence, uncapped ODI player Tom Blundell could make his debut in Cardiff.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World 2019 | New Zealand become first team to announce their 15-man squad

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has announced the country’s 15 man squad for the World Cup to be held in England and Wales scheduled from June 30. There were no surprises barring the backup wicket-keeper slot, which was given to Tom Blundell, and Kane Williamson will continue with his captaincy duties.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Boundary compressed by 50 meters for Tom Latham to give him a “RUN” for the ball

While it has been seen numerous times that a keeper runs back to save the ball from hitting the boundary ropes, it is extremely rare to see the keeper trying to save it from hitting for the helmet. Tom Latham gave his all not to allow the ball from hitting the helmet but failed eventually.
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newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Yuzvendra Chahal’s confident "out" signal saves review for New Zealand

Have you ever seen an opposition player showing confidence to ensure that your team doesn’t lose out on something? Well, this actually happened in the final ODI of the India-New Zealand series when Yuzvendra Chahal’s confidence after getting Tom Latham out LBW saved a review for the Kiwis.
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featurecricket4 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Takeaways: Mohhamed Shami’s reinvention and India altering history against Tom Latham

India beat New Zealand comprehensively by seven wickets to seal the series 3-0 in advance and found out a lot of holes in the hosts’ heart, with the World Cup being months away. During the dominant win, India also found out solutions to some of their quandaries and will really be happy about it.
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newscricket4 months ago

10 Things you missed | From the jumping umpire to Kedar Jadhav's advice to New Zealand

What a brilliant performance by Team India!! You have no idea about the 10 unexpected and unusual incidents as you were busy watching all the obvious and conventional incidents. But don't worry, we have captured the 10 most enthralling incidents that you have totally missed.
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newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli left in splits as Rayudu gets hit despite seeing the deep throw all the way through

While getting blows on the body is not a new thing in cricket, it is very rare to see teammates breaking into laughter after his partner gets a blow on his body. However, such were Ambati Rayudu’s antics that Virat Kohli couldn’t control his laughter after seeing the former fall to his knees.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC Test team 2018 | Virat Kohli named captain ; Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah included

Virat Kohli was once again named as captain of the ICC Test team for the 2018 season as Indian debutants, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah, were also included in the squad. Meanwhile, Australia’s Nathan Lyon and Kiwi duo of Tom Latham and Henry Nicholls also find a spot in the 2018 Test team.
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newscricket4 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Tom Latham recalled for first three ODI matches against India

Tom Latham has been recalled to the 14-man ODI squad that will face-off against India after being rested for the recent series win against Sri Lanka. All-rounder Colin de Grandhomme, along with pacer Tim Southee, will also feature for the home team in the upcoming series that starts next week.
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newscricket5 months ago

Virat Kohli only Indian to be included in Cricinfo’s Test team of 2018

Virat Kohli is the only Indian player to be drafted into ESPNCricinfo’s Test team for the 2018 season which also includes the likes of Jason Holder, Jos Buttler and Mohammad Abbas. Kane Williamson is elected as the captain of the team with Nathan Lyon also part of the chosen eleven players.
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