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Australian players are like eight-year-old girls around Justin Bieber when Ricky Ponting is around, says Aaron Finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch has revealed that their players are like eight-year-old girls around rockstar Justin Bieber when Ricky Ponting is present. One of the most successful ODI captains, Ponting was appointed as Australia's assistant coach in February for the upcoming World Cup in England.
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newscricket2 days ago

Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, says Simon Katich

Simon Katich has stated that Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, especially once he is set. The wicket-keeper batsman is the captain of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders whereas Katich is the assistant coach of the same side and has observed Karthik closely.
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newscricket11 days ago

I think it's a big advantage, just to know what it takes to win a World Cup, says Aaron Finch

Australian captain Aaron Finch has asserted that it’s a big advantage to know what it is like winning the World Cup. The presence of few cricketers in the current squad, who have lifted the trophy earlier, is big boosts to Australia, who have won the coveted trophy four times in their ODI history.
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newscricket12 days ago

Improvement in conduct will have lasting impact on Australian cricket, says CA chairman

Cricket Australia chairman, Earl Eddings, heaped praise on the current national team who have recovered successfully from last year’s ball-tampering row in South Africa. Aaron Finch & Co. will look to prove their critics wrong and defend the World Cup title over the coming weeks in England.
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newscricket13 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | David Warner should open with Aaron Finch, says Mark Waugh

Mark Waugh has stated that David Warner should be the first choice opener alongside Aaron Finch and shouldn’t be demoted down the order. In the practice match against New Zealand XI, Australia tried the tainted opener at No.3 with Finch and Usman Khawaja batting as the two openers.
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newscricket14 days ago

Australia to face Pakistan and New Zealand in consecutive Test series this season

The Australian cricket team will go up against Pakistan and New Zealand in back-to-back Test series in what will turn out to be a busy season for the Aussies following this year’s World Cup. They will come to the Asian subcontinent in October 27 first against Sri Lanka before playing Pakistan.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | I will stay for two games but Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer will leave, reveals Steve Smith

Steve Smith has stated that his Rajasthan Royals teammates Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes are set to depart after Thursday’s encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders. Smith will also depart for national duty with the World Cup around the corner but will be available for RR's next two games.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | David Warner makes opposing bowlers and captains nervous, says Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has heaped praise on David Warner, claiming that the left-handed opener instills fear amongst opposition bowlers and captains. Chappell further added that he expects Steven Smith to bat at number three spot in the Australian batting line-up for the World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | David Warner could bat at No. 3 for Australia, says Aaron Finch

Locking himself as the first choice opener, Aaron Finch said that they are yet to decide on who will bat at No.3 position and will take a call in the next few days. While applauding Steve Smith’s selection in the team, Finch has also added that his spot in the final playing XI will be taken later.
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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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