featurecricket11 hours ago

Ashes 2019 | England Player Ratings - Joe Root’s 5/10 exemplifies England’s struggles

At The Oval, England tipped off what was a rather bittersweet summer, winning the World Cup while relinquishing the urn at the same time. While there were a couple of silver linings, England more often than not found themselves clutching at straws with dubious selection calls adding to their woes.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 days ago

Learning to thrive in shadows - Stuart Broad’s story

Stuart Broad has been a shadow of James Anderson before, and once in years when he had the chance to overcome that, he was now overshadowed by Archer. But Stu refuses to be affected by that, he’s proud of his game. Perhaps, the Australian fans were right. Stuart simply refuses to walk(away).
Sritama Panda
newscricket4 days ago

Ashes 2019 | The drawn result shows two evenly matched teams, opines Ben Stokes

England cricketer Ben Stokes has attested that the drawn Ashes 2019 series was indeed as a fair result as the two teams were equally good in terms of talent and competition. The hosts went on to win the fifth test, hence barring Australia from winning the Ashes after they retained the urn.
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newscricket4 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Proud that I’ve been able to perform, but I want to get better, says Steve Smith

Although he is really proud of the way he has performed on his comeback Test series, Steve Smith wants to train harder and get better in his game in the upcoming matches against Pakistan and New Zealand. Smith won the Compton-Miller medal for his tally of 774 runs in seven innings in the series.
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newscricket4 days ago

10 Things You Missed | From Jofra Archer acting like dead to guy watching Ashes from window

Hey folks! Hope you enjoyed the last day of Ashes. What an incredible series it was! But you might have missed these fascinating facts from today's game at The Oval! Don't worry because we have everything covered from the match. So, just sit back and relax with these 10 things you missed.
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newscricket5 days ago

Ashes 2019 | It’s about time umpires intervened and put an end to constant sledging, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has expressed his frustration at the constant sledging tactics used by the Aussies throughout the course of the five-match Ashes series. Chappell has singled out Matthew Wade, whose vocal antics have gone up to the level of sledging the on-field umpires.
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newscricket5 days ago

Twitter reacts as Stuart Broad gets the better of David Warner for the seventh time in the series

David Warner today was dismissed by Stuart Broad for an astonishing 7th time in the series and all the left-hander could do was walk back to the pavillion with a weird smile. The dismissal also marked the end of a disastrous series for Warner and the Twitterati went berserk and reacted on the same.
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featurecricket5 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Oval Day 3 Talking Points: Nathan Lyon’s forgettable Ashes and Joe Denly’s fight for self-worth

England have the complete strangle over The Oval Test now, with an effective lead of 382 runs in the second innings, leaving Australia a mountain to climb. The day, however, would remember two Englishmen for contrasting reasons - Joe Denly for good, and Jonny Bairstow for worse.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket5 days ago

7 Things You Missed | From Tim Paine's banter with Kumar Dharmasena to Joe Denly getting hit on the box

Whats's up everyone? Hope you had a good and relaxing Saturday! Meanwhile, you might have missed the most obvious of things from Day 3 of the Ashes Test today! So, just sit back and relax, as we sat through the entire match and compiled each and every interesting thing. Here we go!
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newscricket5 days ago

Twitter reacts as Rory Burns and Joe Denly put together the first 50-plus opening stand of the series

After 19 innings, Rory Burns and Joe Burns finally brought up the first fifty-run opening stand of the series on Saturday, which in turn helped England to stretch their lead. While Burns fell short of his fifty, Denly agonizingly fell short of his 100 on Day 3. The Twitterati reacted on the same.
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