newscricket2 days ago

Will have honest conversations with Steve Smith regarding captaincy, reveals Justin Langer

Australian coach Justin Langer has hinted at the possibility of Steve Smith taking back the captaincy reins with the latter's captaincy ban set to end in March next year. After the Newlands ball-tampering scandal in 2018, Smith was handed a two-year ban from leadership roles by Cricket Australia.
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newscricket3 days ago

I look back at Ashes and just forget about it, says David Warner

Australian opener David Warner, who had a forgettable Ashes series post the World Cup, has revealed that he has moved on from the series and consciously tries to forget about it. The opener bounced back in style in his first game post the series, striking 125 against a strong Queensland attack.
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newscricket5 days ago

World class players like David Warner don’t become rubbish overnight, says Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn is all praises for David Warner despite his failure in the recently-concluded Ashes against England. Steyn has also words of praise for Steve Smith’s unorthodox yet successful technique that saw him being the highest run-scorer in the Ashes, with 774 runs from four matches.
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newscricket5 days ago

We thought Tim was the right type of person for captaincy, says chief selector Trevor Hohns

It’s been almost a year and a half since the infamous “Sandpaper Gate” back in South Africa and Australia’s chief selector Trevor Hohns has finally opened up on how Tim Paine was selected to lead the national team. Hohns stated that Paine was the right person to lead the side in the time of turmoil.
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newscricket7 days ago

Difficult to squeeze in D'Arcy Short in the T20 team, says Trevor Hohns

D’Arcy Short, who has top-scored in two consecutive seasons of the KFC Big Bash League has been axed from Australia’s top order for the upcoming series’ against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Short has been piling up tons of runs in the Big Bash League and the Natwest T20 Blast since last year.
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newscricket7 days ago

Steve Smith and David Warner return to Australia's T20 squad, Marcus Stoinis dropped

Steve Smith is all set to play his first T20I in over three years after being named in Australia's 14-man squad for their upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka. David Warner, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Ashton Turner also fond a spot, while all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has been axed.
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newscricket9 days ago

I'm going to have to make a lot of runs to get back into the team, admits Marcus Harris

Having failed to breach the 20-run mark in his last six innings, Marcus Harris seems to have come back to square one after an impressive display against India. The recently concluded Ashes was a nightmare for openers and now it's time for Harris to worry about his spot for the upcoming season.
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newscricket9 days ago

Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood given extended rest post grueling Ashes

With the Australian domestic first-class action all set to start on the 10th of October, Cricket Australia has decided to rest their big guns ahead of their long home season. While Paine is fit to take on the field, ace pacers Cummins and Hazlewood get extended rest after their Ashes heroics.
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newscricket14 days ago

David Warner likely to feature in Brisbane Test against Pakistan, says Tim Paine

Australian skipper Tim Paine has backed misfiring opener David Warner and has hinted at the potential inclusion of the southpaw in the starting XI of the first Test against Pakistan. Warner had a dismal run in Ashes 2019 scoring just 95 runs from 10 innings, falling for single-digit scores 8 times.
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newscricket21 days ago

I've got one really good crack at Test Cricket left in me, says Aaron Finch

32-year-old Aaron Finch wants to give it another try at red-ball cricket for his country after he concluded a disappointing summer last year with the test team. He plans on making his presence felt through the four Sheffield Shield games before Pakistan tours Australia in November this year.
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