newscricketa day ago

CA-ACA pay dispute | Australian players mull Bangladesh tour boycott

Australia’s senior players have threatened to boycott next month’s tour of Bangladesh unless their ongoing pay dispute with Cricket Australia is settled before the tour, reports have emerged. The players, though, have until then decided to participate in the training camp at Darwin from August 10.
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newscricket7 days ago

MS Dhoni will have to change his bat to adhere to MCC guidelines

Big-hitters like MS Dhoni and David Warner will have to change their respective bats from October 1st to comply with the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) guidelines, according to which the thickness of the edges of their bats will now be limited to 40mm. Some batsmen have already made the change.
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newscricket21 days ago

Michael Clarke picks Ben Stokes as his No.1 draft pick for World XI

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has chosen Englishman Ben Stokes as his first pick for his World XI team to play a Test match at the Gabba. On the other hand, Ian Chappell and Ian Healy decided to go with their compatriots - Mitchell Starc and David Warner - as their respective picks.
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newscricket25 days ago

Australian cricketers take a dig at CA via hilarious posts on social media

David Warner, Usman Khwaja and Mitchell Starc posted hilarious pictures on Instagram that depicted the professions they are thinking to opt for, post their contract termination with Cricket Australia. CA and the players have been at loggerheads due to a change in the pay structure of the cricketers.
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newscricketa month ago

Cricket Australia warns players of six-month bans for playing unapproved cricket

Cricket Australia (CA) has warned the Australian players of a ban from this summer's Ashes series should they take part in any kind of "disapproved cricket”. The move comes as an extension of the ongoing pay dispute between the Australian Board and the Australian Cricketers Association.
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newscricket2 months ago

David Warner: Altercation with Joe Root a learning curve for myself

Australian vice-captain David Warner has stated that his altercation with Joe Root during the 2013 Champions Trophy tournament helped him mature as a person and a cricketer. The 30-year old had reportedly punched Root in a Birmingham bar after Australia lost to England in the 2013 edition.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Unfortunate Aussies miss out on two easy points

Heavy rains saved the day for Bangladesh who seemed to struggling to get past their Australian counterparts after being restricted to just 182 courtesy some exceptional bowling by Mitchell Starc. Australia seemed to be steering towards an easy win before the rains stripped them of an easy point.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017| Michael Vaughan picks Virat Kohli in his dream XI for the tournament

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan announced his dream team for the upcoming Champions Trophy and picked Indian skipper Virat Kohli for the No. 4 position. However, Kohli predecessor MS Dhoni missed out on a spot in Vaughn's side as the Englishman picked his compatriot Jos Buttler instead.
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newscricket2 months ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Dhoni always tries to be ahead of the game

MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar faced each other twice in the IPL and both times, MS Dhoni smashed him for 19 runs in an over. Though he does not finish his games as well as he used to, Dhoni still remains one of the few batsmen who has been able to dominate the Indian pace bowler.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2017 | Ponting opts for Uthappa over Dhoni in his Team of the year

Ricky Ponting has picked Kolkata wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa over MS Dhoni in his team of the year, citing the former’s ability to score from the get-go as the reason for his choice. The former Aussie captain, unsurprisingly, opted to go for two Indian pacers in his best XI for this season’s IPL.
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