newscricket4 hours ago

Found it tough to make transition from longer to shorter version, says David Warner

David Warner has revealed that he was mentally drained after the Ashes series due to the gruelling cricketing schedule and found it difficult to make a transition from the longer format of the game to the shorter one. The southpaw also stated that he found it hard to fight off his inner demon.
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newscricket2 days ago

Smith will step down from T20I captaincy if he feels workload, says David Warner

David Warner has stated that it would depend on Steven Smith to step down from T20I captaincy for him to take over, after his brilliant captaincy in the ongoing tri-series has led many to suggest it. Many former players and coach have been in favour of having different captains in different formats.
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newscricket3 days ago

David Warner does a Virat Kohli and cites gruelling schedule can be harmful for players

David Warner has reiterated Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s plea to review the cricketing schedule of the national team after he went through a ‘mental breakdown’ post the Ashes series win. Warner has asked Cricket Australia to prepare strategies to manage player workload in the upcoming year.
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newscricket10 days ago

Steven Smith wins Allan Border medal as Ellyse Perry wins Belinda Clark Award

Steven Smith was crowned with the Allan Border medal for the second time in four years as he beat David Warner by 84 votes. After winning the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the year award, Australia’s all-rounder Ellyse Perry was crowned awarded the Belinda Clark Award for the second time in 3 years.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli selected as skipper in ICC ODI Team of the Year

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah have found places in the ICC ODI team of the year with the Indian skipper leading the team. Ben Stokes, who missed international action in the second half of the year, and Rashid Khan have also been successful in finding places in the XI.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | RCB retain Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers as KKR go with Narine and Russell

As per reports, RCB have quite shockingly decided against retaining Chris Gayle and Yuzvendra Chahal as they have decided to stick with Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Sarfaraz Khan. KKR, on the other hand, have also taken a bold step of choosing Sunil Narine and Andre Russell over Gautam Gambhir.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2018 | Shikhar Dhawan or Rashid Khan? Whom will Sunrisers Hyderabad retain?

Unlike most IPL franchises, Sunrisers Hyderabad seem to have their work cut out for them ahead of the mega-auction this later month. However, even amidst the obvious choices, the 2016 champions might look to tinker with the squad looking for actual value for money amidst the massive reshuffling.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2018 | Sunrisers Hyderabad to retain Warner, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar

As per a report, it is learned that Sunrisers Hyderabad is going to retain David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar ahead of the mega-auction on January 27 and 28. Yuvraj Singh is struggling with the form and was not part of Team India and will be available for the auction.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH : David Warner saved by no-ball on 99 before scoring his 21st century

For David Warner, MCG has not been a happy hunting ground, and today, in the Boxing day Test, he was all set to add another agony to his Boxing Daay travails. However, lady luck smiled at the NSW man as he was saved by a Tom Curran no-ball after playing a pull shot to the hands of the mid-on at 99.
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newscricket3 months ago

WATCH | Moeen Ali misfield helps England claim Cameron Bancroft’s wicket

In cricket, bad fielding is considered to be the worst possible thing that a player can do on the field. But Moeen Ali proved otherwise as his fumble, while collecting the ball, instead of costing his side runs ended up costing Australia Cameron Bancroft’s wicket in the second Test in Adelaide.
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