newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I want to win World Cup before I quit, says Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn has stated that he wants to win the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, starting May 30. The South African team has had the finest players and have been hailed as favourites numerous times over the last 20 years but have miserably failed in the knockout stages every time.
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newscricketa month ago

David Warner might need to be treated differently than Steve Smith, claims Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has reckoned that opener David Warner will need to be treated differently as compared to Steven Smith as the duo make their return to the Australian national team. Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith echoed the same sentiment as he said that teammates don’t need to be friends.
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newscricketa month ago

David Warner needs Australian cricket more than it needs him, claims Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith stated that David Warner needs Australian cricket more than it needs him ahead of the upcoming 2019 ICC ODI World Cup in England. Smith has also added that Justin Langer and unnamed Australia captain will have to manage Warner if he will be included in the World Cup squad.
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newscricketa month ago

Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Smith involved in humorous Twitter exchange

Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Smith were embroiled in a hilarious Twitter exchange after a fan tweeted about Smith's 2009 innings against Australia. Smith responded to the Tweet with a generous thanks, and then Pietersen joked about Smith's batting style calling it ‘the weirdest technique ever.’
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newscricket7 months ago

Kookaburra balls are letting people down, asserts Graeme smith

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has stated that the Kookaburra balls are bad for Test cricket as they soften quickly and don’t swing for a long period of time which leads to uninteresting Test matches. Smith was in Kolkata to deliver the Jagmohan Dalmia Memorial lecture at the Eden Gardens.
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newscricketa year ago

Dale Steyn picks Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in his dream Test XI

Dale Steyn has put together his all-time Dream Test XI and has included two Indian batsmen - Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar as part of the list. The set of players also include the likes of former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith and legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne as well.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 cricket shouldn't be played at international level, feels Graeme Smith

Naming T20 cricket largely a domestic base game, Graeme Smith has said that the game shouldn't be played at international level. The former South African captain also added that ICC should come up with some marketing strategy to popularize Test Cricket, the way they are doing for T20 cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

Graeme Smith insists that losing AB de Villiers is like taking Virat Kohli out of Indian team

Graeme Smith has stated that losing the ‘irreplaceable’ AB de Villiers has been a big loss to Cricket South Africa and insisted that it was like taking Virat Kohli out of the Indian squad. Smith pointed out that South Africa must prepare for the challenging transition that lies ahead for the team.
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newscricketa year ago

Former South Africa and Australian players engage in Twitter war over David Warner incident

After Australia coach Darren Lehmann expressed his disappointment over the David Warner incident, which saw a fan sledging him on his way back, Mark Boucher took a jibe at him. The former wicket-keeper has suggested Lehmann look at his own country now, which Boucher believes, have mastered that art.
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newscricketa year ago

I think the less interest you take in David Warner the better, says Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith took to Twitter to express himself after David Warner’s celebrations following the fourth day of the first Test at Kingsmead, Durban, stating that its best to show less interest in him. He also said that being an experienced cricketer Nathan Lyon should feel embarrassed for his actions.
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