newscricket13 days ago

Team is in transition after loss of players like Dale Steyn and Hashim Amla, says South Africa's Team Analyst

After a disappointing World Cup followed by the and the retirements of Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn (from Tests) earlier this week, South African cricket is in metamorphosis. South African team analyst Prasanna Agoram has opined that these events have put ahead a lot of challenges for the team.
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newscricket15 days ago

Twitter reacts to Hashim Amla's retirement from International Cricket

One of South Africa's best batsmen, Hashim Amla, has announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket. This news brought about shock to the cricketing fraternity, despite his recent struggles with the bat. Legends of the game took to Twitter to wish the great man for his future.
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newscricket16 days ago

Hashim Amla calls it a day from international cricket

After going through a torrid run of form since the start of 2018, South Africa opener Hashim Amla has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect. After making his debut back in 2004, Amla has scored over 18,000 runs which is laced with as many as 55 centuries.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC approve like-for-like substitutes for concussion

Following the board and council meeting on Thursday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) have approved like-for-like substitutes for concussion. The rule, which will allow teams to use like-for-like substitutes for concussion, will become a part of ICC playing conditions from August 1, 2019.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | They really did not have a plan B, says Jonty Rhodes about South Africa’s World Cup campaign

Jonty Rhodes believes that the South African team went to the World Cup with just one plan - to bowl fast. Although they ended the tournament with two wins, lack of ideas, an unsettled playing XI and under-performing players were the key factors in a disappointing campaign for South Africa.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | The underwhelming XI of group stage

Prior to the start of every major tournament, there are eyes fixed on certain players, thanks to the reputation they’ve built up, with expectations high to deliver. But sadly, more often than not, players tend to disappoint, leaving the fans to scratch their heads and think “What could have been?”
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Legends and pundit's react to South Africa's clinical victory over Sri Lanka

Legends and Pundits debate on Twitter as Sri Lanka get knocked down by South Africa yesterday at Chester-Le-Street as they failed to put enough runs on the board after batting first that was very easily chased down by South African batsmen earning the Proteas their first victory in the World Cup.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Hashim Amla gets a reprieve after a pleading Faf du Plessis stops him from walking off

The DRS has turned out to be a boon for many in contemporary cricket; invented with the primary objective of ruling out blunders, it has often been more than handy to overrule marginal calls. When Hashim Amla had no hopes after being adjudged leg before, Du Plessis' smart review gave him a reprieve.
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newscricket2 months ago

7 things you missed | From Kagiso Rabada's ball missing everything to the bromance between Imran Tahir and Faf du Plessis

Good Morning! That is what you tell someone who just woke up after being put to bed by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis. While you were sleeping you missed a lot of things that happened during the match. Don't worry, we have it collect all those moments. Enjoy the 7 things you missed.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter goes mental as Hashim Amla walks twice and then comes back later as he was not out

It was a funny day for the out of form Hashim Amla. Initially, when he thought he was out lbw, Faf du Plessis reviewed the decision and it showed that there was no bat after which Amla started walking. Later it was revealed that the ball pitched outside leg and he was asked to come back.
Srijith Gopal