featurecricketan hour ago

Ashes 2019 | England's Predicted XI for the third Test at Headingley

If the Lord's encounter is a sign of things to come, then you can bet that we're all in for a rollercoaster ride for the next three matches. England's selection calls in the second Test, namely Archer and Leach, paid huge dividends for them, but this time around, they're expected to go unchanged.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | Steve Smith moves up to second spot to close in on Virat Kohli

Steve Smith has managed to make his way past New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and is now the second-ranked batsmen in Tests, just nine points behind leader Virat Kohli. Many other Englishmen and Australians made big strides forward in the rankings owing to their performances in the ongoing Ashes.
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newscricket3 days ago

VIDEO | Players and Umpires burst out in laughter as DRS malfunction keeps everyone on the edge

Usually, technology brings about controversy or sparks debate, depending on the situation of the match and the importance of the decision. However, in a first of its kind, a DRS malfunction midway through a referral took centrestage today as it ensured everyone on the field burst out in laughter.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts as Steve Smtih returns to bat again despite sickening hit on neck by Jofra Archer

What a day of Test cricket it was! Jofra Archer and Steve smith created some unforgettable moments during the 4th day of Ashes as the latter returned to crease despite being hit on his neck and scored a wonderful 92. Twitter went berserk to shower praise on the incredible grit and determination.
Soumil Khare
newscricket4 days ago

VIDEO | England take "worst review of all time" as ball misses Pat Cummins' bat by two feet

There are good reviews, there and bad reviews, and then there's the review that England took against Pat Cummins. After the umpire ruled a caught-behind decision not-out, England optimistically went for a review, but to their dismay, replays showed the ball missing the bat by at least two feet.
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newscricket6 days ago

7 Things You Missed | From Tim Paine mocking Joe Root to Eoin Morgan watching from the stands

Hey folks! Thankfully, we are back again with 6 things that you might have missed from the Ashes today! Don't be worried about it, because we have covered the entire game end to end to gather these precious moments for you. Here are 7 interesting things you might have missed from today's action.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Lord's Day 2 Talking Points - England's middle-order woes and David Warner's worrisome form

Winning the toss and electing to field, the Aussies made the perfect start as Josh Hazlewood struck twice to put England in deep trouble. However, fighting knocks from Rory Burns and Bairstow and a probing new-ball spell from Stuart Broad ensured that the teams were inseparable at the end of Day 2.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 days ago

Twitter reacts as Chris Woakes once again outshines England's top order batsmen

On Day 2 of the second Ashes Test, England once again lost their top order early, as they ended up getting bowled out for 258. Rory Burns was looking good but failed to convert, but it was Chris Woakes who once again taught the "batsmen" a lesson, and the Twitterati reacted on the same.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Ashes 2019 | England's Predicted XI for the second Test at Lord's

After a humiliating 251-run loss in the first Test at Edgbaston, the Three Lions will now turn their focus to Lord's, where they will be aiming to level things up against their arch-rivals. The English camp will be looking at tearaway quick Jofra Archer to provide them some much-needed inspiration.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket8 days ago

Ashes 2019 | England need to stay calm, says Nasser Hussain ahead of second Test

Former England captain Nasser Hussain has called for composed clear thinking ahead of the second Ashes Test at Lord’s on Wednesday. Hussain is of the opinion that the management and the selectors need to graft their white-ball pattern of complete trust onto the longest format as well.
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