newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli replaces Steven Smith as No.1 Test batsmen in ICC rankings

A brilliant 149 and 51 in the two innings at Edgbaston ensured that Virat Kohli displaces the banned Steven Smith as the number one Test batsman in the latest ICC batsman's rankings. Amongst the bowlers, James Anderson held onto the top spot as he is trailed by Kagiso Rabada by two points.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dale Steyn makes comeback into South Africa Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

Dale Steyn makes his long-awaited return to the South African Test squad as the Proteas prepare to travel to Sri Lanka to play Two Test matches, five ODIs, and one T20I in July. The Proteas squad will be led by skipper Faf du Plessis and this will be the first match after AB de Villiers' retirement.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2018 | Delhi Daredevils rope in Liam Plunkett to replace injured Kagiso Rabada

Delhi Daredevils have brought in English pacer Liam Plunkett as a replacement for star SA speedster Kagiso Rabada, who pulled out of the tournament due to a back injury. Plunkett, who went unsold at the mega auction earlier this year, will make his first appearance in the Indian Premier League.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2018 | Kagiso Rabada ruled out of tournament due to back injury

South African pacer Kagiso Rabada won’t be a part of the upcoming IPL as he decided to rest himself after suffering a lower-back stress reaction. Earlier, in the mega-auction in Bengaluru, Delhi Daredevils had decided to retain him by using the Right To Match Card for INR 4.2 crores.
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newscricket6 months ago

Kagiso Rabada reveals that becoming the best bowler was one of his ambitions

South Africa’s spearhead Kagiso Rabada has revealed that he wanted to become the best bowler in the world when he started playing the game. The 22-year-old fast bowler has also acknowledged the fact that he needs to manage his workload in order to stay injury-free and play for 10-15 years.
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newscricket6 months ago

Reports : Injury concerns for bowlers force South Africa to bat beyond measure

Reportedly, injury concerns for Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada and, Morne Morkel saw South Africa continue to bat on the fourth day of the last Test with the lead well over 600. The hosts had to thank Faf du Plessis and Dean Elgar for holding the mast steady and taking the outcome beyond doubt.
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newscricket6 months ago

ICC to find ways to bring consistency in decision making of the disciplinary code

Dave Richardson, the CEO of the International Cricket Council, has asked for a meeting of the Cricket Committee where they can discuss on how to achieve consistency in the decision-making process. Richardson has also stated that the committee will discuss the ways to safeguard spirit of cricket.
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newscricket6 months 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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newscricket6 months ago

Watch| Fan takes Rabada’s place as he quietly sledges David Warner on his way to the pavilion

While Kagiso Rabada stuck to his coach words, who had claimed that the pacer had learnt from his mistake and would behave on the field, it was a South African fan who took his place instead. After Warner's dismissal, a fan ''sledged' the batsman while he was going back to the dressing room.
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newscricket6 months ago

Steve Smith: I think Rabada bumped me a little bit harder than it actually looked

Australian skipper Steven Smith alleged that under-fire South African pacer Kagiso Rabada clashed with him more aggressively than the camera shows on the pitch after his dismissal during the second Test match. Rabada will feature for the South African team in the third Test match of the series.
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