newscricket15 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Need time for the aggressive brand of cricket to bed in, says Ottis Gibson

Ottis Gibson said that the immediate need for South African cricket is to give the staff and the players ample time for their positive and aggressive brand of cricket to come through. Gibson, who took over as head coach in August 2017, could not inspire his side to the World Cup semifinals.
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newscricket15 days 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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featurecricket15 days 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
newscricket17 days ago

Legends and pundits react to injury plagued Australia's narrow loss to South Africa

Twitterati exploded and poured blessings on Alex Carey for his exceptional fightback innings against South Africa at Manchester. Carey was absolutely brilliant against spin that kept Australia's hopes up until the very end of the match that went on to the last over before the Kangaroos fell short.
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newscricket17 days ago

Twitter reacts as Australia lose to South Africa in a last over thriller

When it comes to World Cup encounters between South Africa and Australia, they are never short of action. Australia lost by just 10 runs to fall second on the table and will face England in semi-finals. Indian fans, on Twitter, reacted on the same and lauded South Africa for defeating Australia.
Soumil Khare
newscricket17 days ago

VIDEO | Quinton de Kock replicates MS Dhoni's 'no-look' flick to send Marcus Stoinis packing

MS Dhoni has set the benchmark for wicket-keepers around the world with his lightning-fast stumpings, fancy flicks and run-outs. Today, Quinton de Kock replicated Dhoni's famous 'no-look' run-out to dismiss the dangerous Marcus Stoinis, in what almost seemed like a tribute to the Indian keeper.
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newscricket17 days ago

VIDEO | Kagiso Rabada misses 'easisest run-out of all time' by throwing ball to the incorrect end

David Warner and Aaron Finch have been the most prolific opening partnership in this World Cup, and teams have found it impossible to get rid off the duo. Today, South Africa had a golden chance to get rid of Warner in the first over of the match, but to their dismay, messed up an easy chance.
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newscricket25 days 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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newscricket25 days 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
newscricket25 days ago

Twitter reacts to Sri Lanka's shambolic batting performance against South Africa at Chester-Le-Street

All eyes were on Sri Lanka as they came up against a South African side with no confidence, in pursuit of a semi-final spot. However, things didn't go well for them as they lost their skipper in the very first ball, and as expected, Twitter didn't spare the Lankans for their dismal performance.
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