newscricket4 days ago

MasterChef ? Nathan Lyon's kitchen antics delay Sheffield Shield match by 30 minutes

Cricket matches have been interrupted innumerable times before, for reasons strange and stranger, and Nathan Lyon’s kitchen incident would definitely enter the top bin. He was busy watching cricket in the dressing room forgetting his burnt toast until it set off the fire alarm and stopped the game.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC Test Rankings : Virat Kohli slips one place; Nathan Lyon enters top 10

Virat Kohli has dropped to 5th place in the latest ICC Test rankings, after scoring just 161 runs in 4 innings against Sri Lanka, With David Warner replacing him in the top-5. Meanwhile, Nathan Lyon reached career-best eighth position after claiming 22 wickets in two Tests against Bangladesh.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sabbir Rahman’s aggressive approach reminds Nathan Lyon of Virat Kohli

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon feels there are shades of Virat Kohli in Bangladesh’s Sabbir Rahman after the youngster pulled off an aggressive 66 runs coming at number seven. His timely knock has helped Bangladesh put up a fighting score of 305 in the first innings of the second Test.
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newscricket8 months ago

Rohit Sharma still good friends with the Aussies

Rohit Sharma has claimed that he is still good friends with the Australian players stating that things were blown out of proportion for unnecessary reasons. The Border-Gavaskar trophy was blemished by controversy with Virat Kohli claiming that he was not interested in being friends with the Aussies.
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reportcricket8 months ago

India v Australia | India regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

KL Rahul led the charge as India made light work of a paltry target of 106 to win the final Test by eight wickets and clinch the four-match series 2-1 to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, as cricket finally took center stage in a series that was marred by controversies both on and off the field.
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newscricket8 months ago

Sourav Ganguly : Starc's absence restricted Ashwin and Lyon

Sourav Ganguly has said the absence of Mitchell Starc was a reason for the ineffectiveness of off-spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Nathan Lyon in the third Test in Ranchi. Starc had to cut his tour short after he suffered a stress fracture on his right foot in the second Test in Bengaluru.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to Steve Smith's "Brain Fade 2.0" and Jadeja's performance

India started the day with momentum on their side as Renshaw and Smith were dismissed by R Jadeja early. But Shaun Marsh and Peter Hansdscombe stood tall and thwarted India's chances of taking a 2-1 lead with a game to play. The Twitterati got to work immediately after Smith's brain fade 2.0.
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newscricket8 months ago

Darren Lehmann acknowledges the threat Ravindra Jadeja poses on Day 5

Darren Lehmann has acknowledged the fact that his batsmen will have to be wary of spinner Ravindra Jadeja on the last day of the Ranchi Test. The Australia coach also said his batsmen will have to display the the patience shown by Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha if they are to avoid defeat.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to Goofy Gaffaney's out-not out and Pujara's "marathon"

It was a day to remember for Indians as Pujara and Saha virtually played out the whole day and tired out the Australian bowlers. Pujara broke Dravid's record of most balls faced by an Indian in Tests and also became the first Indian to face 500 balls in a single innings in Test cricket.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ahead of crucial third Test, Virat Kohli urges everyone to move past the DRS incident

Virat Kohli has called for the game's stakeholders to move on from the DRS row that took place in the second Test, as top-ranked India and Australia prepare to square off in the crucial third Test in Ranchi starting on Thursday with the high-profile four-match series level 1-1.
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