newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Australia's predicted XI for the match against England

Having finished second in the group stage with seven wins, Australia will take on their arch rivals England on Thursday for a place in the World Cup Final. The Aussies have been hampered by injuries, as Usman Khawaja tore his hamstring against the Proteas, resulting in changes to the top order.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | " The most blatant panic call I’ve ever heard" - Graeme Swann slams Nathan Lyon over "favourites" comment

Former English spinner Graeme Swann has slammed Nathan Lyon after the latter stated that the World Cup was "England's to lose". Swann hit back at Lyon claiming that Australia are the ones feeling the pressure, and that he wasn't surprised to see South Africa beat Australia in the group stages.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We have opportunity to recreate Ashes ‘05 scenes on different level, says Joe Root

Joe Root believes England have the opportunity to recreate the magical summer of 2005, when they won the Ashes at home if they can knock over the same enemy 14 years later in the World Cup on home soil. England, who finished third in the league stage, will play Australia, at Edgbaston on Thursday.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It's England's World Cup to lose, says Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon claims that the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 is England's to lose as the two teams gear up to go head-to-head against each other in the semis. Aaron Finch-led Australia will face Eoin Morgan & Co. in the second semi-final of the quadrennial showpiece at Edgbaston on Thursday.
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featurecricket9 days ago

AUS vs SA | Takeaways - Australia's injury woes and Quinton de Kock's dissapointment

South Africa ended their World Cup campaign on a high as they beat Australia by 10 runs, with Faf du Plessis, Rassie Van der Dussen and Kagiso Rabada starring for the Proteas. The result also means that Australia will take England on in the semi-final, while India will face New Zealand.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket18 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kane Williamson a world-class performer in all formats of the game, says Aaron Finch

Ahead of their crucial clash at Lord's on Saturday, Aussie skipper Aaron Finch has showered praise on fellow compatriot & Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson, describing him as a player who does not have many weaknesses. Finch also spoke about the possibility of Australia fielding two spinners.
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newscricket20 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | David Warner was 'very close' to his best against England, says Aaron Finch

Aussie skipper Aaron Finch has been of the opinion that David Warner was very close to his best against England as the Kangaroos defeated the Three Lions by 64 runs. The Aussie skipper heaped praise on the explosive opener, who became the first batsman in this World Cup to score 500 runs.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SWOT Analysis - Australia

In a tournament as big as World Cup, preconceptions matter as much as realities. Either, you have to live upto the tag that you had acquired over the last few months or you will be suffering the wrath of ultimate online world - ask India, and they will tell you the curse of June 2017.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Ability to bowl and play spin will define Australia’s success, claims Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting revealed that Australia’s World Cup campaign in the coming weeks will be defined by their ability to play spin and the performance of the two spinners in the squad. Adam Zampa is thought to be the first-choice spinner with veteran Nathan Lyon considered as back-up for the World Cup.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Nathan Lyon and I can play a huge role, says Adam Zampa

Australia’s Adam Zampa is confident that he can build a formidable partnership along with veteran spinner Nathan Lyon ahead of the start of the upcoming 2019 ICC ODI World Cup on May 30. Zampa revealed that he looks up to England’s Adil Rashid as a role model in limited-overs cricket.
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