newscricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We just didn’t play our best against England, says Pat Cummins

Australian pacer Pat Cummins has stated that Australia simply didn’t bring their best game out against England in the semi-final. After beating England in the league stages, Australia crumbled like nine pins in the game that mattered the most to get knocked out of the tournament.
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newscricket8 days ago

VIDEO | Furious Jason Roy argues with umpire, refuses to walk after being ruled caught behind

In one of the more astonishing moments in a rather dull encounter, English opener Jason Roy refused to walk despite the umpire ruling him out, suggesting he didn't hit the ball. Roy stood his ground for a good while, arguing with the umpires, before eventually walking off the field.
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newscricket12 days ago

ICC ODI Rankings | Rohit Sharma closes in on Virat Kohli on top of batsmen rankings

After hitting five centuries in eight games, Rohit Sharma has closed the 51-point gap between Virat Kohli and himself to a mere six points, with the Indian vice-captain reaching a career-high 885 points. Babar Azam has moved up four places to third position, Faf du Plessis rose to fourth spot.
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newscricket18 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | With each game, we have got a little bit better, claims Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins heaped praise on the Australian squad who have gone from good to great over the course of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 being played in England. Cummins admitted that the switch from him operating as an opening bowler to the first change bowler has been a massive change for Australia.
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newscricket22 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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featurecricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Australia's predicted XI for the encounter against Sri Lanka

Before England completed their fourth game today, Australia were the only team to be afforded that luxury by the Rain Gods. With three wins in four games, the defending champions will know that another two points against Sri Lanka tomorrow will see them take over the top spot from New Zealand.
Faizan Qadiri
newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Important to bowl dot deliveries, says Pat Cummins

Australian speedster Pat Cummins has highlighted the importance of dot deliveries in this batsman-dominated game and has been successful while using this mantra. Cummins has bowled the most number of dot deliveries in the tournament and has been instrumental with the ball for Australia.
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newscricketa month ago

10 things you missed | From Asif Ali dropping catches to CSK fans everywhere

Welcome back folks. Sorry to inform you that there are a lot of things that you missed during the World Cup match between Australia and Pakistan. What is that? You say you haven't missed anything? Well, take a look at the 10 things you missed and you will thank me later!
Srijith Gopal
featurecricketa month ago

AUS vs PAK | Takeaways - Mohammad Amir’s expertise in fundamentals and Australia’s tough decision

On a day where the wicket seemed to have fooled both captains, it was the Aussies, who, despite suffering a Pakistan style collapse, came out on top. The game highlighted a major flaw in the Australian gameplan while giving a sneak-peak to how simple the sport can be if the basics are followed.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Tournament will open up if India defeats Australia, says Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that the World Cup will completely open up if India manage to defeat Australia in Sunday’s encounter at The Oval. Australia will come into the game with two back to back wins over Afghanistan and West Indies whereas India had defeated South Africa in their lone game so far.
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