newscricket2 months ago

Paul Collingwood picks Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar his all-time Test XI

Former England captain Paul Collingwood recently revealed his all-time playing XI which included the likes of Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne. However, the most surprising inclusion is definitely that of current English all-rounder Ben Stokes at number eight in the line-up.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings - Mitchell Santner’s last ball heroics pull off startling win for CSK after MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu’s fightback

Confrontations, sixes, drama, no-balls, an animated MS Dhoni and a nerve-wracking victory, the last over of this high-voltage encounter had it all. After restricting a star-studded RR side to a modest 151, CSK lost wickets in heap only to be rescued by Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni eventually.
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featurecricket2 months ago

CSK vs KKR | Player Ratings - Deepak Chahar and Harbhajan Singh shine as Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets

For Chennai Super Kings, Chepauk stood tall to witness another victory as Deepak Chahar and spinners’ collective effort restricted Kolkata to just 108. Faf du Plessis played a measured innings for the hosts and ensured that MS Dhoni’s team didn’t lose the way on the face of a small run-chase.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

ICC ODI World Cup 2019 | Shane Warne leaves in-form Usman Khawaja out of his ideal Australia squad

Shane Warne took to Twitter to post his ideal 15-man Australian squad who should be on the flight to England for the 2019 edition of the ICC ODI World Cup which starts on May 30. The leg-spinner has opted to leave out in-form opener Usman Khawaja from his final list, while backing D'Arcy Short.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shane Warne helped me become better and mentally stronger with his tips, reveals Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has admitted that Shane Warne has played a big role to play as far as his performance in the top level is concerned thanks to his tips and valuable advice. The left-arm wrist-spinner also added that Kolkata Knight Riders have become a family for him in the course of the last six years.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | MCC side with Jos Buttler over R Ashwin in ‘Mankad’ row

MCC had earlier voiced it’s support towards Ravichandran Ashwin, stating that Mankading was not against the laws of the game, however, they have now changed their stance and have said that the incident was ungentlemanly. Supposedly, this development comes after extensively reviewing the incident.
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newscricket3 months ago

R Ashwin must understand the laws and spirit of the game, asserts senior BCCI official

A senior BCCI official has hit out at Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin, who mankaded Jos Butler during Monday night’s encounter in Jaipur, stating it was against the spirits of the game. The English cricketer became the first batsman to be ‘Mankaded’ in the history of the domestic league.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Would it be okay if Ben Stokes did that to Virat Kohli, asks infuriated Shane Warne

Rajasthan Royals mentor Shane Warne has asked BCCI if they could turn a blind eye had Ben Stokes decided to mankad Virat Kohli after Ravichandran Ashwin did the same to Jos Buttler. The incident has divided the cricketing fraternity with some advocating for rule and others, sportsman spirit.
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newscricket3 months ago

World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli needs MS Dhoni's leadership experience in the World Cup, claims Shane Warne

Shane Warne has opined that MS Dhoni will serve as an invaluable advisor to Virat Kohli during the 2019 ICC ODI World Cup to be played in England & Wales. Warne added that three of his favourite spinners are India's Kuldeep Yadav, Pakistan's Yasir Shah, and Afghanistan's Rashid Khan.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | Never seen anyone dominate ODIs like Virat Kohli has, opines Shane Warne

Shane Warne is of the opinion that he hasn’t seen a batsman who has dominated one-day cricket as Virat Kohli has so far in his career. The former Aussie leg-spinner also stated that the bowlers can take away both sides of the wicket out of the equation to make the Indian skipper struggle.
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