newscricket16 days ago

Josh Hazlewood aspires to lead Australian Test side

Josh Hazlewood expressed his desire to take up the captaincy of the Australian Test side, which finds itself in a limbo after Steve Smith's ban. He also added that this would be a great opportunity for him to bring out the best out of him as a player and help him understand the team responsibility.
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newscricket18 days ago

Darren Lehmann believes that Aussie aggression is wrongly potrayed by Media

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann has stated that the on-field behavior of the Australian cricketers is not as bad as it has been portrayed by the media. He also added that Justin Langer and Tim Paine are trying to rebuild the team completely due to the absence of Steve Smith and David Warner.
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newscricket22 days ago

Cape Town ball-tampering fiasco was like a cry for help, reveals Dale Steyn

South African fast bowler, Dale Steyn has claimed that the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal was more like a “cry for help” due to the imbalance that nowadays exists between ball and bat. Steyn feels that the rules of the game need to be changed in order to restore the balance to the game of cricket.
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newscricket23 days ago

Peter Handscomb opens up on allegations leveled against him during ball-tampering saga

Australian cricketer Peter Handscomb had cleared the air around his involvement in the ‘Sandpapergate’ incident that occurred earlier this year in Cape Town. Handscomb mocked the video footage where he is allegedly seen passing a message from coach Darren Lehmann to Cameron Bancroft on camera.
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newscricketa month ago

Glen Maxwell says he was ‘shocked and hurt’ after Al-Jazeera match-fixing allegations against him

Glen Maxwell said he was ‘shocked and hurt’ after the match-fixing allegations against him shown in the documentary released by Al-Jazeera. He stated that he had been pre-warned about the documentary by Cricket Australia before it was aired and left any legal response in organizations’ hands.
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newscricketa month ago

I certainly didn't mean to say Virat Kohli is not good, clarifies Aussie pacer Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins, who had claimed that Virat Kohli would not get a hundred in Australia, has clarified a recent comment saying that he never meant to say that the Indian batsman was not good enough to score a century. Cummins had also added that the Indians would definitely lose in the tour Down Under.
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newscricketa month ago

VVS Laxman: A soldier like David Warner was definitely misunderstood

VVS Laxman opines that former SRH captain, David Warner, was a soldier for the Australian national team and was misunderstood during the whole 'Sandpapergate' saga. Laxman also revealed that his children cried for a day after knowing Warner would miss IPL following the ball-tampering scandal.
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newscricketa month ago

Right now, Virat Kohli is the best because Steve Smith is not there, says Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting has named Virat Kohli as the best current player but insisted that banned Steve Smith would have trumped Kohli if he would have been playing. Damien Fleming stated that Indian players are more resilient overseas now and would give tough competition to Australia in the upcoming series.
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newscricketa month ago

I want to see how Virat Kohli handles Australian pressure, says Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath has asked the Australian players to put pressure on Virat Kohli when India visit Australia later this year as he thinks that could help the hosts get the better of India. Bowler Pat Cummins, on the other hand, sounded extremely confident that the skipper won’t get a century down under.
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newscricketa month ago

Glenn Maxwell : The post-match incident with Sarfraz Ahmed was a genuine oversight on my end

Glenn Maxwell has clarified that he avoiding hand-shake with Sarfraz Ahmed after the game was down to a ‘genuine oversight’ and he would neet the Pakistan skipper for the same. Tim Paine & Co. were defeated by Pakistan by six wickets in the final of the T20I tri-series involving Zimbabwe as well.
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