newscricketa day ago

Adam Gilchrist picks Michael Bevan as the hardest bowler he has kept wickets to

Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has picked Michael Bevan over the likes of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, and Brett Lee as the hardest bowler he has kept wickets to. The 45-year-old believes that Bevan’s bowling action is what made things difficult for Gilchrist behind the stumps.
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newscricket2 days ago

CA-ACA pay dispute | Australian players mull Bangladesh tour boycott

Australia’s senior players have threatened to boycott next month’s tour of Bangladesh unless their ongoing pay dispute with Cricket Australia is settled before the tour, reports have emerged. The players, though, have until then decided to participate in the training camp at Darwin from August 10.
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newscricket6 days ago

ICC Women's World Cup | India to lose out on the finals spot if semi-final is washed out

India will lose out on an opportunity to compete in the finals of the ICC Women's World Cup if their semi-final against Australia is washed out with the Aussies going into the finals of the tournament with more wins in the group stages. England have already seized a spot in the finals at Lords.
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newscricket8 days ago

Virat Kohli and Steve Smith have very different personalities, says Matthew Hayden

According to Matthew Hayden, Virat Kohli and Steve Smith have very different kind of personalities and subsequently, this reflects in their styles of captaincy. He also hoped that the pay dispute between the Board and the players is resolved soon without affecting the Ashes and the India series.
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newscricket8 days ago

Umesh Yadav credits Bharat Arun for his performance

Umesh Yadav has praised the contributions of Bharat Arun, who was recently appointed as the Indian bowling coach, for his stellar performance in the domestic Test season last year. The Indian pacer has also revealed his preparation with the Kookaburra ball for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
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newscricket9 days ago

ACA-CA pay dispute | Australian cricketers lose 1.2 million AUD in salaries

The Australian cricketers have lost 1.2 million AUD in salaries after being unemployed since June 30 due to the ongoing pay dispute between Cricket Australia and the players. However, it was reported that CA CEO James Sutherland has joined in on the negotiations boosting the hopes of a resolution.
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newscricket10 days ago

Jason Gillespie: I may consider coaching India in future

Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has acknowledged that he was in two minds about applying for the Indian coaching job this time around, but may seriously consider applying for the post in the future. Having said this, the 42-year-old also congratulated Ravi Shastri on his appointment.
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newscricket11 days ago

ACA confirm no resolution reached over pay dispute

The Australian Cricketers Association(ACA) confirmed that there has not yet been any progress in the pay dispute that has left over 200 Australian cricketers unemployed. However, ACA CEO Alistair Nicholson suggested that recent talks with Cricket Australia have raised hopes of reaching a resolution.
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newscricket20 days ago

ACA confirms Australia A's boycott of South Africa tour

Australian Cricketers Association confirmed that the Australia A team wouldn't travel South Africa as the pay dispute with Cricket Australia continues to remain unresolved. The team was to feature in two four-day matches against South Africa A followed by a tri-series, involving hosts and India A.
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newscricket22 days ago

Steve Smith : India has almost become my home away from home

Australian captain, Steve Smith has said that India has become his "home away from home" citing the hospitality that the country offers. The 28-year-old has also talked about the places of India where he traveled with his teams and picked Pune to edge out Dharamsala as his favorite.
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