newscricket19 hours ago

Australian team take the help of Usain Bolt ahead of their 1st Ashes Test vs England

Ahead of the Ashes, the Australian team has called upon retired sprint king Usain Bolt's services to improve their running between the wickets against England. After a session with Bolt’s, Peter Handscomb stated that the first couple of steps are key and if they can get them right, they'll be fast.
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newscricket3 days ago

Shane Warne calls Australian selectors confused after Tim Paine inclusion

Shane Warne has claimed that England are now better placed heading into the 2017 Ashes after “confused” Australian selectors included Tim Paine in the squad. Mark Taylor, however, has justified the decision stating that the selectors have opted to include in-form players for the first two matches.
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newscricket4 days ago

Ashes 2017 | Tim Paine and Cameron Bancroft surprise inclusion in the Australian squad

Cricket Australia has announced a 13-man squad for the Ashes that is scheduled to begin in Australia on November 27. The biggest surprise was the inclusion of Tim Paine, following a seven-year absence from Test cricket, and the selection Cameron Bancroft as an opener in the squad.
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newscricket5 days ago

Only four Englishmen make it into BBC's all-time Ashes XI

Ahead of the much anticipated 2017 Ashes, the BBC has released all-time Ashes XI picked on the basis of the users' votes who submitted almost 150,000 teams over the course of the last week. Only four England cricketers were able to make the cut with seven Australian players dominating the team.
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newscricket8 days ago

BCCI demands ICC to reserve Oct-Nov and Feb-Mar slots for India’s home season

The BCCI has asked ICC to keep the slots of October-November and February-March reserved for India’s domestic and international season asking other country members to adjust accordingly. The BCCI occupies six months of world cricket with Indian Premier League covering a major chunk of it.
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newscricket11 days ago

Nathan Coulter-Nile sidelined from Ashes due to back injury

Nathan Coulter-Nile will take a “short break” after suffering a fresh back problem and for that, he has been sidelined from the Ashes series, Cricket Australia announced on Friday (November 10). The Western Australia pacer is unlikely to be a part of the highly-anticipated series against England.
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newscricket14 days ago

It is fantastic to see Indians play like the Aussies, says Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has a special place in his heart for cricket and he was full of praise for Team India stating that they reminded him of the might Australians of yesteryear. Nadella also added that he enjoyed watching Rohit Sharma play while calling Virat Kohli a "special" player.
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newscricket17 days ago

Steve Finn and Moeen Ali ruled out of tour match after training injuries

England Cricket Board has confirmed that paceman Steve Finn and all-rounder Moeen Ali have been ruled out of England's first two practice matches in Australia ahead of the Ashes. Finn has hurt his left knee while batting during a net session in Perth and Moeen continued to nurse his side strain.
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newscricket18 days ago

Steven Smith admits the Bangalore Test incident, calls it a mistake

In his book, The Journey, Steve Smith has admitted that he had instinctively looked up to the dressing room on Pete Handscomb’s suggestion during the Bangalore Test this year. He has also rubbished the claims that he favours his “mates” as selection for the highly anticipated Ashes looms large.
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newscricket23 days ago

Australian league cricketer Nick Gooden scripts history by taking 5 wickets in 5 balls

Australian league cricketer Nick Gooden achieved an extraordinary feat when he he bagged 5 wickets on 5 consecutive balls. Not just that, playing for Yallourn North, Gooden ended up taking a total of seven wickets from just 18 deliveries.
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