newscricket7 days ago

Test cricket is still pinnacle of cricket for me, says Jos Buttler

Even after seeing empty stands during Test matches all around the world, and the popularity of the T20 is on the rise, Jos Buttler still feels that Test cricket is still the pinnacle of cricket. He has also asked the administrators to find different ways to revive the game’s longest format.
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newscricket7 days ago

Ben Stokes pleads "not guilty" to charge of affray

England and Rajasthan Royals all-rounder, Ben Stokes, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of affray at a Bristol magistrate court. Stokes was overlooked for the Ashes last year and also the limited-overs series after being suspended from England duties due to the much publicized "Bristol brawl".
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newscricket7 days ago

VIDEO | James Vince and Sam Billings' stunning tag-team effort stops the ball from a sure boundary

While cricket has seen many tag-team efforts on the field, James Vince and Sam Billings today showed one of a different kind and it seemed as if they ordered it not to touch the rope. Vince first dived to stop it from hitting the rope, and then Billings pulled it an inch away from hitting the rope.
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newscricket11 days ago

The ICC investigation finds no evidence of corruption in third Ashes Test

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed that there was no evidence of corruption in the Third Ashes Test match played last December. 'The Sun' had earlier reported that underground bookmakers from India had offered to sell information regarding the same to news reporters.
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newscricket12 days ago

Kevin Pietersen picks Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag as openers in his all-time Test XI

Kevin Pietersen picked just two Indian players, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, in his all-time Test XI but surprisingly picked both of them to open the innings. Unsurprisingly, though, the Englishman picked just one of his compatriots, James Anderson, in his greatest Test team.
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newscricket18 days ago

India vs South Africa | All scenario for India securing ICC ODI rankings top spot

After holding on to the No. 1 spot in ICC Test rankings despite losing the Test series 2-1, India have a chance of leapfrogging South Africa to first place in ODI rankings as well. Here are the scenarios that India would like to face and avoid in the ongoing ODI series, for them to go top.
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newscricket21 days ago

Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Yorkshire alongside Joe Root and Kane Williamson

Cheteshwar Pujara has signed a contract with Yorkshire for the 2018 England domestic season, Yorkshire County Cricket Club confirmed on Tuesday. The Indian batsmen will be a part of a squad who already include the likes of England’s skipper Joe Root and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson.
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newscricketa month ago

Jos Buttler has overtaken MS Dhoni, claims Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has created quite a stir by saying that Jos Buttler has overtaken Indian legend MS Dhoni because “because of the former’s approach and the power he brings”. Vaughan made the statement after Buttler hit an 83-ball century against Australian in the third ODI in Sydney.
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newscricketa month ago

Graeme Smith questions whether Virat Kohli is a long-term captaincy option for India

Graeme Smith has raised a question about whether Virat Kohli is a viable option for a long-term captain for India citing his aggressive approach to the game. Sunil Gavaskar seconded the idea stating that Kohli would have to bring himself “down a level” for the eventual success of the team.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL will ensure Ben Stokes’ replacement arrives if needed

The IPL Governing Council has made sure that the franchises will get a replacement in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League if Ben Stokes fails to make an appearance. The GC has also clarified that if the all-rounder missed only a part of the tournament then they won't give the option.
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