newscricket5 days ago

World Cup 2019 | England and Pakistan are teams to watch out for, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has picked England and Pakistan as the two teams to watch out for in the World Cup. The Indian left-arm wrist spinner, however, also stated that the Men in Blue have a huge chance of bringing the World Cup home despite losing to Australia in the semi-finals last time.
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newscricket5 days ago

Ashes 2019 | England and Australia jerseys to feature player number and name

The jerseys of England and Australia players will feature their name and kit number for the first time in the 142-year history of the Ashes series when England play host in the coming summer. This is being done in tandem with ICC’s promotional plans for the new World Test Championship.
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newscricket12 days ago

Good chance for hosts to win 2019 World Cup, believes Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that England, being the hosts for the upcoming World Cup, will be the favourites going into the big-ticket event. The former India skipper had also stated that in last two editions of the World Cup, the host nations have dominated and won the tournaments.
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newscricket14 days ago

Simon Taufel reveals what Munaf Patel said to Owais Shah during 2006 Mumbai Test

Australian umpire Simon Taufel revealed, during a summit in Nagpur, what fast bowler Munaf Patel had spat out at England’s Owais Shah during the 2006 Wankhede Test. The 48-year-old official also stated that while technology has helped cricket massively, it wouldn’t replace humans anytime soon.
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newscricket24 days ago

It’s certainly India vs England final in the World Cup, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has predicted that the 2019 World Cup final would be between star-studded sides India and England and MS Dhoni would be Virat Kohli’s biggest advantage. However, Matthew Hayden threw in Australia into the mix while Michael Clarke stated that fortune would favour the bold.
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newscricket24 days ago

Difficult to switch from white-ball to red-ball cricket, admits Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has admitted that he found it extremely difficult to change course from white-ball cricket to red-ball and his performance at the Lord’s was difficult to shake off. The wrist spinner also revealed that Australian legend Shane Warne was of tremendous help to him in Australian tour.
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newscricket25 days ago

VIDEO | Jos Buttler mocks Cottrell's salutary celebration after hitting him out of the park

There is nothing wrong with theatrics, but given the nature of sport, chances of a player getting a taste of his own medicine is extremely high. Emerging Windies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell learnt it the hard way after Jos Buttler saluted him with a smirk after hitting him for a six.
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newscricket25 days ago

Chris Gayle coys on “un-retiring” ten days after announcing ODI retirement

Less than two weeks since Chris Gayle had announced his retirement from ODIs after 2019 World Cup, the southpaw has now expressed his desire to annul his retirement. This came after the 40-year-old opener almost singlehandedly took Windies to the brink of victory chasing a target of 419 runs.
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newscricket25 days ago

VIDEO | Technical glitch in big screen mistakenly flashes “Not Out” before rectifying it to OUT

Technology seeping into every cell of modern day cricket is not only good and shiny but also faulty and at times, confusing. And Grenada’s St. George stadium was the latest such example of it when Jason Holder’s crystal clear stump-out was shown as a “Not Out” on the big screen, by mistake.
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newscricketa month ago

India Women vs England women | Smriti Mandhana to lead India in T20I series

In the absence of regular T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana has been selected as the skipper of the Indian women’s team to play against England. After completion of the ongoing ODI series, that India has already won 2-0 in advance, the team will play three T20Is in Guwahati.
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