newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli retains the number one spot in ICC T20 batsmen rankings

Indian skipper Virat Kohli continued dominating the T20 batsmen rankings and retained the number one spot with 799 rating points in the recently released rankings by ICC. Jasprit Bumrah retained the number two spot in the bowler rankings while Yuvraj Singh featured fifth on the list of all-rounders.
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newscricket5 days ago

ICC confirms support for World XI team’s tour of Pakistan

The International Cricket Council has reiterated its support for the Pakistan vs World XI match, in a bid to bring back international cricket in Pakistan. The ICC has announced that it is contemplating plans of a three-match Twenty20 series in Pakistan, which will be accorded international status.
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newscricket7 days ago

Sarfraz Ahmed likely to be handed Pakistan’s Test captaincy

Pakistan's limited over skipper, Sarfraz Ahmed, who led Pakistan to the Champions Trophy glory recently, is all set to be appointed as the skipper of the Test team as well. The position has still been vacant since the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq after the victorious tour to West Indies in May.
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newscricket8 days ago

Pakistani players showered with fortunes following their Champions Trophy win

The young Pakistani side that thrashed India in the Champions Trophy final have been showered with rewards following their successful Champions Trophy campaign. Apart from the tournament prize money, the players will be rewarded by the Pakistan government and the Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB).
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC Champions Trophy | Adam Gilchrist urges Indian fans not to overreact

Former Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has urged Indian fans not to overreact following their defeat to Pakistan in the final of the Champions Trophy on Sunday. Pakistan comprehensively thrashed India by 180 runs to clinch their maiden Champions Trophy title at the Oval in London.
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newscricket9 days ago

Michael Hussey : Underdogs Pakistan played at their best in the final

Former Australian batsman Micheal Hussey feels that underdogs Pakistan were deserved to be the champion of the CT and they played their best cricket in the final. Hussey also added that tournament plays are about peaking at the right time and Pakistan did just that to clinch their maiden title.
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newscricket9 days ago

WATCH | Pakistani reporter's hilarious question leaves Virat Kohli in a fix

India lost the final to Pakistan by 180 runs to mark an end to their unsuccessful title defence. Jasprit Bumrah's illegitimate wicket-taking delivery caught the eye of many and in the Presser, a Pakistani reporter can be heard asking a tricky question that befuddled Virat Kohli as it made no sense.
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newscricket9 days ago

ICC could axe Champions Trophy in favour of more T20 World Cups

The ICC is mulling the possibility of scrapping the ICC Champions Trophy in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to ICC Chief Executive David Richardson. Pakistan won their maiden CT title on Sunday, after beating India by 180 runs in the final.
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newscricket9 days ago

Rashid Latif looks to end fight with Virender Sehwag over YouTube video

Ex-Pakistan player Rashid Latif has attempted to end his tiff with Virender Sehwag through a YouTube video after the duo were caught in a war of words all through the Champions Trophy. The wicketkeeper congratulated Pakistan on their victory but also had kind words for India over their performance.
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newscricket9 days ago

No ball will haunt Jasprit Bumrah for a long time, reckons Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar believes that Jasprit Bumrah delivery that could have dismissed Fakhar Zaman if not for being a no ball in the Champions Trophy final will disturb the Indian pacer for a long time. Zaman, who edged the ball to Dhoni while on 3, eventually went on to make a match-winning century.
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