newscricket10 days ago

Thinking outside of cricket is a scary thought, says Jason Behrendorff

After having a brilliant run in the 2019 World Cup, Australian speedster Jason Behrendorff flared up a familiar stress fracture which has since put his future in international cricket in jeopardy. However, despite the setback, the Aussie pacer is eyeing a strong comeback into the limited-over squad.
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newscricket23 days ago

Reports | MS Dhoni to extend his break till November

According to reports, MS Dhoni, who last appeared for India in the World Cup 2019, is set to extend his sabbatical period till November which was earlier expected to end by mid-September. Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Dhoni should go out on his own terms instead of being pushed out.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri is the right choice but he needs to justify it, believes Sourav Ganguly

While asserting that Ravi Shastri was the right man for the India head coach job, Sourav Ganguly added that the coach needs to justify it with some silverware. The former skipper also went on to say that the team, which is filled with stars, needs to figure out a way to win knockout games.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | MS Dhoni should have come up the order against New Zealand, reckons Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has stated that had MS Dhoni come to the crease earlier in the semi-final, the look of the match could have changed entirely. He further stated that Hardik Pandya should have been demoted in the batting order to allow him to come in when the required run rate was steep.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC defends Kumar Dharmasena's decision to grant six runs for overthrow in World Cup Final

The ICC have publicly defended the controversial overthrow call made in the World Cup final, stating that the Umpires followed protocol while making the decision. Umpire Kumar Dharmasena had incorrectly signaled six overthrow runs in the final, which has since sparked debate and controversy.
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newscricket3 months ago

Senior players were deliberately under-performing at the World Cup, says Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib has allegedly criticized the senior players in the side for deliberately under-performing in a miserable World Cup campaign that saw Afghanistan return home with nine losses and no points from their matches. Naib was appointed captain of the side only in April this year.
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newscricket3 months ago

Just 45 minutes of bad cricket saw us bow out of the World Cup, Bharat Arun reiterates Kohli sentiment

Bharat Arun blames the miserable outing at the start of the second innings against New Zealand as the sole reason behind India’s unfortunate exit at the recently concluded ICC World Cup in England. The bowling coach added that the wave of criticism directed towards veteran MS Dhoni is unfair.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You can’t take anything away from England, claims Daniel Vettori

After everything that happened on at Lord’s on Sunday, Daniel Vettori is adamant that no one can question the effort put in by the three lions who were crowned World Champions for the very first time. Vettori singled out the likes of Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson and Jimmy Neesham for special praise.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | This will go down in history as one that got away from us, says Gary Stead

Gary Stead reckons that the recent loss to England in the final of the ICC World Cup 2019 will be something the team won't forget for a long time. The former Kiwi batsman added he is hopeful this group of players will bounce back and make the final in the next edition of the quadrennial showpiece.
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newscricket3 months ago

England wouldn’t have had any trouble winning had Jos Buttler stayed at the crease, believes Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar reckons that England would have comfortably won the ICC World Cup had England's Jos Buttler stayed at the crease in the second innings after the latter scored a fast-paced half century. In the end, Buttler and Ben Stokes did enough to win England their maiden World Cup.
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