newscricketa month ago

Glen Maxwell says he was ‘shocked and hurt’ after Al-Jazeera match-fixing allegations against him

Glen Maxwell said he was ‘shocked and hurt’ after the match-fixing allegations against him shown in the documentary released by Al-Jazeera. He stated that he had been pre-warned about the documentary by Cricket Australia before it was aired and left any legal response in organizations’ hands.
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newscricket3 months ago

Mitchell Marsh to lead Australia A squad for four day matches in India

Mitchell Marsh will captain Australia A team during a tour of India in September while Ashton Agar, Peter Handscomb, Usman Khawaja and Matthew Renshaw have been called up as well. Players like Glenn Maxwell and Shaun Marsh, who were part of Australia's last Test in South Africa have been overlooked.
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newscricket4 months ago

Justin Langer announces beating India in their own backyard as his ‘ultimate’ goal

Australia's new coach Justin Langer has a long list of assignments ahead of him but insists that beating India in India is his ‘ultimate’ goal. Langer was a part of the 2004 squad which had beaten India in India, which still remains the last time Australia got the better of India in India.
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newscricket4 months ago

Cricket Australia’s Birthday tweet for Damien Fleming creates controversy on Twitter

While Indian netizens were posting their words of love to celebrate Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday today, Cricket Australia posted a Birthday wishes for Damien Fleming with a video that made Sachin fans unhappy. CA posted a video of Fleming bowling a yorker that knocked Tendulkar over.
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newscricket5 months ago

Quiz: How well do you remember India's epic 2001 Eden Test win against Australia

India's cricket history is filled with a lot of memorable Test victories, but the 2001 Eden Gardens Test holds a special place in the hearts of the fans. The "unimaginable" Test victory over Australia is considered as one of the greatest comebacks of all time and it transformed the Indian cricket.
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newscricket6 months ago

Sourav Ganguly believes India will do well in England and Australia under Virat Kohli

Sourav Ganguly was quite impressed with Virat Kohli's terrific performance in South Africa and has claimed that the Indian team would do well under him in the tours of England and Australia. Ganguly was also all-praise for Jasprit Bumrah touting him as the emerging future of Indian fast bowling.
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newscricket6 months ago

Meg Lanning returns to lead Australia women in their upcoming India tour

Australia women’s team skipper Meg Lanning will return to international cricket once again during the upcoming India tour after being out of action for almost seven months. Lanning underwent a shoulder surgery and was unavailable for selection since the World Cup semi-final against India in July.
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newscricket7 months ago

Mike Procter raises question over Sachin Tendulkar’s role in Monkeygate in his book

Mike Procter has expressed his disappointment over Sachin Tendulkar’s role in the much-hyped Monkeygate incident which happened in 2008 in Sydney. The match referee for the match has also claimed that in the accusation against Harbhajan Singh, Tendulkar never came forward with the truth.
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newscricket7 months ago

New Perth stadium likely to host first Test between India and Australia

The new Perth Stadium is reportedly ready to host its first ever Test between Australia and India in late November or early December. The ground will be officially open for play on January 28 with the ODI game between Australia and England as it failed to host the third Ashes Test last month.
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newscricket8 months ago

Rahul Dravid reveals how he scored 180 despite Australia sledging him in 2001 Kolkata Test

Rahul Dravid has revealed his thought process during the second Test, where he scored a brilliant 180, against Australia in Kolkata in 2011 after facing sledging throughout his innings. Dravid has stated that instead of thinking about past and future, he was concentrating on one ball at a time.
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