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T20 cricket has slowed down dramatically, T10 has raised the bar a bit, feels Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle believes that the T20 cricket has slowed down dramatically as far as batting is concerned, and the T10 format has raised the bar in recent times. Gayle further added that he doesn’t quite understand why the modern opening batsman takes the conservative approach in the powerplay.
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newscricket2 hours ago

IND vs NZ | Mayank Agarwal’s kneeling fielding stance at gully is not ideal, states VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that Mayank Agarwal’s kneeling fielding stance at gully position is not ideal as it restricts movements of the fielder. Agarwal was fielding at gully while kneeling with spinners Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel in operation on Day 2 and 3 of the Kanpur Test.
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IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Ravichandran Ashwin’s unusual follow-through prompts animated discussions with umpire

In a rather bizarre and unique follow-through, Ravichandran Ashwin was seen running sideways through the popping crease, obstructing umpire Nitin Menon’s view while approaching the non-striker. Animated discussions followed thereafter, with Menon, Ashwin and skipper Ajinkya Rahane involved.
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newscricket4 hours ago

IPL 2022 Auctions | ‘No thanks’ – David Warner gives blunt response to fan who wanted him to lead SRH in IPL 2022

A Sunrisers Hyderabad fan on Instagram demanded the franchisee to retain their 2016 IPL winning captain David Warner ahead of the 2022 auctions. Replying to the comment, Warner said ‘no thanks’, which clearly indicates that the Australian stalwart will play for a new team next year.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IND vs NZ | Wriddhiman Saha out with stiff neck, KS Bharat keeps wickets

KS Bharat replaced Wriddhiman Saha behind the stumps on Day 3 of the ongoing first Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur, with the latter being absent due to a stiff neck. An update from the BCCI confirmed Saha’s status and added that the medical team is monitoring his progress.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2022 | Irfan Pathan names four players Mumbai Indians should retain ahead of IPL 2022 auctions

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has named four players which five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians should retain ahead of the 2022 IPL auctions. The existing eight teams have the deadline of November 30 to decide on the players they wish to retain, before the auctions take place.
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newscricket17 hours ago

RSA vs NED | South Africa first ODI called off by rain, rest of Netherlands tour in doubt

The first one-day international between South Africa and Netherlands on Friday, November 26 in Centurion has been abandoned due to persistent rain. The rest of the Netherlands tour is in great jeopardy after the rising concerns over the emergence of the new Coronavirus variant in South Africa.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Ashes 2021-22 | England should not have too many expectations from Ben Stokes, says Saba Karim

Ahead of the Ashes series, which is scheduled to begin on December 8 in Brisbane, former India cricketer, Saba Karim has stated that England should not expect too much from their all-rounder, Ben Stokes. Speaking on Australia’s new Test captain, Karim stated that Pat Cummins was the obvious choice.
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newscricket19 hours ago

IND vs NZ | It was like fairytale to receive Test cap from Sunil Gavaskar, says Shreyas Iyer

After scoring a brilliant century on his debut Test match against New Zealand on Friday in Kanpur, Shreyas Iyer has stated that he did not expect to receive the Test cap from legendary Sunil Gavaskar. The middle-order batsman took just 21 balls to race to the mark from his overnight score of 75*.
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newscricketa day ago

WATCH | Rahul Chahar throws sunglasses after umpire denies LBW appeal

India A leg-spinner Rahul Chahar threw his sunglasses after the umpire denied a leg-before appeal on his bowling while playing against South Africa A in Bloemfontein on Wednesday. The incident happened in the 128th over of the Proteas innings when Chahar appealed against Sinethemba Qeshile.
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