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Twitter reacts to Fawad Alam scoring a duck after 10 years and 259 days

The last time Fawad Alam played Test cricket, the year was still 2009 when the southpaw played against New Zealand. However, a return after nearly 11 years, the left-hander was undone by a late swinging delivery catching the returning Alam off-guard, sending him back to the hut in England.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Pakistan had no clue about bowl-outs in 2007 T20 World Cup, states Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has stated that Pakistan, during their group-stage encounter against India, had no clue about the bowl-outs in the 2007 T20 World Cup. On the other hand, Pathan recalled how India were well-prepared for the bowl-out, with Venkatesh Prasad coaching the bowling unit in the tournament.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Chris Woakes' premature celebration going wrong as strong bails save Azhar Ali

In 2016, when Bangladesh needed two runs off the last three deliveries versus India, Mushfiqur Rahim brought out a premature fist-pump celebration only to be left embarrassed as his team failed to win. Today, Chris Woakes decided to recreate that celebration by prematurely celebrating a non-wicket.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Rory Burns’ ‘drop of the year’ contender giving Abid Ali a life

A cat has nine lives and in the ongoing Test between Pakistan and England, Abid Ali was on course of living a life as a cat. While the opener initially struggled to cope with the swing, he was helped by England opener Rory Burns' ‘drop of the year’ contender, fielding at second slip.
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newscricket7 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Confident Mahi bhai will help CSK clinch IPL title, opines Deepak Chahar

Ahead of the 2020 edition of the tournament, Deepak Chahar has opined that he is confident that CSK skipper MS Dhoni will take the Men in Yellow to another IPL title win. On a personal note, the Indian pacer is looking forward to the tournament to regain his match-fitness and confidence level.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Kohli told me he was shocked looking at my pace, reveals Mohammad Irfan

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan revealed an incident involving himself and Kohli, where the now-Indian skipper allegedly expressed his disbelief in the left-armer being able to clock 150 kph. Irfan said that Kohli, due to feedback from coaching staff, had initially thought of him as a ‘medium pacer’.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Dhoni’s presence not important for 2021 WT20, India can manage without him, feels Aakash Chopra

Renowned commentator Aakash Chopra feels that team India would easily be able to manage without the presence of MS Dhoni at the World T20 next year which will take place in India. Chopra feels that India would have, by 2021, learnt to go about their business without heavily relying on Dhoni.
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newscricket13 hours ago

Reports | Karun Nair tested positive for Covid-19 but will join KXIP squad after recovering fully

Karnataka batsman Karun Nair has reportedly recovered completely after testing positive for the novel coronavirus two weeks ago and is set to join the Kings XI Punjab squad and fly to the UAE for IPL 2020. It is believed that Nair tested negative on August 8 and was in isolation since late-July.
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newscricket13 hours ago

One DRS review per team would be better for the game, feels Josh Hazlewood

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has come up with an interesting suggestion with respect to DRS and believes that both the teams and umpires will ‘use’ technology properly if there was just one review available. Hazlewood feels that teams need to focus on using DRS just for the howlers.
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newscricket14 hours ago

ENG vs PAK | Mohammad Hafeez isolated from Pakistan squad after breaching bio-security protocol

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been isolated from the rest of the Pakistan touring squad after the all-rounder, on Wednesday, breached bio-security protocol. Like Kent double-centurion Jordan Cox, Hafeez, too, was guilty of breaching protocol by clicking a picture with a passerby.
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