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newscricketa day ago

Jofra Archer to resume training for first time post operation 

England fast bowler Jofra Archer will resume his training, shortly, after being cleared by his hand Consultant. Due to his injury concerns, the pacer was ruled out of the initial stages of the IPL and it isn't clear yet when he would return back to play for his franchise, Rajasthan Royals.
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newscricketa day ago

India Women to play historic one-off Test versus England in June

ECB have confirmed that England and Indian women's side will lock horns with England W in a one-off Test on June 16 in Bristol, which will be followed by an ODI and T20I series respectively. Not only that, after hosting India, England will also host New Zealand in a full-fledged white-ball series.
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newscricket5 days ago

Temba Bavuma ruled out of Pakistan T20Is with hamstring strain; Heinrich Klaasen to lead

Following an awful injury in the third ODI, South Africa’s limited-overs skipper Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of the four-match T20I series against Pakistan, which starts on Saturday. In absence of him and the other regulars, Heinrich Klaasen will lead the side against Pakistan once again.
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newscricket9 days ago

SA vs PAK | Don't think my run-out was Quinton de Kock's fault, defends Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has defended Quinton de Kock and taken the blame of his run-out on himself after it became a major point of controversy. Not only Fakhar Zaman but South African skipper Temba Bavuma also came out in support of de Kock and termed it a 'clever' ploy by him.
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newscricket13 days ago

South Africa will look to replicate India and England’s positive ODI approach, states Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram asserted that South Africa will look to adopt a ‘positive and brave’ approach in the ODIs against Pakistan and insisted that the Proteas will take inspiration from both England and India. Markram further claimed that he was not expecting an ODI recall, and was glad to be back.
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newscricket13 days ago

Chadd Sayers calls time on 10-year playing career

Australia’s domestic stalwart Chadd Sayers, who represented the Aussies in one Test in 2018, has officially retired from first-class cricket, having represented South Australia for a decade. Sayers will end his red-ball career as the Redbacks’ 3rd highest wicket-taker, with 278 scalps to his name.
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newscricket14 days ago

WI vs SL | Pretty docile wicket where we have to find ways to motivate ourselves, expresses Jason Holder

Jason Holder, following day two’s action, has expressed that it has been a pretty docile wicket in Antigua and added that the team has to find ways to motivate themselves throughout the game. While adding that the game is pretty evens-stevens, Holder wasn’t still sure about the umpire’s decision.
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newscricket15 days ago

NZ vs BAN | Never been involved in a game where no one knows the target, fumes Russell Domingo

Bangladesh's head coach Russell Domingo has expressed his displeasure post the second T20I and stated that he has never been in a game where the target was unknown like today. He added that the Bangladesh side was waiting to know the target but it got delayed and termed it as 'frustrating'.
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newscricket15 days ago

Twitter reacts to ‘chaos in Napier’ as match officials provide Bangladesh with new target after 9 balls

Cricket never ceases to amaze. Just when you thought you’d seen it all, absolute chaos erupted in Napier as Bangladesh, after being told they needed to chase 148 off 16 overs, were provided with a ‘new’ target 9 balls into their chase. The revision resulted in the game being temporarily halted.
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newscricket15 days ago

WI vs SL | Kraigg Brathwaite hints at batting promotion for Rahkeem Cornwall

In the wake of Rahkeem Cornwall’s performances with the bat, 61 and 43*, Kraigg Brathwaite has hinted that the all-rounder could get a batting promotion in the Windies playing XI. He also added that the first session on day two would be crucial to the hosts’ chances of tilting the Test match.
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