newscricket17 hours ago

The Hundred | Chris Gayle, David Warner, Steve Smith and Lasith Malinga among most expensive players

The brand new 100-ball format is set to make its debut next year and ECB has released the reserve price of the 570 players who will be up for grabs at the main draft. Chris Gayle, David Warner, Steve Smith, Lasith Malinga and Kagiso Rabada have registered with the highest base price of £125,000.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Would be brilliant for cricket to be included in Olympics, feels Andre Russel

Hard-hitting Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell, who takes pleasure in destroying bowlers, feels that the T10 format could pave the gateway for cricket to break into the Olympics. Earlier this year, the MCC confirmed that they were making significant efforts to include Cricket at the 2028 Olympics.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Hope SCG doesn't move to drop-in wickets, says Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon fears that the SCG might shift to the trend of drop-in pitches, something that's been adopted by a lot of other Australian grounds. Earlier this week, a Shield match had to be moved out of the SCG due to pitch damage caused by Sydney Roosters Rugby League Team who trained at the stadium.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Australia short-staffed ahead of long home season

Australia, who have returned from England after a gruelling Ashes, are facing serious trouble back home. With the home season set to start in 11 days, coach Justin Langer is short-staffed and former cricketers have been lured by overseas leagues, leaving Cricket Australia with no options.
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newscricketa day ago

BBL 2019 | Chris Tremain signs three-year deal with Sydney Thunder

Former Melbourne Renegades pacer Chris Tremain will return to Sydney Thunder in the upcoming season of the Big Bash League after penning a three-year deal with the franchise. He had won the title with Melbourne Renegades last season and also represented the Thunder for three years, from 2012-15.
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newscricketa day ago

Andy Flower named as head coach of Maratha Arabians

Days after ending his 12-year association with the England Cricket Board (ECB), Andy Flower has been named as the head coach of T10 side Maratha Arabians. This stint in the T10 league will also be Flower's first coaching role since leaving the ECB, amidst speculation he might tie-up with IPL teams.
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newscricketa day ago

Steve Smith should captain Australia once Tim Paine's time is up, reckons Ricky Ponting

Australia' most successful captain Ricky Ponting believes that Steve Smith should get another chance of captaining Australia once Tim Paine hangs his boots. Smith was in sensational form in the recently concluded Ashes series and looked as hungry as ever after his one-year ban due to sandpaper-gate.
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newscricketa day ago

Paras Khadka steps down as Nepal captain one day after readmission

Veteran Nepal cricketer Paras Khadka has relinquished his captaincy just a day after his country's readmission by the ICC as Full Members. Khadka, who has represented Nepal in 33 international matches, made headlines last month after becoming the first Nepalese player to hit a T20I hundred.
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newscricketa day ago

Justin Langer called me "idiot" for breaking my hand, reveals Mitchell Marsh

Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh, who bizarrely broke his hand after slamming it into a wall out of frustration, has revealed that coach Justin Langer called him an idiot for doing so. Marsh now faces up to six weeks on the sidelines and is set to miss the start of Australia's Test summer.
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newscricketa day ago

AFG vs WI | Brandon King, Hayden Walsh Jr. receive maiden international call-ups

Brandon King and Hayden Walsh Jr., who impressed with bat and ball respectively in CPL 2019, have been called up by the Windies for their ODIs and T20Is against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Darren Bravo, who had an underwhelming series against India in August, has been axed from the Test squad.
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