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newscricket4 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Jofra Archer's rip-snorting delivery taking Abid Ali's stumps for a walk

Archer gave England their first breakthrough in the first session of the opening day in the Manchester Test. Jofra Archer castled Abid Ali for 16 with an absolute ripper. Cricket fans on twitter went berserk after watching Archer's beautiful delivery to Abid and reacted on the same.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Twitter reacts to overconfident Azhar Ali pulling off a Kohli to embarrass himself on review

There is something about overseas captains when it comes to reviews. Virat Kohli, Dimuth Karunaratne, Shakib Al Hasan and now, Azhar Ali. The Pakistan skipper took an overconfident review almost as soon as the umpire’s finger was raised, but the replay proved the calamity that Ali had created.
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newscricket9 hours ago

ENG vs PAK | TV umpire to call front-foot no-balls during the series

In a tweet on Wednesday, the ICC confirmed that TV umpire would be given the additional responsibility of calling front-foot no-balls in real-time during England’s series against Pakistan. The technology previously employed in the limited-overs would now be used for the first time in Tests.
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featurecricket20 hours ago

ENG vs IRE | 3rd ODI - Ask me anything ft. Ireland’s deja vu moment, Captain Morgan and a pounding Stirling

The hosts England couldn’t have started any worse as they were reduced to 44/3 before Captain Morgan bailed them out to a total of 328. However, in the second innings, the Irish top order reined supremacy with their stunning display on the night to leave England stone-cold by seven wickets.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa day ago

Australia’s limited-overs tour of England still ‘up in the air,’ states Mitchell Starc

Ahead of Australia’s return to cricketing action against England, Mitchell Starc has provided an update that the series is still ‘up in the air,’ with a final decision impending. However, from the cricketing standpoint, he has given his assurance that the team would be ready for the challenge.
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featurecricketa day ago

Is Jonny Bairstow on his way to becoming England’s best ever ODI batsman

Jonny Bairstow’s 3000th ODI run was brought up in the most underwhelming fashion imaginable: a wild flash from the Yorkshireman resulted in the ball taking the outside edge of his bat after which it raced off to the boundary. It came in front of empty stands against the 11th best side in the world.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa day ago

VIDEO | Devastating inswinger KO’s Burnham as grounded batsman watches two stumps fly

There are good yorkers, there are good inswingers, there are good inswinging yorkers and then there’s the unplayable, ridiculous, devastating inswinging-yorker that Matt Fisher bowled on Monday. So good was the delivery that it floored the batsman and made him witness his own stumps flying.
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newscricketa day ago

Two Windies players pulled from CPL due to exposure to Covid-19 positive cricketer

Jeavor Royal and Andre McCarthy have been pulled from participating in CPL 2020 after the duo were exposed to a Jamaican cricketer who tested positive for the novel virus. Unavailability of commercial flights at later dates left have the organizers with no option but to leave the two players behind.
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newscricketa day ago

Australia’s T20I series versus Windies postponed in wake of Covid-19 pandemic

Cricket Australia have confirmed that Australia’s three-match T20I series versus West Indies, that was scheduled for the first week of October, has been indefinitely postponed owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. The postponement has now increased the likelihood of the India T20Is also getting pushed.
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newscricket2 days ago

Pakistan cricket team is always competitive and dangerous in any condition, opines Chris Woakes

Chris Woakes, ahead of the encounter at Old Trafford, took stock of the visiting Pakistan team who he hailed as being ‘competitive’ and ‘dangerous.’ He also admitted that whilst the hosts were underprepared against West Indies post cricket's return, they are up and ready to welcome Pakistan at home.
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