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County Championship 2020 | Nottinghamshire sign Mohammad Abbas

After a successful two year stint with Leicestershire, Pakistan pacer Mohammad Abbas has bagged a contract with another county club - Nottinghamshire. Abbas will be part of the Notts setup for the initial phase of the summer before he switches to don the whites for Pakistan against England.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Kane Williamson plays the ball bit later than anyone else, opines Steve Smith

Steve Smith, ahead of Australia's clash against New Zealand, has spoken highly of Kane Williamson, who according to Smith, plays the ball a little later than anyone else in the world currently. The former Aussie captain has also backed the tradition hosting Boxing day Test matches at the MCG.
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newscricketa day ago

Captaincy in Australia is unlike in other countries, Pakistan lacked in this department, criticizes Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has come hard at criticizing the inadequacy of Pakistan’s captaincy strategy in the recently concluded series down under. The hosts steamrolled over a clueless Pakistan, handing them an innings defeat across both games of the two-match Test series.
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Shane Warne strikes gold with Rajasthan Royals stake

Former Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Warne has struck gold after being assured 0.75% stake for every year of IPL that he played for the franchise after he came out of retirement in 2008. Against all odds, Warne had led an underdog Rajasthan side to IPL glory in the inaugural edition in 2008.
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Reports | Naseem Shah to be replaced from U-19 WC squad after being named in senior team

After being criticised from many quarters, Pakistan Cricket Board are set to replace Naseem Shah from the U-19 squad as he will be in the Test team for the Sri Lanka series which will also mark the return of Test cricket to Pakistan. Two reserve pacers have already been named in the national camp.
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newscricket2 days ago

South African cricket needs to rebuild to be great again, states Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has broken his silence about the ongoing state of unrest in the entire South African cricket setup. With Thabang Moroe dethroned as the chief executive of Cricket South Africa (CSA) board, they are in dire need of a stable structure right ahead of the England series.
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newscricket2 days ago

PAK vs SL | Suranga Lakmal ruled out due to dengue

Sri Lanka were struck a heavy a blow ahead of the Test series in Pakistan, starting December 11, after pace spearhead Suranga Lakmal got ruled out of the tour with dengue. While Sri Lanka will miss the services of Lakmal, the board has named Asitha Fernando, who will join the team midway the tour.
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newscricket2 days ago

16-year-old Farhan Zakhil to lead Afghanistan in U19 WC campaign

On Sunday, as the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) selection committee announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC U19 World Cup, 16-year-old Farhan Zakhil was named the captain. The Under-19 World Cup will be starting in January next year and will be held in South Africa.
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newscricket2 days ago

BBL 2019-20 | Julia Price to assist Darren Lehmann with Brisbane Heat

Former Australia wicketkeeper Julia Price will become the first woman to coach in men’s Big Bash League. She will join the Brisbane Heat’s coaching setup midway through the tournament as Ryan Harris will leave the squad to work with Australia’s Under-19 team for the World Cup.
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newscricket2 days ago

ECB doesn't know when Moeen will return to Test cricket, reveals Ed Smith

England national team selector Ed Smith is unaware of when exactly Moeen Ali, who took an indefinite break from the longest format, will make his Test comeback. He last played a Test match in August this year, the first Ashes Test in Birmingham, after which he was dropped due to poor form.
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