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BBL 2020-21 | AB de Villiers opts out of upcoming season; Heat snap up Mujeeb

AB de Villiers, who made his BBL debut in the 2019 season representing Brisbane Heat, will not be partaking in the 2020/21 season due to family commitments, Heat coach Darren Lehmann confirmed on Tuesday. The Brisbane-based franchise have, however, retained the services of Mujeeb ur Rahman.
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newscricket17 days ago

Batsmen never knew where I was aiming; that's why got many run-outs, reveals Ricky Ponting 

Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting, who was regarded as one of the best fielders during his heydays, has stated that batsmen could never make out the end he was aiming, which helped him get many run-outs. He added that he outfoxed the batsmen by being much closer at different field positions.
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newscricket17 days ago

Process of getting a new Chairman would conclude early December, states ICC

In an issue that has delayed beyond the usual, ICC has stated that the entire procedure of getting a new Chairman would only be concluded in early December, with October 18, the last date for nominations. In the absence of a chairman, Manohar’s deputy Imran Khawaja is working as acting chairman.
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newscricket22 days ago

Cricket Australia urges Seven to not pursue arbitration but broadcaster remains adamant

As Seven West Media remained adamant to pursue its bid for a major cut in its rights fees for the Australian Cricket summer but CA have urged the broadcaster not to pursue arbitration. Yesterday, Seven lodged the paperwork with the ACICA calling for the appointment of an independent expert.
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newscricketa month ago

Jonny Bairstow misses out on ECB Test contract; Crawley, Sibley and Pope included

Once considered as one of the first names on the red-ball contract list, Jonny Bairstow finds him just appearing as a white-ball specialist in the setup. On the other hand, the likes of Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley and Ollie Pope have earned themselves a Test contract after their good show last year.
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newscricketa month ago

Mzansi Super League 2020 postponed owing to Covid-19 pandemic

CSA have confirmed that the third edition of Mzansi Super League, South Africa’s premier franchise T20 competition, has been indefinitely postponed owing to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. ‘Various national and international logistical reasons’ are believed to have influenced the decision.
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Shaheen Afridi goes berserk bowling out four batsmen in four balls

Shaheen Afridi, who is playing for the Hamshire Cricket team in Vitality Blast, went absolutely berserk, picking up four wickets in four balls, sealing the victory for his team. His 4 consecutive wickets came on the last four balls of his spell, taking his bowling figures to 6 wickets for 19 runs.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma channeling inner Virender Sehwag to hit first ball four

The IPL is back and how! In what is perhaps the most anticipated Indian Premier League opener ever, Rohit Sharma made his intent clear on the very first ball of the game by hitting Chennai Super Kings’ Deepak Chahar for a four - pretty much like the way Virender Sehwag used to do during his heyday.
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newscricketa month ago

Zimbabwe series best opportunity to give exposure to youngsters, reckons Mohammad Hafeez

Mohammad Hafeez has reckoned that the series against Zimbabwe in Pakistan will provide a great opportunity to provide more exposure to the youngsters. He praised Haider Ali for his tremendous confidence at the international level but pointed out that he needs to work on his technique.
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newscricketa month ago

Convinced Misbah, Hafeez and Azhar that new structure must be allowed to grow, reveals Imran Khan

Imran Khan has revealed that he has convinced Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, and Azhar Ali about the new structure before admitting that it must be allowed to grow and become strong. He also was hopeful that the system will strengthen their squad for the next World Cup to win the tournament.
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