newscricket8 hours ago

Ashes 2019 | Expect Usman Khawaja to be fully fit for first Test in Birmingham, says Tim Paine

Tim Paine believes that Usman Khawaja, who picked up a hamstring injury during the World Cup, will gain 100% fitness for the first Test against England in Birmingham. While other 24 players are participating in the practice game, Khawaja will be the only squad member not to be a part.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Ashes 2019 | Mark Wood expects to be match fit for last two Tests

Mark Wood, who suffered a side strain during the World Cup final victory over New Zealand, is hopeful to regain fitness for the last two Ashes Tests against Australia. The Durham pacer will be out for up to six weeks and will be under rehabilitation until he recovers from the side strain.
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newscricket9 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We were destined as a team to win the trophy, claims Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has said that the team was always meant to struggle so that it could prevail through the lows and go on to win the cup in spectacular fashion to make victory taste that much sweeter. He revealed how the thoughts of losing haunted him and how much the triumph meant to him personally.
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newscricket9 hours ago

PCB cricket committee to discuss split captaincy and coaching after World Cup debacle

A well-placed PCB source has revealed PTI that in the upcoming Cricket PCB Committee meeting, a decision on split captaincy and coaching role is on the cards. The team’s failure to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals in England brought Sarfaraz Ahmed under the line of fire of the fans.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Australia retain Women’s Ashes after taking unassailable 8-2 lead post drawn Test

Australia played out a high scoring draw against England in the one off test to secure the Ashes trophy for themselves for the third year running. Having resumed the final day with a huge second innings lead, a gritty innings by Ellyse Perry led to both captains agreeing to call the match a draw.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Bangladesh Premier League | Eoin Morgan signs up for Dhaka Dynamites, Rajshahi Kings rope in JP Duminy

England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan has signed up to play for Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchise Dhaka Dynamites for the upcoming season. JP Duminy, who retired from International Cricket post the World Cup, will also participate in the league, having signed up for Rajshahi Kings.
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newscricket13 hours ago

There needs to be a thorough overhaul of DRS, claims Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell believes that there needs to be a thorough overhaul of the Decision Review System, while also suggesting that the control should be given to the umpires. He has also batted for the idea of using the exact same technology across all international matches played.
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newscricketa day ago

Zimbabwe pull out of Bangladesh T20I triangular after ICC suspencion

After the ICC declared Zimbabwe Cricket’s suspension, the national cricket body has cancelled a tour of Bangladesh for a triangular series which also had Afghanistan as the other participating nation. Now, the series is likely to be turned into a bilateral affair between Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC to not suspend captains for slow over-rates

Captains will no longer be suspended for slow over-rates, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday after the board and full member council meeting. Earlier, two instances of slow over-rates in the same calendar year warranted a suspension for captains of the team.
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newscricket3 days ago

Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year award

Man of the match in the World Cup final against New Zealand, Ben Stokes has been nominated for New Zealander of the Year award, as confirmed by the chief judge Cameron Bennett. In the minutes following the final, news about Stokes’ Kiwi roots had been circulated throughout social media.
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