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Alex Hales needs to regain faith of side to return, states Eoin Morgan

England skipper Eoin Morgan shared that opener Alex Hales, who served a three-week ban ahead of the World Cup, needs to regain the trust of the side so as to be back in the mix again. Hales impressed one and all with his clean striking at the BBL where he finished as the second-highest run-getter.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Injury gave me time to hone T20 skills, reveals Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh shared how an injury, which spoiled his Test dreams this summer, helped him improve his white-ball game and return to the Aussie set up after 2 years. Marsh shared that good six-hitting practice instilled confidence in him which fuelled his brilliant BBL campaign this year.
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newscricket7 hours ago

SA vs ENG | Jos Buttler will continue to open in T20 cricket, confirms Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan has restated that Jos Buttler, whose batting position has been a point of debate, will continue to bat up-front in T20s. Morgan lavished praise on Buttler, who scored a fifty in the third T20I, and described the 29-year-old as ‘one of England’s greatest ever white-ball cricketers’.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL will help New Zealand players develop their game, admits Gavin Larsen

Current national selector Gavin Larsen feels that the decision to create a separate window for the IPL has played a massive role in the qualitative growth of New Zealand cricketers. Larsen also noted that scheduling becomes a challenge with the IPL and the foreign tours packed tightly.
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newscricket2 days ago

Will think about retirement when T20 World Cup beckons, reveals Shoaib Malik

Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik, on Friday, said that he'll take a decision on international retirement when the ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held later in October this year, beckons. Malik further added that the WT20 is still far off and right now, his focus is solely on the PSL.
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newscricket2 days ago

Twitter reacts to Bjorn Fortuin and Tom Curran recreating Misbah’s 2007 WT20 Final scoop

For the second time in as many matches, the South Africa-England clash went to the wire, but interestingly, the last ball of the second T20 provided Indian fans with a sweet throwback. Bjorn Fortuin scooped one straight to short fine leg to recreate Misbah’s infamous scoop in the 2007 WT20 Final.
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newscricket3 days ago

Reports | South Africa drops out of Pakistan T20I series due to workload issues

CSA postponed their three match T20 series in Pakistan following their India tour citing players' workload as the boards are yet to find a spot for it in the very busy international calendar. SA who are currently hosting England will play 3 ODIs and T20s with Australia before touring India for ODIs.
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newscricket3 days ago

Lack of cricket at home might result in young kids losing hunger to play the game, feels Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, captain of the 12-man squad to tour Pakistan, feels that kids in Pakistan might lose hunger to play the game should they be starved of cricket at home for too long. Sangakkara further attested that he's in the country to ensure Pakistan is back on the cricketing map.
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newscricket3 days ago

Paucity of leadership led to ball-tampering misconduct, believes Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting believes the retreat of experienced players left a vacuum in Australian cricket, causing a leadership catastrophe which led to the ball-tampering scandal. Ponting further says that he was worried that there would be a void left with experienced players not being able to say ‘no’.
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newscricket3 days ago

VIDEO | Australia’s Jona ‘Ronaldo’ Watts comes up with outrageous kick to inflict improbable run-out

Over the years, we’ve seen cricketers showcase their football skills and even inflict run-outs through it, albeit from a close range. However, in a one-of-a-kind run out, Australia’s Jona Watts went all Ronaldo as he came up with a pin-point kick from short-cover to inflict an outrageous run-out.
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