newscricket13 hours ago

IND vs BAN | Shine and wetness of pink ball will hinder reverse swing, believes Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha has opined that pink ball, given the extra lacquer and the dew factor, won’t reverse swing but believes that the skilful Indian bowlers will still be deadly. Saha has also voiced his concern about slip cordon’s visibility during the twilight period against the white sightscreen.
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featurecricket14 hours ago

Spinners will get a grip because of prominent SG seam, asserts Premdip Chatterjee

Premdip Chatterjee, the on-field umpire for India’s first-ever pink ball match, has insisted that spinners can get a grip thanks to SG’s prominent seam. The BCCI panel umpire has also added that the arm-ball and flippers would cause more problems for batsmen than the normal spinning deliveries.
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newscricket14 hours ago

IND vs BAN | Crowd brings another element to game, opines Daniel Vettori

Bangladesh spin coach Daniel Vettori has shared that the D/N Test match could give limited-over feels for the spectators it pulls as they bring in a totally different element to the game. Vettori has also pointed out that grass on the pitch has Bangladeshi pacers excited to exploit the assistance.
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reportcricket16 hours ago

Abu Dhabi T10 League | Mohammed Shahzad guides Deccan Gladiators to easy win

The fifth day of Abu Dhabi T10 has seen the Deccan Gladiators defend off Team Qalandars attempt to chase 129, the Northern Warriors pound the Delhi Bulls, and the Bangla Tigers bowlers’ decimate Abu Dhabi. Matches opened with a minute of silence to commemorate the passing of Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan.
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newscricket17 hours ago

AUS vs PAK | We've prepared for anything Pakistan throws at us, claims Tim Paine

Tim Paine has informed that they are well prepared to face Pakistan’s young pace-bowling unit as they are reviewing all the information available on the teen talents. Paine has also gone on to urge his batsmen to step up instead of depending on Steve Smith who has been in red hot form lately.
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newscricket17 hours ago

IND vs BAN |  This “magnificent” Indian team can find a way to win anywhere, believes Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has heaped praises on the Indian Test side as he went on to claim that the side can win matches even while playing on sand or snow. The former Indian skipper has also stressed that different records should be maintained for pink ball matches as red-ball format record.
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newscricket18 hours ago

PCB sues IMG-Reliance for PSL pull out

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have filed a damage claim against IMG-Reliance after it pulled out of the TV coverage deal for the Pakistan Super League mid-way in the tournament. The PCB has stated that IMGR pulling out of the deal could have severely damaged the reputation of PSL.
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newscricket18 hours ago

IND vs BAN | Saif Hassan to miss Kolkata D/N Test with split webbing

Bangladesh have lost their reserve opening batsman, Saif Hassan to an injury he sustained during the first Test as they gear up for their maiden day-night Test in Kolkata. Hassan was all set to make his debut in the historic fixture after the regular openers disappointed in the series opener.
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newscricket19 hours ago

VIDEO | Entire bowling team left stunned as umpire declares Lizelle Lee out on "No ball"

Entire Perth Scorchers team left stunned as the umpire raised his finger to signal Lizelle Leeshe Out despite the ball being a full toss over her waist height. The no-ball was so obvious that even the Scorchers fielders did not celebrate the wicket and waited for the umpire to signal it Not Out.
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newscricket19 hours ago

VIDEO | Hilarious confusion ensues two players falling awkwardly for a catch

The Hobart crowd witnessed some hilarious fielding in the game between Tasmania and New South Wales as a terrible mix-up between fielders Jason Sangha and Harry Conway saw the catch put down at mid-on. Sangha slipped while Conway put down a sitter by Simon Milenko off the bowling of Nathan McAndrew.
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