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featurecricket8 hours ago

WTC Final | Rose Bowl Day 3 Talking Points: Kyle Jamieson’s five-tune and New Zealand openers counter-approach

India, starting the day at 146/3, quickly found their foot away from the peddle, with Kyle Jamieson’s brilliant spell reducing them to just 217 runs in the first innings. In reply, the Kiwi openers batted with tremendous patience against the Indian new-ball bowlers before ending day on 101/2.
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newscricket8 hours ago

WTC Final | The bad light rules can be more reasonable, opines Sanjay Manjrekar 

The WTC final between India and New Zealand has been interrupted by spells of rain and bad light, and in wake of that, Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that the bad light rules need to be more reasonable. He added that very rarely does the match officials ask the players to continue in such situations.
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newscricket9 hours ago

BCCI to form committee to manage compensation for domestic cricketers 

In what comes as great news for India's domestic players, the BCCI will form a committee to compensate them after they have been hit by the pandemic. The impromptu Apex Council meeting which took place on Sunday also decided to pledge INR 10 crores to the Indian Olympic Association.
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newscricket10 hours ago

WTC Final | Pant could have left the wide ball alone; it was a dangerous shot, opines Nasser Hussain

Renowned cricket expert Nasser Hussain has asserted that India's wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant could have played a different shot and left the wide ball alone, as it was a dangerous shot to play. However, he also added that this is the way Pant plays and one can't sit down the youngster.
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featurecricket10 hours ago

Kyle Jamieson and the ‘masterful’ art of setting up Indian batsmen

In the last two years, New Zealand’s bowling attack hasn’t been just restricted to the three old-guards of Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner with the emergence of the lanky pacer, in the form of Kyle Jamieson. Against India in Southampton in the big WTC Final, he put on a masterclass.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Reports | Jonny Bairstow doubtful to start against Sri Lanka in T20Is

Jonny Bairstow, who was picked in England's white-ball side for the Sri Lanka series, is a doubtful starter for the T20I series opener if reports are to be believed. Despite suffering an injury on Wednesday, Bairstow was picked in the side for the home series that starts from June 23.
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newscricket12 hours ago

India Women might be the team to beat four years down the line, reckons Brad Hogg

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg believes the Indian women's could soon usurp Australia as the dominant force in world cricket owing to the sheer talent the team have at their disposal. Hogg also demanded for more Test matches in a tour and hoped for them to turn into a five-day affair.
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newscricket12 hours ago

ENG W vs IND W | Just tried to stay for longer, didn't focus on scoring century, reveals Sneh Rana

One of India's newest cricket sensations, Sneh Rana revealed that she just tried to stay longer in the middle and didn't focus on getting a century against England. She also stated that the English players were trying to sledge the Indians but they just tried to back their basics.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Twitter reacts to ‘classical’ Mohammed Shami driving Jamieson’s hat-trick ball for a boundary

Third over after lunch, Kyle Jamieson was back at it again, against Ishant Sharma after Ravindra Jadeja rather exposed him in poor fashion without taking the strike. Two deliveries later, Mohammed Shami found himself facing the hat-trick delivery, which he in classic fashion smoked for a boundary.
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newscricket13 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Trent ‘livid’ Boult having a go at Tim Southee after giving Jadeja a reprieve

Having been reduced to 205/7, the onus was on Ravindra Jadeja, the last recognized batsman to take India to a good total in the first innings on a tricky surface in Southampton. While Trent Boult was en-route celebrating Ravindra Jadeja’s edge to the slips, Tim Southee’s drop made him livid.
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