newscricket5 hours ago

Trevor Bayliss bats for cancellation of T20 matches from international calendar

After failing to make it to the final of the Trans-Tasman tri-series, England head coach Trevor Bayliss has asked for T20I games to be scrapped from the international calendar. He also suggested that the T20 format should be left for domestic competitions to avoid fixture congestion.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Ravichandran Ashwin deletes tweet after taking personal jibe at Herschelle Gibbs

R Ashwin, widely regarded a gentleman for the way he has always conducted himself on and off the field, took a personal jibe at Herschelle Gibbs by bringing up his involvement in the 2000 match-fixing scandal amidst light social media bantering. Later, he deleted the tweet writing it off as a joke.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Virat Kohli loves backing his fast-bowlers, says Varun Aaron

Indian pacer Varun Aaron has lauded Indian skipper Virat Kohli for demonstrating complete support towards the pacers in the squad which has enabled them to perform well in SA. Aaron last played for India in 2015 and has been out of contention for a place in the national side ever since.
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newscricket8 hours ago

David Warner does a Virat Kohli and cites gruelling schedule can be harmful for players

David Warner has reiterated Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s plea to review the cricketing schedule of the national team after he went through a ‘mental breakdown’ post the Ashes series win. Warner has asked Cricket Australia to prepare strategies to manage player workload in the upcoming year.
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newscricket8 hours ago

I’d jump at the opportunity to captain KKR, says Chris Lynn

At a time when Kolkata Knight Riders are struggling to find a skipper after parting ways with two-time IPL winner Gautam Gambhir, Chris Lynn has expressed his interest to lead the side. The explosive opener from Australia has been a success in the IPL and was retained by KKR for 9.8 cr via the RTM.
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newscricket8 hours ago

21-year old Christian Coleman sets new 60m indoor world record

US athlete Christian Coleman broke the previous 60m indoor world record by 0.05sec off the earlier time set by Maurice Greene in Madrid in 1998 as he finished the race in 6.34s. The 21-year-old stormed onto the tracks with a 0.149 reaction time to move ahead of Baker, who finished second at 6.40s.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Suresh Raina’s promotion was to boost his confidence, believes Sunil Gavaskar

After Suresh Raina's promotion ahead of Virat Kohli in the batting line-up raised eyebrows, Sunil Gavaskar has opined that the decision was taken to get more overs under Raina’s belt. Gavaskar also shed light on Unadkat’s importance in balancing the left-right combination in the pace department.
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newscricket9 hours ago

India’s blistering 78/2 in powerplay made difference, says Reeza Hendricks

Reeza Hendricks asserted that India’s blistering start where they ended up with a score of 78/2 in the powerplay overs made the difference in the first T20I against South Africa. He also praised the Indian bowling contingent for not allowing the Proteas batsmen to score freely in their run chase.
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newscricket9 hours ago

MS Dhoni's unorthodox style has given results says Syed Kirmani

Former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani has lauded MS Dhoni for his unorthodox keeping style which has always reaped benefits from an individual and team point of view. Kirmani backed promising keepers such as Naman Ojha, Rishabh Pant, and Sanju Samson to provide competition to veteran MS Dhoni.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Gundappa Viswanath believes Virat Kohli can go past Tendulkar’s 100 tons

Gundappa Viswanath has heaped praise on Virat Kohli stating that he has “every chance” of crossing Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries. Applauding India’s wrist spinners, the former cricketer believes that R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are still in contention to make a return to the squad.
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