newscricket2 hours ago

I’m greatest batsman of all time, says Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle has named himself as the "greatest batsman of all time" after smashing an unbeaten 146-run knock off 69 balls in the final of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). His fifth century in the T20 tournament helped Rangpur Riders win the final against favorites Dhaka Dynamites.
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newscricket4 hours ago

ICC introduces host of changes ahead of Port Elizabeth’s four-day Test

After months of interventions by the ICC officials, 2017 will end with cricket's first-ever international four-day match between South Africa and Zimbabwe. ICC has stated numerous changes in it from the classic five-day format with the most important being its extension by eight more overs each day.
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newscricket7 hours ago

Rohit Sharma considers 2017 as the best year for him

Rohit Sharma has claimed that 2017 has been the best year of his career and stated that he has been hitting the ball well in the year. Rohit, who scored his third ODI double century in Mohali, has stated that he wanted to be a part of the Test squad and is ready for the future challenges.
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newscricket8 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Aleem Dar’s controversial decision to give Mark Stoneman out

The accuracy of the DRS has been a constant talking point in the Ashes after a slew of controversial overturns and it didn’t take long for controversy to emerge again in Perth today. Australia benefited from the contentious call that saw Mark Stoneman being sent back despite no conclusive evidence.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Spot-fixing clouds on third Ashes Test, CA denies`

Ahead of the third Ashes Test in Perth, a report on The Sun claimed that two spot-fixers targeted the Perth match and also offered to provide details regarding the rigged periods of play. Later, Cricket Australia denied the charges and stated that they have confidence in their players and officials.
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newscricket10 hours ago

WATCH | MS Dhoni’s fan runs onto the field to touch his feet during Mohali ODI

Every fan wanted to see his star playing live, have their autograph and try their best to get photographs clicked, but some are so passionate that they even run onto the field to touch them. The same thing happened with MS Dhoni when a fan ran onto the ground to touch his feet in the Mohali ODI.
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newscricketa day ago

Vizag conditions won’t be ideal for Washington

Rohit Sharma has heaped praise on debutant Washington Sundar after India’s emphatic 121-run win over Sri Lanka on Wednesday but believes that Vizag could be tricky outing for the young spinner. The skipper also chose his 264-knock against Sri Lanka as his most cherished double ton of his three.
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newscricketa day ago

Kings XI Punjab appoints Brad Hodge as head coach

Kings XI Punjab have appointed former Australian cricketer Brad Hodge, who will now report to the franchise’s Director of Cricket, Virender Sehwag, as their head coach for the next season. The 42-year-old has been a sought-after coach in IPL after he guided Gujarat Lions to the top spot in 2016.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma being first player to score three double centuries in ODIs

Rohit Sharma's sparkling 208* ensured that India leveled the series at 1-1 and gave Sri Lanka a reality check after losing the first ODI in Dharamsala. The Twitterati, however, cut Sri Lanka some slack today and focused on praising the Indian skipper for his monstrous double century.
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newscricketa day ago

WATCH | Jasprit Bumrah 'bowled over' by no-ball replays from last game

Jasprit Bumrah came under huge criticism in the last ODI after he was denied the important wicket of Upul Tharanga having overstepped the popping crease yet again. The big screen in Mohali didn’t fail to remind him of it, on Wednesday, and it left the bowler with a guilty smile on his face.
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