newscricket11 hours ago

BCCI slammed by fans over Anil Kumble birthday post

The BCCI tweeted an indifferent birthday wish for Anil Kumble and it ignited the fans since the tweet simply described record Test wicket-taker just as a "former bowler". As a result, the board had to hastily delete the tweet and put up a new one which now has Legend and Jumbo as hashtags.
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newscricket12 hours ago

India vs New Zealand: Todd Astle likely to miss ODIs due to groin strain

All-rounder Todd Astle might get ruled out of the upcoming ODI series against India as he sustained an injury during a warm-up game and is suffering from a groin strain now. Astle was picked ahead of fellow legspinner Ish Sodhi and it is likely that Sodhi might replace him if he gets ruled out.
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newscricket15 hours ago

Najam Sethi : Pakistan won't take part in ICC leagues if India don't honour MoU

PCB Chairman Najam Sethi has asserted that Pakistan will sign up for the Test and ODI leagues only if India agrees to honour the 2014 MoU to play bilateral series with them. Sethi also said that the PCB would file an official complaint with the ICC Dispute Resolution Committee in the coming months.
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newscricket16 hours ago

WATCH : Pete Lazer loses his cool as Ben Cutting hits James Faulkner for a '4,312-metre' six

Even in modern day cricket where sixes have become a common side, there is a shot every now and then that is truly astonishing. Today, during the JLT Cup game between Queensland and Tasmania where Ben Cutting hit James Faulker for a six, commentator Pete Lazer described as a '4,312-metre' hit.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Bharat Arun : Ashwin and Jadeja exceptional spinners but Kuldeep and Chahal deserve fair chance

Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun has asserted that even though R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are exceptional bowlers, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have done enough to deserve a fair chance at a World Cup berth. Arun also praised fearless Hardik Pandya's ability to learn from his mistakes.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Upal Tharanga pulls out of Lahore T20 amid security concerns

Upul Tharanga has reportedly told SLC that he is not willing to take part in the Lahore T20I, later this month, due to security concerns in the city. The limited-overs skipper's decision would mean that he would not be eligible to lead his side and Kusal Perera is now the favourite to get the nod.
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newscricket18 hours ago

India unlikely to take part in four-day Tests

The BCCI have decided not to jump on the four-day Test bandwagon with an official revealing that India had no plans of arranging a reduced Test anytime soon in the future. The hesitancy arises from the fact that the four-day Tests will not result in any point in the World Test Championship.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Mitchell Santner reveals bowling quicker as his tactic against India

New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner has stated that his plan to tackle the Indian juggernaut was to bowl quicker and not allow any free runs, thereby creating the pressure on the top-ranked ODI team. Santner also added that he had a plan in place to stop Hardik Pandya in the upcoming series.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Dinesh Karthik confident of succeeding as long-term No. 4 for India

Dinesh Karthik has asserted that he is confident of staking a long-term claim on the No 4 position in the Indian team stating his experience of playing the position as his biggest advantage. The 32-year-old has also opened up about how his discussions with Ravi Shastri helped him make a comeback.
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newscricket2 days ago

VVS Laxman: India must be more flexible about their XI

Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman is of the view that the Indian management needs to be flexible with the XI to more more extent. Also, he feels that there is a need for a new system to be put in place for the truncated games in T20is.
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