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featurecricketa month ago

A battle for ages - Cheteshwar Pujara gets the best of Australian bowlers

Cristiano Ronaldo’s rivalry with Lionel Messi is a known one, with fans holding one’s stature over the other but the reality remains that one pushes the other to compete at the top. Put in the context of Test cricket, the trio of Williamson, Kohli and Smith get the best out of each other.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Gabba Day 3 Talking Points: Josh ‘halcyon’ Hazlewood and Washington Sundar's tall-chips

The Gabba really was Australia’s fortress, at least till the time Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur walked in to bat. But ever since then, the Australian bowling has suffered the wrath, the pain and familiar sorrow returned on Paine’s face, as the visitors reduced the lead to 23 runs.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Cameron Green’s ‘screamer’ leaves Rishabh Pant in dead-silence

Rishabh Pant certainly walks in with his own perks and worries; he can score a blinder and can also stun the Indian fans, filled in with hopes. Perth witnessed an incident made of the latter but the focus was on the tall Green, who in his reflexes, snatched one of the best catches in the series.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Not fair to blame the Indian batsmen for their dismissals, expresses Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, following India’s loss, has expressed that it is not fair to blame the Indian batsmen for the collapse and gave credit to Australia’s bowling attack for their showing. He also stated that any other team in the world would have got out in such a way against the hosts.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Consistency before Charisma - Australia's ‘pacy’ way to success

Two bowling attacks that have garnered and required the attention of the entire cricketing world - the Australian pace attack and the Indian pace attack. While India showed what they were capable of on Day 2 of the Test, the Australians walked away right on the ‘pink’ side of things.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as Australia blow away hapless India to their lowest ever total in Test cricket

After gaining an upper hand in the Test, India for the nth time in SENA Tests, threw away the advantage as they lost wickets in heaps succumbing to the relentless pressure created by Cummins and Hazlewood. None of the Indian batsmen got even a double-digit score in the innings.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS - Adelaide Day 1 Talking Points - Australia's remarkable discipline and Virat Kohli's enterprising knock

Just when it looked like India are in a commanding position in the Test match with a set Kohli and Rahane at the crease, vice-captain's poor call turned the tide in favour of the hosts. Australia's discipline was remarkable but India also showed good application sporadically with the bat.
Harshit Anand
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Pink-ball Test crucial to Test series result; Australia might cruise to a 4-0 win, predicts Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan, ahead of the Test series between India and Australia, has predicted that the pink-ball Test would be crucial in determining the outcome of the four-match Test series. Alongside that, Vaughan also predicted that Australia might cruise to a 4-0 win over India in the Test series.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Mitchell Starc rejoins Australian squad; ready to feature in Adelaide Test

After the string of bad news for Australia, they were finally blessed with a good one as Mitchell Starc has returned to the Test squad with a line to be ready to feature in the Adelaide Test. Fellow pacer Josh Hazlewood also welcomed Starc, admitting that he’s an integral part of the pink-ball game.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Finch’s ‘timely’ review sends off in-form Kohli gifting Hazlewood his prized wicket

Josh Hazlewood was introduced into the attack in a bid to send back in-form Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who was batting 63. While he managed to induce the edge off a slower delivery, he seemingly beat Kohli in the next delivery before Finch’s timely review helped Australia dismiss Kohli.
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