newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Barry McCarthy earns standing ovation from Gabba crowd with outrageous fielding effort 

Players are getting fit day by day and there is no denying that they earn praise worldwide whenever they produce valiant fielding efforts. But when Barry McCarthy pulled off an incredible save to save a certain six at long-on, even Matthew Wade joined hands with the fans at The Gabba to laud him.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2022 | Matthew Wade is Australia’s first-choice wicketkeeper, reckons George Bailey

Australia’s chairman of selectors George Bailey has revealed that Matthew Wade is still the team’s first-choice wicketkeeper in the T20Is. Bailey also added Wade will be a vital part of the Australian team in the future and will be involved in the team ahead of the build-up to T20 World Cup 2022.
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newscricket1 year ago

AUS vs SL | Watch: Mitchell Starc bowls 'widest no-ball' leaving commentators in splits

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc, on Tuesday, in the third T20I against Sri Lanka bowled one of the weirdest no-balls in the history of cricket. Commentators on air were left surprised and giddy as the ball was nowhere near the batsman and even wicket-keeper Matthew Wade could not collect it.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | The way Matthew Wade held his nerve at the end was amazing, says Aaron Finch after Australia thrash Pakistan

Australia captain Aaron Finch has stated that the way Matthew Wade held his nerve at the end was amazing after he played an unbeaten knock of 41 runs from 17 balls. Finch also added that they played some good cricket at the back end and the support of all players is required to get across the line.
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newscricket2 years ago

BAN vs AUS | Were in a good position and should have got 130-140, reckons Matthew Wade

After the second T20I loss at the hands of Bangladesh, Australian skipper Matthew Wade rued the team's failure and stated that they should have got 130-140 after being in a decent position. Winning captain Mahmudullah revealed that there was tension in the dressing room after losing early wickets.
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newscricket2 years ago

BAN vs AUS | We have to find a way to score on sluggish wickets, stresses Matthew Wade

Australia’s stand-in skipper Matthew Wade, on the back of his side’s 23-run defeat against Bangladesh, revealed that the Dhaka wicket both skid and spun, and stressed that the Aussie batsmen need to find a way to score on such wickets. Mahmudullah, meanwhile, is hungry for more success.
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newscricket2 years ago

Matthew Wade to skipper Australia in five-T20I series against Bangladesh

Australia have confirmed that, in the absence of incumbent Aaron Finch, wicket-keeper Matthew Wade will lead the side in the five-match series against Bangladesh that will commence on August 3. Wade has, to date, led Australia once, a T20I against India which they lost by six wickets.
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newscricket2 years ago

Australian skipper Aaron Finch ruled out of Bangladesh T20Is with knee injury

After missing the first two ODIs of the Windies tour, Cricket Australia confirmed that skipper Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the upcoming five-match T20I series against Bangladesh with a knee injury. It is expected that Matthew Wade will lead the side in Bangladesh in the absence of Finch.
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newscricket2 years ago

WI vs AUS | Skipper Aaron Finch major doubt for ODIs after reaggravating knee injury

Australia could be without their white-ball skipper Aaron Finch for the three-match ODI series against West Indies, starting Tuesday, after the Victorian reaggravated a knee injury in the 5th T20I in St. Lucia. Should Finch be ruled out, the Aussies could be led by Wade, Carey or Henriques.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Takeaways for Australia from the Windies series ft. Unimpressive fringe pacers, Marsh's golden run and finishers conundrum

Taking the field after a long gap of four months with a weakened unit, Australia were up for a massive challenge against West Indies, with a lot to draw from the series with the T20 World Cup in sight. Let's take a look at where Australia stand and what they found out from their series loss.
Harshit Anand