newscricketa day ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli wears his heart on his sleeve, says Allan Border

Australian great Allan Border heaped praise on Indian captain, Virat Kohli, whom the former labelled as an ‘in-your-face’ captain in the limited-overs format ahead of the upcoming World Cup. Border added that Australia’s Aaron Finch and England's Eoin Morgan will also do well in the coming weeks.
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newscricket2 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Security measures in place for David Warner and Steve Smith, says Aaron Finch

Australian skipper Steve Smith has stated that everything is in place to protect the pair of Steve Smith and David Warner in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales. Smith and Warner returned to the national side after serving their one-year ban for being involved in the ball-tampering scandal.
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featurecricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SWOT Analysis - Australia

In a tournament as big as World Cup, preconceptions matter as much as realities. Either, you have to live upto the tag that you had acquired over the last few months or you will be suffering the wrath of ultimate online world - ask India, and they will tell you the curse of June 2017.
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newscricket6 days ago

Australian players are like eight-year-old girls around Justin Bieber when Ricky Ponting is around, says Aaron Finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch has revealed that their players are like eight-year-old girls around rockstar Justin Bieber when Ricky Ponting is present. One of the most successful ODI captains, Ponting was appointed as Australia's assistant coach in February for the upcoming World Cup in England.
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newscricket7 days ago

Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, says Simon Katich

Simon Katich has stated that Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, especially once he is set. The wicket-keeper batsman is the captain of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders whereas Katich is the assistant coach of the same side and has observed Karthik closely.
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newscricket16 days ago

I think it's a big advantage, just to know what it takes to win a World Cup, says Aaron Finch

Australian captain Aaron Finch has asserted that it’s a big advantage to know what it is like winning the World Cup. The presence of few cricketers in the current squad, who have lifted the trophy earlier, is big boosts to Australia, who have won the coveted trophy four times in their ODI history.
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newscricket17 days ago

Improvement in conduct will have lasting impact on Australian cricket, says CA chairman

Cricket Australia chairman, Earl Eddings, heaped praise on the current national team who have recovered successfully from last year’s ball-tampering row in South Africa. Aaron Finch & Co. will look to prove their critics wrong and defend the World Cup title over the coming weeks in England.
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newscricket18 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | David Warner should open with Aaron Finch, says Mark Waugh

Mark Waugh has stated that David Warner should be the first choice opener alongside Aaron Finch and shouldn’t be demoted down the order. In the practice match against New Zealand XI, Australia tried the tainted opener at No.3 with Finch and Usman Khawaja batting as the two openers.
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newscricket19 days ago

Australia to face Pakistan and New Zealand in consecutive Test series this season

The Australian cricket team will go up against Pakistan and New Zealand in back-to-back Test series in what will turn out to be a busy season for the Aussies following this year’s World Cup. They will come to the Asian subcontinent in October 27 first against Sri Lanka before playing Pakistan.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | I will stay for two games but Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer will leave, reveals Steve Smith

Steve Smith has stated that his Rajasthan Royals teammates Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes are set to depart after Thursday’s encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders. Smith will also depart for national duty with the World Cup around the corner but will be available for RR's next two games.
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