featurecricket2 months ago

Australia's "one-year" turn around - not really an accidental transformation

Australia’s reputation was tarnished forever, and all hope was lost post the unraveling of the Newlands ball-tampering saga, but somehow, out of nowhere, they find themselves quietly heading into the Ashes brimming with confidence and enormous self-belief. How can this be possible?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

It's a lot different opening the batting in a Test than an ODI, Josh Hazlewood issues Ashes warning to Jason Roy

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has issued a timely warning to Jason Roy, who is all set to open the batting for England at Edgbaston on Thursday. Hazlewood, who will be in line to open the bowling for Australia, has warned Roy about the difficulty of opening the batting in Test Cricket.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We’ve come a long way since the last time we were in England, says Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch believes that despite the defeat, his team can take heart in the leaps and bounds they’ve come in the last 12 months to play in the World Cup semi-final. Australia were thoroughly outplayed by England, who beat them by eight wickets to send their Ashes rivals packing.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Legends and pundits react as England thrash Australia to reach the final

The mighty Aussies were knocked out of World Cup after England thrashed their arch rivals, winning by 8 wickets. Jason Roy's brilliant knock of 85 was enough to bring the game under complete control as the entire cricketing fraternity showered praise on England, while the Twitterati reacted on same.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Furious Jason Roy argues with umpire, refuses to walk after being ruled caught behind

In one of the more astonishing moments in a rather dull encounter, English opener Jason Roy refused to walk despite the umpire ruling him out, suggesting he didn't hit the ball. Roy stood his ground for a good while, arguing with the umpires, before eventually walking off the field.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Jofra Archer masterclass as he fulfills promise of destroying batsmen's helmets

Alex Carey was hit with a bouncer delivered by Jofra Afrcher, which lead to a cut on Carey's chin. The physio was out there in the middle to give first-aid as Carey bled. Twitterati exploded as Jofra Archer fulfilled his promise of breaking helmets, something which he had tweeted six years ago.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Australia's predicted XI for the match against England

Having finished second in the group stage with seven wins, Australia will take on their arch rivals England on Thursday for a place in the World Cup Final. The Aussies have been hampered by injuries, as Usman Khawaja tore his hamstring against the Proteas, resulting in changes to the top order.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Any time Australia plays England, it’s exciting, says Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has stated that playing England in the semi-finals will be exciting. India’s triumph over Sri Lanka and Australia’s defeat to South Africa in the final encounter changed the whole scenario as India will now play New Zealand and England will take on Australia in the semi-finals.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Kagiso Rabada misses 'easisest run-out of all time' by throwing ball to the incorrect end

David Warner and Aaron Finch have been the most prolific opening partnership in this World Cup, and teams have found it impossible to get rid off the duo. Today, South Africa had a golden chance to get rid of Warner in the first over of the match, but to their dismay, messed up an easy chance.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as Faf du Plessis' century helps India be on course in their quest to finish top

Wonderful batting performance by South Africa! Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram gave a desired start to the Proteas and Faf du Plessis played a captain's knock by scoring a century for his side. Indian fans on Twitter went mental as South Africa's win could help India finishing at top.
Soumil Khare