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newscricket6 days ago

Reports | Franchises create Whatsapp groups to clarify player doubts about IPL future

Franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) have reportedly resorted to creating Whatsapp groups in order to keep the players in the loop about the future of the tournament. The move is said to be taken in order to curb false information and rumours, by giving players first-hand information.
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newscricket11 days ago

No feeling beats winning 2015 World Cup, reveals James Faulkner

James Faulkner has said that the look on everyone's face when Steve Smith hit the winning runs in the 2015 World Cup final was something he never felt before. The all-rounder has also attested that winning the World Cup was ten times the joy of getting named as Player of the Match in the final.
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newscricket20 days ago

Hard to plan anything in these unprecedented times, admits Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch, the limited-overs captain of Australia, has admitted that it is hard to plan anything in this time of crisis after the ongoing coronavirus outbreak has brought the entire sporting world to a standstill. Australia, last week, suspended the ODIs versus the Kiwis owing to the outbreak.
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newscricket20 days ago

Australia’s stringent travel restrictions a new concern for IPL

The Australian government has imposed strict travel restrictions in the country to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and it has turned out to be yet another hurdle in the course of IPL 13. Australia skipper Aaron Finch feels that the restrictions might become more stringent as time passes.
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newscricket23 days ago

IND vs AUS | Jasprit Bumrah got me out for fun in 2019 Test series, reveals Aaron Finch

In the Amazon documentary series, ‘The Test,’ Australian opener Aaron Finch has revealed that Jasprit Bumrah got his wicket for fun in the 2019 Border-Gavaskar series. The opener also admitted that he woke up with cold sweat after getting out four times to Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s in-swingers.
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newscricket25 days ago

Twitter reacts to Ashton Agar running into empty stands to rescue launched ball

As the proceedings of the first ODI between Australia and New Zealand went on with empty stands, the struggle became real for the fielders as the absence of a crowd meant they would have to collect balls launched into the stands. Eventually, Ashton Agar had to go in on a quest for the ball.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Will be weird to play in an empty stadium, admits Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has admitted that it will indeed be ‘weird’ to play in an empty stadium as they have become so accustomed to playing in front of jam-packed crowds especially in home conditions in Australia. Due to the coronavirus outbreak across the globe, there is uncertainty over the hosting of IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Cricket Australia to allow players take their decision on IPL

According to a report, Cricket Australia have given the liberty to their players to have the final say with respect to playing in the IPL. Foreign players' participation in this year's IPL has now become tricky after the Indian government tightened travel restrictions due to the coronavirus scare.
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newscricketa month ago

SA vs AUS | David Warner and Steve Smith's role massive in Australia's T20I side, reveals Aaron finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch has hailed the importance of David Warner and Steven Smith to Australia's T20I side. The pair starred in a dominant batting performance in the third and deciding game of the South Africa series in their first game at Newlands since the ball-tampering scandal of 2018.
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newscricketa month ago

SA vs AUS | Australia lacked kick towards end of chase, admits Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch, post his side's 12-run defeat on Sunday, admitted that the batsman lost their way towards the end, faltering to finish things off after having the chase under control. The Aussie skipper further applauded the South African bowling line-up for their brilliant effort with the ball.
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