newscricket4 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You're most honest and committed man I know, says Virat Kohli to AB de Villiers

Virat Kohli has come out in support of AB de Villiers, who is being criticized for supposedly demanding a comeback to the Proteas squad for the 2019 World Cup. De Villiers released a statement on his social media after South Africa’s journey in the ongoing World Cup came to a sad end.
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newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I did not demand to be included in tournament squad, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has cleared the air regarding his inclusion in the World Cup squad on the eve of the tournament. Recently the news of de Villiers making himself available for the selection prior to the South African squad announcement made rounds in the fraternity.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Fortunate enough to have known Virat Kohli through IPL, says Mitchell Starc

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who played for Royal Challengers Bangalore under the leadership of Virat Kohli, has said that he is fortunate to have known Kohli through the IPL. Starc also hailed Kohli's all-round batting ability, while praising him for his competitive nature.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | They really did not have a plan B, says Jonty Rhodes about South Africa’s World Cup campaign

Jonty Rhodes believes that the South African team went to the World Cup with just one plan - to bowl fast. Although they ended the tournament with two wins, lack of ideas, an unsettled playing XI and under-performing players were the key factors in a disappointing campaign for South Africa.
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featurecricket12 days ago

Greatest all-rounder of 21st century debate - where does Shakib Al Hasan stand?

Just ahead of the 2011 World Cup, MS Dhoni and the entire Indian team management had to scratch their head for a decision - which in hindsight, probably changed the way teams approach their strategy in the ODIs for good. Yuvraj Singh became the heart, soul and so many more of India’s campaign.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket15 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Disappointed that AB de Villiers did not play, reveals Jonty Rhodes

Amidst South Africa's disastrous run in the ongoing Cricket World Cup, a hot topic of discussion has been the controversial non-selection of AB de Villiers. Ex-Proteas cricketer Jonty Rhodes has said that South Africa indeed took the right decision, but feels disappointed about the whole situation.
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featurecricket19 days ago

South Africa’s World Cup debacle - A disaster which was always coming

If India’s dominance and Pakistan’s unpredictability were certain even before the World Cup, signs of South Africa’s struggles were as obvious as the winner of a clash between the Asian rivals. With two games left, SA have already been knocked out from the league stage for the first time since 2003.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket23 days ago

Twitter explodes as South Africa choke and crash out of World Cup after losing to Pakistan

It was a depressing day for South Africa as they lost a do or die match to Pakistan and crashed out of the tournament. Even though Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock gave a good start for South Africa, the middle order failed to build the innings. Twitterati slammed the current South African team.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | AB de Villiers could have handled his comeback back plan better, says Rassie van der Dussen

Rassie van der Dussen, who replaced AB de Villiers in the South African squad, has stated that the rumbustious batsman could have handled his comeback plans better. It was recently revealed that de Villiers wanted to join the World Cup squad but his request was turned down by the management.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Faf du Plessis hopeful that AB de Villiers' issue will spark comeback

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis claimed that the whole AB De Villiers issue could serve as a turning point in South Africa’s WC campaign. The veteran batsman also agreed that the Proteas have not been at their best thus far in the World Cup and don’t deserve to be near the top of the table.
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