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newscricket20 days ago

Bushfire Bash raises nearly 8 million in successful charity match

The legends turned it on, fans came in droves, and the Bushfire Cricket Bash in Melbourne was a grand success, raising more than $7.7m for the communities devastated by the bushfires. In the end, it was the Ricky Ponting XI that triumphed over the Adam Gilchrist XI, by a solitary run.
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newscricket20 days ago

Twitter reacts to Bushfire Bash's final ball drama to register a win for Ponting XI

Drama and confusion ensued in Melbourne as the Ponting XI were declared winners of the Bushfire relief match by one-run margin, despite the Gilchrist XI running four off the last ball when they needed five. The Ponting XI had posted 104 for five from their 10 overs after losing the toss.
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newscricket20 days ago

Twitter reacts to Sachin Tendulkar getting off the mark with boundary against Ellyse Perry challenge

Whether or not the great Sachin Tendulkar is present at any stadium across the world, 'Sachin! Sachin!' chants are everywhere. And this time the chants were at their best as Sachin, playing after five and a half years, hit Ellyse Perry for a four - a classic flick - and won the challenge!
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newscricket20 days ago

Twitter reacts to Ricky Ponting's 'NO CHILL' moment after Courtney Walsh's moon-ball

Ricky Ponting, at 45, showed how competitive he is when he chased the worst ball ever bowled by Courtney Walsh to the short third-man area and smashed a six from that position. 'It's not competitive,' Ponting was then told on mic and he replied: 'When I'm playing it's always competitive'!
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newscricket23 days ago

Bushfire charity match rescheduled to ensure best conditions for BBL final

Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that the Bushfire Cricket Bash has been rescheduled to be played on Sunday at Melbourne's Junction Oval to ensure the best conditions for Saturday’s BBL 09 Final. The charity match will be held right after the Australia v England CommBank Tri-Series clash. 
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newscricketa month ago

Sachin Tendulkar roped in as coach for Bushfire Cricket Bash

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, along with Windies great Courtney Walsh, has been roped in as coach for the Bushfire Cricket Bash on February 8. The bushfire relief match, which is set to feature several greats of the game, will take place ahead of the Big Bash League Final on February 8.
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newscricket4 months ago

Harbhajan Singh one of the two hardest bowlers I faced, reckons Adam Gilchrist

Legendary Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist has revealed that Harbhajan Singh is one of the toughest he played as he compared him to Muttiah Muralitharan. Gilchrist also revealed that the 2001 Australia tour of India led to drastic strategic changes in the game plan of the Aussies.
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newscricket4 months ago

Harbhajan Singh was bit of a 'nemesis', claims Adam Gilchrist

Former Australian wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist claimed that Harbhajan Singh was one of the toughest bowlers that he had to face in his career and called him his 'nemesis'. Gilchrist gave special mention to the 2001 series where Australia failed to beat India in the famous Kolkata Test.
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newscricket4 months ago

Australia really well-placed heading into T20 World Cup, believes Adam Gilchrist

Legendary Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist believes that the Kangaroos are in prime shape heading into next year's World T20 and fancies Aaron Finch's mean heading into next year's global showdown. Gilchrist also lavished praise on Tim Paine for stabilizing Australian cricket in times of trouble.
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newscricket4 months ago

Adam Gilchrist predicts semifinalists for WT20; names favourites

Former Australia cricketer Adam Gilchrist has named his favourites for winning the T20 World Cup and also has predicted the final four of the tournament. This ICC event is set to hit Australian shores from October 18 to November 15, 2020, and promises to be a spectacular tournament.
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