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newscricket3 months ago

NZ vs BAN | Finn Allen earns maiden call-up; Adam Milne and Lockie Ferguson return

On Tuesday, New Zealand announced their 13-man squad for the T20I series against Bangladesh, including new names such as Finn Allen and Will Young. On the other hand, the squad also sees a return of New Zealand’s pace duo of Adam Milne and Lockie Ferguson under skipper Tim Southee.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Kyle Jamieson - an extra in New Zealand’s 'perfect' T20 scheme of things

Who is Kyle Jamieson in the New Zealand setup? A new-ball bowler? A batting all-rounder? A wicket-taker or just a genuine extra in New Zealand’s T20 scheme of things? At the moment, it certainly looks like Jamieson is an extra that the Kiwis could avoid, especially considering their strength.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket4 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians release Yuvraj Singh, Evin Lewis; retain Quinton de Kock

Mumbai Indians decided to part ways with veteran Yuvraj Singh, West Indian Evin Lewis, and five others for the upcoming IPL season. The defending champions have, meanwhile, retained the likes of Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McCleneghan and most of their squad ahead of the auction in Kolkata.
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newscricket2 years ago

Kent snap up Faf du Plessis for remainder of T20 Blast

Kent have acquired the services of South African skipper Faf du Plessis for the remainder of the Vitality T20 Blast. The South African is set to be available for the team's final two group matches against Gloucestershire and Essex and will subsequently play the knockouts, should they qualify.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2019 | Mumbai Indians replace Adam Milne with Alzarri Joseph

Mumbai Indians have chosen a shocking replacement for New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne, who has recently sustained a heel injury, in West Indian youngster Alzarri Joseph. The 22-year-old has played 25 international matches so far for his country and has impressed one and all with his economy rate.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2019 | Need to gather our thoughts about Malinga situation, asserts Mahela Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians’ head coach, Mahela Jayawardene, has revealed that the situation surrounding Lasith Malinga will be assessed in the coming days ahead of the start of this year’s IPL season. Jayawardene further confirmed that Kiwi pacer Adam Milne has been ruled out of the 12th edition of the IPL.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2019 | Adam Milne pulls out of the tournament with swollen heel

In what has come as a huge shock for Mumbai Indians, Adam Milne has reportedly pulled out of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League due to a swollen heel that he suffered recently. The Mumbai-based franchise had spent an amount of INR 75 lakhs in the last auction to garner his services.
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newscricket3 years ago

IPL 2018 | Mumbai Indians bring in Adam Milne as replacement for injured Pat Cummins

Mumbai Indians have named New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne as the replacement for Pat Cummins who was ruled out due to a back injury. This is MI’s second replacement of the season as they opted to go for Mitchell McClenaghan as the replacement for Jason Behrendorff before the tournament started.
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newscricket4 years ago

Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI batsmen rankings

Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top position among batsmen in the latest ICC ODI rankings and has reached 889 points, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar. Moreover, not just Kohli, but, India women’s team captain, Mithali Raj has also climbed to No.1 spot in the latest ODI rankings released by the ICC.
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