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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Simon Katich steps down as RCB coach with personal reasons, Mike Hesson to take over

Simon Katich has stepped down as the Royal Challengers Bangalore coach ahead of the second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL), resuming September 19 in the UAE. Mike Hesson, RCB’s Director of Cricket Operations, will take over in the Australian's absence.
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newscricketa month ago

Australia announce star-studded squad for T20 WC; Inglis earns maiden call-up

Cricket Australia announced their 15-man squad for the T20 WC, which is scheduled to start from October 17 in the UAE. All the stars who were missing from action against West Indies and Bangladesh have returned to the squad, which also features a shock call-up for uncapped gloveman Josh Inglis.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs AUS | As a team we’ve talked about playing spin better, reveals Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa, ahead of the third ODI, admitted that spin has resulted in Australia’s undoing with the bat in the series, and revealed that there have been conversations about playing the slower bowlers better. Zampa believes that the third ODI is an opportunity for batters to apply themselves.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs AUS | Mitchell Marsh worked hard on playing spin and now it's rewarding him, reveals Adam Zampa

Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa has revealed that all-rounder Mitchell Marsh was working hard on playing spin better and that has come in handy for him in the ongoing T20I series. He also added that he's looking very good at 3, however, there will be other options for the position too.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs AUS | Spin will play a key role in the powerplay, asserts Ashton Agar

Ashton Agar believes spin will be crucial against West Indies in their upcoming five-match T20I series starting on July 10 in St Lucia. Agar also said that he enjoys his partnership with fellow spinner Adam Zampa and it is fun to compete for a spot given, Australive has four spinners in the squad.
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featurecricket5 months ago

No escaping the inevitable - the complete timeline of events that unfolded in a COVID-struck IPL 2021

After 25 days of escaping the inevitable, the COVID situation in IPL went to a point of no return on May 4 as the BCCI decided to pull the plug on the tournament indefinitely. We look at every single COVID-related event in the tournament that will now forever be remembered for the wrong reasons.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson to miss remainder of IPL 2021

The Royal Challengers Bangalore duo of Kane Richardson and Adam Zampa have followed national teammate Andrew Tye’s suit and have pulled out of the remainder of IPL 2021 owing to personal reasons. Less than 12 hours ago, Ravichandran Ashwin had also taken an indefinite break from the competition.
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newscricket6 months ago

Adam Zampa to miss RCB's season opener against Mumbai Indians due to his marriage

Adam Zampa is set to miss the Indian Premier League campaign opener between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore due to his marriage. Hesson confirmed that the team's foreign players will arrive at different times until April 1 in a staggered manner.
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newscricket7 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Andrew McDonald hints at multiple changes for third T20I after back-to-back losses

On the back of two consecutive losses, Andrew McDonald has hinted that Australia could make several changes to strengthen their middle-order setup, batting and bowling, where the hosts have edged past them. He also added that everyone in the squad would get their opportunity in this series.
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newscricket9 months ago

ICC T20I Rankings | KL Rahul displaces Aaron Finch at No.3 spot; Kohli reaches eight place

After a disastrous T20I series for Aaron Finch and a relatively good series for both KL Rahul and Virat Kohli, the two Indian batsmen have moved up the ladder in the latest ICC T20I Rankings. While Rahul has displaced Finch at No.3, Kohli has reached the eight place on the rankings.
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