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newscricketa month ago

ICC T20I Rankings | Ashton Agar tears into top five after South Africa heroics

Australia spinner Ashton Agar gained six places to grab the fourth spot in the latest T20 rankings after a fabulous tour in South Africa, where he grabbed 8 wickets including a hat trick. Opener David Warner, leggie Adam Zampa and pacer Mitchell Starc gained places after an impressive outing in SA.
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featurecricketa month ago

Australia take valuable lesson from Port Elizabeth despite varying fortunes

‘In a twenty-20 game, every ball is an event,’ Mark Nicholas said on air following a pacy Mitchell Starc yorker that thudded into the pads of Quinton de Kock, who went for an unsuccessful on-side hoick. And today at St George's Park, for a long while, every ball was an event indeed.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Ravindra Jadeja my favourite player and want to play cricket like him, claims Ashton Agar

After picking the first hat-trick of his career, Ashton Agar has stated that he idolizes Ravindra Jadeja for the all-rounder that he is and wants to play cricket like the Indian does. Agar has also added that talking to Jadeja after the ODI series against India was very inspiring for him.
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featurecricket2 months ago

What can Australia take away from BBL 09 ft. big-hitter scarcity and golden wicket-keeper era

The longest BBL season in history came to its conclusion today and boy wasn’t it one hell of a ride. From one-sided encounters to nail-biting finishes to controversies to individual excellence, we had it all and frankly, at no point did it feel like we, as viewers, were being fatigued by the action.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

BBL 2019-20 | Stars vs Sixers - Ask Me Anything ft. Sandeep Lamichhane’s absence and Maxwell’s failure

Sydney Sixers booked their berth in the BBL 09 final with an easy 43-run win over Melbourne Stars, who seemed to have lost their way after a seemingly invincible start to the season. So many things happened today and in this edition of ‘Ask Me Anything’, I have charted out the details.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

BBL 09 | Melbourne Stars put up embarrassing performance against Brisbane Heat, says Shane Warne

Former Australia spinner Shane Warne labelled his former team Melbourne Stars as ‘embarrassing’ after they succumbed to a 71-run loss against Brisbane Heat on Saturday. Apart from Warne, fellow commentator Michael Vaughan also criticised the Stars, who suffered their third successive defeat.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Key to bowling in India is to keep it simple, reveals Adam Zampa

Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa reckons that the key to bowling spin successfully on Indian conditions is to keep it simple. Zampa also noted the importance of preparing for each batsman is specific ways and advised that the best bet is to stay defensive than attack and go for wickets.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli’s wayward throw catching Rohit Sharma by surprise

Virat Kohli’s ability on the field is unparalleled to with his over-the-top athleticism including a top-catch to dismiss Labuschagne. However, that was not the case this time around when a Virat Kohli throw was miles above the KL Rahul’s reach catching backup fielder Rohit Sharma by surprise.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs AUS | Adam Zampa's length has been fantastic so far, asserts Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has stated that Adam Zampa has lived up to the expectations and the leggie's lengths in the series have been fantastic so far. The Aussie skipper has also praised Marnus Labuschagne and joked that the Queenslander and Steve Smith are only separated when they are asleep.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as Rohit Sharma leaves India hanging with major injury scare

Team India's injury list has been extended to two in the ongoing ODI series as opener Rohit Sharma injured his shoulder during fielding in the second game. Earlier, in the first innings, Shikhar Dhawan, too, picked a rib injury. Indian fans in Twitter expressed their displeasure on the same.
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