newscricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I think the middle-overs are where the games could be won and lost, says Andy Bichel

Former Australian cricketer Andy Bichel has said that the middle overs would be very crucial in the World Cup and that phase will decide the fate of the game for any team. Bichel also backed Adam Zampa and Mitchell Starc to get the job done for Australia by picking wickets in that phase.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Ability to bowl and play spin will define Australia’s success, claims Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting revealed that Australia’s World Cup campaign in the coming weeks will be defined by their ability to play spin and the performance of the two spinners in the squad. Adam Zampa is thought to be the first-choice spinner with veteran Nathan Lyon considered as back-up for the World Cup.
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newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Nathan Lyon and I can play a huge role, says Adam Zampa

Australia’s Adam Zampa is confident that he can build a formidable partnership along with veteran spinner Nathan Lyon ahead of the start of the upcoming 2019 ICC ODI World Cup on May 30. Zampa revealed that he looks up to England’s Adil Rashid as a role model in limited-overs cricket.
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newscricketa month ago

Ish Sodhi says leg spinners' ability to get wickets makes them handy

New Zealand leg spinner Ish Sodhi has stated that leg spinners enable a team to scalp wickets in the middle overs, which hampers the opposition’s ability to score heavily in the death overs. The Rajasthan Royals spinner feels that this is the reason that leg spinners are all the rage at the moment.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup | Steve Smith, David Warner make it to Australia squad

Steve Smith and David Warner, who will make a return to international cricket after a year, have been directly included in Australia’s 15-man World Cup squad. Wicketkeeper Peter Handscomb, who’s played all of Australia’s last 13 ODI games, and pace bowler Josh Hazlewood have been left out.
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newscricket3 months ago

Virat Kohli is constantly looking for areas for improvement, reveals Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar has claimed that in-form Indian captain Virat Kohli is successful more often than not because he is constantly on the lookout for areas of improvement in his game. Kohli scored a brilliant 123 off 95 deliveries as India succumbed to their first loss in the ODI series against Australia.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | Virat Kohli is not my bunny, claims Adam Zampa

Australia spinner Adam Zampa played down the idea that Virat Kohli is his bunny after getting the better of the Indian batsman in the third ODI at the JSCA International Stadium on Friday. Australia pulled off a win to reduce the gap to 2-1 after three games in the ongoing ODI series against India.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli accurately predicts Adam Zampa short ball to help Kedar Jadhav hit a four

It has been a very MS Dhoni thing to accurately predict the batsman's intention by standing behind the stumps which has immensely helped the spinners. Virat Kohli took a leaf out of his predecessor's book so as to help Kedar Jadhav hitting a four by predicting Adam Zampa’s short ball beforehand.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | We don’t want batting collapses, says Virat Kohli

After India lost to Australia for the first time in the ongoing ODI series, Virat Kohli has made it clear to the Indian batsmen that he doesn’t want collapses rather he wants partnerships that can help the side. The Indian skipper has also hinted at resting a few of the players in the last two ODIs.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli comes up with perplexed look after his straight drive costs Vijay Shankar his wicket

It seems that lady luck has run out on Vijay Shankar when he comes out to bat in ODIs. After Ambati Rayudu ran him out in his first opportunity as an ODI batsman when he was in his 40s, today, a Virat Kohli drive was so hard that Shankar couldn’t track back and was run out by Adam Zampa.
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