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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newscricket6 days ago

VIDEO | Sarfraz Ahmed’s catastrophic call brings out Adil Rashid’s genius no-look run-out

The World Cup is bound to bring about the best in players from across the globe and that has been evident in the last couple of months. Pakistan’s Babar Azam was left disappointed after a brilliant no-look throw from England’s Adil Rashid after a disastrous call from compatriot Sarfaraz Ahmed.
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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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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Technical glitch in big screen mistakenly flashes “Not Out” before rectifying it to OUT

Technology seeping into every cell of modern day cricket is not only good and shiny but also faulty and at times, confusing. And Grenada’s St. George stadium was the latest such example of it when Jason Holder’s crystal clear stump-out was shown as a “Not Out” on the big screen, by mistake.
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newscricket6 months ago

Rishabh Pant says he shouldn’t be judged by that Old Trafford six

MS Dhoni’s most probable successor, Rishabh Pant has stated that his batting should be judged by the kind of knocks he has played and not by his six off Adil Rashid at Trent Bridge. Pant also revealed that Ravi Shastri has been constant in touch with him over the phone ahead of the Australia series.
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newscricket8 months ago

Graeme Swann urges Moeen Ali to believe in himself as a Test-class Spinner

Former England spinner Graeme Swann has advised Moeen Ali to cast aside any self-doubt and take charge of England's spin campaign against an "out-of-sorts" Sri Lanka next month. Ali has recently expressed a wish to continue batting higher up the order and playing the supporting spinner's role.
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featurecricket9 months ago

India vs England | Takeaways: Ravindra Jadeja does a Sam Curran and making sense of Adil Rashid the Test cricketer

After securing a 40-run lead in the first innings, England are in the pole position in the Tests as the team raced away to 114/2 at the end of Day 3. While Alastair Cook has played a very composed innings for England so far, it was Ravindra Jadeja who stole the show with a fantastic batting display.
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featurecricket9 months ago

India vs England | Winners and losers ft. Cheteshwar Pujara, Ian Bell and Keaton Jennings

Yet again India failed to make any sort of statement of “intent” in the fourth innings and despite a brief promise by Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in the middle, England cantered to a series victory. However, the match will have a lot of significance for Cheteshwar Pujara and Ian Bell.
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newscricket9 months ago

India vs England | Not fussed about being the wicketkeeper, says Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has stated that neither is he conflicted or fussed about being England's first choice wicketkeeper nor does he have any rivalry with Jonny Bairstow over the same. He also mentioned that being in the Test side itself is a huge achievement for him, no matter as a batsman or a keeper.
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newscricket9 months ago

Video | Joe Root offered a second chance as Jasprit Bumrah bowls yet another no-ball

First Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman, then Upul Tharanga of Sri Lanka and against Adil Rashid in the previous Test, Jasprit Bumrah and no-balls have turned out to be a better love story than twilight. Bumrah was at it again as he got the better of Joe Root only to discover her bowled another no-ball.
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