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newscricket3 months ago

Daryl Mitchell wins the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award

New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell has won the prestigious ICC Spirit of Cricket Award for 2021 on Wednesday, February 2. Mitchell received the ICC honour for refusing a single during a high-pressure run chase in a fixture against England in the semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021 in Abu Dhabi.
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newscricket6 months ago

Michael Vaughan apologises to Azeem Rafiq for ‘hurt’ caused during the racism controversy

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has apologised to former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq for the ‘hurt’ caused during the racism controversy. Vaughan has spoken publicly for the first time since he was implicated to have passed racist comments on Rafiq during a match in 2009 at Trent Bridge.
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newscricket6 months ago

Adil Rashid backs Azeem Rafiq's racism claims against Michael Vaughan

England spinner Adil Rashid has backed Azeem Rafiq's recollection of Michael Vaughan's racist comments on Asian players at Yorkshire during an incident from 2009. Rashid also pledged to participate in an official investigation that aims at wiping out what he called the "cancer" of racism.
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newscricket6 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Semifinal against England will be a real tough challenge, says Adam Milne

Adam Milne labelled England as an extremely strong white-ball outfit, and added Eoin Morgan’s men will present a tough challenge in the first semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021 on Wednesday, November 10. New Zealand secured their semi-final berth with an eight-wicket win over Afghanistan on Sunday.
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newscricket7 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We’ll continue to be aggressive, but shot-selection must be better, says Phil Simmons

Ahead of West Indies’ second match of the T20 World Cup 2021 against South Africa on Tuesday, head coach Phil Simmons has stated that the team will persist with their aggressive brand of cricket. He expected his players should get better at shot selection, after their defeat to England on Saturday.
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newscricket7 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | 'As a West Indian, I am very disappointed', says Brian Lara after team's batting collapse

Talking about West Indies batting collapse against England, Brian Lara said that side's performance was very disappointing and reckless, adding that he has no words to describe it. After getting bundled out for 55 vs England, West Indies lost their T20I World Cup 2021 openers by 6 wickets.
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newscricket7 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | CSK stint was perfect preparation for the T20 WC, reflects Moeen Ali after win over West Indies

Moeen Ali, who starred in England’s dominant six-wicket win over the West Indies in their T20 World Cup 2021 opener on Saturday, talked of the significance of his time with the Chennai Super Kings at the IPL 2021. Moeen returned 2/17 as West Indies were skittled out for 55 in 8.2 overs.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2021 | Looking forward to learn from Anil Kumble at the IPL, says Adil Rashid

England leg-spinner Adil Rashid, who was recently roped in by Punjab Kings as Jhye Richardson’s replacement, is keen on acquiring leg-spin bowling lessons from the team head-coach Anil Kumble. He also believed that playing the tournament in the UAE will benefit him ahead of the T20 World Cup.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab Kings sign Adil Rashid as Jhye Richardson's replacement for UAE leg

Punjab Kings have acquired the services of the England wrist-spinner Adil Rashid, for the remainder of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, as a replacement for Australia quick Jhye Richardson. This is the franchise's second signing this week, after they had roped in Nathan Ellis earlier.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs ENG | Openers have been a pillar of England’s strength for a long period of time, admits Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler, who skippered the side in Morgan’s absence, admitted that the English openers have been a pillar of their strength for a long period of time. Buttler also insisted that the partnership between Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow was brilliant to watch as a fan of the game.
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