newscricket13 days ago

AUS vs ENG | Twitter reacts to Steve Smith’s frustrated yell after his attempted reverse-slog failed miserably on free-hit

Certain players are known for their animated nature on the field and Steve Smith is undoubtedly one of the most famous names among them. Against England, the Australian batter tried something different, bringing out a reverse slog on a free hit against Adil Rashid, only to miss it completely.
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newscricket22 days ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as stellar show by England openers axes India’s hopes of final with 10-wicket win

England showed no mercy during their run chase against India in the semi-final as they slaughtered the bowlers en route to a record 10-wicket victory. Despite setting a commendable target of 169, the English openers proved to be too good on the day and ran away with the game right from the word go.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Adil Rashid’s ‘hand of luck’ sends Lorcan Tucker back to pavilion

Having to walk back to the pavilion due to an unlucky dismissal is the most disappointing way for a batter to get out, and Lorcan Tucker suffered the same fate against England. Just when Tucker was getting into the groove, a deflection from Adil Rashid’s hand caught him short of the crease.
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newscricket10 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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