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newscricket2 days ago

Josh Inglis will be Australia’s Test wicketkeeper after Tim Paine hangs boot, predicts Shane Warne

Despite Josh Inglis’ having not called up in any Australian squad yet, Shane Warne has predicted the wicketkeeper-batsman would replace Tim Paine in the near future. However, Adam Gilchrist reckoned that it would be a two-way fight between Inglis and Alex Carey in the Test squad for the future.
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newscricket3 days ago

WI vs AUS | T20I series gave me some good lessons with the white-ball, admits Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood has admitted that playing the four T20I matches against West Indies gave him some important lessons that helped him in the first ODI in Australia's win. Hazlewood also acknowledged the fact that he hasn't played enough T20Is because of his commitment to Test cricket.
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newscricket3 days ago

WI vs AUS | Ashton Turner made the pitch look easier than it was, admits Alex Carey

Following a 133-run win via the DLS method, Australia’s stand-in skipper Alex Carey admitted that Ashton Turner made the pitch at the Kensington Oval look easier than it was. Alongside that, he also appreciated the bowlers’ efforts in the powerplay, where they reduced the hosts to 35/6.
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newscricket4 days ago

WI vs AUS | Alex Carey to lead Australia as injured Finch ruled out of first ODI

In the absence of regular skipper Aaron Finch, who has been ruled out with an injury, wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey will lead the Australian side in the first ODI against the West Indies. Head coach Justin Langer also backed Carey and stated that he will do a fantastic job.
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newscricket5 months ago

Going unsold in IPL was good and bad for me, quips Alex Carey

Alex Carey, who went unsold in the 2021 IPL auction, claimed that not being picked in the T20 extravaganza is ‘good and bad’ for him as it might just allow him to focus more on his Test ambitions. Carey is averaging 115.50 in the ongoing Shield season and struck his 5th FC ton on Sunday.
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newscricket6 months ago

We are disappointed with the loss against India but Tim Paine has been unfairly criticised, supports Trevor Hohns

Following the 1-2 loss against India, Trevor Hohns has revealed that CA are disappointed with the result while still backing Tim Paine to do the job. He insisted that Paine has been unfairly criticised during the series and revealed that they didn’t even spend one minute on his leadership qualities.
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newscricket6 months ago

SA vs AUS | Matthew Wade suffers axe from Test team as Alex Carey returns

Cricket Australia have announced two parallel squads for the Test series against South Africa and T20Is against New Zealand, with Matthew Wade being dropped from the former. There are as many as five uncapped players in the Australian Test team even though the full-strength squad is picked.
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featurecricket6 months ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from DC’s releases and retentions ft. Carey and the need for Indian pacers 

For two straight seasons now, Delhi Capitals have emerged as a strong force to reckon and at the heart of their success lies the young core full of superstars of the game. In the last few games of the IPL 2020, they had their fair share of struggles but they finished as the finalists eventually.
Harshit Anand
newscricket7 months ago

Australia A’s bowling, fielding and captaincy was an absolute disgrace, slams Allan Border

Allan Border has slammed Alex Carey’s Australia A side, after their draw against India, stating that their bowling, fielding and Carey’s captaincy performance was an absolute disgrace. He also in the same breath stated that the players who played on Sunday were not good enough for the top level.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Inferences from the SCG pink-ball game ft. Pant’s x-factor, Carey’s maturity and the Shaw-Burns tragedy

For the second time in the span of a week, a spirited Australian A side gave the Indians a run for their money as the hosts scrambled to a draw through a gritty performance on the final day. Inferences from the game were aplenty but for the time being, we’ll be going through the 6 biggest takeaways.
Anirudh Suresh