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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | Joe Burns is mentally a bit short on confidence and having no luck, deems Allan Border

After Joe Burns’ display on Day 2, Allan Border has deemed that the Queenslander is mentally a bit short on confidence and absolutely riding on no luck whatsoever. At the same time, he also reckoned that gamble to open with Matthew Wade certainly didn’t work and backfired on the hosts.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | Sunil Gavaskar and Allan Border vouch for Shubman Gill to open batting over Prithvi Shaw

Legendary cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Allan Border weighed in on the Shaw vs Gill debate and have both chosen the lanky batsman from Punjab as their preferred opener for the first Test in Adelaide. While Border was left awestruck by Gill’s strokeplay, Gavaskar noted Shaw needed more patience.
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newscricket10 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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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | Jasprit Bumrah is the real deal, insists Allan Border

Allan Border has insisted that Jasprit Bumrah, ever since rising to the occasion in the Indian Premier League, has grown to become a terrific player. The former Australian skipper has also added that his style has complemented himself beautifully, which Border calls, an Indian thing.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | Virat Kohli’s absence is a big 'out' for India, should be 2-1 for Australia, feels Allan Border

Aussie legend Allan Border has stated that Virat Kohli’s absence after the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is a big opportunity for the hosts. The former Aussie captain has also added that the onus is on players like the Indian skipper to keep the romance of red-ball cricket alive.
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newscricketa year ago

‘Money grab’ IPL shouldn’t get precedence over T20 World Cup, opines Allan Border

Former Australia captain Allan Border is of the opinion that the Indian Premier League is just a ‘money grab’ and shouldn’t get precedence over the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020. The ICC mega-event is originally scheduled to be played in the October-November window this year in Australia.
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newscricketa year ago

Crowd emotions very difficult to recreate, admits Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has admitted that it would be next to impossible to recreate the games with crowd emotions once cricket resumes after the COVID-19 break. However, he did add that the players will still continue to play with the same ferocity and intensity, despite games lacking the emotional connect.
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newscricket2 years ago

Can’t imagine T20 World Cup without spectators, asserts Allan Border

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, former Australia captain Allan Border has admitted that it’s hard for him to imagine a T20 World Cup in front of empty stands. Border believes that if absolute normalcy is not achieved, no cricket can be held and hence the ICC event might be cancelled.
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newscricket2 years ago

If I have to choose any batsman to bat at any conditions it would be Tendulkar, reveals Shane Warne

Former Australian spin legend Shane Warne has stated that if he has to choose any batsman to bat at any conditions he would just choose Sachin Tendulkar. During the Instagram Live session, the Aussie has proclaimed that Brian Lara and Tendulkar are the greatest to wield the willow in his era.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ashes 2019 | Steve Smith the difference between the two teams to date, claims Allan Border

Allan Border has said that if Australia manage to retain the Ashes, Steve Smith deserves all the credit for his consistent batting displays in the series so far. He further expressed disappointment with the Australian top-order and reckoned to change it up a bit considering their dismal performance.
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