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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Kieron Pollard pulls off an absolute blinder to convert a certain six into wicket

On some occasions, a batter plays a shot with good timing and it seems to be going for a six in first glance but an extraordinary effort from fielder denies it. Kieron Pollard achieved a similar feat as he took a one-handed stunner using every inch of his body to convert possible six into a wicket.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs WI 2022, 1st ODI | Internet reacts to Alzarri Joseph’s twin strike with sensational yorkers

Yorkers are the most lethal weapon any pace bowler can process and they restrict batters from attempting any big shot resulting in dot balls. Alzarri Joseph nailed two perfect yorkers in the penultimate over of the innings and helped his team to prevent visitors from scoring a mammoth total.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2022, GT vs RCB | Twitter reacts as wicket gets converted into dead ball after crashing with cable

It happens very rarely in cricket that a dismissal gets converted into a dead ball but such an incident occurred in a game between Gujarat Titans and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The wicket of Mahipal Lomror was reversed to a dead ball as it hit a cable of satellite television before landing.
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newscricket8 months ago

India vs West Indies 2022 | Watch: Yuzvendra Chahal's straight drive against WI

Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal hit a glorious straight drive in the second One Day International against West Indies in the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Chahal hit the straight drive in the final over of India's batting innings as Rohit Sharma's team ended with a score of 237 for 9.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs WI | I don’t think Virat Kohli needs a break, says Saba Karim

After Virat Kohli was dismissed on eight runs in the first ODI against West Indies on a short-pitched delivery, former India cricketer Saba Karim has opined that the right-hander doesn’t need a break, but he can take it if he wants to. Karim further added that Kohli knows what is best for him.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs WI | Virat Kohli is one of those batsmen who does not really duck, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that Virat Kohli is one of those batsmen who does not really duck and so the opposition tries to bounce him out in the ODIs. Gavaskar also warned Kohli that he should be ready to face some more short-pitched deliveries in the upcoming games.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts as Rishabh Pant gets a sympathetic send-off by Alzarri Joseph after unlucky dismissal

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant was dismissed by Alzarri Joseph at the non-striker's end as he used his shoe to deflect a straight drive from Suryakumar Yadav back onto the stumps as Rishabh Pant was caught out of his crease. Rishabh Pant could manage to score just 11 runs from 9 balls.
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newscricketa year ago

West Indies pick uncapped Jeremy Solozano for Sri Lanka Tests, Shannon Gabriel recalled

Uncapped opener Jeremy Solozano has been named in West Indies’ 15-member squad for the two-match Test series in Sri Lanka, beginning November 21. Right-arm quick Shannon Gabriel made a return from hamstring injury, while opener Kieran Powell and pacemen Alzarri Joseph and Chemar Holder missed out.
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featurecricketa year ago

Questions aplenty and spots up for grabs as Kraigg Brathwaite era starts to take shape

On the back of a disappointing 0-0 series draw versus Sri Lanka, the Kraigg Brathwaite-led Windies would be hoping to send a message by dismantling a disjoint South African unit. But despite the odds being stacked in their favour, the hosts have their own share of concerns heading into the series.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 8

While rain played a spoilsport last week and the week before, this week was rather a pleasant week of County action, where there were little to no talks of the rain shadowing the games. However, there were several Australian batters in action, all of whom barring Marcus Harris were terrible.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam