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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to Mitchell Starc’s ‘perfect’ last over helping Australia keep Andre Russell at bay

After finding his groove in the third T20I against West Indies, Mitchell Starc pulled off the ‘impossible’ in the fourth, bowling a perfect over of death-bowling to defend 10 runs against Andre Russell. Barring the last delivery, Russell struggled to get the ball away, with Starc bowling 5 dots.
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newscricket13 days ago

WI vs AUS | My aim is to guide and mentor young players in the side, affirms Dwayne Bravo

Following West Indies' comprehensive victory in the second T20I against Australia, veteran Dwayne Bravo revealed that one of his primary goals is to guide and mentor young players in the side, transferring all the experience. Bravo starred with the bat on Saturday, scoring an unbeaten 47.
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featurecricket15 days ago

How Daniel Christian has wrestled his way back to ‘fill’ the missing piece of the Australian puzzle

It was only in 2009 that the American rapper Pitbull started calling himself ‘Mr. Worldwide’ but the reality remains that, Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian was a Mr. Worldwide even before the term became famous. At the age of 38, Christian has wrestled his way back into the Australian setup.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket23 days ago

Despite possessing firepower in abundance, Windies' inconsistency with the bat could hamper their WT20 defense 

The West Indies T20 team is an attitude. An attitude of fearlessness, chutzpah, excitement and something that flocks the cricket grounds for unbeatable entertainment. They are quintessentially the 'rock and roll' of world cricket.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa month ago

Andre Russell returns to T20I squad for five-match series against South Africa

West Indies star all-rounder Andre Russell has been named in the 13-man squad for the first two T20Is against South Africa that will be staged in Grenada. West Indies chief selector Roger Harper stated that Russell brings the X-factor to the side and will provide a lot of depth.
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newscricket2 months ago

Russell, Hetmyer return as WI name strong provisional squad for T20I summer

Andre Russell and Shimron Hetmyer have returned to the fold as they have been named in Windies’ provisional T20I squad for the summer. Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas and Hayden Walsh Jr. have also made it to the side while Rovman Powell has been overlooked after featuring against SL.
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newscricket3 months ago

Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan and Usman Khawaja among names set to feature in PSL 2021

On Tuesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) conducted a ‘replacement draft’ for the rest of PSL 2021, in which both Andre Russell and Shakib Al Hasan were snapped up by the franchises. Barring the duo, Martin Guptill, Litton Das, Usman Khawaja and James Faulkner were among the names picked.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft. RR’s Dube punt, Kohli’s inconsistency and goodbye Hetmyer

Baffling team selections, an all-time-great individual performance, a Super Over, a snoozefest - the third weekend of IPL 2021 had everything. With the Mumbai and Chennai legs coming to a conclusion, we look back and discuss important talking points from the three weekend encounters.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: KKR vs RR - Morris and Samson help RR bulldoze horrendous KKR 

KKR, who had re-ignited hopes of a comeback in the tournament after a strong fight back in the last game, were back to their usual-self - being sloppy - as they struggled to 133 runs in the first innings. After that, it was a captain's knock from Samson, which helped Rajasthan win the game easily.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Rajasthan’s clash against Kolkata

Two flashy but inconsistent sides reeling at the bottom of the table, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals will go head to head against each other at the Wankhede on Saturday. A win would resurrect their respective seasons, but still won’t be enough to take any of the two sides into the Top 4.