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newscricket6 days ago

Andre Russell is now West Indies' Chris Gayle and Brian Lara in T20Is, hails Dwayne Bravo

West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo heaped praises on his teammate Andre Russell as he thanked god for not having to bowl against him in international games. Bravo shared that the side was confident of sending a message through the Sri Lanka series before the World Cup and they did it in some style.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Lasith Malinga's 'perfect' yorker to welcome Andre Russell back to T20Is

The first T20I in Pallekele saw the return of Andre Russell to T20I cricket after a 18-month hiatus and Lasith Malinga welcomed Dre Russ back to T20I cricket in his own style. The Lankan wizard bowled an inch-perfect yorker to bamboozle Russell and the Twitterati lost their mind over the same.
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newscricketa month ago

SL vs WI | Andre Russell back in Windies side for Sri Lanka T20Is

West Indies all rounder Andre Russell is back in the national T20 squad after a prolonged absence of two years from the national side. Shai Hope, Oshane Thomas and Fabian Allen have also been included in the side for the series along with Shimron Hetmyer after missing out on the ODI series.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 Auction | What were the teams thinking ft. Mumbai’s pace obsession and Hyderabad's hibernation

With two full days having passed post the frenetic IPL auction, it’s time to reflect on how well the teams actually fared. While some bid like there was no tomorrow, the others were mere bystanders, almost reluctantly putting in a bid or two. But could any team really call themselves ‘complete’?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

IPL Auction 2019 | Chris Green backs IPL stint for T20I WC selection

Australian spinner Chris Green, the most economical T20 bowler this year, reckoned his IPL stint with Kolkata Knight Riders will give him a chance to show his mettle for the next year’s T20I World Cup selection. The Sydney Thunder spinner has an economy of 6.57 in T20 cricket in the past 12 months.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 Auction | KKR treading on thin ice by not buying able back-up players, feels Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has criticized Kolkata Knight Riders for not buying able back-ups for the likes of Morgan and Russell and feels that the team might be in trouble should one of the two get injured. Gambhir also lauded the selection of Pat Cummins, but feels that the franchise overpaid for the pacer.
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newscricket4 months ago

BPL is more fun and shorter than BBL, claims Andre Russell

Andre Russell reckons that the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is more fun and shorter than the Australian Big Bash League (BBL). Russell has been appointed as the captain of the BPL side Rajshahi Royals and is looking forward to the opportunity having previously tasted success with two other teams.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs WI | Time to look beyond Shikhar Dhawan as opener in T20Is, says Kris Srikkanth

Former captain and opening batsman Kris Srikkanth believes it is time to look beyond Shikhar Dhawan as the opening partner for Rohit Sharma in the T20 format. Srikkanth suggests passing the baton onto KL Rahul as India take on current T20 world champions West Indies in a three-match series.
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featurecricket4 months ago

How long till the barren years end, West Indies?

They are dynasties in cricket, there’s a legacy in the sport and there’s pride. West Indies had everything. ‘Had’. But, what now? 
Sritama Panda
newscricket4 months ago

IND vs WI | Looking forward to giving our best against India, asserts Sherfane Rutherford

West Indies all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford has said that as the Windies gear up for next month's three-match T20I series against India, they are looking to put up their best. The Windies star hope that the experience gained from the Afghanistan series this month in India will come in handy.
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