newscricketa day 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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newscricket6 days 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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featurecricket7 days 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? 
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newscricket12 days 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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newscricket21 days ago

VIDEO | Spinner Qais Ahmad floors Andre Russell with perfect seam-up bouncer

Many batsmen tried their level best, sometimes doing stuff that no bowler in T20 cricket would have done, so as to get a measure of Andre Russell but failed miserably. However, Afghan spinner Qais Ahmad found a new way as he bowled a seam-up delivery which bounced to floor the Jamaican.
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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred | Kagiso Rabada, Lasith Malinga, Chris Gayle find no takers in mega draft

A few eyebrows were raised as Kagiso Rabada, Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga found no takers in the Hundred draft. With only three overseas slots for the eight teams, the likes of Rashid Khan, D'Arcy Short, Andre Russell, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell etc. were preferred over the veterans.
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newscricket2 months ago

Abu Dhabi League sees names like Mohammad Amir, Lasith Malinga being picked for lucrative price

The 10-day Abu Dhabi T-10 league tournament, which has been scheduled to be held from November 15, saw Pakistan and Sri Lanka stars Mohammad Amir and Lasith Malinga going under the hammer in the auction. The annual player draft saw as many as 110 players allocated across eight teams.
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newscricket2 months ago

Would be brilliant for cricket to be included in Olympics, feels Andre Russel

Hard-hitting Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell, who takes pleasure in destroying bowlers, feels that the T10 format could pave the gateway for cricket to break into the Olympics. Earlier this year, the MCC confirmed that they were making significant efforts to include Cricket at the 2028 Olympics.
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newscricket2 months ago

AFG vs WI | Brandon King, Hayden Walsh Jr. receive maiden international call-ups

Brandon King and Hayden Walsh Jr., who impressed with bat and ball respectively in CPL 2019, have been called up by the Windies for their ODIs and T20Is against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Darren Bravo, who had an underwhelming series against India in August, has been axed from the Test squad.
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newscricket3 months ago

CPL 2019 | Andre Russell cleared of serious injury after blow to head

Andre Russell, who was hit on the helmet and carted off the ground during a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match on Thursday, has been cleared of any serious injury. Russell was struck near the right ear when attempting to pull and ended up leaving the field on a stretcher in a neck brace.
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