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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs AUS | Definitely need some things to consider at the selection table, admits Andrew McDonald

Following two straight losses, Australian assistant coach Andrew McDonald has insisted that there would be some changes considered from the bowling front for the third T20I. While stating that there were positives from the first T20I, he added that the team has to perform better with the ball.
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newscricket7 months ago

Australia will be hoping that England can do the job for us, admits Andrew McDonald

Andrew McDonald, ahead of India’s clash with England has admitted that Australia would be hoping that England will win the last Test in Ahmedabad to do the job for their rivals. David Warner too joined in, stating that it would idea to see Australia in the World Test Championship final.
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newscricket7 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Andrew McDonald hints at multiple changes for third T20I after back-to-back losses

On the back of two consecutive losses, Andrew McDonald has hinted that Australia could make several changes to strengthen their middle-order setup, batting and bowling, where the hosts have edged past them. He also added that everyone in the squad would get their opportunity in this series.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 | Andrew McDonald not to continue as Rajasthan Royals coach for upcoming season

Rajasthan Royals and Andrew McDonald have decided to 'mutually' part ways, bringing a premature ending to the three-year deal signed between the franchise and the former Aussie player. However, reports stating that the franchise has been trying to negotiate a new role with McDonald.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | There is a lot to like about India's T Natarajan, feels Andrew McDonald

Australia's assistant coach Andrew McDonald is of the opinion that T Natarajan did a great job and there's lot to like about him. He also added that he found Indian bowlers very disciplined and also lavished praise on Washington Sundar for filling in the place of senior spinner R Ashwin well.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | David Warner is very optimistic about his chances of playing in Sydney, reveals Andrew McDonald

Ahead of the Sydney Test, Andrew McDonald has revealed that David Warner is optimistic about his return to the Australian playing XI for the third Test after being included in the squad. He has also reckoned that Smith and Labuschagne are ready to score runs after failure for the former thus far.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | Don’t see short-ball tactics as Steve Smith’s weakness, opines Andrew McDonald

Andrew McDonald, ahead of the series against India, has opined that he doesn’t see short-balls as Steve Smtih’s weakness, with teams having tried it before at him without much effect. He also warned people against judging Smith too harshly against his own standards that he has shown.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Inconsistency cost Rajasthan Royals the season, rues coach Andrew McDonald

Rajasthan Royals coach Andrew McDonald, on the back of RR bowing out of IPL 2020 on Sunday, claimed that the side have themselves to blame and pointed towards consistent inconsistency as the reason for the grim showing. McDonald noted that RR threw away games they could very easily have won.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Didn't have enough contributors with the ball, admits Andrew McDonald 

RR bowling has largely been a one-man show with Jofra Archer doing the bulk of wicket taking, something that RR coach Andrew McDonald admitted to and rued the lack of contribution from other bowlers. After Jofra Archer took two wickets early on, RR bowlers couldn't maintain any pressure at all. 
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featurecricketa year ago

Rajasthan Royals: Drifting farther away from the playoffs but edging closer to finding the best XI

‘Maintain a 100% record in the first week, but risk losing each of your matches in the second and the third; Play your first two matches in Sharjah and become kings, but have an ephemeral reign; Win matches with the wrong combination, but lose them with the right one(s)’.
Anirudh Suresh