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newscricket15 hours ago

IND vs NZ | India is becoming a ruthless side, feels Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar lauded the Indian side with praise after their dominant win over New Zealand in Auckland as he feels that the Virat Kohli-led side is developing into a “ruthless” slaughter machine. Akhtar opined that the Kiwi openers need to go big so as to contain the deep Indian batting line up.
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newscricket2 days ago

Twitter reacts to Colin Munro recreating MS Dhoni’s “Fizur” moment by Rugby-tackling Shardul Thakur

We’ve seen cricketers play football in the field by kicking the ball to the stumps, we’ve seen them play Tennis by forehand-slapping the ball to the boundary, but today, Colin Munro showcased his Rugby skills. The opener Rugby-tackled Shardul Thakur to leave the bowler down and grounded.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to Shreyas Iyer's stunning performance to seal victory over New Zealand

After being set a target of 204, Rahul and Kohli set the tone early for India, but their dismissals in quick succession put the victory in jeopardy. However, Shreyas Iyer then struck a stunning 29-ball 58 to guide the team home. The Twitterati lavished praise on the young gun for his stunning knock.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to New Zealand making a mess of simple run-out twice on one ball

New Zealand are normally known for their fine fielding ability but the mess-up that happened at the Eden Park in Auckland today was criminal to say the least. While KL Rahul was caught in the middle of the crease, a run-out was there for the taking but the hosts made a mess of it, twice.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to KL Rahul’s failed attempt to do an MS Dhoni-no-look back-flick

MS Dhoni’s no-flick run-out to dismiss Ross Taylor in 2016 has been a part of the cricketing lore for the sheer audacity and craft involved in the dismissal. KL Rahul tried doing an encore of it - against the same batsman - in the first T20I in Auckland today, but hey, everyone is not MS Dhoni.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma’s incredible balance to swoop in boundary-line catch

Rohit Sharma’s lazy elegance has often made the fans and experts go berserk but the same can’t be said about his fielding. He is lazy on the field as he is while batting, which nearly cost India today, but he swapped in a fine catch while keeping his balance intact on the boundary line.
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featurecricket6 days ago

NZ vs IND | A predictable, inconsequential series headed for disappointment

Ah s***, here we go again. As if three games weren’t enough, this time around, New Zealand and India will clash against each other in FIVE T20I matches. Yep, are you ready to put yourself through one full week of pain, anguish and distress in return for some anything-but-high-octane entertainment?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

971 players sign up for 73 spots in IPL 2020 auction

The auction for the 13th edition of the IPL is just three weeks away as the registrations for the auction closed on November 30. As many as 971 players signed up for the auction of the mega event of summer, including as many as 196 capped international players along with 713 Indian players.
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newscricket5 months ago

Lendl Simmons temporary replacement for Colin Munro in CPL

Lendl Simmons will be filling in for Colin Munro for the Trinbago Knight Riders’ first three matches of the upcoming season of Caribbean Premier League. Munro will be unavailable for he will be representing the national team, before returning to play for record three-time winners of the T20 league.
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featurecricket6 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 Final | How and where can New Zealand beat England

Against all odds, New Zealand now find themselves in the World Cup final, and all that stands between them and glory is the mighty English team. England might be firm favorites heading into this encounter, but make no mistake, the Kiwis are here to make history of their own at Lord’s on Sunday.
Anirudh Suresh