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newscricket2 months ago

Aakash Chopra picks Bumrah ahead of Kohli and Rohit in one-player-one-team XI

Aakash Chopra has picked an XI of players - each from different countries - in which he has Jasprit Bumrah as the sole representative from India. Meanwhile, the likes of Babar Azam, AB de Villiers, Shakib Al Hasan, and David Warner have found places in the Unique XI picked by Chopra.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | Preview: India vs New Zealand

We’re down to the final few games of the round-robin stage of Super Sixes SRL, and kick-starting proceedings on Friday will be India and New Zealand. While the Indians will be looking to make it 4 wins in 5 games, the Kiwis, on the other hand, will be aiming to end their 5-match losing streak.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | NZ vs AUS Evaluation Chart - Spinners and Maxwell lead Australia to easy victory

New Zealand’s innings just went like a soda bottle - fizzed at the beginning before Australian spinners took the fizz out of the bottle. In the second run, it was Glenn Maxwell’s solo efforts in the middle-overs that led Australia to a dominant victory over a boring New Zealand side in the SRL.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | NZ vs PAK Evaluation Chart - Kane Williamson and Neesham take New Zealand home against Pakistan

Passing with high colours, New Zealand came out victorious against Pakistan in a rather one-sided snoozefest, with Pakistan’s batting unit folding like a cheap lawn chair. For the hosts, it was Williamson’s knock early on combined with the bowling efforts from Neesham which took them to a ‘W.’
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket4 months ago

PSL to continue despite Covid-19 outbreak

The PSL is among a handful of sporting events that will go on despite 14 overseas players leaving Pakistan because of fears of the coronavirus outbreak. The IPL has been postponed till April 15, while the ODI series between Australia-New Zealand and India-South Africa has been cancelled.
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newscricket4 months ago

PSL 2020 | Tired of seeing Imran Tahir's 'clown-like' celebration, rages Colin Munro

New Zealand opener Colin Munro, who is currently playing in the PSL, stated that he is tired of seeing Imran Tahir celebrate a wicket the way he does and admitted that he called the spinner a clown. Tahir’s celebration is often a sprint which is also accompanied by flying arms and a chest-thump.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Jimmy Neesham's intense rock-paper-scissors battle with KL Rahul

While it looked like a fight early on, it turned out to be just an intense battle of rock-paper-scissors between the two Kings XI Punjab teammates - Jimmy Neesham and KL Rahul. However, as both of them kept stone in the round, none of them turned victorious in the battle amidst the ODI series.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs NZ | Guys are hurting, but we are tight as a group, assures Colin Munro

New Zealand opener Colin Munro has revealed that though the Kiwis are hurting after back-to-back losses in the Super Over of matches they should’ve won, the unit is still united. Munro added that the hosts, who are down 0-4 in the series, will look to bounce back in the final T20 on Sunday.
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featurecricket5 months ago

IND vs NZ | 4th T20I - Today I Learnt - Shardul Thakur a settler in death, Tim Seifert belongs to top-order

New Zealand might have lost the series but they still have one weapon - to turn every dead rubber into thriller by adding the Super Over element to it. So credit to New Zealand where it is due, it’s the hosts who brought the game alive from the dead and India, who eventually won it.
Sritama Panda
newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shardul Thakur's breathtaking final over to take game to Super Over

It was deja vu all over as New Zealand, for the second time in two games, choked comically in the final over to take the game to a super over and eventually lose it. And this time around, it was Shardul Thakur who was the hero for India and the Twitterati lauded the pacer for his ice-cold last over.
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