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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to evergreen Dan Christian smashing Shakib Al Hasan for five sixes in an over

As the saying ‘Ageing like a fine wine,’ goes, 38-year-old Dan Christian demonstrated his ball-striking prowess yet again, smashing five sixes off Shakib Al Hasan in the fourth T20I. Having hit one six in 21 T20Is prior to Saturday, Christian smacked 5 in a single over to leave Shakib stunned.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Takeaways for Australia from the Windies series ft. Unimpressive fringe pacers, Marsh's golden run and finishers conundrum

Taking the field after a long gap of four months with a weakened unit, Australia were up for a massive challenge against West Indies, with a lot to draw from the series with the T20 World Cup in sight. Let's take a look at where Australia stand and what they found out from their series loss.
Harshit Anand
newscricket3 months ago

The IPL Dukes ball story was just Christian adding some stuff to make good story, reveals Kyle Jamieson

RCB pacer Kyle Jamieson opened up on whether Virat Kohli had asked him to train with the Dukes or not and revealed that it was Dan Christian adding things to turn it into a good story. He added that the RCB skipper didn't ask him specifically to bowl with the Duke balls during 2021 IPL.
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newscricket3 months ago

Voluntarily accepted to quarantine so that I could represent Australia, reveals Dan Christian

Dan Christian, who had to break his Vitality Blast stint and go into hard quarantine after being called up by Australia, revealed that he willingly made the sacrifice as he didn’t want to pass up an opportunity to represent the country. Christian has spent 11 of the last 12 months inside bubbles.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 Auction |​ Delhi Capitals- Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

The Delhi team have been named as the Daredevils and Capitals, but the term that would really suit them is ‘Dark horses’ because that is what they’ve been throughout the twelve Indian Premier League competitions. Having reached excruciatingly close to the forefront, all they need is the final push.
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 years ago

Chris Lynn knows what he needs to do to get back in Australian colours, reveals Justin Langer

After Chris Lynn voiced his concern over the selectors' lack of communication, coach Justin Langer has stated that Lynn knows what he needs to do to get back into the team. With the return of Steven Smith and David Warner, there has been a drastic change in the dynamics of the Australian team.
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newscricket2 years ago

Peter Siddle and Dan Christian named Prime Minister’s XI co-captains

Peter Siddle and Dan Christian have been bestowed with the honour of together leading the Prime Minister’s XI in a T20 game to be held next month against Sri Lanka. The PM Scott Morrison highlighted the duo’s contribution to the sport in the country while Greg Chappell also heaped praise on them.
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newscricket3 years ago

VIDEO | Cameron Boyce gets out even before ball is pitched

How often have you seen in competitive cricket that a batsman gets out even before a ball is pitched? It is something which is certainly rare to find but exactly the thing that happened during the second semi-final of the ongoing BBL when Cameron Boyce stepped on the stumps facing Ben Dwarshuis.
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