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newscricket2 months ago

Found The Hundred enjoyable, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has said that he has found the ECB's 'The Hundred' an enjoyable tournament and requested people to give it a chance before drawing conclusions. Ashwin reckoned that the competition is a boon to Women's cricket, and further hoped for the Women's IPL to take place some day.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Taking away opportunities from one avenue, The Hundred has provided the chance elsewhere to seize

The Hundred, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)’s brainchild, has certainly been the talk of the town, literally and figuratively and in the public relations world, the tournament has excelled. However, elsewhere, it has certainly taken away the playing opportunity for several counties.
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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred | The atmosphere was electric and the crowd carried us at the back end, admits Dane van Niekerk

After a historic night, Oval Invincibles’ skipper Dane van Niekerk admitted that the atmosphere at the Oval was electric and insisted that the crowd carried them in the back end of their innings. Meanwhile, Kate Cross stated that regardless of the result, they were history-makers on Wednesday.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs SA | Sune Luus continues to lead the side in Van Niekerk’s absence

With regular skipper, Dane van Niekerk still out with an injury, South Africa women’s team will be led by Sune Luus, who led them to a victory over Pakistan earlier this year. Meanwhile, Masabata Klaas remains the only absentee from the squad that played Pakistan, with an injury in the 11th hour.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC T20 Rankings | Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh position

Smriti Mandhana has jumped three places to fourth position while her compatriot Jemimah Rodrigues has dropped to seventh in the latest ICC women's T20 International rankings for batters released on Friday. Meanwhile, skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has remained static at ninth on the same list.
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newscricket2 years ago

Faf du Plessis, Dane van Niekerk bag top honours at the CSA Awards for 2019

South African national team skippers for the men’s and women’s, Faf du Plessis and Dane van Niekerk, was named the men's and women’s cricketer of the year on Saturday. Veteran fast bowler Dale Steyn was honoured with the KFC Streetwise Award for becoming South Africa's leading wicket-taker in Tests.
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