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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Warner’s captaincy axe ‘staggering’, don’t think he’s responsible for SRH’s mess, opines Sanjay Manjrekar

Renowned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar expressed bafflement over Sunrisers Hyderabad’s decision to axe David Warner and insisted that he cannot see a change in captaincy solving SRH’s deep-lying problems. Manjrekar also said that SRH might not have the luxury to do away with Warner the batsman.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Hard to leave Imran Tahir out of any side in T20s, reckons Daniel Vettori

Ahead of Chennai’s fixture against Punjab, Daniel Vettori has reckoned that it is hard to leave Imran Tahir out of any side in the shortest format which was supported by Irfan Pathan. Irfan, on the other hand, added that Deepak Hooda can emerge himself as PBKS’ No.4 batsman, ahead of Pooran.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Moeen Ali seems to be the prototypical CSK player; will be useful for them, reckons Daniel Vettori

Daniel Vettori, who in the past worked with RCB as the coach, has reckoned that Moeen Ali is a prototypical CSK player, with his all-round ability and his ability to open the batting. Sanjay Manjrekar added that he would love to see Sam Curran bat at No.5 for CSK this season, after Ambati Rayudu.
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newscricket9 months ago

NZ vs PAK | 438th appearance was a very special moment; felt a bit like my 100th Test, reveals Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor, who broke the New Zealand record of most-capped player, has revealed that it was a very special moment to make his 438th appearance for the national team. Taylor also reckoned that it was a surreal moment but it felt similar to his 100th Test where he walked out to standing ovation.
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newscricketa year ago

Have no idea why RCB bowled Virat Kohli in the 19th over, recalls Albie Morkel

Albie Morkel has stated that he had no idea why RCB skipper Daniel Vettori gave the ball to the batsman Virat Kohli, in a crucial over in IPL 2012, a blunder which led to the team's defeat. Morkel also revealed that at one point, he felt the target was way out of his reach to be chased down.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Mitchell Santner shown the door with a spinning top on table

When Mark Waugh criticised Mitchell Santner for his poor showing in the MCG Test, the line to mark the premature end of the ‘S’ experiment in Tests, there was criticism from the other end that he is still New Zealand’s best spinner in Tests.
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newscricket2 years ago

Five Indians in Robin Uthappa’s ODI team of the decade

Robin Uthappa, like other former and current cricketers, has named his ODI team of the decade, that surprisingly has no David Warner in it. He has given the captaincy responsibility to MS Dhoni for his team with four other Indians - Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan - in it.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs BAN | Crowd brings another element to game, opines Daniel Vettori

Bangladesh spin coach Daniel Vettori has shared that the D/N Test match could give limited-over feels for the spectators it pulls as they bring in a totally different element to the game. Vettori has also pointed out that grass on the pitch has Bangladeshi pacers excited to exploit the assistance.
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newscricket2 years ago

Russell Domingo and Mahmudullah give us freedom to express ourselves, reveals Afif Hossain

Bangladesh all-rounder Afif Hossain feels the key to their success is that Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo and skipper Mahmudullah are giving the players the freedom to express themselves. A win in the second T20I at Rajkot will help them seal the three-match series with an assailable lead.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs BAN | Bangladesh begin preparations for India tour after ending strike

Bangladesh cricket team have begun their training sessions for next month's tour to India after the Bangladesh Cricket Board were successful in ending their strike. A lot of the player's demands were fulfilled by the board that included a 50 per cent pay increase for domestic players.
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