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featurecricket2 months ago

Satire | Behind the scenes of the 2018 Cape Town ball-tampering scandal 

In light of the latest assertions from Australian opener Cameron Bancroft regarding the ever obvious but not accepted involvement  of the bowlers in the Sandpaper Gate, SportsCafe approached a few Aussie players and CA officials to get to the bottom of the story and found out some explosive details.
Harshit Anand
newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | MCG pitch will suit India because it’s a bit flat, reckons Darren Lehmann

Darren Lehmann has reckoned that the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will suit the visiting Indians better because it’s a bit flat in comparison to the other pitches in the country. He also stated that if India get on a roll, they can turn the result around to a favourable one.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Virat Kohli plays with full energy and doesn’t want to lose, opines Darren Lehmann

Crediting Virat Kohli’s abilities, Darren Lehmann has professed that the Indian skipper plays with full energy and doesn’t want to lose when he takes the field. The former Australian coach also added that Kohli’s ability to push the boundaries of the game is a hallmark of a great player.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa year ago

What’s the fuss about Sachin Tendulkar's 1998 'desert storm'

Man, growing up in the 21st century, I always felt that VVS Laxman and Dravid’s partnership was the greatest thing I had ever seen, with Sachin’s 200, in my opinion, being the greatest ODI batting display of all time. Then, I had a shocker of a conversation where someone mentioned ‘Desert Storm.’
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 years ago

BBL 2019-20 | Julia Price to assist Darren Lehmann with Brisbane Heat

Former Australia wicketkeeper Julia Price will become the first woman to coach in men’s Big Bash League. She will join the Brisbane Heat’s coaching setup midway through the tournament as Ryan Harris will leave the squad to work with Australia’s Under-19 team for the World Cup.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

Perth ready to host Boxing Day Test should MCG be deemed unfit, states Optus Stadium chief

Mike McKenna, chief of the new Perth Stadium, has stated that the association would do everything within its power to be ready to host the Boxing Day Test. The prospect of MCG hosting the Boxing Day Test has come under jeopardy after a shield game was abandoned due to the pitch being 'dangerous'.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

The Hundred | Darren Lehmann appoints Aaron Finch as captain of Northern Superchargers

Australian T20 and ODI captain Aaron Finch has been named as the captain of Northern Superchargers by coach Darren Lehmann. The right-handed explosive opener was the first pick of Lehmann from the draft of The Hundred and the experience of already having worked with him will help the team a lot.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

The Hundred | Leeds rope in Darren Lehmann and Danielle Hazell as head coaches

Darren Lehmann has become the latest Australian to be involved with the league in the capacity of a head coach after having been signed by the Leeds franchise to coach the men’s team. Meanwhile, the team also secured the services of Danielle Hazell to lead the franchise’s women’s team.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup | Darren Lehmann feels Steve Smith and David Warner will be stand out feature for Australia

Former Australian coach Darren Lehmann is confident that Steve Smith and David Warner will shine for Australia in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales. Both Smith and Warner have returned to the squad after being banned for a year for their role in the sandpaper gate scandal.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

I’d pick Aaron Finch every day of the week, asserts Darren Lehmann

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann came to the defence of under-fire batsman Aaron Finch by suggesting that he’d pick the Victorian any day of the week in his team. Finch, who is leading Australia in the series against India, has not registered a 50+ score in 21 innings for the national team.
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