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featurecricket2 months ago

Why promoting Ben Stokes to No.3 could be the final piece in England’s T20 puzzle

In many ways, the first ball of the 17th over of the 4th T20I epitomized Ben Stokes’ tour.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | 2nd T20I: Today I Learnt - India's bowling cutting edge, Ishan Kishan's massive promise and a slow Dawid Malan

After being outplayed by England in all the departments in the T20I series opener, today it was India's complete domination over England in all facets of the game. India's bowling was simply outstanding especially in the powerplay and the death while Ishan and Virat made light work of the chase.
Harshit Anand
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Chahal's celebrappeal after Malan fails to read his variation

With only five bowlers playing for India in the second game, Yuzvendra Chahal has had a fair bit of responsibility on his shoulders. And he responded brilliantly when he got world's no.1 T20I batsman Dawid Malan in his second over and was so sure about the LBW that he started celebrating.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Chris ‘16.25 crores’ Morris becoming the richest player in IPL history

Well, it was inevitable that one of Chris Morris or Glenn Maxwell had to go all-out, be a big thing in the IPL auction. When Glenn Maxwell’s name came popping, there was RCB and CSK fighting for him but it was really Rajasthan Royals, who got Morris, for a freaking 16.25 crores, massive!
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to Australia completing a ‘choke job’ to hand England a win

From 39 runs needed off 34 deliveries, Australia completed their second huge choke job in the calendar year after succumbing to a defeat against South Africa earlier in the year. This time around, the lower order could not add on to Warner-Finch as Australia fell short of the target by two runs.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

NZ vs ENG | Fielding is more of an attitude thing, believes Eoin Morgan

England put on a disappointing performance on the field in the second T20I as they were handed a 21-run loss by the Kiwis in Wellington. England skipper Eoin Morgan was very critical of his team's fielding and urged the players to step up while stressing on learning from mistakes.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 years ago

India vs England | Ollie Pope to make England debut at Lord’s

England Cricket Board took to Twitter to announce that Surrey County player Ollie Pope will make his debut for the senior England team against India at the second Test at Lord’s. Pope was called up to the English squad as a replacement to for batsman David Malan for the remainder of the series.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 years ago

Chris Woakes to replace Ben Stokes, Dawid Malan axed after poor performance

Chris Woakes has been recalled by the England selectors to replace Ben Stokes, who will miss the Lord's Test due to his upcoming hearing for the Bristol Brawl Case. Dawid Malan, however, has been altogether dropped from the team from after his poor showing in Edgbaston where he scored just 28 runs.
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newscricket3 years ago

India vs England | Alex Hales ruled out of ODI series due to side strain

England batsman Alex Hales has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series after he suffered a side strain during the net practice sessions ahead of the first ODI match against India. Hales will be replaced by Middlesex batsman, David Malan, for the two remaining games of the ODI series.
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newscricket3 years ago

England vs India | Alex Hales ruled out of first ODI; David Malan called up as replacement

Alex Hales suffered a side injury during net practice ahead of the first ODI against India and was subsequently ruled out of the first match while he will be monitored on a day-to-do basis for this series. Middlesex batsman, David Malan, was called up as cover for Hales for the upcoming matches.
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