newscricket16 hours ago

ICC Test Rankings | Virat Kohli holds onto second spot among batsmen

Virat Kohli has held on to his second spot in the newly released ICC Test rankings for batsmen, as Steve Smith consolidated his position at the top of the chart. Cheteshwar Pujara remains fourth after his poor run in West Indies, while Jasprit Bumrah is in third place among the bowlers.
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newscricketa day ago

10 Things You Missed | From Jofra Archer acting like dead to guy watching Ashes from window

Hey folks! Hope you enjoyed the last day of Ashes. What an incredible series it was! But you might have missed these fascinating facts from today's game at The Oval! Don't worry because we have everything covered from the match. So, just sit back and relax with these 10 things you missed.
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newscricket2 days ago

Ashes 2019 | It’s about time umpires intervened and put an end to constant sledging, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has expressed his frustration at the constant sledging tactics used by the Aussies throughout the course of the five-match Ashes series. Chappell has singled out Matthew Wade, whose vocal antics have gone up to the level of sledging the on-field umpires.
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newscricket2 days ago

Don’t care if David Warner gets another duck, he’ll play in the summer against Pakistan, says Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is confident that David Warner will retain his spot in the squad for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan regardless of whether or not he gets runs in the second innings of the final Ashes Test. However, Ponting would like to see some changes being made in the middle-order.
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newscricket2 days ago

Twitter reacts as Stuart Broad gets the better of David Warner for the seventh time in the series

David Warner today was dismissed by Stuart Broad for an astonishing 7th time in the series and all the left-hander could do was walk back to the pavillion with a weird smile. The dismissal also marked the end of a disastrous series for Warner and the Twitterati went berserk and reacted on the same.
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newscricket2 days ago

7 Things You Missed | From Tim Paine's banter with Kumar Dharmasena to Joe Denly getting hit on the box

Whats's up everyone? Hope you had a good and relaxing Saturday! Meanwhile, you might have missed the most obvious of things from Day 3 of the Ashes Test today! So, just sit back and relax, as we sat through the entire match and compiled each and every interesting thing. Here we go!
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newscricket2 days ago

Twitter reacts as Rory Burns and Joe Denly put together the first 50-plus opening stand of the series

After 19 innings, Rory Burns and Joe Burns finally brought up the first fifty-run opening stand of the series on Saturday, which in turn helped England to stretch their lead. While Burns fell short of his fifty, Denly agonizingly fell short of his 100 on Day 3. The Twitterati reacted on the same.
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featurecricket3 days ago

Ashes 2019 | The Oval Day 2 Talking Points : Sam Curran balm to English pain and the collective UltraEdge mess up

Jofra Archer and Sam Curran put up a great show with the ball at The Oval as the duo rose above another Steve Smith masterclass to give England a 69-run lead in the first innings. However, the way Curran tried to bring his weapon to the fore straight away had to be the day’s biggest talking point.
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newscricket3 days ago

7 Things You Missed | From Archer throwing ball at Steve Smith to Stuart Broad bowling way behind the crease

Hi everyone! We are back again with interesting things from Day 2 of final Ashes Test that you might have missed some during your day work. Don't be worried about googling them! Because we have sat through the entire match and covered everything from all corners of the stadium. Here we go!
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts to Jonny Bairstow's fake fielding to baffle Steve Smith

Going for the third run off a fuller delivery from Jofra Archer to Wade, Smith went ahead and put the extra effort even though it was not necessary for him to dive. Bairstow then bluffed Smith, faking a fielding, when the ball had already been collected by Archer! Twitter reacted on same.
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