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newscricket7 days ago

Ian Chappell calls for England to pick Dawid Malan and James Vince in the Ashes

Ian Chappell has suggested England to include Dawid Malan and James Vince in their Ashes squad that will tour Australia later this year, citing their experience in the last tour as one of the reasons for their selection. Chappell also criticised Australia for not developing their bench strength.
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featurecricket14 days ago

How different was Cricket the last time India toured Sri Lanka? Well, quite different

There was a time not too long ago that India toured Sri Lanka - and vice versa - so often that a bilateral series between the two sides made fans cry.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Will keep eye on India-England series for Ashes preparations, affirms Sridharan Sriram

Former Indian player Sridharan Sriram has said that he will keep an eye on the India-England Test series to analyse their opponents’ performance ahead of the Ashes. Sriram also hailed Tim Paine's leadership and recalled on how he regrouped the Australian players and won fans' support back.
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newscricketa month ago

The Hundred | Southern Brave name de Kock and Conway as replacements for Warner, Stoinis

Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock, who recently took the world by storm in whites, have been named as overseas replacements for David Warner and Marcus Stoinis by Southern Brave for the Hundred. The Australian duo of Warner and Stoinis opted out of the tournament, due to their conflicting schedules.
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newscricketa month ago

Warner, Maxwell, Smith and Cummins among seven players to have withdrawn from Windies and Bangladesh tours

Cricket Australia have confirmed that seven players, including David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith and Pat Cummins, have confirmed that they will be taking no part in Australia’s white-ball tours of West Indies and Bangladesh. All seven withdrawn players featured in the first half of IPL 2021.
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newscricketa month ago

The Hundred | David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Sophie Devine pull out of the competition

Ahead of the first edition of The Hundred, the trio of David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Sophie Devine have pulled themselves out of the competition, with more withdrawals set to be confirmed. With Warner and Stoinis named in the Australian squad, the clash in schedule has led to the decision.
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newscricket2 months ago

‘Sandpaper II’ could potentially help England win the Ashes Down Under, opines Michael Vaughan

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels that ‘Sandpaper II’ has exposed cracks in Australia’s dressing room, and feels that England could triumph Down Under if they can take advantage of the same. Vaughan, however, reckoned that both England and Australia are equally matched cricketing sides.
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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
newscricket2 months ago

Stuart Broad claims that Sandpaper Gate would turn ‘interesting’ after David Warner retires 

England's Stuart Broad is of the opinion that new revelations will be made in the 2018 ball-tampering scandal when David Warner hangs up his boots and pens a book. He also empathized with the Aussie players as he reckons it was a tough episode for them, but doesn't see it stretching to the Ashes.
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newscricket2 months ago

Would be naive to think that only three people knew about tampering, reckons Adam Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist believes that it would be naive to think that the Aussie bowlers did not know that Bancroft was tampering with the ball and feels that CA ‘didn't investigate to see if it was systemic.’ Gilchrist feels that, with respect to the Cape Town saga, the blame game will go on and on.
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