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newscricket19 hours ago

Cricket Australia name a star-studded preliminary squad for Windies tour; Labuschagne misses out due to county stint

Cricket Australia has named a 23-man preliminary squad for the white-ball tour of the West Indies, which will be taking place in July 2021. It includes a host of stars who missed out on action in New Zealand and also players who participated in the IPL and returned home on May 17.
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newscricket2 days ago

Jos Buttler picks all-time IPL XI; leaves out David Warner and Chris Gayle

Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler picked his all-time IPL XI and made quite a few interesting choices, including omitting the two most successful openers in the competition’s history - David Warner and Chris Gayle. Buttler, surprisingly, included the ‘Big Three’ of Kohli, Rohit and Dhoni.
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newscricket3 days ago

Australian bowlers ‘knew’ that I was tampering with the ball, confesses Cameron Bancroft

Cameron Bancroft, who served a 9-month ban for infamously tampering with the ball in Cape Town in 2018, has sensationally confessed that the Australian bowlers ‘knew’ what was going on. None of the bowlers were punished, but Bancroft has claimed that the bowlers were aware of what he was doing.
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featurecricket9 days ago

How the incompetence of SRH’s management extended well beyond the alienation of David Warner

Spare a thought for Sunrisers Hyderabad. They fired their captain, axed him from the starting XI and antagonized their entire fanbase in a span of 24 hours in the hope of turning their season around, only for the entire tournament to get canceled.
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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2021 | David Warner, Michael Slater deny getting into a scuffle in Maldives

Australians David Warner and Michael Slater, who are both currently in Maldives owing to Australia’s travel restrictions, have denied that they got into an ugly tussle at a bar in Maldives. The Daily Telegraph had earlier reported that the duo exchanged blows following an altercation at a bar.
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newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2021 | Dropping Warner was a difficult call but we needed to try a new combination, says Trevor Bayliss

Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Trevor Bayliss admitted that dropping David Warner was a tough call, but stressed that it was a decision the management ‘had’ to take in order to set the balance of the team right. Bayliss admitted that on a good wicket in Delhi, SRH simply did not play well.
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newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2021 | Conversations will be had about Warner’s potential return, admits Kane Williamson

SRH skipper Kane Williamson admitted that his side were truly outplayed by Rajasthan, but most importantly revealed that ‘conversations will be had’ about the potential return of David Warner. The Sunrisers slipped to an embarrassing 55-run defeat in Williamson’s first outing as skipper this season.
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featurecricket15 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RR vs SRH - No Warner, n̶o̶ ̶p̶a̶r̶t̶y̶ no Sunrisers

A deluded SRH management was brought back to earth today in Delhi by a rampant Rajasthan Royals, who further deepened the existential crisis of their opponents. Prior to the game, Moody and Bayliss thought the team could survive without Warner, but the duo were handed a timely warning by RR.
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2021 | Tom Moody confirms David Warner no longer a starter; says batsman has to ‘come to terms’ with the decision

Sunrisers Hyderabad Director of Cricket Tom Moody has confirmed that David Warner is no longer a first-choice pick and insisted that the Australian has to ‘come to terms’ with the logic behind his axe. Moody confirmed that SRH had to take the hard call in order to fix the balance of the side.
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newscricket16 days 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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