newscricket2 months ago

BBL | Sydney Thunder sign Afghanistan's Fazalhaq Farooqi to replace David Willey

The Sydney Thunder have successfully replaced the withdrawn David Willey in their squad with pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi following his impressive showings at the World T20. Head coach Adam Gilchrist labelled him an emerging talent while highlighting the growing repute of Afghan players in the BBL.
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newscricket3 months ago

BBL 2022-23 | Sydney Thunder suffer big blow as platinum pick David Willey pulls out of tournament

In the latest development, Sydney Thunder have suffered a big blow ahead of the commencement of BBL this season as David Willey has pulled out of the tournament. Also, he became the second platinum player to withdraw from at least some part of the tournament after Liam Livingstone.
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newscricket4 months ago

PAK vs ENG | If you stick to process, no need to slog, Moeen Ali applauds England batters

Moeen Ali has praised the England batters after winning against Pakistan by eight wickets in the sixth T20I saying that there is no need to slog every time if the batters stick to the process. He mentioned that the batting was outstanding and it was an impressive performance from the team.
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newscricket6 months ago

ENG vs SA 2022 | Internet reacts to Jos Buttler's incredible wicket-keeping to dismiss Aiden Markram

Wicketkeepers always play a crucial role for a team and they can turn a game around with their glovework or fielding skills. Jos Buttler produced one of the most brilliant run-outs with his spectacular athleticism to earn his team the important breakthrough of Aiden Markram in the second one-dayer.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Babar Azam backs Virat Kohli to regain form with a heartfelt tweet

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has come out in support of Virat Kohli with a heartfelt message on social media after he was dismissed on 16 runs in the second ODI of three-match series against England. Kohli has been struggling with his form since 2019 when he scored his last international hundred.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs ENG, 3rd T20I | Internet reacts to Virat Kohli's stunning six against David Willey

Virat Kohli is one of the most talked-about cricketers in world cricket at the moment and fans love watching him bat. The right-handed batter showed glimpses of his return to form as he struck a stunning six during the third T20I against England which left commentators and fans in awe.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2022, RCB vs KKR | Twitter reacts as David Willey plucks a stunner while running backwards

The IPL has always produced some of the best fielding moments and David Willey added one more to the list against Kolkata Knight Riders. With Nitish Rana struggling to get over a short Akash Deep delivery, Willey ran backwards from short fine-leg to square leg and grabbed a terrific catch.
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newscricket2 years ago

Woakes achieves career-best 3rd spot in ODIs; KL Rahul climbs to sixth spot in T20Is

As per the latest ICC rankings, English pacer Chris Woakes has jumped to the third slot in the ODIs, while David Willey and Tom Curran also moved up post the series against Sri Lanka. As far as T20Is are concerned, the Indian duo of Virat Kohli and KL Rahul are ranked fifth and sixth respectively.
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newscricket2 years ago

Players like Tymal Mills could still present a case for the WT20, believes Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan admitted that the depth his side possesses in the shortest format is enviable and insisted that there still might be room for players like Tymal Mills, who will play in The Hundred, to make their WT20 case. Morgan feels that many players have benefitted from franchise cricket experience.
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newscricket2 years ago

ENG vs SL | Chris Woakes, Liam Dawson and David Willey make T20I returns

The ECB have named a 16-man squad for the T20I series against Sri Lanka and have handed call-ups to the trio of Chris Woakes, Liam Dawson and David Willey, all of whom have not played a T20I in over two years. Meanwhile, the squad sees the inclusion of all IPL stars barring Stokes and Archer.
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