newscricket25 days ago

South Africa all-rounder Dwaine Pretorious bids farewell to international cricket

Proteas all-rounder Dwaine Pretorious has announced his retirement from international cricket with an intent to focus on T20 and other shorter formats of the game for the rest of his career. He opined that the decision would help him become the best short-format player he is capable of being.
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newscricket4 months ago

T20 World Cup 2022 | Marco Jansen replaces injured Dwaine Pretorius in South Africa squad

South Africa have announced their replacement for Dwaine Pretorius by including left-arm seamer Marco Jansen in the squad for the T20 World Cup to be played in Australia. Jansen was initially named in the traveling reserves but Pretorius’ thumb injury handed him a promotion to the main squad.
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newscricket4 months ago

T20 World Cup 2022 | Dwaine Pretorious ruled out of tournament as well as India series due to a fractured thumb

South Africa have suffered a big blow ahead of the T20 World Cup as all-rounder Dwaine Pretorious has fractured his left thumb and will miss the showpiece event. Marco Jansen and Andile Phehlkuwayo are part of the reserves list and either of them might replace Pretorious in the tournament.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs SA 2022, 3rd T20I | Internet reacts as South Africa’s comedy of errors saves crawling Harshal Patel thrice on one ball

Batters sometimes survive a dismissal riding on their luck but getting a life-line thrice on the same ball is quite unusual. Harshal Patel had lady luck on his side in the third T20I as he survived a dismissal thrice due to a comedy of errors from the South African fielders.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs SA 2022, 3rd T20I | Internet reacts as Rishabh Pant's sharp catch sends Dwaine Pretorius packing

Wicketkeeping is a tough job and it becomes more difficult to catch sharp edges behind the stumps to quality spinners. Rishabh Pant was involved in such a situation as he grabbed a sharp catch brilliantly which sent back Dwaine Pretorious to the pavilion on 20 to the bowling of Yuzvendra Chahal.
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newscricket8 months ago

I really enjoyed playing under MS Dhoni, says Dwaine Pretorius

MS Dhoni’s style of leadership and the way he handles himself in difficult situations has become the highlight of his career which has been praised by many former cricketers and his teammates. CSK all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius who played with MS Dhoni this season talked about how he handles himself.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2022, CSK vs MI | Twitter reacts as MS Dhoni turns back the clock with his clinical finish for CSK

Chennai Super Kings have registered their second victory of IPL 2022 against Mumbai Indians in a last-ball thriller as MS Dhoni unleashed his vintage version scoring unebaten 28 runs from 13 balls while chasing 156. CSK won by three wickets as Dhoni smashed a boundary to finish the proceedings.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2022, CSK vs MI | Twitter reacts as Ravindra Jadeja drops a catch due to a mix-up against Mumbai Indians

Ravindra Jadeja is one of the best fielders around the world currently and is known for his breathtaking catches and acrobatic fielding. However, Jadeja surprised everyone when he dropped a catch against Mumbai Indians as he made a mess of a chance and then tried to blame Dwaine Pretorious for it.
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featurecricket3 years ago

Super Sixes SRL | IND vs SA Evaluation Chart - Pretorius-Phehlukwayo and spinners take South Africa all the way

After having lost their first two games to England and Pakistan, South Africa bounced back in the Super Sixes competition by handing a five-wicket defeat to India. On the other hand, India lost their third game in a row with the middle-order failing to put up a strong show once again.  
Sritama Panda
featurecricket3 years ago

IND v SA | South Africa's predicted XI for the 2nd T20I in Mohali

After the first T20I, that was supposed to be held in Dharamshala, was washed out, the focus immediately shifted to the remaining two games, the first of which will be played in Mohali on Wednesday. With four uncapped players in the Proteas squad, at least two will ideally be making their debut.
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