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newscricket2 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Knowing I can bowl a lot of overs unscathed put me in a good place, says Jhye Richardson

Australia pacer Jhye Richardson has said that knowing he can bowl a lot of overs without getting injured puts him in a good space. Richardson made his Test debut in 2019 against Sri Lanka at home but injuries since then have kept him out of reckoning over the last two and a half years.
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newscricket2 months ago

Some Australian players might not be comfortable touring Pakistan, feels Tim Paine

Australia Test captain Tim Paine stated that few players might not be comfortable touring Pakistan for the three Tests and as many ODI games and a T20I match during March and April 2022. Pakistan Cricket Board, on Monday, announced that Australia will tour Pakistan for a bilateral series since 1998.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Preparing to nail down a middle-to-lower order role, says Matthew Wade

With Aaron Finch having already confirmed of David Warner partnering him as an opener during Australia’s T20 World Cup 2021 campaign, Matthew Wade aims to lock himself as the team’s middle-order mainstay. Wade opened for Australia in 11 of their 15 T20Is in 2021, in either or both veterans' absence.
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newscricket6 months ago

George Bailey replaces Trevor Hohns as Australia’s new chairman of selectors for men’s cricket

On Sunday, post the retirement of Trever Hohns, who completed 21 years of service in the selection panel, Cricket Australia named George Bailey as the new chairman of selectors for the men’s team. Bailey had joined the selection panel in 2019 and ever since has been an integral part of it.
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newscricketa year ago

Aaron Finch will captain Australia in the World T20, declares George Bailey

Australia selector George Bailey has rushed to the defence of incumbent Aaron Finch and has stated publicly that the Victorian, despite his recent slump in form, will captain Australia come WT20. After a horror run of form, stretching back to the BBL, Finch’s place in the side has come under fire.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | When MS Dhoni pulled off a breakneck stumping to send off George Bailey

MS Dhoni’s superhuman-like skills behind the stumps have always been a topic of discussion among cricket fans. One of the greatest stumpings ever pulled by the former India captain was against the Aussies in 2016 when Geroge Bailey was stunned by a piece of breathtaking glovework.
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newscricket2 years ago

Came up with idea to promote Steve Smith to number three in ODIs, reveals George Bailey

George Bailey revealed that it was his idea to promote Steve Smith up the order at three in ODI cricket, prior to which the right-hander was used at six or seven. Bailey was a part of Australia's successful 2015 WC campaign, where he even led the side against England in the absence of Clarke.
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featurecricket2 years ago

BBL 2019-20 | Hurricanes vs Thunder - Ask Me Anything ft Bailey’s Farewell and High-flying Alex Hales

Are you someone who completely missed out on today's BBL action just because you were busy watching Federer-Djokovic? Oh shoot, don't worry. I've got you covered. Here are excerpts from my 'Ask Me Anything' session from today's BBL encounter. It should pretty much clear every single doubt you have.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Clive Rose and George Bailey run comical 'single' despite batsman getting clean bowled

Be it the umpire scratching his nose or Jhye Richardson inflicting a run-out from the deep by 'bowling', this BBL season has been the home to a lot of bizarre moments. And in a bizarre, yet funny moment today, Clive Rose and George Bailey completed a single despite the former getting clean bowled.
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featurecricket2 years ago

BBL 2019-20 | In a Jiffy- Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but Alex Ross does the work on the night

Sydney Thunder were dominant on the night against Hobart Hurricanes and they rightly arrested their triple loss in the tournament with a big win putting them third in the league just ahead of Brisbane Heat despite the futile attempt from George Bailey in the first innings.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam