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newscricket2 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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newscricket7 months 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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.
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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.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | George Bailey left embarrassed after failing to connect twice on same delivery

Once you miss it, it is understandable, if you miss it twice on the same delivery that really can be a result of two things - poor batting and good bowling and that exactly is what that sums the shot from the Hurricanes batsman George Bailey. Excellent from Daniel Sams, poor from Bailey.
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newscricket2 years ago

Handling criticism will never be an issue, affirms George Bailey

Australia's new selector George Bailey has stated that he is ready to have tough conversations and is not worried about the criticisms that might come his way. The Tasmania star, who will retire at the end of the season, also plans to use the coming two months to do some reconnaissance on the role.
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newscricket2 years ago

George Bailey appointed full-time Australian national selector

Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday that former Australian skipper George Bailey is all set to become a full-time national selector after the end of the upcoming Big Bash League. The 37-year-old has played 125 internationals across all formats and was part of the 2013-14 Ashes triumph.
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