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newscricket2 months 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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featurecricket4 months 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
newscricket5 months 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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featurecricket5 months 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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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket6 months 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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newscricket6 months 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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newscricket6 months ago

Reports | George Bailey to join Cricket Australia selection panel

According to a media report, former Australia captain George Bailey is all set to join the Cricket Australia panel. The 37-year-old batsman, who plays in the Big Bash T20 league, will join the current men's team coach Justin Langer and chairman Trevor Hohns on the selection committee.
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newscricket8 months ago

Kings XI Punjab appoint Anil Kumble as Director of Cricket Operations

India’s most successful Test bowler and former Indian coach Anil Kumble has taken over as KXIP’s new Director of Cricket Operations. The Punjab based franchise has never won an IPL despite coming close in the final of the 2014 edition and would like to make things right with Anil Kumble at the helm.
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newscricket10 months ago

Toronto Nationals-Montreal Tigers match delayed as players protest over unpaid wages in Global League T20

Yuvraj Singh’s Toronto Nationals and the George Bailey-led Montreal Tigers refused to start a Global T20 league game due to unpaid wages. After a two hour delay, the match did finally get underway and not only did Toronto win the game but also booked a place in the playoffs of the league.
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