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newscricketa month ago

Australia announce star-studded squad for T20 WC; Inglis earns maiden call-up

Cricket Australia announced their 15-man squad for the T20 WC, which is scheduled to start from October 17 in the UAE. All the stars who were missing from action against West Indies and Bangladesh have returned to the squad, which also features a shock call-up for uncapped gloveman Josh Inglis.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Glenn 'Kohli' Maxwell refusing to to walk after Harpreet Brar bowls a snorter

Looks like we just got a new admission to Virat Kohli's School of Theater and Drama in the form of Glenn Maxwell. Today, he didn't just do a Virat Kohli but even left him behind in showing disbelief to dismissal as he refused to walk, that too, after getting bowled on the bowing of Harpreet Brar.
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featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RCB vs RR - ‘Clinical’ Bangalore hammer Rajasthan to regain top spot

In what turned out to be a clinical show from Bangalore, they outclassed Rajasthan in all departments to make it four straight wins and regain the numero-uno position on the points table. Kohli and Paddikal made light work of the chase after the Challengers restricted Samson's men to just 177.
Harshit Anand
newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Devdutt ‘Maxwell’ Padikkal pulling off outrageous reverse-hit to make the Big Show proud

Back off, AB de Villiers. Back off, Glenn Maxwell. We have a new Mr.360 in town. And yes, his name is Devdutt Padikkal. Known for his classy, orthodox drives, the youngster showcased his funky side. Padikkal pulled off an outrageous reverse-hit that was so good that it made Glenn Maxwell proud.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | KL Rahul batted a little timidly last season; we will see an aggressive version this season, insists Wasim Jaffer

Despite leading the run-charts last season, KL Rahul’s batting approach cost PK a spot in the playoffs, which Wasim Jaffer insists will change this season, with the return of the aggressive Rahul. He also added that the franchise earmarked Sharukh Khan for the finisher role, after releasing Maxwell.
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newscricket7 months ago

Legends and pundits react to IPL 2021 auction throwing wild surprises

Well, the IPL Auction certainly got a new kick-in, with some players going for crazy cash, including the usual suspects in the form of Maxwell and Morris. But when it came to the new players, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Kyle Jamieson came out as the Richie Rich-es in the auction.
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featurecricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | 1st T20I - Today I Learnt: X-factor Ravindra Jadeja and Fidgety Glenn Maxwell

After a death-over onslaught from Ravindra Jadeja, a Bumrah-less India, led by ‘concussion sub’ Yuzi Chahal, produced an otherworldly bowling display to choke Australia and take a 1-0 lead in the T20Is. The batsmen did their part for the Blues, but the victory was all about the nifty bowlers.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Australia's nail biting series win on back of Maxwell-Carey epic

A massive sixth wicket stand of 212 runs between Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey helped Australia beat England in the series decider chasing, 303 runs after reeling at 73 for 5. Australia became the first team in the last five years to beat England at home in a bilateral ODI series.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs AUS | 2nd ODI Takeaways - The great Australian choke and Joe Root's travails

In one of the most startling chokes of recent times, Australia had a deja-vu in the second ODI after they replicated their performance from the first T20I as England drew level in the ODI series from the jaws of defeat. Chris Woakes turned England's protagonist with brilliant figures of 3/32.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs AUS | Manchester ODI Takeaways - The Big Show blitz and Sam Billings throwing his hat in to the ring

Despite Billings and Bairstow's batting brilliance, Australia went away with the honours in the ODI series opener by 19 runs on back of remarkable bowling by Hazlewood and Zampa. It was Maxwell-Marsh partnership that propelled Australia to 294 after they had their back against the wall at 123 for 5.
Harshit Anand