newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup | Steve Smith, David Warner make it to Australia squad

Steve Smith and David Warner, who will make a return to international cricket after a year, have been directly included in Australia’s 15-man World Cup squad. Wicketkeeper Peter Handscomb, who’s played all of Australia’s last 13 ODI games, and pace bowler Josh Hazlewood have been left out.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Confused Rameez Raja gives run-out credit to Sarfaraz Ahmed instead of Mohammed Rizwan

Sometimes even the best people in the business make silly errors on live television. Former cricketer and experienced TV commentator Rameez Raja mistook the identity of Pakistan wicket-keeper Mohammed Rizwan as Sarfraz Ahmed after the former was involved in the dismissal of Glenn Maxwell.
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newscricket2 months ago

8 Things you missed | From Maxwell crashing into Kedar Jadhav to Jadeja begging for LBW

We are back with your favourite dose of things you missed. India lost the series but we don't want you to stay disappointed. We know you haven't watched all the tiny details of the game that we've documented for you. Our compilation of these 10 unexpected incidents will fill you with excitement.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Leg-umpire takes MS Dhoni suggestion for Kuldeep Yadav appeal despite referring to third umpire

Cricket will be poorer when MS Dhoni will decide to call it a day and with that, a big part of the game will lose its essence. Dhoni gave a sneak-peak of it in Ranchi as the leg-umpire came up to him for the stumping suggestion even though the official had referred the decision to the third umpire.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | MS Dhoni runs out Glenn Maxwell with innovative no look-cum-deflected effort

Just when you think you have seen MS Dhoni pull off everything - from no look run outs to sub-second stumpings - he keeps giving you something new everyday. Today, he managed to run out Glenn Maxwell with a no-look-cum-deflected effort after Ravindra Jadeja’s incredible effort in the field.
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featurecricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Australia's successful Maxwell formula and Vijay Shankar’s day-out in Nagpur

Vijay Shankar kept his calm under pressure to hand India a solid eight-run victory in Nagpur and in the process, he strengthened his chances for the World Cup even more. However, it was Marcus Stoinis’ innings which could divide opinion for his conservative approach towards the end.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | MS Dhoni turns umpire as he instantly "dismisses his own appeal" for Glenn Maxwell stumping

It was one of those days for MS Dhoni where he did everything he could behind the stumps to keep India in the run-chase. However, in between those stupendous efforts, he donned the "umpiring hat" to gesture that Glenn Maxwell was not out despite the umpire going upstairs to check the replay.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Umpire failure to notice Glenn Maxwell's "fake fielding" costs India five runs

Ever since the “fake fielding” rule came into effect, fielders have become more cautious about that and it is rare to see it in cricket. However, taking the benefit of the umpire’s lack of attention, Glenn Maxwell got away by doing the same thing, which meant that India were deprived of five runs.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Glenn Maxwell convinces Virat Kohli about Shikhar Dhawan LBW even before third umpire replay

That Glenn Maxwell shares a very good relationship with Virat Kohli is not a secret anymore, especially after the latter’s appearance in the "Maxi Vlog" in 2016. Today, Maxwell used his friendship to convince Kohli that Shikhar Dhawan was out, even before the third umpire could check the replay.
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featurecricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Teams entering final stretch and India’s lack of plan against Glenn Maxwell

An MS Dhoni-Kedar Jadhav special helped India secure a six-wicket victory on a massively two-paced and difficult Hyderabad wicket. While the match line-up was a clear indication of the team’s priorities, it also brought Mohammed Shami ahead of Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the World Cup.
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