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newscricket10 hours ago

Don’t think I’m in contention for Test return; Australia got more than enough, admits Glenn Maxwell

Despite Australia’s loss against India and a middle-order shambles, Glenn Maxwell has admitted that he isn’t in contention for a possible Test return. While stating that Australia have enough players, he warned that it is a double-edged sword for him to push his case in red-ball cricket.
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featurecricket2 days ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from KXIP’s releases and retentions ft. Maxwell, Cottrell and overseas slots

KXIP cried for the first half of the season, where they lost six games out of seven, but post Chris Gayle’s return to the middle-order found stability, composure and power-hitting while luck seemingly patched up its relationship with them. But now that they are back to scratch, what can they do?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to major IPL 2021 retention day releases ft. Malinga, Maxwell, Jadhav and Morris

All eight IPL franchises released the full list of players they are retaining and releasing ahead of IPL 2021, and there were two casualties in the form of Lasith Malinga and Glenn Maxwell. Barring the duo, franchises also released serial underperformers, notably Kedar Jadhav and Umesh Yadav.
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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2021 Retention | KXIP release Glenn Maxwell and Sheldon Cottrell; Chris Jordan retained

KXIP have announced the list of players they have released ahead of IPL 2021 and have parted ways with their record signing from the 2020 edition, Glenn Maxwell, who failed to set the stage alight. The franchise retained the services of Chris Gayle, but let go fellow West Indian Sheldon Cottrell.
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featurecricket10 days ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who KXIP should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

After the fraternity unanimously agreed that Kings XI, last year, had emerged as the undisputed winner in the auction, it took the Lions all of 7 matches to go back to their we’re-just-here-to-fill-the-numbers self. For the 13th season running, they won hearts, and not cricket matches.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Glenn Maxwell doesn’t take pressure to perform in IPL; only there for enjoyment, alleges Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has taken a new jibe at Glenn Maxwell, alleging that Maxwell doesn’t take pressure to perform in the IPL and is there only for enjoyment and entertainment. He was also critical of Maxwell’s attitude in the competition, adding that he is more serious about his golf than cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as KL Rahul over the moon after Sundar makes up for his sloppy miss-stumping

For all those who say KL Rahul can do anything on the cricket field? Where are you right now? KL Rahul today had an eternity to stump out Steven Smith off Sundar's bowling but he let go off of an easy chance though the bowler sent back Smith in the same over to give Rahul the much-needed relief.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as India misses 'Dhoni Review System' after a late DRS denies them a clean LBW

T Natarajan has been a revelation for India in the white-ball series and was again about to take a big fish Wade out but a late DRS call denied India the chance to dismiss him. Replays showed that if the DRS was taken on time, it was three reds and would have got India the Wade wicket.
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newscricket2 months ago

Gautam Gambhir and Deep Dasgupta bat for switch-hit; also want bowlers to be allowed to 'change arms' mid-way

Former Indian cricketers-turned-experts Gautam Gambhir and Deep Dasgupta batted for the switch-hit but also demanded that bowlers should be allowed to change hands mid-way like a batter. It was Ian Chappell who had sparked the debate after Glenn Maxwell played few switch-hits against India. 
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featurecricket2 months ago

Breathing in the 21st century - stop looking down at innovations like switch-hit 

Certain things never change in life. Governments trying to suppress criticism, Twitter being spammed by Bigg Boss fanatics, boys getting rejected by their crushes, Bollywood's age old definition of romance, and cricket's conformist and dogma worshiping approach towards innovations and evolution. 
Harshit Anand