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newscricket2 months ago

Shaun Pollock was South Africa's Glenn McGrath, says Allan Donald

Former South Africa pacer Allan Donald heaped praise on Shaun Pollock, and has stated that his former bowling partner was the Glenn McGrath of the Proteas side. On Saturday, Shaun Pollock alongside Mahela Jayawardene, and Janette Brittin were inducted into the prestigious ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
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newscricket3 months ago

Josh Hazelwood controls the ball just like Glenn McGrath, says Shane Watson

Former Australian opener Shane Watson has stated that Josh Hazelwood is a hard bowler to face due to his control over the bowl. Watson further compared Hazelwood to Glenn McGrath, and reckoned that the 30-year-old is incredibly good with the new ball just like the former Australian pacer.
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featurecricket8 months ago

Redemption, Resilience and Reward - how Ollie Robinson broke into the Three Lions setup

County Championship is unrelenting - one bad season and you are left on your own to the wolves but for Ollie Robinson, the Championship was the last ray of hope, having been ousted by Yorkshire in 2014. He had one List A appearance with Hampshire but when he landed in Sussex, he had a big lifeline.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | Ajinkya Rahane is enjoying being the Indian skipper, reckons Glenn McGrath

Following the second day of play, Glenn McGrath has lavishly praised Ajinkya Rahane, stating that the Mumbaikar is enjoying leading the side from front with his batting display. Ajit Agarkar also credited Rahane for his partnership with Vihari and Pant, which has put India in a really good position.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | Gill didn't seem overawed in ODIs, can be a potential change at the top, opines Glenn McGrath

Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath seemed impressed with Shubman Gill as he suggested his name for a spot at the top after his lone ODI appearance on the tour. He added that the youngster didn't seem bogged down by the big stage and looked really positive with the bat in the only ODI he played.
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featurecricketa year ago

Consistency before Charisma - Australia's ‘pacy’ way to success

Two bowling attacks that have garnered and required the attention of the entire cricketing world - the Australian pace attack and the Indian pace attack. While India showed what they were capable of on Day 2 of the Test, the Australians walked away right on the ‘pink’ side of things.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | I enjoy that Virat Kohli plays hard and has a bit of chat, reveals Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath has stated that sledging is a wrong term to use as a bit of ‘banter’ speaks of someone’s mental strength and how they are going to tackle a certain situation. McGrath, a master of line and length, has also added that he hates to see bowlers with raw pace slowing down to get control.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | Rohit is a quality batter who hasn't achieved much at Test level, feels Glenn McGrath

In absence of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma will be burdened with a lot of expectations and Glenn McGrath feels that he might step up as he hasn't done justice to his talent in Tests so far. He has also added that Jasprit Bumrah is a class bowler and he likes his mindset, and mental strength.
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featurecricket2 years ago

The Rise and Fall of ICL

International cricket in India was already a bestseller in the early 21st century but, mind you, not the domestic form of it. Here’s a look back on India’s first step to producing something as big as the Indian Premier League when Zee Telefilms conceptualised the Indian Cricket League (ICL) in 2007.
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 years ago

Wasim Jaffer names MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli in all-time ODI XI

Former India batsman Wasim Jaffer, on Saturday, picked his all-time ODI XI and included four Indians, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli, in his team. Jaffer named MS Dhoni as the side’s skipper, while he also included AB de Villiers, Ben Stokes, and Viv Richards.
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