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featurecricket5 months 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
newscricket5 months 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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newscricket7 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar was slightly easier to bowl to than Brian Lara, reveals Glenn McGrath

Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath says that Brian Lara was slightly harder to bowl to than Sachin Tendulkar. The recently turned 50 cricketer was of the opinion that Lara was more difficult to bowl than Tendulkar even though he got out Lara 15 times and Sachin 13 times overall.
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newscricket7 months ago

AUS vs IND | Different ball-game when Smith and Warner are playing well, reveals Glenn McGrath

Pace great Glenn McGrath believes that India are in for a tough time during their tour in Australia with the explosive duo of David Warner and Steve Smith back in the Australian team. The Australian team that Kohli and Co. defeated earlier didn't feature Smith and Warner, ahead of a ban.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs NZ | Impressed with Ishant Sharma’s reinvention, says Glenn McGrath

Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath has stated that he has been impressed with Ishant Sharma’s reinvention of his own game in the last few years at the international level. McGrath has lauded Sharma’s lone efforts at the Basin Reserve in Wellington where India suffered a 10-wicket loss.
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newscricket8 months ago

Big fan of Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada, claims Glenn McGrath

Former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath has revealed that he is a big fan of young fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada, who were his standout picks of the generation. While speaking about the batsmen, McGrath looked no further than compatriot Steve Smith and India’s Virat Kohli.
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newscricket8 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar and I had '50-50' cricketing battles between us, recalls Glenn McGrath

Australian legend Glenn McGrath has shared that the battles between him and Sachin Tendulkar on the cricket field were always competitive and it ended 50-50 as both had their highs and lows. He also recalled the incident when Sachin was given out LBW when the ball had hit his shoulder while ducking.
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newscricket8 months ago

Rohit Sharma’s IPL captaincy record talks for itself, admits Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting pointed out that Mumbai Indians’ skipper Rohit Sharma’s record as a skipper in the IPL talks for itself, with three titles as a skipper. Further, he also talked about the challenges of coaching an IPL team amidst many other things in his Q&A on Twitter between the BBL game.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket9 months ago

Glenn McGrath’s guidance is helping me a lot in the Ranji Trophy, asserts Himanshu Sangwan

Young pacer Himanshu Sangwan credited legendary Glenn McGrath’s tips for his success in his debut Ranji Trophy having scalped 12 wickets in three matches so far. The pacer has starred in Railways’ thumping win over Mumbai with his 6 wickets in only his third match in the Ranji Trophy.
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newscricket9 months ago

Jasprit Bumrah is a baby bowler in front of me, states Abdul Razzaq

Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has claimed that Jasprit Bumrah is like a baby bowler to him as he had already faced many legends in his time. Bumrah has been tormenting batsmen in all three formats since his debut but Razzaq stated that he would have had no difficulty in dominating him.
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