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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Virat Kohli look to join an elite list by scoring century in his 100th Test

Virat Kohli will play the 100th Test of his career against Sri Lanka in Mohali starting from Friday and will look to join an elite list including the likes of Ricky Ponting, Hashim Amla and Joe Root. Kohli can become the first Indian to score a century in the 100th Test and join the elite list.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs SA | Cheteshwar Pujara reminds me of Hashim Amla, says Sunil Gavaskar

After India suffered a seven-wicket defeat against South Africa in the Johannesburg Test, Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Cheteshwar Pujara reminds him of former Proteas batsman Hashim Amla. Gavaskar further added that players with Pujara's temperament are a great blessing to the dressing room.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs SA | India have more collective experience than South Africa, opines Hashim Amla

Former South Africa cricketer, Hashim Amla has said that India have a more collective experience than South Africa after they won the Centurion Test by 113 runs to go up 1-0 in the series. Amla further added that India’s big lead in the first innings turned out to be crucial in their victory.
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newscricket7 months ago

T20 World Cup | Have learnt from Hashim Amla to not allow failure to pull you down, says David Miller

Ahead of South Africa's opening match against Australia in the T20 World Cup 2021 on October 23, David Miller has said that he is banking on the advice from Hashim Amla to achieve success in the showpiece event. Miller revealed that Amla had suggested him to not allow failures to pull him down.
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newscricket8 months ago

Hashim Amla opts out of domestic cricket in South Africa

Hashim Amla will not return to play domestic cricket in South Africa, as confirmed by the Western Province on Tuesday, September 14. The veteran, who was originally named in the team’s 16-member squad in April, had earlier informed the Western Province Cricket Association of his call.
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newscricket10 months ago

Delighted and privileged to be playing for Surrey, states Ravichandran Ashwin

After being named in the squad for the clash against Somerset, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has expressed his delight, stating that it is a privilege for him to be playing for Surrey. Surrey’s season has tilted, with the draw against Hampshire putting them in a tough spot.
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featurecricketa year ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 8

While rain played a spoilsport last week and the week before, this week was rather a pleasant week of County action, where there were little to no talks of the rain shadowing the games. However, there were several Australian batters in action, all of whom barring Marcus Harris were terrible.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 years ago

Time for South Africa to hand over captaincy reins to Dean Elgar

Miscalculating the DLS par score in 2003; Playing Vernon Philander over Kyle Abbot in the 2015 WC semi-final; Giving the final over of the game to Makhaya Ntini instead of Friedel de Wet against England in Centurion 2009; Handing the Test captaincy over to Hashim Amla.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 years ago

Bruised and battered Faf du Plessis deserves better

You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become a villain - Harvey Dent’s line in The Dark Knight was more of an ode to an age-old truth than a film dialogue itself. It is one of conviction and steadfastness, a battle between a never-say-die attitude and knowing when to end.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 years ago

2010s: A decade full of bewildering surprises ft. Steve Smith's transformation & England's ODI revolution

From Leicester City winning the Premier League to Donald Trump becoming the US President, this decade has given us some crazy stories and has, in all honesty, been bonkers. And the sport of cricket, too, has thrown us completely off guard with some events which stand unfathomable till date.
Anirudh Suresh