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newscricket6 days 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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newscricket2 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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featurecricket4 months 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
featurecricketa year 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
featurecricket2 years ago

A continent large, decade long maladministration in African cricket

From there to South Africa winning the Rugby World Cup title late in 2019 could’ve been a perfect way to end a perfect decade. But the 2010s were anything but perfect for South Africa in sports, or at least in cricket.
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 years ago

Hashim Amla joins Cape Town Blitz as batting consultant

Hashim Amla is set to join Mzansi Super League (MSL) team Cape Town Blitz as their batting consultant during the upcoming season starting from November 8. This will be the first consultancy role taken up by 36-year-old Amla post his retirement from international cricket after the World Cup.
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newscricket2 years ago

Surrey signs Hashim Amla on a two-year Kolpak deal

Veteran South African cricketer Hashim Amla has signed a two-year Kolpak deal with Surrey, the same county side as Morne Morkel. Amla had retired from international cricket post the conclusion of the 2019 Cricket World Cup and will join his fellow Protea team-mate Morne Morkel at Surrey until 2021.
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newscricket2 years ago

Youngsters will definitely look to feed off Yuvraj in T10 league, believes Hashim Amla

Yuvraj Singh has signed up for the Maratha Arabians in the T10 league and veteran Proteas batsman Hasim Amla is quite excited to share his company in his first season of the league. He expected that youngsters will learn a lot from Yuvraj and he himself is pretty excited to get going in the league.
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