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newscricketa month ago

IPL Auction 2019 | Chris Green backs IPL stint for T20I WC selection

Australian spinner Chris Green, the most economical T20 bowler this year, reckoned his IPL stint with Kolkata Knight Riders will give him a chance to show his mettle for the next year’s T20I World Cup selection. The Sydney Thunder spinner has an economy of 6.57 in T20 cricket in the past 12 months.
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featurecricketa month ago

Can CSK’s Daddy Army final year be their ‘golden year’

Chennai Super Kings always knew the 30+ players wasn’t enough for the future and with 2020 auction looming, they would go back to their 2008 roots of picking a mixed bag of experienced and young players to build a legacy.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket4 months ago

IND vs SA | Our spinners will have to step up during Tests, reckons Vernon Philander

Vernon Philander believes spinners will be crucial in the subcontinent when they take on India in the three Test-series and has urged them to be prepared to take advantage of the fact. He further talked about the importance of pace bowlers to support them and heaped praise on Kagiso Rabada.
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newscricket6 months ago

VIDEO | Imran Tahir starts trademark "running" celebration before umpire's decision to leave AB de Villiers in stitches

40-year-old Imran Tahir seems to be getting younger by the day and has made the running celebration a trademark of his own. But on Tuesday, he took his celebration to a whole new level, as he stormed towards the crowd even before the umpire raised his finger, after trapping AB de Villiers in front.
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featurecricket6 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SportsCafe's Team of the Tournament

Penning down the team of the tournament is no less than a dream come true, where you can actually imagine yourself being the chief selector and handpicking 11 players for the side. With the World Cup coming to an end yesterday, here is the combined XI from all the teams from this season.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket6 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Imran Tahir has had a phenomenal career for South Africa, states Daniel Vettori

Daniel Vettori heaped praise on Imran Tahir and stated that he should be proud of the career he has had ahead of the leg spinner’s final game in national colours on Saturday. He also talked about the future plans for South Africa cricket with Rassie van der Dussen as a possible centrepiece.
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newscricket7 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I’ve prepared myself for the farewell, says Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir, who will play his last ODI for South Africa on Saturday, says that he has emotionally prepared himself for the big moment. However, Tahir is not worried about the future of South African cricket as he firmly believes in the talented youngsters emerging in the country.
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newscricket7 months ago

7 things you missed | From Kagiso Rabada's ball missing everything to the bromance between Imran Tahir and Faf du Plessis

Good Morning! That is what you tell someone who just woke up after being put to bed by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis. While you were sleeping you missed a lot of things that happened during the match. Don't worry, we have it collect all those moments. Enjoy the 7 things you missed.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket7 months ago

Twitter reacts as Imran Tahir forces Faf du Plessis to a review which gets wasted as it is declared not out

Imran Tahir has always been hungry for wickets. Today, the legspinner wanted the wicket so badly that he forced Faf du Plessis to take a review only to be declared not out few seconds later. Twitterati were amazed by Imran Tahir's actions which cost South Africa a valuable review.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket7 months ago

VIDEO | "High-flying" Imran Tahir left embarrassed after third umpire discards his catch

With the advancement of technology, subtle intricacies on the field are minutely captured further helping to eradicate the errors. In the encounter between Pakistan and South Africa, Imran Tahir was left embarrassed after celebrating the catch but the replays suggested otherwise.
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