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featurecricket12 days ago

How different was Cricket the last time India toured Sri Lanka? Well, quite different

There was a time not too long ago that India toured Sri Lanka - and vice versa - so often that a bilateral series between the two sides made fans cry.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket24 days ago

ENG vs IND | Anderson and Broad will struggle on dry wickets against India, opines Sunil Gavaskar 

Former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar has asserted that the experienced pace duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad will have their task cut out on some dry wickets this summer in England. England, who lost their last series against New Zealand, are due to play five Tests against India.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

WTC Final | Kohli's dismissal today reminiscent of his struggles against Anderson in 2014, opines Nasser Hussain

England commentator Nasser Hussain has compared the bowling line of Kyle Jamieson, who dismissed Indian skipper Virat Kohli twice in the WTC final, to that of James Anderson in the infamous 2014 tour. Poking at one wide of off stump, Kohli threw his hands to perish to the lanky seamer.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

ENG vs NZ | Edgbaston Day 4 - New Zealand bulldoze England to clinch historic Test series win

Six changes to the side, poor history at Edgbaston, a team without Kane Williamson and Tim Southee, and not many gave New Zealand a chance to win the game, but they flipped the narrative and how. Not only New Zealand won the game and the series, but they literally buried England into the ground.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

ENG vs NZ | Edgbaston Day 2 Talking Points - The Devon Conway show and New Zealand's tail conundrum

Lower-order batting has been the saving grace for England for a while now, and it happened again today with the Mark Wood-Dan Lawrence stand propelling them to 303. But then Devon Conway and Will Young took England by the scruff of their neck and piled misery as the visitors ended on top.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | Virat Kohli will always have doubts facing James Anderson, admits Irfan Pathan

Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan has opined that Virat Kohli will have doubts when he faces England’s talismanic bowler James Anderson in the upcoming Test series. Pathan also emphasised how swing bowling will always remain key in deceiving a batsman in contrast to fast bowlers.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

ECB confirms ‘appropriate actions’ to be taken on individual basis after more historical tweets emerge

On Tuesday, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed that they would take appropriate actions against players after more historical offensive tweets emerged. Meanwhile, James Anderson has admitted that the Ollie Robinson saga has already heightened feelings of anxiety in the squad.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Lord’s Day 4 Talking Points: Tim Southee’s accuracy and Ollie Pope’s backfiring shuffle

After a rain-curtailed day, the focus was on how well English batsmen’s defence could hold up against the rattling and intimidating New Zealand bowling attack. As it turned out, Tim Southee’s fifer combined with Kyle Jamieson’s three-fer restricted the hosts to 275, for a 1st innings lead of 103.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | England bowlers will have their work cut out on the morning of Day 2, feels Ollie Robinson

England’s Ollie Robinson asserted that the Lord’s wicket was ‘tough’ for the bowlers, owing to the lack of assistance, and insisted that the England seamers will have to be on the money come Day 2. Robinson further felt that the Conway-Nicholls partnership took the day away from England.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Lord’s Day 1 Talking Points: Devon Conway’s breezy debut and Mark Wood's struggle at home

On Wednesday, we saw three debuts - Devon Conway, Ollie Robinson and James Bracey but it was really Conway and Robinson who made their presence felt on the day one. However, barring Conway’s batting, the English bowlers did make a strong comeback after lunch to crawl things back for the hosts.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam