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newscricket4 days ago

If he can keep his fitness, Bumrah will be the best bowler in the world, feels Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara called Virat Kohli the best batsman in the world but added that if Jasprit Bumrah can keep his fitness, he can be the best bowler in the world. The legendary Sri Lankan keeper has further added that Nathan Lyon is the current best spinner in the world thanks to his consistency.
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featurecricket7 days ago

Saliva gone, sweat and efforts remain bowlers' only friends

A wise man once said that ‘Cricket was, is and will always be a batsman’s game,’ and he has been right pretty much for over 200 years now since cricket began. But it's high time that things start to change and what better way to start than removing one of bowlers’ close allies - saliva.
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newscricketa month ago

Facing James Anderson in England probably the toughest challenge, claims Ajinkya Rahane

India’s middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane has pointed to facing England’s pace stalwart James Anderson in daunting English conditions as one of the toughest challenges he’s come up against, as a batsman. Incidentally, it was against England at Lord’s that Rahane scored his 2nd Test hundred.
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newscricket2 months ago

Top quality pitches will preserve Test cricket, opines Nasser Hussain

Former England captain Nasser Hussain is of the opinion that to maintain Test cricket at its best top quality pitches are a must as that adds value to the longest format of the game. Hussain, who appeared in 96 Test matches for England, has attested that Test cricket has made him a better person.
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newscricket2 months ago

Wanted to smash James Anderson’s head with my bat, recalls Saeed Ajmal

Former Pakistan cricketer Saeed Ajmal has recalled an incident from their tour of England in 2010 when James Anderson was bowling bouncers at him and in turn, he wanted to smash the bowler’s head with his bat. Ajmal had expected of Anderson to bowl rather than short-pitched deliveries.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar was reason I started playing cricket, reveals Hanuma Vihari

Indian right-hand batsman Hanuma Vihari says Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was the reason he started playing cricket and revealed that he used to cry and unplug the TV when the master blaster got out. Vihari made his Test debut for India at the Oval in the autumn of 2018 against England.
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newscricket2 months ago

Walking around going through my action in the living room as I wait for my comeback, attests James Anderson

James Anderson has stated that he is spending his time in self-isolation fine-tuning his bowling action as he aims a comeback from injury and adds to his tally of 871 international wickets. Anderson is confident of playing more for England once the ongoing pandemic is dealt with for good.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs AUS | Felt very calm and relaxed during 2009 drawn Ashes Test, reveals Monty Panesar

England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar says he felt very calm and relaxed, and wasn't feeling the pressure during the 2009 Ashes Test in his series ‘Being Monty’. Panesar became a cult cricketing figure in England cricket as he bagged 167 wickets in 50 Tests for England between 2006 and 2013.
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newscricket4 months ago

Want to be playing for England if I'm fully fit, attests James Anderson

James Anderson believes that nobody can stop him from playing for England should he regain full fitness. Anderson is also optimistic about his chances of getting selected in the squad for Sri Lanka tour, after having resumed training after suffering from a rib injury during the South Africa Tests.
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newscricket5 months ago

SA vs ENG | James Anderson ruled out of tour with rib injury

James Anderson, who picked up seven wickets in his side's famous victory over the hosts in the second Test in Cape Town, has been ruled out of the last two Tests due to a rib injury that he sustained on Day 5. Despite Anderson's injury, England have not named a replacement for the veteran pacer.
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