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featurecricket7 months ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Kolkata Knight Riders - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

One of the smartest players in the auction market, Kolkata Knight Riders are not easy to contain if they start going. However, the tendency to get complacent in the backend of the tournament has seen them falter time and again, forcing them to end with a truckload of disappointments.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year ago

Hard to believe it’s been a week since the World Cup final at Lord’s, says Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill has revealed that it is taking him time to come to terms with the result of last week’s ICC World Cup 2019 final against England which New Zealand lost by the finest of margins. The Kiwi opener was involved in two game-changing moments which proved to change the course of the match.
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featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand’s predicted XI for the final against England

New Zealand defied all the odds and made it to the final of the World Cup for the second time in a row. The Kane Williamson-led side defeated tournament favourites and table-toppers India in the semi-final to chisel their path into the game that matters the post. Here’s the predicted XI.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs NZ | Takeaways - Jos Buttler's bewildering World Cup and James Neesham's nifty display

England brushed aside the scares of an early exit as they booked a place in the semis with New Zealand putting in yet another sub-par batting performance. The Kiwis are now left with no option but to sweat over the result of the Pakistan-Bangladesh match as they wait to learn about their own fate.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

8 Things you missed | From Arjun Tendulkar helping the Aussies to Trent Boult making a big mess

A win could’ve ensured New Zealand a spot in semis but they have to wait for another win. We are sorry to inform you that you’ve missed some key moments from the match as you were busy watching all the conventional incidents. But don’t worry, we have squeezed out everything from this game.
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newscricketa year ago

9 Things you missed | From Sarfaraz Ahmed chanting 'Pakistan can do anything' to Kane Williamson delaying the game

It was a fantastic display of cricket by Pakistan as they defeated the unbeaten New Zealand side convincingly. There were plenty of delightful moments in the game which you would have missed maybe because India's rivals was playing well. But don't worry, we have covered everything you have missed.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Sarfaraz Ahmed goes for an unsuccessful review after seeing replays on big screen

Team’s struggles with reviews have added an entertainment factor in cricket apart from the actual purpose of DRS. Pakistan has not been the best at using DRS in the past but today Sarfaraz Ahmed got the review wrong despite seeing a replay of the incident on the big screen during an umpire review.
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featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand's predicted XI for game against India

New Zealand might have a perfect record so far but it has come with an Asterisk due to the level of opponents. Now, as they get ready to take on an Indian side that has just lost Shikhar Dhawan, the Kiwis will want to prove their doubters wrong and take a big step towards making the final four.
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newscricketa year ago

James Neesham deletes tweet on MS Dhoni’s dismissal after fan backlash

James Neesham is one of the very few cricketers who uses his Twitter to make jokes about even contemporary cricketers while giving his honest views on the game. However, he was forced to delete a Tweet that he had made after MS Dhoni’s controversial run-out decision after Indian fans’ backlash.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Controversy ensues in Ranchi as ball tracking deviates by couple of inches from reality

While technology has seeped deep into cricket to make the game more interesting and accurate, it is just a shame that the technology has so many flaws in it. Today, after Aaron Finch’s dismissal, this came to the fore as ball tracking data deviated by a couple of inches from the actual spot.
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