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featurecricket2 months ago

Redemption, Resilience and Reward - how Ollie Robinson broke into the Three Lions setup

County Championship is unrelenting - one bad season and you are left on your own to the wolves but for Ollie Robinson, the Championship was the last ray of hope, having been ousted by Yorkshire in 2014. He had one List A appearance with Hampshire but when he landed in Sussex, he had a big lifeline.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket5 months ago

From a teenage wolf to the leader of a pack - Ishant Sharma’s steadfast rise to 100 Tests caps

Ishant Sharma’s Indian career resembles the stock market more than in one way, the spectacular highs of leading the Indian pace unit and the despicable lows of being hailed as a ‘villain’ after a disastrous white-ball performance. But his success came relatively early, at the age of 18.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Aussie bowlers will have to ruthless but patient to take Virat Kohli’s wicket, opines Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie has opined that the Aussie bowlers will not only have to be ruthless with their line and length but they will have to be patient as well to get Virat Kohli’s wicket. He added that if Kohli stays on the crease for a long time, he will ensure India gets a big score on the board. 
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newscricket9 months ago

IND VS AUS | Jasprit Bumrah is going to be a superstar by the time his career finishes, feels Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie has reckoned that Jasprit Bumrah has been excellent for India in all three formats and by the time he is done with his career, he is going to end up as a superstar. The former Aussie pacer has also added that despite having few ups and downs, Ishant Sharma has shown great resilience.
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newscricket9 months ago

India will miss Ishant for his experience in Australian conditions, opines Jason Gillespie

Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie has opined that India will miss the services of Ishant Sharma, who has been ruled out due to a muscle tear, and it will give an advantage to Australia. He added the real challenge of the Indian pacers will be to adapt to the conditions of Australia.
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newscricket9 months ago

BBL 2020/21 | Adelaide Strikers re-sign Rashid Khan for forthcoming edition

2017/18 BBL champions Adelaide Strikers will have the services of Rashid Khan for the 4th season running after confirming on Thursday that the leg-spinner has re-signed with the club. The news of Rashid re-signing comes on the back of Hurricanes and Renegades snapping up Malan and Nabi respectively.
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newscricketa year ago

Biggest challenge for bowlers will be to change old habits, believes Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie has stated that the biggest challenge for the bowlers will be to change the old habits like licking fingers and applying saliva subconsciously. He has also added that there are going to be some breaches in regards to that but hopes some sort of radicalism to make up for that.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Post COVID-19, ICC might legalise ball tampering to compensate for no saliva use

As Coronavirus outbreak created a ripple around the world of cricket, the ICC is contemplating to legalise ball tampering to compensate for no saliva use in the immediate aftermath of the sport. If that happens, one of the greatest taboos of the sport will forever be buried under soil for good.
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newscricketa year ago

Ishant Sharma's thirst for knowledge really struck me, states Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie has revealed that Ishant Sharma was really inclined to learn new things and his want of becoming a better cricketer helped him during his time at Sussex. The Aussie further added that Sussex players liked Ishant's personality and were really impressed with the Indian's work ethic.
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newscricketa year ago

County experience was a good learning curve for Cheteshwar Pujara, admits Jason Gillespie

Former Yorkshire head-coach Jason Gillespie has revealed that the county experience was a good learning curve and experience for Cheteshwar Pujara at Yorkshire. He has also added that it was crucial for them to get Pujara to battle the tough conditions with great temperament against good bowling.
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