newscricket3 months ago

Chris Gayle coys on “un-retiring” ten days after announcing ODI retirement

Less than two weeks since Chris Gayle had announced his retirement from ODIs after 2019 World Cup, the southpaw has now expressed his desire to annul his retirement. This came after the 40-year-old opener almost singlehandedly took Windies to the brink of victory chasing a target of 419 runs.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Technical glitch in big screen mistakenly flashes “Not Out” before rectifying it to OUT

Technology seeping into every cell of modern day cricket is not only good and shiny but also faulty and at times, confusing. And Grenada’s St. George stadium was the latest such example of it when Jason Holder’s crystal clear stump-out was shown as a “Not Out” on the big screen, by mistake.
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newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Jos Buttler recovers just in time after blank swing at stumps

Wicket-keepers are always required to be lightning fast with their reflexes but are always at the risk of missing out on key wickets. Jos Buttler escaped some major shame behind the stumps after he missed dislodging the bails the first time but succeeded in the next attempt to dismiss Jason Holder.
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newscricket4 months ago

Virat Kohli is one of the most emotional captains I have seen, says Ian Chappell

Australian legend Ian Chappell has lavished praise on India’s Virat Kohli as he claimed the latter wears his heart on a sleeve as soon as he steps onto the pitch. Chappell further compared the case of Windies’ current skipper Jason Holder who was instrumental in the home series win against England.
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newscricket5 months ago

Virat Kohli only Indian to be included in Cricinfo’s Test team of 2018

Virat Kohli is the only Indian player to be drafted into ESPNCricinfo’s Test team for the 2018 season which also includes the likes of Jason Holder, Jos Buttler and Mohammad Abbas. Kane Williamson is elected as the captain of the team with Nathan Lyon also part of the chosen eleven players.
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newscricket5 months ago

Harsha Bhogle announces Test XI of 2018 with just two Indian players

Harsha Bhogle has announced the best eleven Test format players of the year 2018 picking the best performers across all Test playing nations. Indian skipper Virat Kohli and fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah are the only two Indians who were picked by Bhogle for their performances in the calendar year.
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newscricket7 months ago

India vs Windies | Visitors will look to put pressure on Indian batsmen, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has backed the Windies’ bowlers to pile pressure on the Indian batting line-up in the absence of in-form skipper Virat Kohli. India is slated to take on the visitors in a three-match T20I series that is slated to begin on November 4 (Sunday) at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
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newscricket7 months ago

India vs Windies | We just don’t play against India but learn from them, says Nic Pothas

Windies assistant coach, Nic Pothas, has asserted that the India tour will act as a learning curve for his side under the leadership of Jason Holder and will benefit them in the coming years. Pothas also heaped praise on the young team who have been going toe-to-toe against the Indians so far.
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newscricket7 months ago

India vs West Indies | Undercooked Bhuvneshwar Kumar India’s only worry, says Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has revealed that the only worry for the high-flying Indian team at the moment is a rusty-looking Bhuvaneshwar Kumar as the home team went 2-1 up in the ongoing ODI series against the Windies. India play the last match of the five-match series in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
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newscricket7 months ago

We did not perform as well as we did in the earlier matches, says Jason Holder

Windies captain Jason Holder has said that his boys did not perform as well as they have done in the earlier matches of the series. After losing the first match of the series the Windies made a strong come back tying the second and winning the third encounter of the five-match ODI series.
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