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newscricket12 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | West Indies recall Ravi Rampaul for T20 World Cup, Sunil Narine miss out

Ravi Rampaul, who last played a T20I for West Indies in 2015, has been recalled to the national side for the T20 World Cup in the UAE. The selectors have axed Sunil Narine from the squad while Sheldon Cottell and Jason Holder were named on the standby list along with Akeal Hosein and Darren Bravo.
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newscricketa month ago

Shaheen Afridi climbs to career-best No. 8 in ICC Test bowling rankings

Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi, who played a pivotal role in Pakistan's second Test win over West Indies, has moved to No. 8 position in the latest ICC Test rankings for bowlers. Fawad Alam, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Jason Holder and Jayden Seales too, moved up in the rankings.
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newscricketa month ago

WI vs PAK: Shaheen Shah Afridi takes 10 wickets to help Pakistan level 2-Test series 1-1

Shaheen Shah Afridi bagged another 4 wickets in the second innings as Pakistan defeated West Indies by 109 runs to level the 2-Test series 1-1. The match also witnessed Fawad Alam score 124 not out runs in the first innings.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Chirpy Jason Holder sledges Mohammad Rizwan from slips

West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder was at his chirping best while sledging Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan from the slip cordon during the opening day of the second Test in Kingston.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs PAK | Pakistan bowlers used the angles and wicket very well, admits Kieron Pollard

After going 1-0 down against Pakistan in the second T20I on Saturday, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has heaped praise on Pakistan bowlers for making the best use of the sluggish wicket in Guyana. Pollard also said the team will have discussions on improvement in the next match.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs AUS | T20I series gave me some good lessons with the white-ball, admits Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood has admitted that playing the four T20I matches against West Indies gave him some important lessons that helped him in the first ODI in Australia's win. Hazlewood also acknowledged the fact that he hasn't played enough T20Is because of his commitment to Test cricket.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Despite possessing firepower in abundance, Windies' inconsistency with the bat could hamper their WT20 defense 

The West Indies T20 team is an attitude. An attitude of fearlessness, chutzpah, excitement and something that flocks the cricket grounds for unbeatable entertainment. They are quintessentially the 'rock and roll' of world cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

Kane Williamson regains top spot in ICC batsman’s rankings; Jadeja slips to second among all-rounders

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has regained top spot in the ICC rankings for batsmen after racking up runs in the World Test Championship Final, in which he posted scores of 49 and 52*. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja, who last week became the top-ranked all-rounder, has slipped to second.
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newscricket3 months ago

Ravindra Jadeja pips Jason Holder to become number one all-rounder in Test cricket

India’s Ravindra Jadeja has pipped West Indies’ Jason Holder to become the number one ranked all-rounder in Test cricket in the latest update of the rankings released on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Quinton de Kock has broken into the top ten of the batsman’s rankings following impressive showings.
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newscricket3 months ago

Losing Test captaincy came as a shock, reveals Jason Holder

West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder, who two months ago was sacked as Test captain, revealed that the decision to oust him came as a ‘shock’, but insisted that he is not dwelling on it too much. Holder, however, admitted that not being a captain has its perks, as it allows him to focus on himself.
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