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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Wahab Riaz accused of tampering the ball in PSL

England opener Jason Roy and veteran Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz reportedly clashed during the inaugural fixture of the PSL when the former alleged the latter of intentionally altering the ball’s condition. Quetta Gladiators mentioned about the same in its match report but did not mention any player.
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featurecricket2 months ago

England in dire need of doing away with Jos Buttler experiment for own good

Sometimes you tend to look at experiments - or strategic moves - by captains on a cricket field and, no matter what potential it has to be successful, you get a gut feeling that it just is wrong. The tactic to elevate Jos Buttler to the opening slot in T20Is seems like an epitome of such a move.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

England’s barreling bottom did, does and will not pay dividends

Ed Smith-powered English side have scratched the barrel before, are scratching it now and will continue to scratch it to avail no result. The problem does not just lie in the domestic circuit, it lies in the way that Smith and co envision the five-day format in cricket, a format blind to them.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

IPL Auction 2020 | Pleasantly surprised to get Jason Roy and Chris Woakes for base price, asserts Parth Jindal

Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal said, on Thursday, that the signings of England internationals Jason Roy and Chris Woakes for their base price -of Rs 1.5 crore each- came as a pleasant surprise. Jindal also reckons their most expensive buy, Shimron Hetmyer, will provide the X-factor in 2020.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ben Stokes crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year after 2019 heroics

After a mad English summer, Ben Stokes has been named BBC Sports Personality of the Year for his role in the team's World Cup win and producing one of most remarkable Test innings of all time in Headingley. Stokes' nearest rivals were Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton and sprinter Dina Asher-Smith.
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featurecricket4 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
newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Ben Dunk refuses to walk off despite stepping onto stumps

Ben Dunk's bizarre dismissal overshadowed Paarl Rocks' victory as they fell short of the target set by the Bay Giants after putting the Rocks to bat first in the mouthwatering encounter. The Australian was caught deep in the crease, knocking the stumps off in the process but refused to walk off.
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newscricket4 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Dominic Sibley is willing to grind bowlers down, believes Rory Burns

Rory Burns was all praises for Dominic Sibley, who is expected to make his debut for England against New Zealand, by saying he has the determination and character to bat long and has earned his place in the side. Burns has also shared that Sibley is a better choice than Roy to open in Test matches.
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newscricket5 months ago

Chris Lynn, Dale Steyn, Jason Roy make the 28-man Platinum pool of PSL draft

Chris Lynn, Dale Steyn and Jason Roy are some of the marquee players that are featured in the 28-man Platinum pool of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft. Other players featuring in this draft are the likes of Moeen Ali, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan and retired pros like Hashim Amla and JP Duminy.
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newscricket5 months ago

Won't say I'll be finished after the T20 World Cup, states Eoin Morgan

England's maiden World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan has informed he would take a call on his career after the 2020 Australia T20 World Cup. Morgan has also shared that he doesn't want to let anyone down and added that he is lucky to lead the bunch of extremely talented guys in English set-up.
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