newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs ENG | Twitter reacts to Joe Root’s superpower as he casually predicts pitch point of Babar Azam’s wicket with accuracy

Cricket fields often produce funny incidents, and some are known to bring laughter among the players with their doings. Joe Root is one such character who loves to bring joy, but his razor-sharp accuracy while predicting where the ball was pitched for Babar Azam’s wicket left everyone in disbelief.
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newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs ENG | Twitter reacts to ‘displeased’ Joe Root after long-delayed Ultra Edge overturns on-field call against him

Ever since DRS has come into play, cricketers get justice on the field even when on-field umpires make mistakes. However, when Joe Root’s on-field decision was reversed during the second Test, he was not convinced because of the prolonged wait for Ultra Edge, forcing him to express his frustration.
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newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs ENG | Twitter reacts to Joe Root proving his eligibility for the IPL by erroneously deciding to bat left-handed

The greatest sportspersons always have an instinctive streak about them that sees them carry out unusually amusing actions on the field, albeit there is always a method to their madness. Joe Root turned up the ante in the Test against Pakistan by taking guard as a left-hander to tackle spinners.
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newscricket2 months ago

PAK vs ENG | Twitter reacts to ‘innovative’ Joe Root for hilariously utilizing Jack Leach's bald head to shine ball

Even on the days when cricket becomes boring, players, on the field, produce funny scenes in many ways to bring some joy and laughter to themselves as well as to the viewers. Such an incident happened in the Rawalpindi Test, where Joe Root used the sweat of Jack Leach’s head to shine the ball.
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newscricket6 months ago

Difficult to find weakness of Babar Azam, Joe Root, unlike Virat Kohli, reckons Aaqib Javed

Aaqib Javed has highlighted what makes players like Babar Azam, Joe Root and Kane Williamson different from Virat Kohli, stating the latter's inferior technique has led to a major weakness in his game. He went on to opine on what the upcoming Asia Cup could hold for him and team India.
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newscricket6 months ago

Would put my money on Babar Azam to dethrone Joe Root in Tests, remarks Mahela Jayawardena

Mahela Jayawardena believes Babar Azam has the opportunity to topple Joe Root as the best Test batsman in the coming days. Jayawardena has also labelled Babar as a 'naturally gifted player' and has further added his recent rise across all three formats will push him to get even better.
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newscricket7 months ago

ENG vs SA 2022 | Could not find breakthroughs in the first innings, admits Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has stated that England were not able to find breakthroughs while bowling in the first innings against South Africa after suffering a 62-run defeat. Buttler also stated that the pitch got slower as the game progressed and it was tough to time the ball while batting for both sides.
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newscricket7 months ago

ENG vs IND 2022, 3rd ODI | Internet reacts to ‘returning’ Mohammed Siraj coming all gun blazing to send English top order in disarray

Ahead of the series decider versus England, the Indian fans were all shocked when they heard their beloved Jasprit Bumrah is set to miss the crucial contest due to a back spasm. However, they all turned into happy faces when Mohammed Siraj -- Bumrah's replacement -- tore the English top order apart.
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newscricket7 months ago

Joe Root can go past Sachin Tendulkar's record of most runs in Test cricket, opines Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has praised Joe Root for his ability to score runs saying he can overtake Sachin Tendulkar's record of scoring most Test runs with his consistency. Jaffer also added that if Root plays Test cricket for another five to six years he can overtake Sachin Tendulkar’s historic milestone.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Trying to rewrite how Test cricket is played in England, asserts Ben Stokes

After levelling the five-match series 2-2 with a seven-wicket win over India on July 5, England captain Ben Stokes has remarked they are trying to pull off an aggressive brand of Test cricket at home for the first time. Under Stokes, England have now chased 250+ scores four successive times.
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