newscricket3 months ago

Two standout contenders for World Cup will be England and India, claims Herschelle Gibbs

Herschelle Gibbs has labelled Virat Kohli-led India and hosts England as favourites to lift the upcoming 2019 ICC ODI World Cup trophy. Gibbs has also added that South Africa will not miss the presence of AB De Villiers as much as it will lack a quality all-rounder in the World Cup squad.
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newscricket3 months ago

Moeen Ali insists stump mic is essential to restrict sledging

England all-rounder Moeen Ali wants officials to turn up the volume of stump mics in order to curb sledging amongst opposition players in the near future. However, Three Lions’ coach Trevor Bayliss has a different opinion on the same as he wants to reduce the volume of mics to protect players.
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newscricket3 months ago

Windies vs England | Shannon Gabriel apologizes to Joe Root over his homophobic remarks

Windies pacer Shannon Gabriel has formally apologized to England skipper Joe Root and anyone else who was offended by his on-field homophobic remarks during the St.Lucia Test. Gabriel added that he was attempting to break through his own tension while sledging at Root and Joe Denly.
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newscricket3 months ago

Windies vs England | Shannon Gabriel banned for four ODIs after homophobic slur

Shannon Gabriel has been banned for the first four One-Day Internationals of the upcoming five-match series against England for abusive comments on captain Joe Root during the third Test in St. Lucia. Gabriel was found guilty of breaching article 2.13 of the ICC Code of Conduct.
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newscricket3 months ago

Windies vs England | Shannon Gabriel booked by ICC for on-field homophobic rant

Shannon Gabriel has been charged with an ICC Code of Conduct breach after he was caught making homophobic remarks directed towards Joe Root. Root was heard saying “there is nothing wrong with being gay” in reply to an inaudible taunt made by Gabriel during the third Test match at St. Lucia.
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newscricket3 months ago

Windies vs England | Pacer Shannon Gabriel warned over alleged homophobic remarks by Joe Root

Windies’ pacer Shannon Gabriel was caught being warned by England batsman Joe Root for his alleged homophobic rant on the on-field stump mic. Root was heard saying “there is nothing wrong with being gay” in reply to an inaudible taunt made by Gabriel during the final Test match of the series.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC ODI Team 2018 | Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain spot in TOTY

The Indian trio of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have managed to hold on to their spot in the ICC ODI Team of the year for 2018 after performing consistently in recent months. Meanwhile, wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav makes his debut on the list after having a stellar 2018.
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newscricket6 months ago

VIDEO | Niroshan Dickwella’s animated persuasion costs Sri Lanka two reviews

Technology has seeped deep into modern cricket to keep the game free of errors as much as possible, so much so that even the umpires become irrelevant at times. Niroshan Dickwella still decided to use all his persuasive powers on the official that led his side to lose two consecutive reviews.
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newscricket7 months ago

Cricket is still relevant in the world of sport due to quality players like Virat Kohli, says Brian Lara

Former Windies batsman Brian Lara has stated that Cricket has a leader in Virat Kohli and it is due to players like him and England skipper Joe Root that cricket is still relevant in the world of sport. Lara also put his support behind young Prithvi Shaw to do well in Australia later this year.
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newscricket8 months ago

Joe Root pleased with the way Alastair Cook play his last innings in international cricket

After the last international game of Alastair Cook, English skipper Joe Root has stated that he is pleased seeing the former captain retiring in real style. Root has also mentioned that he is satisfied with the way the English lower order batsmen have contributed in the series against India.
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