featurecricket3 days ago

Ashes 2019 | England Player Ratings - Joe Root’s 5/10 exemplifies England’s struggles

At The Oval, England tipped off what was a rather bittersweet summer, winning the World Cup while relinquishing the urn at the same time. While there were a couple of silver linings, England more often than not found themselves clutching at straws with dubious selection calls adding to their woes.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts as Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in a row on this day

Twelve years of Yuvraj Singh's six sixes in an over in T20 World Cup 2007, when the southpaw had the world at his feet. Yuvi achieved this against Stuart Broad to etch his record that will live forever in cricket history. Yuvraj was the first Indian to do this and Twitterati reminisced on same.
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newscricket7 days ago

VIDEO | Jonny Bairstow pulls off an MS Dhoni to stump Marnus Labuschagne in a flash

While MS Dhoni fans have been missing watching him in action, England’s Jonny Bairstow emulated the Indian wicketkeeper’s reflex during the fourth day of the Ashes. The English gloveman took microseconds in removing the bails to dismiss Marnus Labuschagne off a Jack Leach delivery.
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newscricket7 days ago

Twitter reacts as Stuart Broad gets the better of David Warner for the seventh time in the series

David Warner today was dismissed by Stuart Broad for an astonishing 7th time in the series and all the left-hander could do was walk back to the pavillion with a weird smile. The dismissal also marked the end of a disastrous series for Warner and the Twitterati went berserk and reacted on the same.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Oval Day 3 Talking Points: Nathan Lyon’s forgettable Ashes and Joe Denly’s fight for self-worth

England have the complete strangle over The Oval Test now, with an effective lead of 382 runs in the second innings, leaving Australia a mountain to climb. The day, however, would remember two Englishmen for contrasting reasons - Joe Denly for good, and Jonny Bairstow for worse.
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newscricket8 days ago

7 Things You Missed | From Tim Paine's banter with Kumar Dharmasena to Joe Denly getting hit on the box

Whats's up everyone? Hope you had a good and relaxing Saturday! Meanwhile, you might have missed the most obvious of things from Day 3 of the Ashes Test today! So, just sit back and relax, as we sat through the entire match and compiled each and every interesting thing. Here we go!
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newscricket8 days ago

Twitter reacts as Rory Burns and Joe Denly put together the first 50-plus opening stand of the series

After 19 innings, Rory Burns and Joe Burns finally brought up the first fifty-run opening stand of the series on Saturday, which in turn helped England to stretch their lead. While Burns fell short of his fifty, Denly agonizingly fell short of his 100 on Day 3. The Twitterati reacted on the same.
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newscricket8 days ago

VIDEO | Jonny Bairstow fools Steve Smith twice in two days by changing his shot at very last moment

When Jonny Bairstow fooled Steve Smith with “fake fielding”, it set Twitter on fire and to give more content to the junkies, Bairstow fooled Smith once again. After looking set to play a sweep, Bairstow changed his shot at the last moment and guided it to third man, thus frustrating Smith.
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newscricket9 days ago

7 Things You Missed | From Archer throwing ball at Steve Smith to Stuart Broad bowling way behind the crease

Hi everyone! We are back again with interesting things from Day 2 of final Ashes Test that you might have missed some during your day work. Don't be worried about googling them! Because we have sat through the entire match and covered everything from all corners of the stadium. Here we go!
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to Jonny Bairstow's fake fielding to baffle Steve Smith

Going for the third run off a fuller delivery from Jofra Archer to Wade, Smith went ahead and put the extra effort even though it was not necessary for him to dive. Bairstow then bluffed Smith, faking a fielding, when the ball had already been collected by Archer! Twitter reacted on same.
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