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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs AUS | Watched lots of AB de Villiers and Steve Smith's video for middle-order batting, reveals KL Rahul

Following India’s comeback victory over Australia, KL Rahul admitted that he had watched a lot of AB de Villiers and Steve Smith videos to get accustomed to batting in the middle order in the absence of Rishabh Pant. He added that he is enjoying the new role, which he feels came as a blessing.
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newscricket5 days ago

NZ vs IND | Hamish Bennett included for India T20Is; Tom Latham, Trent Boult ruled out

New Zealand have included pacer Hamish Bennett in the otherwise injury-hit New Zealand squad ahead of the 5-match T20I series against India. While skipper Kane Williamson makes the comeback into the T20I side, Trent Boult and Tom Latham miss out, alongside Lockie Ferguson, in the squad.
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newscricket12 days ago

IND vs NZ | Tom Latham ruled out of T20I series with broken finger

New Zealand opener Tom Latham, who suffered a broken finger during the recently-concluded Australia tour, has been ruled of the five-match home T20I series against India, starting on January 24. Consequently, the seasoned Kiwi batsman will miss out on four weeks of cricket, approximately.
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newscricket17 days ago

AUS vs NZ | Matt Henry's name added to New Zealand's long list of injury woes

New Zealand continued to struggle with the fitness of the players as Matt Henry broke his left thumb during the third Test at the SCG against Australia. While he will continue to bowl, he may bat if the team requires him and New Zealand have to try and at least draw the game to avoid a whitewash.
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featurecricket17 days ago

‘Resting’ Tim Southee part of New Zealand’s best laid plans for future

As I speak(write), New Zealand are once again in trouble against their Trans-Tasman rival on a territory where they’ve always struggled. The visitors made five drastic changes ahead of the third and final Test, in Sydney, owing to illness, injury and some weird flex.
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featurecricket18 days ago

King Kane in the time of Joe Root trials

‘Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not’ - which cricketer crosses your mind when you read this phrase? Well, it’s not just any phrase, it’s in fact an Arctic Monkeys album which had this cricketer, named Joe Root showcasing his loyalties with Sheffield, strumming his ukelele. 
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newscricket18 days ago

AUS vs NZ | Kane Williamson doubtful for Sydney Test, Glenn Phillips named replacement

New Zealand have been dealt with another blow in the series against Australia, with skipper Kane Williamson doubtful for the third Test after feeling unwell earlier this week as Glenn Philipps is brought in as cover. Alongside Williamson, Henry Nicholls and Mitchell Santner have also been unwell.
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newscricket19 days ago

Kane Williamson one of the best from U-19 days, reveals Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli in an interview with the ICC revealed that the Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson was one of the best batsmen that he encountered during his U-19 days as the Indian skipper. Further, Kohli admitted how important the U-19 World Cup was to improve him as a player as it was a milestone season.
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newscricket21 days ago

AUS vs NZ | Kane Williamson going through a tough phase in his career, admits Gary Stead

New Zealand coach Gary Stead admitted that skipper Kane Williamson is going through a tough phase as the otherwise fluent batter has scored only 240 runs in his last 10 Test innings. Stead couldn’t help but credit Australia for their all-round performance that has rendered the visitors helpless.
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newscricket21 days ago

Virat Kohli named skipper in Ricky Ponting’s decade Test XI

Ricky Ponting has named the Indian skipper Virat Kohli as his team of the decade skipper ahead of some the Aussies counter-parts. Further, Ponting included four English players, three Aussies, Kane Williamson, Kumar Sangakkara and Dale Steyn in his XI with the exclusion of some of the big names.
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