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Twitter reacts to Ashton Agar running into empty stands to rescue launched ball

As the proceedings of the first ODI between Australia and New Zealand went on with empty stands, the struggle became real for the fielders as the absence of a crowd meant they would have to collect balls launched into the stands. Eventually, Ashton Agar had to go in on a quest for the ball.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Winners and Losers ft. Shubman Gill, India’s overconfidence and Kiwi spinners

India suffered a humiliating 2-0 loss to New Zealand, their first whitewash in nine years, and made the ICC Test Championship points table wide open. In a series where Shubman Gill didn’t get an opportunity to bat, he actually emerged as one of the winners, putting the series to perspective.
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newscricketa month ago

IND VS NZ | 50 more runs would have made chase more difficult, reveals Kane Williamson

NZ skipper Kane Williamson believes that their victory in the second Test well inside three days is not a fair reflection of how competitive the match was and If India had scored 50 more runs, the chase would have been much more challenging. He further applauded his team for their performance.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | You play as a team to do well as a team, admits Virat Kohli

Following the 2-0 series whitewash against New Zealand, Indian skipper Virat Kohli has admitted that the outlook of the series will be looked as a team’s performance rather than the individual’s putting score on the board. He has also played down any spat with his Kiwi counterpart Kane Williamson.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Quite satisfying to beat world-class India 2-0, elates Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has admitted that it is quite a satisfying feeling to have beaten the No.1-ranked Test side — and ICC Test Championship table-toppers — India 2-0 at home. Williamson praised the efforts — with both bat and ball — from Kyle Jamieson, who was playing his first two Tests.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to team India's embarrassing whitewash against New Zealand

The Virat Kohli-led Indian side suffered their first whitewash in over 8 years as they lost to New Zealand by 7 wickets in the second Test in Christchurch. The Kiwis produced a remarkable display on Day 3 to embarrass the visitors, and the Twitterati mocked team India for the same.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to umpire warning India for deliberately attempting to confuse New Zealand batsmen

Trust sport to give us the best examples for the ‘Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures' saying and that is exactly what India resorted to today - a desperate measure. Defending a modest total of 132, the Indian fielders deliberately tried to confuse the Kiwi batsmen by shouting ‘TWO’.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli giving foul-mouthed ‘Ben Stokes’ send-off to Kane Williamson

It has been a while but after a very long time, on the morning of Day 2 of the Christchurch Test, Virat Kohli summoned his good friend ‘Ben Stokes’. After New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson nicked one off the bowling of Bumrah, Kohli ensured that he gave his Kiwi counterpart a sound send-off.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Prithvi Shaw can learn playing straight from Kane Williamson, advises VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has advised Prithvi Shaw to learn from Kane Williamson on playing in seamer-friendly conditions after the youngster was found wanting in the opening Test against New Zealand. Williamson’s side cruised to a 10-wicket win inside four days with their pacers all over the Indian batsmen.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | David Warner replaces Kane Williamson as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain

David Warner has been announced as the new skipper for the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise, replacing Kane Williamson for the role. The Aussie opener had formerly led the Hyderabad-based team and was at the helm of the affairs when the franchise managed to win their first title way back in 2016.
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