newscricket22 days ago

VIDEO | David Warner puts on ambidextrous show in nets

Australian opener David Warner was seen putting on exhibition of ambidextrous batting in the nets ahead of the first of three T20Is against the visiting Sri Lankans at the Adelaide Oval. Warner went on to score his first T20I hundred as Australia won the first encounter by a mammoth 134-run margin.
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newscricketa month ago

Kevin Pitersen, Alviro Petersen indulge in war of words after latter's Bodi prison tweet

After Alviro Petersen, who took to social media to comment Gulam Bodi's prison a good day for cricket, Kevin Pietersen fired a tweet of his own which triggered a war of words on Twitter. Dale Steyn further opened up on the issue, saying "it was a sad day for cricket" because a teammate was involved.
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newscricketa month ago

Chris Silverwood wouldn’t have been my first choice, says Kevin Pietersen

Former swashbuckling English batsman Kevin Pietersen feels that Silverwood’s lack of experience in international cricket might prove to be costly in the future. After impressively managing to win the County Championship with Essex in 2017, Silverwood was appointed as England’s head coach on Monday.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Joe Root’s frailties talk less about him and more about toxic English cricket culture

2013-14 was one of the worst periods in English cricket. Not only things plummeted massively as far as the team culture goes, but it was also the time they started losing some of their talented players who had helped them become a brute force in Tests, culminating with the No.1 ranking in 2011.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Former England coach Peter Moores in line to take over as South Africa's coach

Former England coach Peter Moores has emerged as a prime contender to take over the role of Ottis Gibson as South Africa's head coach, according to reports. Earlier this week, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has confirmed that Gibson will no longer continue as the head coach of the team.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Yuvraj Singh defends Rishabh Pant against Kevin Pietersen’s criticism

Yuvraj Singh quickly came to the defence of youngster Rishabh Pant after the latter was criticised by Kevin Pietersen on Twitter. Pietersen called Pant’s attribute of repeatedly throwing his wicket away ‘pathetic’, referring to the Delhi batsman's dismissal off Mitchell Santner's ball yesterday.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kevin Pietersen and Sachin Tendulkar praise Ravindra Jadeja and point out what he brings to the field

Sachin Tendulkar and Kevin Pietersen have supported Ravindra Jadeja’s inclusion in the team’s playing XI as they highlighted the contributions he makes on the field. The backing would be a welcome change for the all-rounder having received some harsh criticism from some analysts recently.
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newscricket5 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kevin Pietersen and Yuvraj Singh indulge in healthy Twitter banter over Rohit Sharma century

Kevin Pietersen, who has stirred many people in the past with his tweets, has never been shy of expressing himself. Today, he indulged in some Twitter banter with Yuvraj Singh, making a callback to their infamous incident in 2008 where KP called Yuvraj a "pie-chucker who bowls filth".
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newscricket5 months ago

Legends and pundits react to India's loss against England

It was a crucial match not just for England, but also for Bangaldesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka as their qualification for the semifinals depended on this result. But to all of Asia's agony, India lost to England by 31 runs. This is how the cricketing fraternity reacted to India's loss.
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newscricket5 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli backs Vijay Shankar to perform big ahead of England clash

Virat Kohli has put all his weight behind under-fire Vijay Shankar to play a big knock for India ahead of Sunday’s clash against England. Kohli has come under pressure to replace Shankar, who has only made 58 runs in three innings, with Rishabh Pant waiting eagerly in the shadows.
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