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newscricketa month ago

De Kock, Miller and Ngidi to miss ODIs in Sri Lanka

Quinton de Kock, David Miller and Lungi Ngidi will miss the ODI leg of South Africa’s tour to Sri Lanka next month, before each of them returns for the subsequent three-match T20I series. Medium pacer Junior Dala and all-rounder Sisanda Magala have been named in the ODI and T20I squad respectively.
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newscricket2 months ago

Have few bowling variations in my bank to surprise batsmen in the future, admits Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz Shamsi has revealed that he has surprise variations in his bowling options which he will reserve to use later against batsmen after his spell 4/27 helped South Africa to win against Ireland. Shamsi also said he was happy to get wickets on a pitch that he thought would assist the pacers.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Despite the away win in the Caribbean, South Africa have some glaring issues to fix

Phew, after a long drama, after five to-and-fro T20Is, South Africa finally clinched the series in a dramatic fashion to end their terrible away form. However, while the Proteas might be celebrating, there are some glaring issues that need to be addressed before the World T20 kicks off in October.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

WI vs SA | Incredible from the boys to bounce back under immense pressure, admits Temba Bavuma

South Africa’s limited-overs skipper Temba Bavuma has admitted that it was an incredible effort from the entire team to bounce back to win the series under immense pressure. Meanwhile, the player of the match, Aiden Markram credited Quinton de Kock for helping him make a difference with the bat.
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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | Very much impressed by the win; collective effort from the entire team, states Dean Elgar

After a win by an innings and 63 runs, South African skipper Dean Elgar has stated that he is very much impressed with the collective effort of the team in their win over the Windies. He also praised the batting unit, who scored 322 on a tough surface before crediting the bowlers for their efforts.
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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | It was a special feeling to get a fifer after a few four-fers, stresses Lungi Ngidi

After ending up with figures of 5/19, Lungi Ngidi has admitted that it was a special feeling for him to end the five-wicket-haul draught after picking multiple four-fers in his Test career. Ngidi stated that the bowling unit wanted to be ruthless before talking about his work on the out-swinger.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts as ‘flying’ Faf du Plessis leaves everyone stunned with an acrobatic effort

Manish Pandey had just launched a boundary and he was already ready for the next ball, to swing it down to the boundary line. However, there was the twist, Pandey had got it right, in fact, had got it perfectly timed but a flying Faf du Plessis pulled off a stunner to silence them all in the ground.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to David Warner grunting in disappointment after massive ‘empty’ swing

While the scoreboard might have read David Warner’s score as 39, it came off 44 deliveries, in an extremely frustrating innings for the left-hander, who couldn’t make head or tail of the delivery. It eventually turned into a massive grunt, after Warner had missed a slot delivery from Lungi Ngidi.
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featurecricket5 months ago

What we learnt from Delhi’s CSK obliteration - and why the future is still gloomy for the Super Kings

Injection of positivity from Moeen, the return of a revitalized Raina and absurd lower-order hitting threatened to turn CSK’s fortunes around but the joy did not last long for the Super Kings. Despite game 1 providing CSK with many a silver lining, the DC encounter also rang quite a few alarm bells.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Will take time for ‘Chennai-based’ CSK to adapt to Wankhede, claims Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming insisted that it’s an arduous task for a team to completely change its philosophy and pointed out how Mumbai Indians struggled to adapt to a slow-ish Chennai wicket. On a flat Wankhede deck, Chennai’s holes were exposed by a ruthless Delhi side.
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