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newscricket9 days ago

NZ vs AUS | Pretty strong performance from us; Sams and Stoinis were incredible, expresses Kane Williamson

After a close-win over Australia, Kane Williamson expressed that it was a pretty strong performance from the BlackCaps but also stated that both Sams and Stoinis were incredible. While insisting that it is tough to defend a target at the venue, Williamson credited Guptill for his knock.
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newscricketa month ago

AUS vs NZ | Aaron Finch confirms Josh Philippe’s debut in New Zealand T20I series

Ahead of Australia’s full-fledged five-match T20I series against New Zealand, skipper Aaron Finch has confirmed that Josh Phillippe would make his debut at the top of the order. Finch also confirmed that the top-order setup would be the trio of Finch, Matthew Wade and Philippe himself.
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featurecricket3 months ago

From Steve Smith’s A+ to MItchell Starc’s F: Grading every Australian player who played the ODIs

Dominance is a word that has evaded the Australian side in limited-overs cricket of late, but through their display in the ODIs versus India, the Kangaroos reaffirmed why they will always be a champion side. Aussie Report Cards in recent times have not looked great, but not in this series, though.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Marcus Stoinis in doubt for the second ODI against India

According to reports, all-rounder Marcus Stoinis could miss the second ODI against India after he sustained an injury while bowling the second ball of his seventh over in India's run chase. Stoinis immediately left the field after the injury and Glenn Maxwell had to complete his over. 
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featurecricket3 months ago

From Bumrah’s wicketless venture to Kohli and Smith’s run-out involvements: Funky predictions for the ODIs

The Men in Blue might be returning to the cricket field after eight long months, but back with a bang post an even bigger hiatus is SportsCafe’s very own Funky Predictions. Ahead of the ODIs, starting Friday, we make 11 Funky Predictions that we are certain is going to become reality.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

Marcus Stoinis is five times better than what he was last year, feels Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting, who worked with Marcus Stoinis at Delhi Capitals this season, has claimed that the all-rounder from Melbourne has developed around five times more than what he was last season. The Australian legend has also added that Alex Carey was all praise for Stoinis even before the IPL began.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Delhi should retain Dhawan, Iyer and Pant as three Indian players, opines Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has opined that Delhi Capitals must retain the services of Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant ahead of the next season alongside Rabada and Stoinis. He also stated that the franchise will be a little sad to leave the likes of Ashwin, Shaw and Axar back to the Auction.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs AUS | The confidence Ricky Ponting instills, he's as good as you'll get, reveals Marcus Stoinis

Aussie all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has said that the confidence that Ponting instills, he is as good a coach you will get ahead of the India ODIs. Ponting, who was head coach of Delhi Capitals, has joined Aussie head coach Justin Langer in coaching staff for the white-ball series against India. 
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featurecricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | Delhi Capitals: A rollercoaster campaign that ended as a 'could have been'

Delhi started off the season in dominant fashion, looking like the team to beat, as but the season progressed, they lost their path to script a ‘could have been’ story. A bitter-sweet campaign for Delhi, ending second-best, but they can take pride in having reached their first ever final.
Deepak Yadav
featurecricket4 months ago

From Stoinis’ A+ to Glenn Maxwell’s F: Grading every overseas signing who took part in IPL 2020

In a perfect world, somewhere, we just express our gratitude for the IPL taking place and move on but, unfortunately, we don’t live in one, meaning scrutiny is what is the need of the hour. We, here at SportsCafe, have decided to rate and slate every overseas signing that partook in IPL 2020.
Anirudh Suresh