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featurecricket4 days ago

Marcus Stoinis’ Melbourne bash doing no good for Australian Cricket

If you had the chance to get a glimpse of Marcus Stoinis’ mad knock at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against the Sixers the other day, consider yourself lucky. It was pure T20 genius and arguably, the greatest T20 knock played on Australian soil.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 days ago

BBL 2019-20 | In A Jiffy - Stars 'scorch' the Scorchers in their own backyard

Just like #1 vs #2 a few days, #1 vs #3 too turned out to be an embarrassingly one-sided affair as the Stars further asserted their dominance this season with a thumping 8-wicket win over the Scorchers. The rout was also the Glenn Maxwell-led side's seventh consecutive win of the season.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

IND v AUS | Hope to shed my fringe tag during this series, attests Kane Richardson

Kane Richardson has said that he expects to shed his tag as Australia’s fringe bowler in the three-match ODI series against India, starting on January 14. Richardson also clarified the controversial moment he had on the field with compatriot Marcus Stoinis, who directed a homophobic slur at him.
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featurecricket12 days ago

Big Bash League 2019-20 | Stars vs Thunder: Today I Learnt - Haris Rauf > Dale Steyn and 1D Thunder

I know this has been said year after year, but could this finally be Melbourne Stars' year? After yet another disappointing display from the Thunder batsmen - and an obligatory Haris Rauf masterclass - Maxwell and Stoinis made easy work of a small target to make it 6/7 wins for the Stars.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket15 days ago

BBL 2019-20 | Marcus Stoinis slapped with $7,500 fine for personal abuse

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis has been handed a $7,500 fine by Cricket Australia after he was caught directing a slur of homophobic nature at Kane Richardson. The incident took place in a Big Bash League derby game between the Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades, on Saturday, at the MCG.
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featurecricket16 days ago

BBL 2019-20 | Stars vs Renegades - Ask Me Anything ft Aaron Finch’s form and Glenn Maxwell's reverse sweep

We got you covered if you could not tune in to watch the Melbourne derby between the Stars and the Renegades. A while ago, I had an AMA session, where there were several questions about the game, which I would be answering here to make life much easier for you guys, as easy as the Stars' victory.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket18 days ago

VIDEO | Chris ‘Ashwin’ Morris trolls Marcus Stoinis by fake-Mankading after dropping ball

One of the more entertaining characters you’d come across on the field, Chris Morris took his banter to a whole new level on Friday against the Stars. After dropping the ball on his delivery run-up, the South African decided to have some fun and faked a mankad to give Stoinis a mini heart-attack.
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featurecricketa month ago

BBL 2019-20 | Stars vs Hurricanes Evaluation Chart - Haris Rauf’s pace too hot to handle for Hurricanes

The Stars got off to the best starts possible in the Big Bash League with two wins in the opening two games for the 2019-20 season with a win over the Hurricanes. Marcus Stoinis set the pace for the Stars with the bat, as Haris Rauf's pace was too hot to handle for the Hurricanes at the Moe.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 Auction | KKR treading on thin ice by not buying able back-up players, feels Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has criticized Kolkata Knight Riders for not buying able back-ups for the likes of Morgan and Russell and feels that the team might be in trouble should one of the two get injured. Gambhir also lauded the selection of Pat Cummins, but feels that the franchise overpaid for the pacer.
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newscricketa month ago

Three-dimensional player like Maxwell can have huge impact, believes Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has stated that Glenn Maxwell, who is dropped from the ODI squad touring India in January next year, is capable of making a comeback with his “three-dimensional” aspects of the game. Marnus Labuschagne got his maiden ODI call up while Nathon Lyon and Marcus Stionis face the axe.
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