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newscricketa month ago

Indian bowlers need to exploit vulnerable Joe Burns, feels Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell believes that Joe Burns is a weak link in the Australian side that the Indians need to exploit and feels that attacking him could help them expose Smith and Labuschagne against the new ball. Chappell further believes that India need to be ruthless when it comes to picking their spinner.
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newscricketa month ago

Drop-in pitches for India series could be lively, suggests Sridharan Sriram

Sridharan Sriram has suggested that the lack of Australian Football due to the Covid-19 pandemic could in turn enable the drop-in pitches for the India series to be more lively. Sriram further shed light on the ‘teacher-disciple’ relationship between Smith and Labuschagne he witnessed in the Ashes.
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newscricketa month ago

Fox Cricket predicts 2025’s best Test XI; leaves out Indian star Virat Kohli

Fox Cricket’s prediction for the 2025’s best Test XI has some spectacular names missing out from the list, including Indian skipper Virat Kohli and star Rohit Sharma. On the list, there was the inclusion of Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw amongst the host of International stars in the lineup.
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newscricketa month ago

Brad Hogg names four Indians in ‘Current Test XI’; no place for Virat Kohli

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg, in a YouTube video on Saturday, named his ‘Current Test XI’ and included four Indians, but astonishingly excluded Indian skipper Virat Kohli. Hogg’s XI features Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma as openers, while Steve Smith and Babar Azam also feature in the side.
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newscricketa month ago

Australia will be ready to face India’s challenge in summer, states Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins has stated that Australia, with the return of Smith and Warner and the addition of Marnus Labuschagne, will be better equipped to face India’s challenge in the Border-Gavaskar trophy later this year. The pacer has also insisted on the importance of dismissing Cheteshwar Pujara early.
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newscricket2 months ago

Hopefully, we can get India to tour Australia in three-five months, hopes Marnus Labuschagne

Marnus Labuschagne has revealed that he just as his other Australian teammates hope that they could get the Indian team to tour Down Under in the next three to five months following COVID-19 lockdown. If the tour does not go through, Labuschagne has added that he will be left disappointed.
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newscricket2 months ago

Cricket will be making up for missed times, vouches Marnus Labuschagne

Marnus Labuschagne has stated that cricket will make up for missed times with packed-schedules entertaining the fans once again once normalcy resumes. Labuschagne also admitted that he feels sad for English cricket, looking at the way the County season has suffered from a two-month delayed start.
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newscricket2 months ago

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis miss out on Australian national contracts

Cricket Australia have announced a fresh list of 20 men's players for the 2020-21 season from which the likes of Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis, Shaun Marsh, and Peter Handscomb have been excluded. On the other hand, Marnus Labuschagne and Mitchell Marsh were among the six new names in the list.
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newscricket2 months ago

Would definitely love to play in IPL, admits Marnus Labuschagne

Australia’s batting sensation Marnus Labuschagne has expressed his desire to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) but admitted that he will have to work on his T20 game before thinking about it. The Queenslander also stated that he is looking to use ODI cricket to improve his T20 skills.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Evolution of rule changes in ODI cricket

ODI cricket has come a long way since its inception in 1975, with an encounter between rivals Australia and England, with rules and regulations of the game coming into existence since 1788. However, until then, the rules formed are starkly different from the rules that exist now in ODIs.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam