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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Jimmy Neesham's intense rock-paper-scissors battle with KL Rahul

While it looked like a fight early on, it turned out to be just an intense battle of rock-paper-scissors between the two Kings XI Punjab teammates - Jimmy Neesham and KL Rahul. However, as both of them kept stone in the round, none of them turned victorious in the battle amidst the ODI series.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Martin Guptill’s wicket was one of my best, reveals Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal, in the post-match press conference, has admitted that the delivery he bowled to get Martin Guptill’s wicket was one of the best in his limited-overs career thus far. He has further revealed that his role in the team is to pick wickets with Ravindra Jadeja bowling in middle overs.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | To make it 3-0 was what we wanted to do, shares Henry Nicholls

New Zealand opener Henry Nicholls has expressed his joy as the Kiwis thumped India 3-0 in the ODI series, a sweet revenge for the 5-0 whitewash in the T20I series. Nicholls was all praises for his opening partner Martin Guptill as he shared that his fearless batting helped him play his natural game.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | 2nd ODI Takeaways - Kyle Jamieson’s mastermind and India’s faulty death planning

After a shameful 5-0 whitewash received at the hands of India in the T20I series, New Zealand bounced back straight away by winning the ODI series 2-0. Not only has the win added some much needed wind to New Zealand’s sails, it also raised some questions about India’s lack of adaptability.
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli lashing out at umpire allowing New Zealand’s late DRS call TWICE

Even after a decade of the DRS, the New Zealand team hasn’t looked too bright while using it and that has been hurting their cause more often than not. Today, after the Kiwis took a late DRS call, Virat Kohli was left furious and the Indian captain, twice, lashed out at the umpire for allowing it.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Will take confidence from how we handled spinners in Hamilton, states Martin Guptill

New Zealand opener Martin Guptill, who registered a 41-ball 32 in the 1st ODI, stated that the team, heading into the 2nd ODI in Auckland, will take confidence from the way they played spinners in Hamilton. Guptill further revealed that he has his eyes set on playing the 2023 World Cup.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Age and experience not the same thing in T20I cricket

‘Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced, you never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey.’ Except that it and several other quotes regarding experience fall flat when the game is cricket- in particular, T20I cricket where it is haywire.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

New Zealand have man in the mirror to blame for their downfall

The Flushing Meadows, at the start of the last decade, saw two chokes from Roger Federer, both at the hands of Novak Djokovic, in the span of one year. The first of the two chokes occurred on September 11, 2010, when Federer had two match points at 5-4 and 15-40, with Djokovic serving.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shardul Thakur's breathtaking final over to take game to Super Over

It was deja vu all over as New Zealand, for the second time in two games, choked comically in the final over to take the game to a super over and eventually lose it. And this time around, it was Shardul Thakur who was the hero for India and the Twitterati lauded the pacer for his ice-cold last over.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shardul Thakur-Virat Kohli’s relay teamwork to run 'lazy' Colin Munro out

Just during the previous game, Kohli and Bumrah were furious at Shardul Thakur, whose wayward throw cost India an extra run. But this time, Thakur found his redemption by carrying out exactly what his captain ordered, as Munro's laziness gifted India their most important wicket of the night.
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