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If Jasprit Bumrah wants to have long career, he needs to work on his run-up and action, reckons Michael Holding

Michael Holding has made a bold statement on Jasprit Bumrah, saying the Indian must work on his run-up and bowling action in order to ‘have a long career.’ Bumrah, who missed the Asia Cup, has been ruled out of the ongoing South Africa series and is doubtful for the upcoming T20 World Cup as well.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Glad to hear that India took a knee to support Black Lives Matter, says Michael Holding

Michael Holding, who has been one of the leading faces of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, was pleased to know that the India cricket team joined the act during the T20 World Cup 2021. The team took a knee before the first ball of the Super 12s clash against Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | West Indies will continue to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter, confirms Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard, the West Indies limited-overs captain, has confirmed that the side will continue to take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement at the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. England all-rounder Chris Jordan, too, stated the possibility of his side following the suit.
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newscricketa year ago

'The same Western arrogance' – Michael Holding slams ECB over Pakistan tour cancellation

Michael Holding is of the opinion that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is citing reasons without any substance for having pulled out from the Pakistan tour. The former West Indies great further added that the ‘western arrogance’ of the ECB is the main reason behind the cancellation.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | India should win the series handsomely, predicts Michael Holding

Former West Indies fast-bowler Michael Holding has backed India to beat England in the ongoing five-match Test series. Holding, who is currently a part of the commentary team in England, was highly impressed with the performances put up by India's bowlers in the first Test at Trent Bridge.
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newscricketa year ago

ECB should not go too hard on Ollie Robinson if he has changed, states Michael Holding

Former West Indies’ speedster Michael Holding came out in support of England pacer Ollie Robinson, stating that the ECB must not go too harsh on the pacer. He also insisted that if the pacer had indeed learnt his lessons, he should be allowed to return to the English setup at the earliest.
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newscricketa year ago

WTC Final | The pitch does offer turn for spinners that will benefit India, claims Michael Holding 

Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has proclaimed that the Ageas Bowl pitch will provide assistance to the spinners and that is likely to benefit India. He also advocated R Ashwin's selection in the crucial fixture irrespective of the conditions as he feels one spinner is a must.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | If opening bowlers are wicketless you will struggle as a fielding team, opines Michael Holding

Michael Holding has opined that if the opening bowling cannot prevent the opposing batsmen from getting to a solid start then the team will struggle, which has been the case with the Indian team. He added that Hardik Pandya returning with the ball can be viewed as a positive by the Indian team.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | India still need someone like Dhoni not just for skills but character, claims Michael Holding

Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has stated that India need a player like MS Dhoni not just for skills but for the strength of his character. He also added that Dhoni used to close in games like the first ODI against Australia which India lost as he could pace the innings well.
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newscricket2 years ago

We could've talked more about taking a knee ahead of first game, reveals Justin Langer

In the wake of criticism from Michael Holding, Justin Langer has stated that both Australia and England should have talked a bit more about taking a knee ahead of the series. Holding was miffed with Aaron Finch's statement that both teams took a collective decision about not taking the knee.
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