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newscricket24 days ago

AUS vs SL | Australia announce multi-format squad for Sri Lanka tour, Pat Cummins rested from T20Is

Cricket Australia have announced the team for multi-format series in Sri Lanka and pacer Pat Cummins is rested from T20Is. Other major exclusions include Adam Zampa who will miss entire tour as his wife is expected to give birth to their child and Marcus Harris has been dropped from Test matches.
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newscricket4 months ago

BBL 2021-22 | Australia release Mitchell Marsh, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Swepson, Michael Neser for BBL

In a recent development four players namely Mitchell Marsh, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Swepson and Michael Neser were released from Australia’s Test squad to feature in the BBL. Jhye Richardson and Marcus Harris will remain with the squad in Hobart for the final fixture as concussion/ Covid-19 stand-bys.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Nice to make a contribution but there’s no better feeling than just winning, says Jhye Richardson

Australia pacer Jhye Richardson had said that it was nice to contribute with the ball but there is no better feeling than winning the fixture after the team won in Adelaide Test. Australia won the second Test by 275 runs and Richardson picked a five wicket haul in the second innings for the hosts.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | WATCH: Jhye Richardson smashes gigantic six off his second ball in Test cricket

Debutant Jhye Richardson smacked Chris Woakes for a huge six towards cow corner on the second ball he faced in Test cricket in the ongoing second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval on Friday. He was dismissed caught-behind the very next ball, and Australia declared their first innings at 473/9.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Pat Cummins ruled out of Adelaide Test after Covid close contact, Smith to lead

Australia captain Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval, after having come in close contact with a COVID-19 positive case at a restaurant on Wednesday. Steve Smith will lead the side for the first time since 2018, while Michael Neser makes his Test debut.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Josh Hazlewood rule out of second Test with side strain

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, due to the side strain he sustained during the series opener in Brisbane. The right-arm quick could bowl just 14 overs in the second innings of the first Test, which Australia won by nine wickets.
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featurecricketa year ago

WATCH | Best moments from Round 7 of the County Championship

The County Championship is by some distance the most enthralling domestic competition in the world for the simple fact that despite rain ruining 7 of the 8 matches that were played in Round 7, there were still innumerable moments to savor. What was the best of the lot? Well, decide for yourself.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

WATCH | Best moments from Round 6 of the County Championship ft. Archer's nonchalance and Joe R99T's heartbreak

Rain played spoilsport in Round 6 of the County Championship, yet there was no paucity of enthralling moments across the four days. In what comes as a website first, we, here at SportsCafe, have collated the best moments from Round 6 to fill you up with the ‘must-see’ moments across the four days.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 6

More than any other chant in the ground, ‘rain rain go away’ was the constant chirp as Somerset’s fixture against Surrey got rained off. However, elsewhere there was action, as some of the international stars flopped while the others breathed new life into their respective campaigns.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa year ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 5

Much to no one’s surprise, rain marred Round 5 of the 2021 County Championship as 4 games ended in a draw, but there was, nevertheless, enough time for individuals to leave their mark in the competition. We look at how every major individual fared in a round that had many interesting sub-plots.
Anirudh Suresh