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newscricket2 months ago

Was surprised to see MS Dhoni walking out to chat with umpires, admits Mitchell Santner

Mitchell Santner has revealed that he was as surprised as everyone to see CSK skipper MS Dhoni walking out to the middle to have a quick word with the umpire regarding a no-ball decision. However, he was quick to add that the CSK skipper apologized for his actions, which shows his passion.
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featurecricket5 months ago

Mitchell Santner shown the door with a spinning top on table

When Mark Waugh criticised Mitchell Santner for his poor showing in the MCG Test, the line to mark the premature end of the ‘S’ experiment in Tests, there was criticism from the other end that he is still New Zealand’s best spinner in Tests.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs NZ | Trent Boult, Ajaz Patel return to Kiwi squad; Mitchell Santner dropped

New Zealand has welcomed back Trent Boult and left-arm orthodox spinner Ajaz Patel into the squad for the two-match Test series against India, starting from February 21. For his impressive performances in the ODIs and the ‘A’ team setup, Kyle Jamieson was rewarded with his maiden Test cap.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs NZ | New Zealand need to look into boosting players' confidence, admits Zaheer Khan

Former cricketer Zaheer Khan reckons that New Zealand needs to focus on helping their players gain confidence rather than on the technical aspects of the game. The Kiwis are down 0-4 in the five-match T20I series against India and face the prospect of a whitewash ahead of the fifth match on Sunday.
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featurecricket5 months ago

IND vs NZ | 4th T20I - Today I Learnt - Shardul Thakur a settler in death, Tim Seifert belongs to top-order

New Zealand might have lost the series but they still have one weapon - to turn every dead rubber into thriller by adding the Super Over element to it. So credit to New Zealand where it is due, it’s the hosts who brought the game alive from the dead and India, who eventually won it.
Sritama Panda
newscricket5 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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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Tom Bruce-Daryl Mitchell duo bagging synchronised acrobatic catch to dismiss Shivam Dube

New Zealand are inarguably one of the best fielding sides in the current international scene. Those crazy catches by Mitchell Santner had already set the standards high for fielding in the ongoing 4th T20I, and to add to it, there were the newcomers in the series who lit up the stage even further.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to 'clueless' Shreyas Iyer giving away wicket twice on same ball

If there are ten different kinds of dismissals in the game of cricket, India’s Shreyas Iyer added another one to the sport’s dictionary. Tackling Ish Sodhi’s googly, India’s much-celebrated No.4 gave away his wicket through an outside-edge, after which Seifert followed it with a bizarre stumping.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Kohli and Bumrah fuming at Shardul Thakur after wayward throw

When it’s New Zealand in the picture, the World Cup is witness, that an overthrow might just be lingering around the corner and that eventuality came true in the third T20I in Hamilton. While New Zealand has some mix-ups in their fielding in the first innings, India made some silly ones too.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Ravindra Jadeja leaving everyone shell-shocked after failed reverse cup

Ask any cricket enthusiast in the world who the current best fielder is and they would, without any hesitation, tell you that it is none other than Ravindra Jadeja. But once in a blue moon, even maestro can fret over own his composition, and this time Jadeja had to confront his own shortcoming.
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