newscricket18 hours ago

Rahul Dravid did not let us indulge in our adventurous side, says Kamlesh Nagarkoti

Kamlesh Nagarkoti has revealed, in an interview, that Rahul Dravid did not allow any of the U-19 squad members to indulge in their adventurous side which led them to the U-19 World Cup title. He also said that he and his teammates were scared to break the curfew set by Dravid.
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newscricket6 days ago

Steve Smith urges his bowlers recreate Ashes form against South Africa

After reclaiming the Ashes thanks to their lethal pace attack, Steve Smith has asked his bowlers to ‘go down a similar path’ in the upcoming series against South Africa. Smith also added that a series win in SA would be a sweet revenge for their defeat at home against the Proteas in November 2016.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL auction | How the teams fared and what can be expected on Day 2

The much awaited IPL auction finally kicked off in Bengaluru and what a day it ended up being. From every mega expensive buy like Ben Stokes and KL Rahul, there were players like Gautam Gambhir and Shakib al Hassan who were picked up for unbelievably low prices making them absolute steals.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricketa month ago

IPL auction 2018 | Best signings from the first day of IPL auction

The first day of the IPL auction saw some major heartbreak and, surprisingly, an overtly defensive approach from the Chennai Super Kings franchise. However, some franchises managed to steal some biggest names with surprisingly lesser amounts and they are featuring on this list.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ashes 2017 | Australia regain urn in a historic day at WACA

Australia sealed the five-match Ashes series with three consecutive wins as they defeated England by an innings and 41 runs on the last day in Perth. England saw yet another batting collapse in the second innings after Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan gave away their wickets early in the fifth day.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Mitchell Starc’s “Ball of the Summer” to dismiss James Vince

Mitchell Starc demonstrated why he is considered as one of best bowlers in contemporary cricket when his 145kph delivery moved suddenly off the crack to uproot James Vince’s off-stump. And the Twitterati, unsurprisingly, couldn’t resist applauding the New South Wales pacer's “Ball of the Summer”.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Ashes 2017 | Talking points from Day 1 of the Perth Test

England ended the day in a seemingly comfortable position of 305/4 thanks to an eye-catching century by Dawid Malan (110*) and half-centuries by Jonny Bairstow (75*) and Mark Stoneman (56). However, the day will also be remembered for the Australian pace troika’s perseverance and WACA’s bounce.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Aleem Dar’s controversial decision to give Mark Stoneman out

The accuracy of the DRS has been a constant talking point in the Ashes after a slew of controversial overturns and it didn’t take long for controversy to emerge again in Perth today. Australia benefited from the contentious call that saw Mark Stoneman being sent back despite no conclusive evidence.
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reportcricket3 months ago

Australia go 2-0 up after England succumb to Mitchell Starc bowling

Australia registered a comprehensive 120-run victory on the last day of the second Test at Adelaide after England's lower order failed to survive Mitchell Starc's onslaught. With this loss, England's hopes of retaining the Ashes urn further faded as they have only three more matches for a comeback.
Divya Sahu
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Mitchel Starc pulling off blinder with just 0.561 secs reaction time

Mitchell Starc has made a name for himself thanks to his exceptional bowling abilities but today he showcased his quick reactions with a stunner against England. Despite the ball being hit at him with ferocity, Starc managed to readjust in just 0.561 seconds to send Jonny Bairstow packing.
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