newscricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I think the middle-overs are where the games could be won and lost, says Andy Bichel

Former Australian cricketer Andy Bichel has said that the middle overs would be very crucial in the World Cup and that phase will decide the fate of the game for any team. Bichel also backed Adam Zampa and Mitchell Starc to get the job done for Australia by picking wickets in that phase.
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featurecricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SWOT Analysis - Australia

In a tournament as big as World Cup, preconceptions matter as much as realities. Either, you have to live upto the tag that you had acquired over the last few months or you will be suffering the wrath of ultimate online world - ask India, and they will tell you the curse of June 2017.
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newscricket6 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah has raw pace to burn opposition, says Jeff Thomson

Jeff Thomson has stated that Jasprit Bumrah has raw pace to burn down the opposition. The Gujarat bowler’s reputation has increased by leaps and bounds as he has given some exhilarating performances for India and has also risen to number one ranking within three years from his debut.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup | Steve Smith, David Warner make it to Australia squad

Steve Smith and David Warner, who will make a return to international cricket after a year, have been directly included in Australia’s 15-man World Cup squad. Wicketkeeper Peter Handscomb, who’s played all of Australia’s last 13 ODI games, and pace bowler Josh Hazlewood have been left out.
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newscricket2 months ago

Mitchell Starc files case against insurance company for $1.53m for 2018 IPL insurance

Mitchell Starc has gone to the court to take legal action against his insurer to claim back the $1.53 m that he lost out on after missing the IPL last year due to injury. Starc had picked up a calf injury in the second Test against South Africa last year because of which he had to pull out of IPL.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jason Behrendorff eyeing a World Cup spot with his IPL performance

Jason Behrendorff, the latest Mumbai Indians debutant, is looking to secure a spot in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales on the back of an impressive performance in the IPL. The pacer also said that it was a great experience playing in front of the huge crowd in Mumbai and winning the game.
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newscricket4 months ago

India Vs Australia | Muscle injury rules out Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson named replacement

Mitchell Starc has been ruled out of the upcoming Australia tour of India due to sustaining a pectoral muscle injury during the final day of the Test match in Canberra. He has been replaced by Kane Richardson who had a prolific BBL as he was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament.
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featurecricket5 months ago

India vs Australia | Winners and Losers ft. Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mitchell Starc

India secured a 2-1 series victory over Australia - a first to end their 71-year-long wait - and made it a day to remember for all Indian cricket fans. While Rishabh Pant and Mayank Agarwal emerged as the clear winners, Mitchell Starc turned out to be the biggest disappointment for the hosts.
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newscricket5 months ago

India vs Australia | Hosts not showing any desperation at all, says Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting has stated that Nathan Lyon’s dismissal on day four says a lot about the Australian players’ mindset as the hosts seem to lack any desperation at all. The Australian team has been forced by India to follow-on in the fourth match of the series after the hosts were all-out for 300.
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newscricket5 months ago

India vs Australia | Mitchell Starc is a bit low on confidence, accepts Tim Paine

Tim Paine admits that Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has been lacking confidence in the ongoing Test series against India after the latter failed to impress in the first innings at SCG. Starc has bowled a massive total of 138.5 overs in the series so far, managing just 13 wickets for 449 runs.
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