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newscricket3 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Mitchell Starc suffers injury scare in nets ahead of Sri Lanka clash

During the net session on Tuesday, Mitchell Starc was hit on his knee by a straight drive during his follow-through. The pacer limped off the field but without any assistance. However, he bowled and batted the next day and is expected to feature in his team's clash against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
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newscricket7 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | David Warner was harshly dealt in IPL but he thrives on big stage, reckons Brett Lee

Ahead of Australia’s opening fixture against South Africa on October 23 in Abu Dhabi, Brett Lee has stated that David Warner was dealt harshly in the IPL, and that may have knocked off his confidence. He further added that Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazelwood’s form will be crucial for Australia.
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newscricket11 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We’ve set out to win the world cup, don’t want anything less, says Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc has said that his team is set out to win the upcoming T20 World Cup in UAE and will not be satisfied with anything less. Starc further mentioned that the recent form of the team will not matter going into the competition as they were not playing with a full-strength T20 team.
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newscricket17 days ago

Australia haven't played any Test cricket after losing to second-string India, highlights Atherton ahead of Ashes 2021

Michael Atherton has said that England squad for the 2021-22 is not the strongest but Australia have their own share of problems. The former England captain highlighted that Tim Paine's side has not played Test cricket after losing to a second-string Indian side at home in January this year.
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newscricket24 days ago

Mitchell Starc was reluctant to play India series due to father's illness, reveals Alyssa Healy

Mitchell Starc’s wife Alyssa Healy said that the Australian pacer was reluctant to feature in the 2020-21 Border-Gavaskar trophy due to his father's illness. However, Starc joined the team after his father convinced him to play the series, and scalped 11 wickets from four Tests against India.
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newscricket3 months ago

BAN vs AUS | Shakib Al Hasan could open in case Sarkar is ruled out, asserts Russell Domingo

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo has hinted that senior player Shakib Al Hasan is likely to open the batting order for the team in the upcoming T20I series against Australia. Domingo backed his batters to play with a clear mind while facing Australia's duo of Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood.
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featurecricket3 months ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly | Australia edition ft. Captain Carey, Ashton ‘Turner’ and the BBL Tragedy

The sight of Australia winning a game of cricket, these days, is as rare as watching Timo Werner putting the ball on the back of the net, so well done to Alex Carey for making a seemingly arduous task look easy. On that note, why don’t we try something different?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

WI vs AUS | T20I series gave me some good lessons with the white-ball, admits Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood has admitted that playing the four T20I matches against West Indies gave him some important lessons that helped him in the first ODI in Australia's win. Hazlewood also acknowledged the fact that he hasn't played enough T20Is because of his commitment to Test cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs AUS | Ashton Turner made the pitch look easier than it was, admits Alex Carey

Following a 133-run win via the DLS method, Australia’s stand-in skipper Alex Carey admitted that Ashton Turner made the pitch at the Kensington Oval look easier than it was. Alongside that, he also appreciated the bowlers’ efforts in the powerplay, where they reduced the hosts to 35/6.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Why the 'inconsequential' ODIs could hold great importance for Mitchell Starc, Nicholas Pooran and others

You’ll have to go all the way back to 2013 to find the last instance of Australia and West Indies locking horns with each other in a bilateral ODI series.
Anirudh Suresh