newscricket14 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Indian bowlers script series win with clinical effort in Raipur

India inked a dominant win against New Zealand in the second ODI courtesy of a magnificent effort from the bowling unit which resulted in an eight-wicket win in the second ODI. Mohammed Shami starred with the ball taking three wickets while Hardik Pandya chipped in with a couple of wickets.
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newscricket21 days ago

Umpires' verdicts should come instantly if players are out by rule, opines R Ashwin

R Ashwin’s stand has always been clear in non-striker end’s run-outs and he kept advocating for it by saying umpires should raise fingers immediately if one does that on the field. Ashwin’s remark came after Rohit Sharma’s appeal withdrawal when Mohammed Shami attempted to run Dasun Shanaka out.
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newscricket25 days ago

IND vs SL | Twitter lauds Rohit Sharma's sportsman spirit as he withdraws 'mankading' appeal

With a new trend of running batters out at the non-striker’s end emerging in world cricket, bowlers are often seen ‘mankading’ in international fixtures. However, Rohit Sharma broke the pattern as he withdrew the appeal after Mohammed Shami ran out Dasun Shanaka at the bowling end.
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newscricket2 months ago

BAN vs IND | Umran Malik included for Bangladesh ODIs to replace injured Mohammed Shami

The BCCI on Saturday announced that Umran Malik has been added to India’s squad for their upcoming ODI series against Bangladesh in place of Mohammed Shami, who is currently under the supervision of the BCCI Medical Team at the NCA, Bengaluru. The three-match ODI series will begin on December 4.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter and Rohit Sharma fume at Mohammed Shami's bizarre decision allowing England to run four

High-pressure moments can cause the brain to work in bizarre ways and make decisions even amateurs would never even think about. Mohammed Shami while fielding attempted an unnecessary relay throw on Thursday only to end up banishing the ball to no man’s land thus costing his team two runs.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Schrodinger’s Mohammed Shami: An amalgamation of contradictions

Little has been said about Mohammed Shami's inclusion in the World T20 squad as Jasprit Bumrah's replacement, despite the former's erroneous statistics in T20Is. What is it then, that is keeping his hopes on the international stage alive despite his T20I career seemingly being in the jaws of death?
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newscricket4 months ago

Internet reacts as India humbles Australia by six runs in thrilling warm-up encounter

India have made a sensational start to their World Cup campaign with a six-run victory against Australia in the warm-up game courtesy of a clinical bowling performance. KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav contributed with fifties while Mohammed Shami excelled in his solitary over with three scalps.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World T20 | Mohammed Shami confirmed as Jasprit Bumrah's replacement in Indian squad

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced that Mohammed Shami will be the final member of India's 15-player squad for the upcoming World T20 in Australia, replacing the injured Jasprit Bumrah. Shami had previously been named as a traveling reserve and has not played a T20I this year.
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newscricket4 months ago

Mohammed Shami tests negative for COVID-19 ahead of first T20I against South Africa

Mohammed Shami has fought off his COVID-19 infection ahead of the first T20I against South Africa but will miss the series after being replaced in the squad by Umesh Yadav. The pacer is a traveling reserve for the World T20 even though he has not featured in a T20I since the previous edition.
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newscricket4 months ago

Reports | Umran Malik to be on India's standby for South Africa T20Is amidst doubts over Mohammed Shami’s unavailability

According to a report by InsideSport, BCCI has asked Umran Malik to be on standby for the upcoming South Africa series as there are doubts over Mohammed Shami’s availability after being tested positive for Covid-19. India will play a three-match T20I series against South Africa from September 28.
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