newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2018 | T20 cricket suits our lifestyle, says Carlos Brathwaite

Carlos Brathwaite, who is yet to play a match in IPL 2018, claims that T20 is an expressive form of cricket, which makes the format suitable for their lifestyle. He also insisted that Windies players are not the only ones who have given preference to league cricket over national duties.
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newscricket7 months ago

ICC Test player rankings | Virat Kohli retains second spot as Aiden Markram enters Top ten

Virat Kohli has managed to stay at number two position on the ICC Test batsmen rankings list as South African batsman Aiden Markram managed to break into the top 10 for the first time in his career. SA pacer Morne Morkel, after the last Test of his career, touches 800-point mark for the first time.
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newscricket7 months ago

Reports : Injury concerns for bowlers force South Africa to bat beyond measure

Reportedly, injury concerns for Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada and, Morne Morkel saw South Africa continue to bat on the fourth day of the last Test with the lead well over 600. The hosts had to thank Faf du Plessis and Dean Elgar for holding the mast steady and taking the outcome beyond doubt.
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newscricket7 months ago

South Africa vs India | Ottis Gibson expects Kagiso Rabada to tone down in Cape Town Test

SA coach Ottis Gibson believes that Kagiso Rabada has learnt his lesson after a close shave with suspension and will behave more maturely in the next Test, which starts on Thursday. Gibson also revealed that Morne Morkel remains in contention for the Test after being rested in the last game.
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newscricket7 months ago

Kagiso Rabada's ban forces Lungi Ngidi to rethink his actions

South African fast bowler Lungi Ngidi has been taken aback by the manner in which the ICC's code of conduct has been applied to Kagiso Rabada. The 21-year old pacer also revealed that he can never say he wants to be ‘KG’ Rabada, and it has forced him to rethink his actions.
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newscricket8 months ago

Morne Morkel to quit international cricket after series against Australia

South African pacer Morne Morkel has shockingly announced that the upcoming Australia series will be his last international assignment as he plans to hang up his boots thereafter. Making his debut back in 2006 in the Boxing Day Test against India, Morkel has played 83 Test matches for SA.
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newscricket8 months ago

South Africa name Heinrich Klaasen and Wiaan Mulder for first two Tests against Australia

South Africa have named uncapped Heinrich Klaasen and Wiaan Mulder in the 15-man squad for the first two Test matches against Australia that starts March 1. After an injury-plagued limited-overs series against India, the Proteas will see AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis returning to the squad.
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newscricket8 months ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma mess-up for record seventh time while running between wickets

Certain things are constant in cricket - Jasprit Bumrah overstepping on wicket balls, and Rohit Sharma-Virat Kohli messing up things while running between wickets. The Port Elizabeth ODI, on Tuesday, saw it happening yet again for a staggering seventh time, as Kohli returned for just 36 runs.
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reportcricket9 months ago

India vs South Africa | India finish three-match Test series with consolation victory

Team India managed to avoid the whitewash and win the last Test of the series by 63 runs, despite Hashim Amla and Dean Elgar’s fighting partnership, thanks to an exceptional bowling performance from their pace bowlers. Mohammed Shami took five wickets to make the series 2-1.
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newscricket9 months ago

WATCH | Stupefied Rahane and Kohli scream at each other to return to crease

Despite practising running between wickets, it has always been a tough art to master completely. India saw two of their best runners almost messing it up today, as Rahane, standing at the midway point of the pitch, pointed out to Kohli that he was out of his crease at the non-striker's end.
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