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newscricket3 months ago

A big fan of having Faf du Plessis in T20 WC squad, reveals Morne Morkel

Morne Morkel has backed the idea of including Faf du Plessis in the South African squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia, citing his performances in the IPL as proof of his form. The pacer went on to commend South Africa’s team on the whole, expressing confidence over their chances.
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newscricket3 months ago

Would like to see Faf du Plessis back in South Africa for T20 World Cup, states Morne Morkel

Morne Morkel has urged Cricket South Africa (CSA) to recall Faf du Plessis for the next T20 World Cup in Australia, to be played later this year. Morkel pointed out du Plessis' excellent run of form in IPL to justify his claim, and he wants to bring his experience to the current South African squad.
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newscricket10 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Street smart and organized New Zealand can handle the heat, says Morne Morkel ahead of final

Morne Morkel has backed New Zealand to handle the pressure of another ICC tournament final, as they take on Australia in the T20 World Cup 2021 title clash in Dubai on Sunday. Morkel lauded newcomers Daryl Mitchell and Devon Conway, who’d set up the team’s semifinal win against England on Wednesday.
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featurecricket2 years ago

2+1 is a good step BBL, but you need more quality International stars to make it a tournament

Australia is one of the first countries to venture into the ‘Big Brother’ concept, which now has taken the world by storm, especially Indian households have their eyes turned to their television sets to see their favourite stars tear each other up. You know what else is similar? IPL and the BBL!
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newscricket2 years ago

Virat Kohli is like Roger Federer; Smith more like Rafael Nadal, compares AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has compared Virat Kohli and Steve Smith to the likes of Tennis stars - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with one talented and the other doing amazing things at the crease. The South African has also added that in cricket, he just hangs out with one or two in South Africa.
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newscricket3 years ago

Always learn on the go, admits Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah in an exclusive interview to Hindustan Times recalled how he used adaptability to be his main strength in the South Africa tour before which he was an unknown entity in Test matches. Further, he recalled his performances in South Africa, England and Australia that shaped his career.
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newscricket3 years ago

Vernon Philander to retire from Test cricket after England series

Veteran South Africa pace bowler Vernon Philander, on Monday, confirmed that he will be retiring from international cricket. The 34-year-old has revealed that the four-match home series against England, starting on Boxing Day and bundling up on January 28, in Johannesburg, will be his last.
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newscricket3 years ago

The Hundred | Chris Gayle, David Warner, Steve Smith and Lasith Malinga among most expensive players

The brand new 100-ball format is set to make its debut next year and ECB has released the reserve price of the 570 players who will be up for grabs at the main draft. Chris Gayle, David Warner, Steve Smith, Lasith Malinga and Kagiso Rabada have registered with the highest base price of £125,000.
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newscricket3 years ago

IND v SA | Would like to see more senior players give back to the game after retirement, says Vernon Philander

South Africa’s Vernon Philander has called on more of his contemporaries to give back to the game instead of looking for “greener pastures” at the end of their careers. Philander also backed Kohli’s aggressive nature on-field noting that the game, after all, is meant to be enjoyed.
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newscricket4 years 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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