newscricket13 days ago

Mujeeb Ur Rahman to return to Middlesex for T20 Blast next season

Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Ur Rahman will return to Middlesex for the whole of next season T20 Blast's group stage, and the quarter-final if the club qualifies. The 18-year-old right-arm off-break bowler picked up seven wickets while only conceding 7.23 runs per over in this season’s tournament.
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newscricket25 days ago

IPL 2020 | Kings XI Punjab part ways with David Miller

Kings XI Punjab has decided to retain most of their squad for the upcoming IPL season, having released seven players. However, with a giant purse of Rs. 42.7 crore in addition to the Rs. 85 crore for each team, they have the option to rebuild their entire squad come the auction in Kolkata.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | India top three gain spots in ICC T20 rankings for batsmen

India’s top three – Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and Virat Kohli – all gained spots in the ICC batsmen’s rankings for the T20 version of the game. While Rohit and Kohli climbed one spot each to eighth and 11th, Dhawan moved up three spots to 13th in the updates released on Wednesday.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Not qualifying for T20 World Cup is a tough pill to swallow, says Ryan Burl

Zimbabwean cricketer Ryan Burl has revealed that the country’s suspension from the ICC has been a tough pill to swallow for the players, mainly due to the fact that they missed out on qualification for the 2020 T20 World Cup. He also heaped praise on the “inspirational” Hamilton Masakadza.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20I tri-series | We trained with the sole focus of remaining unbeaten on the tour, says Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman said that his team went through some intense training sessions with the sole motive of remaining unbeaten throughout the ongoing tri-series in Bangladesh without dropping a point. Afghanistan’s win over hosts Bangladesh yesterday made it 12 successive wins in T20Is for them.
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newscricket5 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Afghanistan are desperate for good pacer to support spinners, says Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib has urged Afghanistan’s talent scouts to unearth quality pace bowlers over the next few years. Naib is of the belief that his team, who have been too reliant on their young spin sensations Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman, are lacking a quality pacer to trouble the top teams.
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newscricket5 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I do not have enough speed for this kind of surface, admits Gulabdin Naib

Gulabdin Naib has said that had Hamid Hassan played, he would not have bowled in the death overs himself which ended up costing his team a closely-contested match. He further stated that it was their game to lose but Pakistan played well under pressure and acknowledged their fighting spirit. 
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newscricket5 months ago

VIDEO | Sarfaraz Ahmed fails terribly while trying to pull off MS Dhoni style no-look run out

Sarfaraz Ahmed was not having the best of days behind the stumps in the must-win encounter against Afghanistan and the mediocrity continued to haunt him till the end of the innings. The Pakistani skipper tried to pull off a no-look run out, for which MS Dhoni is renowned for, but failed terribly.
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newscricket6 months ago

6 things you missed | From Mosaddek Hossain shouting at Liton Das to Shakib Al Hassan record

Here we go again! I know that you are getting tired of me proving you wrong everyday that you have missed a lot of things during the match. Well, it's just a fact and I love rubbing it in! But I still like you and that is why I have collated 6 things that you missed during the match. Here you go!
Srijith Gopal
newscricket6 months ago

VIDEO | Soft signal in focus again as Liton Das given out despite visible grounding of ball

Soft signal has been in the line of fire for quite some time now and the on-field umpiring signal being the eventual shot caller has been criticised by many. The discussion was bound to gain momentum once again as Liton Das was called Out despite a portion of the ball was caught while grounding.
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