newscricket7 days ago

Hampshire signs Nathan Lyon for red-ball contract

English county club Hampshire, on Wednesday, signed Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon for a red-ball contract for the upcoming domestic season. Lyon, with an experience of 91 Test matches with Australia, is looking forward to his new stint which will commence during the County Championship.
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newscricket19 days ago

Lack of quality back-up spinners for Nathan Lyon a serious concern, feels Shane Warne

The lack of a quality spinner to lend Nathan Lyon a hand has been a problem for the Aussies since a long time and has hampered their Test performance. Talking about it, legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne urged the Sheffield Shield teams to do their duty and groom spinners for the country.
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featurecricket22 days ago

World XI of Test Cricketers that can conquer Indian fortress

Since 2013, eight countries have tried to conquer the mighty Indian team in their own backyard and all eight have returned empty-handed. Their dominance has reached such absurd heights where it seems like the only way to trump them would be by forming a World XI and even that seems like a long shot.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Hope SCG doesn't move to drop-in wickets, says Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon fears that the SCG might shift to the trend of drop-in pitches, something that's been adopted by a lot of other Australian grounds. Earlier this week, a Shield match had to be moved out of the SCG due to pitch damage caused by Sydney Roosters Rugby League Team who trained at the stadium.
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featurecricketa month ago

Will the real Keshav Maharaj please stand up?

Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal might have already scored two centuries each in the series already, but on his way to a third consecutive century of the series is South Africa’s Keshav Maharaj and right now, there’s nobody in the world who can stop him from doing so, not even himself.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Baffled Ravi Ashwin has been sidelined so often, says Sunil Gavaskar

Legendary India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has once again slammed the team management and was critical of how Ravichandran Ashwin is being treated after being excluded from the team so often. Gavaskar believes Ashwin is suffering because of the comparisons that are made of him with the other spinners.
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newscricketa month ago

England said I couldn't celebrate a draw, but they did exactly that during the World Cup, says Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon made sure of celebrating the drawn Ashes 2019 series, despite it being a draw, especially since the England team told him he couldn't do that. The off-spinner believes "celebrating a draw" is exactly what England did in the World Cup Final at Lord's after they tied the super over.
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featurecricketa month ago

Alien territory looms Kagiso Rabada in quest to win long lost bragging rights back

In 2015, when a 20-year-old, who had played just a handful of ODI matches, was handed a maiden Test cap in Mohali, eyebrows were raised. After finishing the series with just 2 wickets in 5 innings, it was perceived to be a blunder and there were question marks surrounding the kid’s future in whites.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

Ashes 2019 | Australia Player Ratings - Steve Smith’s Perfect 10 masks teammates’ shortcomings

For the first time in 18 years, Australia, under Tim Paine, retained the Ashes on English soil. While some fought tooth and nail in a desperate attempt to keep hold of the urn, others just glid their way through the series and can perhaps consider themselves lucky to be a part of history.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Ashes 2019 | I wanted to get a picture with Steve Smith with him having my glasses on, reveals Jack Leach

England’s Jack Leach admitted that he wanted to get a picture with Steve Smith wearing his glasses in reference to the banter the duo shared after the Headingley Test. Leach, already a crowd favourite, also admitted that he owed Nathan Lyon a lot of beers for the missed run out in that match.
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