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newscricket4 hours ago

WI vs AUS | It is a catch-22 situation for us with Jason Mohammad, reckons Kieron Pollard

Despite West Indies’ win, Kieron Pollard reckoned that it is a catch-22 situation for the team with Jason Mohammad, who continued to slumber with scores of 11 and 2 in his last two innings. Pollard also insisted that there is a real need for improvement across the three facets of the game for them.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Why the 'inconsequential' ODIs could hold great importance for Mitchell Starc, Nicholas Pooran and others

You’ll have to go all the way back to 2013 to find the last instance of Australia and West Indies locking horns with each other in a bilateral ODI series.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket8 days ago

WI vs AUS | No one can bowl to Evin Lewis once he starts hitting, hails Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard has hailed opening batsman Evin Lewis for his crackling knock of 79 in the final T20I against Australia that helped West Indies win the game by 16 runs and seal the series 4-1 on Friday. Pollard also appreciated Nicholas Pooran who led the team in all five games in his absence.
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newscricket8 days ago

WI vs AUS | We wanted to win 5-0 but will take a 4-1 and it was good learning curve for me, admits Nicholas Pooran

Following a 4-1 drubbing of Australia, West Indies’ skipper Nicholas Pooran insisted that the hosts wanted to win the series 5-0 in dominating fashion but will settle for 4-1. While stating that the series was a good learning curve for him, he insisted that leg-spinners are champs in T20s.
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newscricket14 days ago

WI vs AUS | My aim is to guide and mentor young players in the side, affirms Dwayne Bravo

Following West Indies' comprehensive victory in the second T20I against Australia, veteran Dwayne Bravo revealed that one of his primary goals is to guide and mentor young players in the side, transferring all the experience. Bravo starred with the bat on Saturday, scoring an unbeaten 47.
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newscricket15 days ago

WI vs AUS | Australia panicked during the chase on a good batting wicket, loathes Aaron Finch

Australia skipper Aaron Finch weighed in on his side’s loss in the first T20I against the Windies and termed the loss disappointing, insisting that his team threw away the game due to panic despite conditions being favorable. Chasing 146, Australia were bowled out for 127 with 4 overs to spare.
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newscricket16 days ago

WI vs AUS | Opportunity for us to back youngsters like Hetmyer and Pooran, reckons Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has thrown his weight behind the out-of-form youngsters Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran and stated that this is a chance to back them. He also added that the team is well aware of the abilities of these two and putting them on the bench won't help.
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featurecricket21 days ago

Learnings for West Indies from the South Africa T20Is ft. Horrendous spin show and the rise of Fabian Allen

The all-stars West Indies side is generally known to assemble in the ICC events, but they were close to full-strength in the bilateral series against South Africa yet ended up on the losing side. It was a harsh reality check for them as they continue to build up towards defending their WT20 title.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket22 days ago

When Nicholas ‘T20’ Pooran meets The Nicholas ‘T20I’ Pooran

West Indies cricket would have hoped for the ‘Spiderman points Spiderman’ meme to represent Nicholas Pooran’s game in the shortest format. However, in reality, his T20 form vs T20I form can only be best represented with the meme ‘Buff Doge vs. Cheems’ and rightfully so.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket22 days ago

Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan and Nicholas Pooran headline registration for 2021 LPL

Ahead of the second edition of the Lanka Premier League, several big names, including Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan and Nicholas Pooran, have registered themselves for the tournament. In total, players from 11 different countries have shown interest and registered for the tournament.
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