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featurecricketa day ago

Revamped Josh Hazlewood one-stop solution for Australia's third seamer woes

‘What are some facts that sound fake but are actually true?’ is a popular question in r/askReddit and the thread has over 16K comments and responses. If you scroll through some of the facts there, you would be genuinely fascinated, surprised and maybe even shocked; because they are absurd.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa day ago

Australia take valuable lesson from Port Elizabeth despite varying fortunes

‘In a twenty-20 game, every ball is an event,’ Mark Nicholas said on air following a pacy Mitchell Starc yorker that thudded into the pads of Quinton de Kock, who went for an unsuccessful on-side hoick. And today at St George's Park, for a long while, every ball was an event indeed.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 days ago

Like to put all my energy into bowling and keep my emotions in check, shares Pat Cummins

Aussie pacer Pat Cummins believes in speaking through his actions rather than words, unlike the Aussie culture of sledging their way through. Cummins shared that Aussie greats Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson inspire him to enjoy his bowling and not worry about injuries which have peppered his career.
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newscricket23 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | Virat Kohli holds on to top spot; Quinton de Kock inches towards top 10

The recent Test rankings update saw Virat Kohli top the batsmen's list while Quinton de Kock jumped two places to take up the 11th spot as Kusal Mendis advanced 3 places to 23. Pacer Mark Wood also moved up 19 places amongst the bowlers, as Sikander Raja clinched 51st spot, rising 21 places.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Steve Smith's first ODI century in three years

In the ongoing series decider between Australia and India, Steve Smith scored his 9th century in ODI cricket. Exactly three years ago, Smith scored a century against Pakistan and today, he broke his century duck against India. Twitter reacted on the same and showered praise on the Aussie maestro.
Soumil Khare
newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma’s cheeky grin after Kane Richardson's 'fake fielding' attempt

Ever since the fake fielding rule has come into effect, it has reduced such cases to a measurable extent, with the umpires being very strict about it. However, Rohit Sharma couldn’t help but let out a cheeky grin after Aussie pacer Kane Richardson tried making one fake fielding attempt in Rajkot.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Awards 2019 | It is great to be recognized with ODI player of the year, admits Rohit Sharma

The performances of Rohit Sharma were rewarded as he was named ICC ODI player of the year while Ben Stokes won world player of the year. Deepak Chahar's excellent performance against Bangladesh was the T20I performance of the year while Marnus Labuschagne won emerging player of the year.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Awards 2019 | Rohit Sharma named ODI Cricketer of the year; Virat Kohli wins Spirit of Cricket award

After a sensational run in the ODI World Cup, Rohit Sharma has sealed the ODI cricketer of 2019 title while Virat Kohli has secured the Spirit of Cricket award. Meanwhile, England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the world player of the year.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | We'll analyse where things went wrong and will work on it, asserts Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan, who scored a solid 74 in Mumbai, has stated that the team will sit together to analyse where things went wrong and will work on it accordingly to come back fresh in Rajkot. He has also applauded the tight lines bowled by Pat Cummins, which forced India out of their comfort zone.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | On-field umpire trolls Rishabh Pant with late decision after batsmen try to sneak quick single

Thanks to the BBL, we, the fans, have been treated to some utterly bizarre incidents over the course of the past month, but one can always bank on international games to outdo it. After Pant spooned one to point, the umpire, bizarrely, ruled him out only after the batsmen tried to sneak a single.
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