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newscricket17 days ago

Ready to start playing cricket and winning games again, asserts Pat Cummins

After a second-string Australia were beaten comprehensively by West Indies and Bangladesh, Pat Cummins has stated that it is time for the Aussies to start winning games again. Cummins, who has not played since April, also talked about his leadership role in the team and how he had learned from it.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Australia announce star-studded squad for T20 WC; Inglis earns maiden call-up

Cricket Australia announced their 15-man squad for the T20 WC, which is scheduled to start from October 17 in the UAE. All the stars who were missing from action against West Indies and Bangladesh have returned to the squad, which also features a shock call-up for uncapped gloveman Josh Inglis.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Pat Cummins hints at skipping second half of IPL 2021 in UAE

Kolkata Knight Riders' premier speedster Pat Cummins is likely to miss the rescheduled second schedule of IPL 2021 edition which will resume in UAE on September 19. However, Cummins' KKR skipper Eoin Morgan confirmed on Tuesday that he will be available for the entirety of the campaign.
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featurecricket2 months ago

How different was Cricket the last time India toured Sri Lanka? Well, quite different

There was a time not too long ago that India toured Sri Lanka - and vice versa - so often that a bilateral series between the two sides made fans cry.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

Warner, Maxwell, Smith and Cummins among seven players to have withdrawn from Windies and Bangladesh tours

Cricket Australia have confirmed that seven players, including David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith and Pat Cummins, have confirmed that they will be taking no part in Australia’s white-ball tours of West Indies and Bangladesh. All seven withdrawn players featured in the first half of IPL 2021.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Ishant Sharma, Ashwin and Shami among the Top 5 bowlers in Test cricket, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell picked his Top 5 bowlers in the Test format and interestingly named the Indian trio of R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami, while overlooking James Anderson. Chappell picked Australia’s Pat Cummins as the number one bowler in the longest format.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Pat Cummins has already told me that he won’t be returning to play in the IPL, reveals Dinesh Karthik

KKR’s Dinesh Karthik spoke about the availability of overseas players for the rest of the IPL season and confirmed that Pat Cummins has already told him that he will not be taking part in the tournament. Karthik also said that he is ready to take over as captain should Morgan be unavailable.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Pat Cummins picks his World Test XI; no place for Ashwin and Pujara

Pat Cummins picked his ‘World Test XI’ and included as many as four Indians - Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah - but interestingly omitted Australia’s kryptonite, Cheteshwar Pujara. Cummins also overlooked Ravichandran Ashwin, with Lyon being the lone spinner in his side.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

WTC final | Conditions should suit New Zealand more than India, asserts Pat Cummins 

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins reckons that the conditions in the WTC final will be more suitable for New Zealand in comparison to India. He also recalled the Gabba Test and said given Australia's record, and cracks on Day 5, he thought Australia were going to have a great day.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months ago

Satire | Behind the scenes of the 2018 Cape Town ball-tampering scandal 

In light of the latest assertions from Australian opener Cameron Bancroft regarding the ever obvious but not accepted involvement  of the bowlers in the Sandpaper Gate, SportsCafe approached a few Aussie players and CA officials to get to the bottom of the story and found out some explosive details.
Harshit Anand