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newscricket23 days ago

Pujara surprised me by religiously adhering to ‘bat long and bat slow’ approach, reveals Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins revealed that he expected Cheteshwar Pujara to unsettle the bowlers by scoring a bit more quickly but admitted that he was surprised by how religiously the right-hander stuck to his approach. Cummins added that, for a bowler, there are pros and cons in bowling to a defensive player.
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newscricketa month ago

Steve Smith wins Allan Border Medal for third time; Pat Cummins Australian Test Player of the Year

In the Australian Cricket Awards, Steven Smith won the Allan Border Medal while Beth Mooney was awarded the Belinda Clark Award for her amazing batting display last year. Smith also won the ODI Player of the Year for 2020 while Pat Cummins was awarded the Test Player of the Year award.
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newscricketa month ago

Keen to take extra steps to be a decision-maker before full-time role, reckons Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins, who has been slated to become the next Australian Test skipper, reckoned that he is keen to take the extra steps to be a decision-maker before getting the full-time role. He also added that right now he doesn’t have the experience, having captained odd games here and there.
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newscricketa month ago

We are disappointed with the loss against India but Tim Paine has been unfairly criticised, supports Trevor Hohns

Following the 1-2 loss against India, Trevor Hohns has revealed that CA are disappointed with the result while still backing Tim Paine to do the job. He insisted that Paine has been unfairly criticised during the series and revealed that they didn’t even spend one minute on his leadership qualities.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from KKR’s releases and retentions ft. Cummins-Narine and the Kuldeep puzzle 

Kolkata Knight Riders, for all the galaxy of stars, have been quite poor in the last two seasons of the IPL. KKR were one of the luckier sides last season with few games completely bottled up by opposition yet not making it into the final four speaks a story itself for the franchise.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Put my body on the line to avoid gloving the ball to Cummins, reveals Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara, whose warrior-like showing in Brisbane helped India to a historic win, revealed that he decided to cop multiple blows on his body to avoid getting dismissed to Pat Cummins, who was hitting and exploiting the Gabba cracks. At Gabba, Pujara scored the slowest fifty of his career.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 Retention | KKR release Tom Banton to free up purse; Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan retained

Kolkata Knight Riders have made the decision of releasing Tom Banton, who they bought for 1 Crore last year, to the auction pool this year while Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik have been retained by the franchise. They have also retained Pat Cummins who cost them 15.5 Crore in the last auction.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | CA lauds Indian team's 'resilience', 'courage' and 'skill' post their historic win

Indian cricket team awed the whole cricketing fraternity with their epic Gabba win and CA have congratulated them for their 'resilience' and 'courage'. They added that the classic series between the two rivals that saw India winning 2-1 with the Gabba victory, will be remembered for ages.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Wanted the cracks to do a bit more than it did, asserts Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins has stated that the cracks didn’t aid as much help as they had expected but added that they could’ve done a bit more to force a result in their favour. The Australian speedster, who was the man of the series, further added that the Indian team and Rishabh Pant deserved to win the Test.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Gabba Day 5 Talking Points: Summer of Pat Cummins, Orchestrator Shubman Gill and History made

328 runs as a target - on Day 5 of the Gabba Test, the rain gods weren’t favouring a result, the odds were stacked against the visitors yet it was Australia under the pump. Their home record, their aggression and everything in between were broken by the Indian attack and the resilience.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam