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newscricket4 days ago

Kurtis Patterson takes over NSW’s Sheffield Shield captaincy from Peter Nevill

After being a stand-in captain of the New South Wales side last season, in Peter Nevill’s absence, top-order batsman Kurtis Patterson has taken over the Sheffield Shield captaincy from Nevill full-time. However, in the white-ball format, all-rounder Pat Cummins would continue to lead the side.
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newscricket9 months ago

VIDEO | Tim ‘clever’ Paine outwits Nick Larkin with his brilliant presence of mind

In the Sheffield Shield match against NSW, Tim Paine pulled off a brilliant runout by using his presence of mind after Nick Larkin got beaten by a delivery from Gabe Bell. Paine caught and hit the stumps to catch the batsman outside the crease, getting a crucial breakthrough for his team.
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newscricket2 years ago

Steve Smith signs BBL contract with Sydney Sixers

Australia international Steve Smith has been roped in by the Sydney Sixers for the upcoming Big Bash League season for a T20 stint. The legendary batsman will be available to feature for the franchise, replacing wicketkeeper Peter Nevill, during the latter part of the T20 league proceedings.
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newscricket5 years ago

Watch : Australia's Peter Nevill suffers bizarre injury on the field

Australian wicketkeeper Peter Nevill suffered a blow to his jaw in a bizarre accident while keeping wickets for BBL side Adelaide Strikers on Monday. Nevill was watching the ball run towards the mid-wicket region when the bat slipped from batsman Brad Hodge's hands and hit him.
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featurecricket5 years ago

Five of the most severe on-field injuries in cricket

Cricket is never intended to be a blood sport, but its physical threat has always been a cause for concern since its inception and has led to changes in the rules many a time. But despite all that the sport hasn’t been free from severe injuries every once in a while.
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