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featurecricket2 months ago

WATCH | Best moments from Round 7 of the County Championship

The County Championship is by some distance the most enthralling domestic competition in the world for the simple fact that despite rain ruining 7 of the 8 matches that were played in Round 7, there were still innumerable moments to savor. What was the best of the lot? Well, decide for yourself.
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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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featurecricketa year ago

Winners of the ICC Emerging Player of the Year award - how did their careers pan out?

Hype, fame and recognition at a young age can be daunting for sportspersons and, much in contrast to the fairytale script, in many cases, it turns out detrimental to their careers. Today, we look at the winners of the ‘ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year’ award and see how their career panned out.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

BBL 2019-20 | Glenn Maxwell, Rashid Khan and Haris Rauf named in team of the tournament

The eight coaches of the Big Bash League (BBL) franchises, on Monday, picked the team of the tournament, which featured T20 superstars Glenn Maxwell and Rashid Khan alongside ace debutant Haris Rauf. Breakthrough stars Jonathan Wells and Josh Inglis also found a place in the star-studded XI.
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newscricket2 years ago

Peter Siddle announces retirement from international cricket

Australian pacer Peter Siddle has announced his retirement from international cricket, effective immediately with the Boxing Day Test. The Victorian pacer, who had last played for Australia in the fifth Ashes Test this year at The Oval, has played 67 Tests, picking 221 wickets at 30.66.
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newscricket2 years ago

AUS vs NZ | Mitchell Swepson in the squad for SCG Test

26-year-old leg spinner Mitchell Swepson has been included in Australia's squad for the New Year's Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Swepson has been rewarded for some fine bowling in the Sheffield Shield off late picking up 12 wickets from six games and might make his Test debut at the SCG.
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newscricket2 years ago

Peter Siddle treated for toxic smoke inhalation following BBL match abandonment

Veteran Australia pacer Peter Siddle was treated for bushfire smoke inhalation as a BBL match in Canberra was cancelled amidst the growing bushfire smoke crisis. According to reports, CA is currently working on guidelines for smoke affected matches while ICC is developing an air quality policy.
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newscricket2 years ago

AUS vs NZ | Peter Siddle added to Australia squad; Kyle Jamieson replaces Lockie Ferguson

Australia have named Victorian pacer Peter Siddle as Josh Hazlewood's replacement in their 13-man squad for the Boxing Day Test following the latter's hamstring injury in the first Test. Meanwhile, New Zealand have named Auckland pacer and bolter Kyle Jamieson as Lockie Ferguson's replacement.
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