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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs SA | Series defeat against South Africa is going to pinch India, opines Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra feels that the series defeat against South Africa is going to pinch India as they were a far superior side than the opposition. Chopra also added that the Indian batting unit looked much superior but they failed to produce winning performances for the team.
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newscricket18 days ago

Quinton de Kock announces sudden retirement from Test cricket

South Africa wicket-keeper batsman, Quinton de Kock on Thursday, December announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect. De Kock's announcement came hours after Team India thrashed South Africa by 113 runs in the first Test of the three-match series in Centurion on Thursday.
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newscricket20 days ago

IND vs SA | If we set a target of about 400 runs, we can then allow South Africa to bat, reveals Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has revealed that India will look to set a target of about 400 runs for South Africa and allow them to bat for four sessions. Shami further credited his father and brother for a successful international career so far as they backed him despite lack of facilities in his village.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Quinton de Kock to miss part of India Test series, expected to take paternity leave

According to a report by ESPNcricinfo, Quniton de Kock might miss the second and third Test fixtures against India at home as his wife is expected to give birth in early January. South Africa selection convenor Victor Mpitsang has already confirmed that he expects de Kock to miss the last Test.
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newscricket3 months ago

‘I am not a racist, more than happy to take the knee’, says Quinton De Kock in emotional statement

South Africa opener Quinton de Kock, who opted against taking the knee and pulled back from his team's clash against West Indies on Tuesday has issued an emotional statement to clarify his stance. De Kock has said that he isn't a racist and have agreed to take the knee 'if it educates others'.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup | 'Everyone has their own opinion', says Kieron Pollard on Quinton de Kock's refusal to take the knee

Kieron Pollard has stated that each and everyone has their own opinion in showing solidarity for a movement, and there is no meaning in 'taking the knee' to feel sorry for a team. The West Indies captain further added that education plays a key role in the fight against racism all over the world.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup | Quinton de Kock pulls out of West Indies clash after CSA directive on taking the knee

Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for the match versus West Indies on Tuesday after CSA unanimously agreed to issue a directive requiring all Proteas players to adopt a consistent and united stance against racism by ‘taking the knee’ prior to the start of their remaining World Cup matches.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as ball loops and bounces onto unlucky Quinton de Kock’s stumps in a bizarre dismissal

Quinton de Kock was dismissed in a rather bizarre fashion in the South Africa’s first match of the T20 World Cup 2021 against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. The ball looped fairly high in the air as de Kock missed an attempted paddle, and bounced onto his stumps to send him back for 7.
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newscricket4 months ago

MI vs PBKS | Belief in one another is what we have in the dressing room, explains Kieron Pollard

After registering a crucial win against Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Tuesday, Kieron Pollard said that the players in Mumbai Indians (MI) dressing room have belief in one another. Mumbai chased the target of 136 runs to keep their playoffs qualification alive thanks to Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings - BONS preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

Mumbai Indians (MI) will play against Punjab Kings in match 42 of IPL 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, September 28. In their last fixtures, MI went down to the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 54 runs, while Punjab Kings secured a five-run victory against the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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