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newscricketa month ago

The Hundred | Southern Brave name de Kock and Conway as replacements for Warner, Stoinis

Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock, who recently took the world by storm in whites, have been named as overseas replacements for David Warner and Marcus Stoinis by Southern Brave for the Hundred. The Australian duo of Warner and Stoinis opted out of the tournament, due to their conflicting schedules.
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newscricketa month ago

Ravindra Jadeja pips Jason Holder to become number one all-rounder in Test cricket

India’s Ravindra Jadeja has pipped West Indies’ Jason Holder to become the number one ranked all-rounder in Test cricket in the latest update of the rankings released on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Quinton de Kock has broken into the top ten of the batsman’s rankings following impressive showings.
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newscricketa month ago

WI vs SA | Very much impressed by the win; collective effort from the entire team, states Dean Elgar

After a win by an innings and 63 runs, South African skipper Dean Elgar has stated that he is very much impressed with the collective effort of the team in their win over the Windies. He also praised the batting unit, who scored 322 on a tough surface before crediting the bowlers for their efforts.
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newscricketa month ago

WI vs SA | Haven’t changed my mindset on anything irrespective of captaincy, states Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock, who finished unbeaten on 141, has stated that he hasn’t changed his mindset on anything irrespective of captaincy or no captaincy. The wicket-keeper batsman also expressed his satisfaction over the score, adding that he wasn’t overly concerned about scoring a century.
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featurecricket2 months ago

WATCH | Best moments from Round 8 of the County Championship

In what turned out to be a glorious week in the county cricket - lesser rain, more cricket - there were a hell of exciting and eye-grabbing things that took place in Round 8 of the tourney. From exceptional catches to remarkable bowling to some of the best shots you would see, it was action-packed.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to ‘party-pooper’ de Kock ruining Hardik’s direct hit with his gloves

There are fielders, there are great fielders and then there, Hardik Pandya, who just like Ravindra Jadeja hits the stumps from anywhere on the pitch. After nudging it to the deep, lazing Faf nearly got himself run-out, with Hardik’s direct hit only for de Kock to spoil it with his gloves.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Mumbai's clash against Chennai 

One of the greatest rivalries in the IPL, the battle between Chennai  and Mumbai is again set to ignite fire on the 22 yards, albeit for the first time this season. MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma's men will lock horns on May 1 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground as they look to go one up on each other.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Needed this win badly after a couple of losses, admits Rohit Sharma

Following a thorough win over Rajasthan, Rohit Sharma has admitted that his side needed this win badly in the tournament after facing a mid-season crisis with two straight losses. Rohit also added that it was important for MI to adapt to the conditions in Delhi, which they did pretty well.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Quinton ‘Ronaldo’ de Kock exquisitely back-heeling ball to steal four runs

We know Quinton de Kock is good at keeping and batting and bad at captaincy, but today the South African opener showed that he is exceptional at Football. The southpaw intentionally back-heeled a Shivam Dube yorker to beat wicket-keeper Sanju Samson and steal his side four valuable runs.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: PBKS vs MI - Rahul-Gayle and spinners snap Punjab’s three-game losing streak

Having won the toss, Punjab went the Sunrisers way, choosing to field first on a tacky surface in Chepauk, restricting Mumbai to just 131/6 despite Rohit Sharma’s 52-ball 63. In the second half, it required great batting from KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Chris Gayle to take Punjab home with ease.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam