newscricket2 months ago

BBL 2022 | Twitter reacts to Matthew 'Short' going long with one-handed stunner to trigger Syndey Thunder's collapse to 15 all-out

A popular saying in cricket goes 'catches win matches' and it has perhaps never held truer than the encounter between Adelaide and Syndey on Friday. Matthew Short's early catch of the tournament contender triggered an early collapse for the Thunder en route to the lowest score in BBL history.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Rampant Rilee Rossouw transforming himself as South Africa’s go-to man in T20Is

Rilee Rossouw is making his own comeback story for the ages and how!
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs SA, 3rd T20I | Who said what ft. Rahul Dravid, Rohit Sharma

India wrapped up the T20I series in Indore on Tuesday with a 49-run loss after playing an experimental lineup courtesy of their unassailable lead having won the first two games. South Africa rode on the back of a stellar inning from Rilee Rossouw to ensure they go to the World T20 on a high.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs SA, 3rd T20I | Internet reacts to South Africa almost wasting free-hit after Rilee Rossouw gets hit-wicket before ball is bowled

Over enthusiasm can often lead batsmen to waste simple opportunities in silly ways. The third T20I perhaps featured the first time a batsman has walked into his own stumps while preparing a slog off a free-hit, even though Mohammed Siraj refused to deliver thus helping Rilee Rossouw save face.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs SA 2022 | Internet reacts to Rohit Sharma hilariously ignoring Rishabh Pant's passionate 'bat laga tha' rant

Rishabh Pant is one of the most lively characters on the field and his energy always leads to interesting incidents. The wicket-keeper’s enthusiasm was on display in the third T20I when he cried out ‘bat laga tha’ despite both bowler Umesh Yadav and Rohit Sharma convinced there was no wood involved.
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newscricket3 years ago

Reports | Imran Tahir to be only South African to participate in CPL 2020

Imran Tahir will reportedly be the only South African to participate in CPL 2020, after five other players were unable to confirm travel arrangements in time to be in Trinidad by August 1. Players were expected to arrive in Trinidad by August 1 to observe a 14-day quarantine period.
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newscricket3 years ago

CPL 2020 | Trinbago Knight Riders snap up Pravin Tambe ahead of CPL 2020

After a long-standing saga, Pravin Tambe has finally signed a contract with the Trinbago Knight Riders for the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League. With that, he becomes the first Indian cricketer to play in the CPL after his KKR IPL contract was deemed ineligible due to his T10 stint.
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newscricket6 years ago

WATCH: Tom Helm wakes up to James Vince's wicket long after dismissing him

Funny things happen in a game of cricket, but how often do we see a bowler not realizing that a batsman has been dismissed even after the bails are whipped off? Middlesex pacer Tom Helm had this funny moment as he was completely unaware of James Vince’s dismissal during a Natwest T20 game.
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newscricket6 years ago

World Champs Australia suffer 5-0 whitewash for first time in their ODI history

David Warner's brilliant 173 was not enough to save Australia from a 5-0 ODI series humiliation at the hands of South Africa as the hosts won the fifth and final match by 31 runs in Cape Town. Earlier, Rilee Rossouw's 122 off 118 balls and JP Duminy’s 73 helped South Africa post 327-8.
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