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Captaincy feud with Ross Taylor a bad stain for New Zealand cricket, admits Brendon McCullum

Almost seven years after Brendon McCullum replaced Ross Taylor as New Zealand’s captain across all formats, the former has admitted that it has remained a black mark on their record book. After Mike Hesson was appointed the head coach in 2012, Taylor was asked to step down from captaincy.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli struggling to find his feet yet again in New Zealand

Virat Kohli once again failed to deliver his best in the second innings today in Wellington as he was dismissed by a Trent Boult delivery. The Indian skipper has failed to score a century in the last 20 innings and Twitterati went berserk by trolling the Indian skipper left, right and centre.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli convincing 'walking' Mayank Agarwal to take DRS for faint nick

Mayank Agarwal, after edging one down the leg-side to Tim Southee, was readily walking off the ground and was not entirely interested in taking the DRS. However, Virat Kohli convinced him with two seconds remaining on the counter but in the end, the ultra edge found a mini spike on the screen.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rishabh Pant’s ‘long plead’ to convince umpire to give de Grandhomme out

Rishabh Pant looked like a wicket-keeper on a mission on Day 3 with his chirpy attitude behind the wicket and his long plead to convince the umpire to give the New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme out stood out. However, Grandhomme was quick enough to walk off after gloving it to the keeper.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Embracing the beauty of Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor’s unadulterated genius

It is Wellington and it is King Kane's den. But then again, it is Wellington and it is Ross’ home. In a venue that has made batting an extremely difficult proposition due to its unconventional framework, the duo have stood out as anomalies, owning the audience with many avatars over the years.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to 'out of form' Jasprit Bumrah's yet another wicket-less day in international cricket

This is the fourth straight wicket-less day in international cricket for Jasprit Bumrah as he was seen struggling to get back his form after an injury which entirely affected his lethal pace. Twitterati took the chance to troll the 'world's best bowler' and some feared the worst as well.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli’s ‘nasty’ send-off to Ross Taylor on his 100th Test

Like him or hate him, you cannot ignore Virat Kohli and his long list of nasty send-offs to the opposition batsmen in a crunch encounter. After praising Ross Taylor in the pre-match press conference, Kohli was seen giving a mouthful to Taylor on his way back to the pavilion in his 100th Test.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Tim Southee face palming himself after Kane Williamson drops sitter

If you did have a house, you would put it on Kane Williamson for catching a high-one nine times out of ten. However, today was the tenth time, with Williamson dropping a sitter after getting two hands on it before it popped right out between his two hands leaving Tim Southee embarrassed.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Ajinkya Rahane’s 'overambitious' call running 'lazy' Rishabh Pant out

Everything seemed to be going well for India - with Rishabh Pant and Ajinkya Rahane putting on an impressive show with the bat at the Basin Reserve. However, following an overambitious call by the Indian vice-captain, Pant got himself run-out after being caught ball watching at the non-strikers end.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Ross Taylor can go on till 2023 World Cup, reckons Shane Bond

Former pacer Shane Bond reckons his compatriot Ross Talor, whom he hails as one of New Zealand’s greatest cricketers, can continue playing the game at least until the next ODI World Cup in 2023. Bond pointed out that Taylor’s greatness lies in his ability to reinvent himself to suit the game.
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