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newscricket5 days 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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newscricket13 days ago

Murali, Malinga and Steyn among toughest to bat against, reveals Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor has suggested that he has found Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan and Lasith Malinga alongside South Africa’s Dale Steyn toughest to bowl to in international cricket. Taylor further added that the Sri Lankan duo troubles him the most with their unique bowling actions.
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newscricket16 days ago

Super Over not fit to be used in ODIs, opines Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor is of the opinion that given the long hours that an ODI game is played over, Super Overs should not be the decisive factor and the match should be declared as a tie. The iconic 2019 World Cup final between New Zealand and England was decided based on a thrilling Super Over.
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featurecricketa month ago

Super Sixes SRL | IND vs NZ Evaluation Chart - Big guns step up as Kiwis dismiss indifferent India

New Zealand registered a major upset in the SRL, on Tuesday, as the Blackcaps stunned Virat Kohli’s India to chase down a mammoth target of 186 with seven wickets in hand. Kohli’s unbeaten 70 was overshadowed by Williamson, Taylor and Guptill, all of whom fired to take the Kiws home.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Aakash Chopra names best ODI XI; picks Eoin Morgan as captain over Virat Kohli

Aakash Chopra has named his 'Best ODI XI' and has opted to give leadership duties to Eoin Morgan over India’s Virat Kohli, alongside picking Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep and Mohammad Shami in the team. A host of big names, including Jasprit Bumrah, Williamson and Steve Smith, were missing from the side.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | India vs New Zealand Evaluation Chart - Rohit Sharma's masterclass leads India to a pulsating victory in a high-scoring thriller

A Rohit Sharma masterclass, 86 runs from 58 deliveries, was enough to lead India across the hurdle against the Kiwis at home. With the ball, it was the usual suspects - Jasprit Bumrah and Navdeep Saini - who broke through the away side early in the innings as India won it by 13 runs in the end.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | PAK vs NZ Evaluation Chart - Dominant Pakistan demolish listless New Zealand

In one of the most one-sided encounters in SRL history, a listless New Zealand side were smashed to smithereens by Pakistan, who thrashed the Kiwis by a 92-run margin. While it was the openers who were the usual suspects with the bat, there was Imad who starred with the ball for the Men in Green.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | SA vs NZ Evaluation Chart - Splendid bowling effort leads SA to easy 12-run win

After a Temba Bavuma special with the bat, South African bowlers did well to restrict New Zealand from opening their arms in their way to a 12-run victory. While Seifert threatened to take the game away towards the end, it was too little too late as NZ were left to rue their middle-over approach.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 months ago

Five instances when Blackcaps were not so good guys

When we look at the New Zealand cricket team, the first thing that comes to mind is their ‘nice guy’ image and how they have maintained it over the years. But like all things, they have their set of imperfections too and here are some of the highlights which question their default image.
Sritama Panda
newscricket4 months ago

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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