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newscricketa month ago

Surrey sign Kyle Jamieson for T20 Blast and County Championship

On Thursday, Surrey has officially announced that they have snapped up Kiwi all-rounder Kyle Jamieson for the ongoing T20 Blast and County Championship, after the series against England. The all-rounder comes in after the unavailability of the injured Sean Abbott and Windies pacer Kemar Roach.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sean Abbott ruled out of rest of County season with hamstring injury

Australia’s Sean Abbott, who has been representing Surrey in the ongoing County championship, has been ruled out of the rest of the season after suffering a hamstring injury versus Gloucestershire. Abbott, who was also set to play in the T20 Blast, will now fly back home to Australia.
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featurecricket2 months ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 8

While rain played a spoilsport last week and the week before, this week was rather a pleasant week of County action, where there were little to no talks of the rain shadowing the games. However, there were several Australian batters in action, all of whom barring Marcus Harris were terrible.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | David Warner officially ruled out of Boxing Day Test

Cricket Australia have confirmed that veteran opener David Warner will take no part in the Boxing Day Test at the MCG, after failing to recover in time from the groin injury he sustained during the ODIs. Warner’s injury will likely mean that Australia will persist with Burns and Wade up top.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | Sean Abbott ruled out of Adelaide Test; Moises Henriques roped in as replacement

Australia have added all-rounder Moises Henriques to their squad for the first Test, after Sean Abbott picked up a calf strain in the pink-ball warm-up game at the SCG. Abbott, part of the original Test squad, bowled only 7 overs in the 2nd innings versus India before walking away with injury.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Inferences from the SCG pink-ball game ft. Pant’s x-factor, Carey’s maturity and the Shaw-Burns tragedy

For the second time in the span of a week, a spirited Australian A side gave the Indians a run for their money as the hosts scrambled to a draw through a gritty performance on the final day. Inferences from the game were aplenty but for the time being, we’ll be going through the 6 biggest takeaways.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket8 months ago

A white-ball bowler then, an all-rounder and a Sean Abbott now

The phenomenon of Sean Abbott is a rather unknown commodity outside the Terra Australis, where he went highly unnoticed for his cricketing talent and went noticed for the criticism on it after the Phil Hughes incident in 2014.
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newscricket8 months ago

Fortunate to get some opportunities to bat up the order and score some runs, expresses Sean Abbott

After scoring his maiden ton in Sheffield Shield, NSW all-rounder Sean Abbott has expressed that he was fortunate to get the opportunity to bat up the order and score some runs. He added that if the selectors and skipper Tim Paine have a job for him lower down the order, he would definitely do it.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Can’t wait to see our experienced pace attack have a go at India, states Justin Langer

Australia coach Justin Langer admitted that the Aussie pacers endured a tough time in the 2018/19 Border-Gavaskar Trophy but asserted that he is excited to see the ‘two years better’ seamers have a go at India this time around. Langer further spoke about the pacers on the verge of breaking through.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Kane Richardson quarantined amid COVID-19 scare

Kane Richardson has been quarantined having been tested for COVID-19 after reporting a mild sore throat to the Australian medical team yesterday. The 29-year-old will miss the first of three ODIs against New Zealand at the SCG, with Sean Abbott being called-up as the replacement player.
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