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newscricket2 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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newscricket2 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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featurecricket2 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
featurecricket3 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.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 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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newscricket3 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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featurecricketa year ago

Revamped Josh Hazlewood one-stop solution for Australia's third seamer woes

‘What are some facts that sound fake but are actually true?’ is a popular question in r/askReddit and the thread has over 16K comments and responses. If you scroll through some of the facts there, you would be genuinely fascinated, surprised and maybe even shocked; because they are absurd.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

High time Australia's multiple missing puzzles get unearthed

Australia might look like the most dominant side at home but are they really? Thrashing Pakistan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka at home is not an accurate representation of this team. Be it the flunky opening pair, be it the fragile middle-order in Smith and Labuschagne's absence or be it one less Lyon.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | Australia rope in D’Arcy Short as replacement for injured Sean Abbott

Australia have named all-rounder D’Arcy Short as the replacement for injured pacer Sean Abbott in the ODI squad for the 3-match series against India in January. Abbott suffered a side-strain due to which he will now miss the ODI series, with Short being the third spinning option for the visitors.
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