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featurecricketa month ago

Simple and uncanny, Kyle Jamieson's incomplex complexity will take him to greater heights

At 1.98 metres, Kyle Jamieson has only narrowly fallen short of Jason Holder, who currently is one of the tallest cricketers in the world of cricket. But what’s at the greater good for NZ is the form of Jamieson, who is also one of the best talents to have come out of the country's domestic circuit.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Jasprit Bumrah is the best fast bowler in the world, claims Shane Bond

Former New Zealand pacer Shane Bond has termed India's Jasprit Bumrah the best fast bowler in world cricket at the moment. Bond has closely worked with the pacer in IPL and feels that Bumrah's self-belief is very strong and he has the desire to continue being the best fast bowler in the world.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Bumrah wanted to take the new ball, and back his strengths, states Shane Bond

Mumbai Indians' bowling coach Shane Bond revealed that Jasprit Bumrah was keen on taking the new ball and back his strengths that lie in bowling yorkers and bouncers. Bumrah had the best game of the season so far, against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday, in Abu Dhabi as he ended up taking four wickets.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 | Our bowlers will have to put pressure on KXIP’s openers early on, admits Shane Bond

Ahead of their clash against Kings XI Punjab, Shane Bond has admitted that the Mumbai Indians bowlers will have to put pressure on the red-hot KXIP openers early on to restrict them. At the same time, Bond was extremely confident that their batting unit would come to the party straight away.
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featurecricket9 months ago

The Rise and Fall of ICL

International cricket in India was already a bestseller in the early 21st century but, mind you, not the domestic form of it. Here’s a look back on India’s first step to producing something as big as the Indian Premier League when Zee Telefilms conceptualised the Indian Cricket League (ICL) in 2007.
Sritama Panda
newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year ago

Hope Pandya gets some game time before the IPL, says Shane Bond

Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond wishes for Hardik Pandya to get some game time before the IPL and is confident that the all-rounder will come back strong. Pandya underwent a back surgery in October and has been out of action since, but is expected to be fit in time for the IPL.
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newscricketa year ago

Pat Cummins to take a break after India ODI series

Australia’s premier fast bowler Pat Cummins is all set to take a break from cricket after India ODI series in January 2020 sighting his heavy workload in the last year. The pacer has bagged a whopping Rs.15.50 crore IPL contract, becoming the most expensive overseas player in the tournament.
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newscricketa year ago

NZ vs ENG | Shane Bond inclined towards England's bowling coach job

Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond is keen on taking up the role of England's bowling coach as Chris Silverwood has been promoted to become the Head Coach of the team. Bond is currently working as New Zealand's stand-in bowling coach in the absence of Shane Jurgensen, who is on a short break.
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newscricketa year ago

BBL 2019 | Chris Tremain signs three-year deal with Sydney Thunder

Former Melbourne Renegades pacer Chris Tremain will return to Sydney Thunder in the upcoming season of the Big Bash League after penning a three-year deal with the franchise. He had won the title with Melbourne Renegades last season and also represented the Thunder for three years, from 2012-15.
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