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IPL | Staggering amount of money for new teams shows cricket is 2nd most popular sport, says Shane Warne

Former Australia spinner Shane Warne said that the massive bidding for the two new Indian Premier League (IPL) teams only shows the rise in popularity of cricket across the globe. Notably, Lucknow and Ahmedabad will join the remaining eight teams in the next edition of the cash-rich league.
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newscricket5 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | David Warner is the type of guy who rises to the big occasion, states Shane Warne

Shane Warne has backed David Warner to excel for Australia at the T20 World Cup 2021, depite his poor run of form in recent times. Warne labelled the left-handed opener as a class act and someone who rises to the big occasion, which makes him one of the major players at the tournament.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | ‘Am I a disgrace like Morgan said I was? Of course not’ – Ashwin responds to deflected overthrow controversy

Ravichandran Ashwin in a six-tweet thread hit back at Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan, and stated that he was not a ‘disgrace’ as Morgan had termed him to be. On Tuesday in Sharjah, Morgan and Tim Southee had indulged in a verbal war with Ashwin during the IPL 2021 game between DC and KKR.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | It's disgraceful and should never happen, says Shane Warne while hitting out at R Ashwin

Shane Warne has slammed Delhi Capitals off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and sided with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan, who was involved in a verbal spat with the Indian on Tuesday. Ashwin's 'Spirit of Cricket' came into question after an 'extra-run' controversy in IPL 2021.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | 35-40 runs spell can be a match-winning one in Sharjah, says Tabraiz Shamsi

South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has stated that good economical spells can also win matches in the T20 format. Shamsi, who is part of the Rajasthan Royals squad further stated that his franchise are in a good position right now and the second half of the tournament matters the most.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Virat Kohli should be thanked to keep Test cricket alive, says Shane Warne

Shane Warne who praised Virat Kohli for his conduct as a skipper stated that the way he conducts himself on the field, the cricket fraternity should thank him. Warne went on to say that Kohli gives his team the belief to win from any situation and must play for a very long time.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Bring in ‘The Beast’ Livingstone, leave out ‘bits-and-pieces’ Curran at The Oval, suggests Warne

Shane Warne has called for England to call up Liam Livingstone for the fourth Test against India at The Oval. He further stated that Sam Curran could lose his place in the side for a more specialist option in Saqib Mahmood, Jack Leach or Mark Parkinson, depending on the conditions.
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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred will get bigger and better with every year, predicts Shane Warne 

After the inaugural edition of The Hundred went well, London Spirit head coach Shane Warne has predicted that the tournament will only get bigger and better with every passing year. Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen also weighed in on the tournament and said the tourney was cool to see.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Play a spinner in your team regardless of conditions, asserts Shane Warne

Shane Warne believes that a team should always play a specialist spinner in their XI regardless of conditions. He further stressed on their crucial role, especially in the second innings, after Moeen Ali’s crucial strikes on Day 4 of the ongoing Lord's Test put England back in the contest.
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newscricket3 months ago

The Hundred | London Spirit head coach Shane Warne tests COVID-19 positive

Shane Warne, who is currently the head coach of The Hundred franchise London Spirit, has contracted the COVID-19 virus and has isolated himself along with an unknown team member on Sunday. Meanwhile, David Ripley stood up as London Spirit's acting head coach against Southern Brave.
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