newscricket19 hours ago

Australia short-staffed ahead of long home season

Australia, who have returned from England after a gruelling Ashes, are facing serious trouble back home. With the home season set to start in 11 days, coach Justin Langer is short-staffed and former cricketers have been lured by overseas leagues, leaving Cricket Australia with no options.
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newscricketa month ago

For me, Virat Kohli overtakes Viv Richards in ODI cricket, says Shane Warne

Shane Warne has stated that Virat Kohli is the best batsman across formats and has put the Indian skipper above legendary Sir Viv Richards as far as ODI batsmanship goes. While admitting that picking one in Tests is a tough choice to make, he would go with Steve Smith as the best batsman in Tests.
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newscricketa month ago

Rajasthan Royals plan to promote brand in United Kingdom

Rajasthan Royals’ brand ambassador Shane Warne and owner Manoj Badale have announced their plans about having the side’s long-term business ambitions in the United Kingdom (UK). In March 2019, the Rajasthan Royals became the first IPL team to launch a UK-based academy at Reed’s School in Surrey.
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newscricket2 months ago

8 Things you missed | From David Warner's dance moves to Jofra Archer throwing watermelon

After getting bowled out for 179, Australia wreaked havoc on day 2 at Headingley. We know that you failed to notice these incidents as you were busy watching all the conventional and obvious things elsewhere. But don't worry! We were watching the entire match and we have everything covered for you.
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newscricket2 months ago

I don’t think the ICC have got the World Test Championship fully right, opines Shane Warne

Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne, who is an ardent supporter of Test Cricket, has raised questions regarding the extent of marketing done and money invested by the International Cricket Council (ICC) this time around for the ongoing World Test Championship, that started on August 1.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ashes 2019 | Australia did a great job not rushing things with James Pattinson, says Shane Bond

Former New Zealand cricketer Shane Bond believes it was in the best interest of the team and James Pattinson to have had him rested for the second Test. As opposed to other former cricketers who said it was outrageous to not include Pattinson in the Lord's Test, Bond feels that "Patto" deserved it.
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newscricket2 months ago

Gary Kirsten to coach Cardiff-based franchise in The Hundred

Former India coach Gary Kirsten will be coaching the men's team of a Cardiff-based franchise in the inaugural edition of the Hundred in 2020. The former South African cricketer will join spin wizard Shane Warne, who was earlier announced as the coach of the Lord's based team in the competition.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ashes 2019 | Jofra Archer could be Steve Smith's biggest challenge, suggests Shane Warne

Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne believes that Jofra Archer could be the only English bolwer who would be able to stop Steve Smith and the great run that he’s having in the Ashes. The veteran leg-spinner backed Archer by saying that "no one likes to face tall 90 mph (145 kph) bowlers".
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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred | Shane Warne to coach Lord's-based franchise

Shane Warne has been named as the head coach for the Lord's-based franchise 'The Hundred' for the next year's competition. While Warne joined Simon Katich (Manchester) & Andrew McDonald (Birmingham) as coaches to be named in The Hundred, Lisa Keightley took over the same role with the women's team.
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newscricket2 months ago

Legends and Pundits react to Dale Steyn's retirement from Test cricket

It was a day that every cricket fan dreaded. Dale Steyn announced his retirement from Test cricket and ended with career with stunning stats. The fans had nothing but love for the legendary speedster. This is how the cricketing fraternity reacted to the Proteas great's retirement from Tests.
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