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newscricketa day ago

England could hand Parkinson Test debut against India with Ashes in mind, feels Shane Warne

Shane Warne has earmarked Matt Parkinson as a potential Ashes bolter and believes England could hand the youngster a Test cap against India to blood him in the longest format. The legendary leg-spinner claimed that he was mighty impressed with the Lancashire man, terming him ‘exciting’.
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newscricket2 days ago

Josh Inglis will be Australia’s Test wicketkeeper after Tim Paine hangs boot, predicts Shane Warne

Despite Josh Inglis’ having not called up in any Australian squad yet, Shane Warne has predicted the wicketkeeper-batsman would replace Tim Paine in the near future. However, Adam Gilchrist reckoned that it would be a two-way fight between Inglis and Alex Carey in the Test squad for the future.
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newscricketa month ago

Players preferring IPL over international cricket may not be worthy of selection, opines Shane Warne

Shane Warne has commented that the Australian players who wish to seek money from IPL over international matches can go for it but then they shouldn’t be worthy of being selected in the national team. The legendary spinner also said that players can easily be replaced with upcoming talent.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | R Ashwin has got all the qualities of being the No.1 all-rounder, opines Monty Panesar 

Former England spinner Monty Panesar has heaped praised on India's spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and stated that he has it in him to become the no.1 all-rounder in the world. He also added that the ace off-spinner is in the same league as the greats of the game Warne, Kumble and Murali.
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newscricket6 months ago

Peter Hatzoglou is in line to get an IPL contract, feels Shane Warne

Shane Warne feels that Melbourne Renegades cult hero Peter Hatzoglou, who has 16 BBL wickets this season, would be a handful on Indian pitches and hence could be in line to get an IPL contract. Plucked out of grade cricket, Hatzoglou’s remarkable rise has been the story of the summer.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | India have been the best team in this series, asserts Shane Warne 

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne reckons that the Indian team has outplayed Australia in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar trophy. As things stand, the Gabba Test is nicely poised, with India needing 324 runs to win on the final day of the game, with the series level 1-1 in what is a series-decider.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Ravindra Jadeja - the bowler we focused and adored; the batsman we didn’t

Since 2008, when he was part of his second stint as a U-19 player in the Indian age-group team, Jadeja has always been hailed as an incredible talent, who with his bowling can be deadly effective. While his bowling has been effective and deadly to say so, his batting?
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | Shane Warne calls for Travis Head’s axing; wants Warner and Harris to open

Fox commentator Shane Warne has named his preferred Australian XI for the third Test at the SCG and has hoped for the Aussies to axe ‘future captain’ Travis Head, while including Marcus Harris. Andrew Symonds, meanwhile, claimed that he expects young Will Pucovski to make his Test debut.
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newscricket7 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shane Warne lambasting CA on air as ‘no DRS’ leads to yet another howler

For reasons only they know, CA and BBL have, to date, decided against implementing DRS in the competition, and as a result, players have been at the receiving end of some horror decisions. The worst of the lot came in the Strikers vs Heat match today, which led to Warne going on an explosive rant.
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newscricket7 months ago

The red ball has been pathetic for so long; replace it with pink-ball for all Tests, calls Shane Warne

Shane Warne has called for ICC to swap the red-ball with the pink-ball for all Test matches and not just for the Day-Night Tests, calling the red-ball ‘pathetic’ with the exception of the Dukes. He also added that from a spectacle point of view, the pink-ball does much better than its counterparts.
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