newscricket6 hours 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.
Soumil Khare
newscricket3 days 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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newscricket3 days 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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newscricket11 days 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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newscricket14 days 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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newscricket14 days 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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newscricket18 days 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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newscricket25 days ago

India vs West Indies | It will be a dream come true to play alongside Deepak, says Rahul Chahar

Rahul Chahar has expressed his happiness about being united with his cousin Deepak Chahar in the Indian team during the Windies tour. He has also added that he was never fussed about being selected in the Indian team and always wanted to give his best in whatever matches he plays at any level.
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featurecricketa month ago

The Greatest Combined Ashes XI of all time

Every now and then, there are great players who make their mark and vanish but there are only a selected few who build a legacy of their own and etch their greatness deep enough to be remembered across centuries to come.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Victory away from home would make Ashes triumph sweeter, says Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon has said that, for any Australian kid aspiring to be a cricketer, the biggest dream to follow after playing for Australia, is to win the Ashes. Although Australia last won the Ashes on English soil almost two decades ago, Lyon is confident of completing a clean sweep this time.
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