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newscricket16 days 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricket2 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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featurecricket2 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket3 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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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs AUS | Shane Warne picks Australia’s XI for Adelaide; backs Wade to open with Harris

Shane Warne, known for his quirky and controversial opinions, tweeted out his Australia XI for the first Test in Adelaide, and interestingly backed Matthew Wade to take Joe Burns’ place at the top of the order. Warne picked Marcus Harris as Wade’s opener while picking young Green at No.6.
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newscricket3 months ago

Shane Warne has always advised me to carry myself like a champion, reveals Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has revealed that his idol and mentor Shane Warne, after observing his body language, advised him to always keep his shoulders up and act strong even during the direst of circumstances. Kuldeep also quipped that he adores his ‘friend’ Warne’s dismissal of Strauss in Ashes 2005.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2020 | Sanju Samson must play in all formats for India, proclaims Shane Warne

Shane Warne has proclaimed that Rajasthan Royals star Sanju Samson must play for India across all three formats before claiming that he is looking forward to see the youngster play next week. Alongside that, Warne also stated that Buttler, Smith, and Samson are RR’s three main batsmen in IPL 2020.
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