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newscricket4 days ago

Josh Hazelwood controls the ball just like Glenn McGrath, says Shane Watson

Former Australian opener Shane Watson has stated that Josh Hazelwood is a hard bowler to face due to his control over the bowl. Watson further compared Hazelwood to Glenn McGrath, and reckoned that the 30-year-old is incredibly good with the new ball just like the former Australian pacer.
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newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2021 | MS Dhoni’s answer on his future is very different from what he said last year, says Shane Watson

Shane Watson has said that MS Dhoni’s answer on his future with Chennai Super Kings is very different from what he said last year when he was asked about the same. During the toss of the game between CSK and Punjab Kings on Thursday, Dhoni hinted that IPL 2021 could be his last as a player.
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newscricket7 months ago

RCB owners had no real emotional connect with the club, claims Shane Watson

Shane Watson, who spent two years playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, claimed that while he cherished playing in Bangalore due to the calibre of his teammates, the franchise owners had no real emotional connection with the club. Watson also recalled an awkward encounter with Chris Gayle.
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featurecricket9 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who CSK should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Chennai Super Kings’ sojourn in the 2020 edition was more of a Shakespearean tragedy than a cricket tournament. There was no conspiracy from Cassius but it was more like Brutus' struggle between the conflicting moral demands with MS Dhoni finding himself in the cauldron of the United Arab Emirates.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket9 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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newscricketa year ago

BBL 2020 | Can’t seem to get my head around the new BBL rules, expresses Shane Watson 

Shane Watson has expressed that he is amazed by the people who are trying to fix what is not broken and he can’t seem to get his head around the new BBL rules. Usman Khawaja agreed with Watson’s opinion and insisted that the BBL rule changes will make an already complex game even more complex.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Virender Sehwag names Maxwell, Finch and Russell in his list of tournament flops

Virender Sehwag, known to be witty and honest with his assessments, named his list of ‘Flops’ from IPL 2020 and included five players - Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, Andre Russell, Dale Steyn and Shane Watson. Sehwag, in fact, went a step ahead and branded Maxwell a ‘10 cr cheerleader’.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | It was a defining season for Ravindra Jadeja as power-hitter, reckons Shane Watson

Shane Watson, who recently retired from all formats of cricket, has reckoned that it was a defining season for Ravindra Jadeja as CSK’s power-hitter in a finisher role for the southpaw. From the franchise's perspective, Watson stated that it’s going to be exciting times for the players and the fans.
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newscricketa year ago

Feel so ridiculously fortunate to retire at 39 after injuries setback, voices Shane Watson

In what is his retirement announcement, Shane Watson has voiced out that he feels so 'ridiculously fortunate' to retire at the age of 39 after the injuries setback early on in his career. He also thanked CSK for trusting him over the last three years and extended his thanks to his entire family.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Shane Watson informs CSK about his retirement after last game against Punjab

According to reports, Shane Watson, who was bought by the yellow-outfit in 2018, has informed his Chennai teammates that he will be retiring from franchise cricket after the last game against Punjab. Watson didn’t have a great run this season, scoring 299 runs in 11 games, which included 2 fifties.
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