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newscricket9 months ago

Modern fast bowlers have it so difficult because they play all formats, says Ian Bishop

Former West Indian fast bowler and currently TV commentator Ian Bishop reckons that the greatest difficulty and danger facing modern fast bowlers is the amount of workload each of them carry. Bishop prays that team management prioritises resting their young guns for entire series’ if need be.
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featurecricket9 months ago

WI vs IND | Jamaica Day 3 Talking Points: Virat Kohli ignoring Hurricane Dorian and Windies players’ cavalier attitude

While India had a solid chance of finishing things off on Day 4 of the second Test in Jamaica, they delayed the inevitable by batting again, despite having a 299-run lead in the first innings. While the decision was questionable, Windies players’ negative attitude on the field made the game dull.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket9 months ago

WI vs IND | Jamaica Day 2 Talking Points : Shannon Gabriel’s 1-D approach and Hanuma Vihari proving a point

A Jasprit Bumrah masterclass in yorkers floored Windies completely before a short Shimron Hetmyer cameo salvaged some pride for the hosts, who ended the day with 87/7 in reply to India's 416. While Bumrah took the cake, Hanuma Vihari's performance was too good to be left out without a mention.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket9 months ago

7 Things you missed | From Ajinkya Rahane's footballing skills to Virat Kohli recreating Sachin moment

We are back with Internet's favorite article! We know you have missed the most entertaining and thrilling moments from the first day of second Test because of the weird match timing. But don't worry, we have your back. We have compiled a list of 7 incidents which you would've missed today.
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featurecricket9 months ago

WI vs IND | Antigua Day 1 Talking Points - The Caribbean pace revolution and Hanuma Vihari’s unfinished business

On the rain-affected first day, India ended with 203/6 with Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja batting in the middle when rain forced the umpires to call for early stumps. While Windies pacers rose to the occasion once again, Hanuma Vihari’s failure raised a question or two about his technique.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to Ajinkya Rahane's masterclass against West Indies on Day 1 of the first Test

Ajinkya Rahane fell short of scoring a ton today but impressed everyone with his knock of great substance. Team India was struggling to stitch a good partnership as the top order batsmen fell like a pack of cards, but Rahane stood tall playing an astounding knock and Twitterati reacted on the same.
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featurecricket9 months ago

WI vs IND | West Indies' Predicted XI for first Test against India

After suffering a whitewash in the T20I series and losing the ODI series 2-0 against the Men in Blue, West Indies will be eager to return to winning ways. The lineup will be looking forward to forget the disastrous performances in the white-ball formats and record their first victory of the tour.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricket9 months ago

WI v IND | My bowlers have done everything I’ve asked of them, says Jason Holder

Jason Holder admits that his bowlers, particularly Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel, have collectively given everything he has asked of them over the last two or three years. Holder hopes they can replicate their good work in the two-match Test series against India starting on Thursday.
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newscricketa year ago

9 Things you missed | From Jason Holder cutting his nails on the sidelines to Rihanna crying over Brathwaite's dismissal

Windies - so close, yet so far. You must have been very busy watching all the mainstream things that happened today. But meanwhile, we were keeping an eye on incidents that most of you might have missed. So here are the 9 incidents from today's match that you might have totally missed.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts as Fabian Allen takes a blinder to dismiss Kusal Mendis

A century by young Avishka Fernando helped Sri Lanka post over 300 on the board. Windies were terrible with their fielding but Fabian Allen's stunner to dismiss Kusal Mendis was one of the best moments from first innings of the match. Fans on Twitter went berserk and reacted on the same.
Soumil Khare