featurecricket3 months ago

South Africa in World Cups | Five times when Proteas showed the world their infamous ‘chokers’ tag is not just a myth

South Africa's monkey on the back seems to be here to stay as they have once again failed to deliver in the World Cup, making an early exit following their recent defeat against the Netherlands.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Yuzvendra Chahal is firm favourite now to go to next T20 World Cup, claims Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock has claimed that Yuzvendra Chahal, the current Purple Cap-holder in IPL 2022, is a 'firm favourite' to get a place in Team India's squad for the next T20 World Cup in Australia. Though Pollock admitted that Chahal was not having his best of forms before the Indian Premier League 2022.
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newscricket1 year ago

Shaun Pollock was South Africa's Glenn McGrath, says Allan Donald

Former South Africa pacer Allan Donald heaped praise on Shaun Pollock, and has stated that his former bowling partner was the Glenn McGrath of the Proteas side. On Saturday, Shaun Pollock alongside Mahela Jayawardene, and Janette Brittin were inducted into the prestigious ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
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newscricket1 year ago

Mahela Jayawardene, Shaun Pollock and Janette Brittin inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

England’s Janette Brittin, South Africa’s Shaun Pollock and Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardena have been added to the ICC Hall of Fame. Brittin, who played 27 Tests and 63 ODIs, passed away from cancer at the age of 58 in 2017 and she is the 31st England player to join the ICC Hall of Fame.
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newscricket1 year ago

IPL 2021 | Suresh Raina might be carrying a bit of niggle, opines Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock is of the opinion that CSK's Suresh Raina hasn’t been able to find his touch in IPL 2021 and might be carrying a bit of niggle. Pollock added that Raina is a brilliant fielder, an attacking batsman, and contributes with his bowling as well, but this year he has failed on all fronts.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Shaun Pollock includes Rashid Khan, Archer and Bumrah in ‘Top 5 bowlers’ list for the season

Legendary pacer Shaun Pollock picked his ‘Top 5 bowlers’ from IPL 2020 and decided to name leg-spin twins Rashid Khan and Yuzvendra Chahal in his list, leaving out KKR’s Varun Chakravarthy. Pollock also included Bumrah and Archer, while he was split in choosing between Boult and Rabada.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | RCB management erred by resorting to constant chopping and changing, reckons Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock believes that the RCB management missed a trick by constantly looking to the outside for solutions and not putting enough faith in the incumbents to get the job done. Pollock reckons that instead of chopping and changing, RCB should have defined plans better for every single player.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Rajasthan seem to have everyone in the right role, opines Shaun Pollock

After Rajasthan’s dominant 8 wicket win over Mumbai, Shaun Pollock has opined that the Rajasthan team have finally got everyone in the right position, where they struggled for the most part of the tournament. He added that the management should have provided more clarity to the players.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP should have won those two close games at the start, opines Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock has opined that if Punjab would have won their two close games then things would have looked different for them. He added that although KKR are looking good with 3 wins to their name, they haven’t played their best yet and backed Punjab to break their losing streak against them.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Yuzvendra Chahal is the biggest gun player in the Bangalore side, feels Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock has opined that Yuzvendra Chahal is the biggest gun player in the Royal Challengers Bangalore side, even more important than Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. Pollock has also added that even during his MI days, Chahal had the uncanny ability to understand the scenario.
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