newscricket2 months ago

SMAT | Twitter reacts as umpires turn into boxing referees to separate Ambati Rayudu and Sheldon Jackson

Although cricket is known as the ‘gentleman’s game’, there have been many incidents in the past where players engage in heated fights. Ambati Rayudu and Sheldon Jackson similarly had an intense verbal spat during SMAT 2022 on Wednesday, eventually causing everyone on the field to get involved.
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newscricket3 months ago

Tired of hearing I'm old, I'm 35 not 75, raves Sheldon Jackson

A frustrated Sheldon Jackson has hit out at selectors for ignoring him on account of his age, stating his performance should be the key factor in making such decisions. The batter was not picked in the recently announced India A squad while also being excluded from the upcoming Duleep Trophy.
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newscricket6 months ago

Was told 'I am old' for selection, reveals Sheldon Jackson

Sheldon Jackson minced no words when he talked about how he felt about not getting an India call-up and he revealed that he was told that he is old as selectors wanted young players. The wicket-keeper batter consistently did well in the domestic circuit and yet was not selected for the Indian team.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2022 | Sheldon Jackson has got a MS Dhoni sort of a feel about keeping, remarks Brendon McCullum

Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum has praised Sheldon Jackson saying he has got a MS Dhoni sort of a feel about wicketkeeping. McCullum also added that he has got fast hands while keeping the wickets and also understands the spin bowling well to anticipate it correctly behind stumps.
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newscricketa year ago

Harbhajan Singh questions Indian selectors for ignoring Sheldon Jackson from national team

Harbhajan Singh has questioned the Indian selectors for excluding Sheldon Jackson from the national team despite his brilliant performances in domestic cricket. Harbhajan tweeted that Sheldon has scored more than 800 runs in the last two domestic seasons, and is surprisingly kept out of the squad.
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newscricketa year ago

Sheldon Jackson set to return to Saurashtra following one-year stint with Puducherry

Domestic stalwart Sheldon Jackson is set to return to his home state Saurashtra, whom he represented till 2019, following a one-year stint with Puducherry, for whom he played 10 white-ball matches. The development has been confirmed by Saurashtra Cricket Association chief Jaydev Shah.
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newscricket2 years ago

Will get noticed more if I score runs for Puducherry, states Sheldon Jackson

Wicket-keeper batsman Sheldon Jackson, who, on Sunday, completed his switch from Saurashtra to Puducherry, believes that he will get noticed more if he scores tonnes of runs for a plate side like Puducherry. Jackson also added that he is still hopeful of getting picked for the India ‘A’ side.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sheldon Jackson shifts base to Puducherry

Sheldon Jackson, who has, till date, plied all his trade for the Saurashtra state cricket team, has decided to shift base to Puducherry ahead of the 2020/21 Indian domestic season. The move comes as a huge blow for defending champions Saurashtra, as Jackson was their highest run-getter last season.
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featurecricket3 years ago

Why selectors are not to be blamed for overlooking individuals from winning sides

As a cricket fan in India, every year, certain episodes repeat itself. So much so that it becomes an annual ritual of sorts. You have players from the class of ‘11 dissing Dhoni for absolutely no reason and then you have the likes of Manoj Tiwary getting agitated over going unsold in IPL auction.
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newscricket3 years ago

India 'A' snub contributed to the dark headspace I found myself in, reveals Sheldon Jackson

Sheldon Jackson shared how being overlooked season after season flunked him into an unstable state of mind as he toiled through physical and mental hardships to keep going. Jackson revealed that he didn’t open up about his struggles, fearing shaming, and the thoughts eventually ate his mind.
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