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newscricket12 days ago

WI vs AUS | T20I series gave me some good lessons with the white-ball, admits Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood has admitted that playing the four T20I matches against West Indies gave him some important lessons that helped him in the first ODI in Australia's win. Hazlewood also acknowledged the fact that he hasn't played enough T20Is because of his commitment to Test cricket.
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newscricket21 days ago

WI vs AUS | My aim is to guide and mentor young players in the side, affirms Dwayne Bravo

Following West Indies' comprehensive victory in the second T20I against Australia, veteran Dwayne Bravo revealed that one of his primary goals is to guide and mentor young players in the side, transferring all the experience. Bravo starred with the bat on Saturday, scoring an unbeaten 47.
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newscricket22 days ago

WI vs AUS | Played one of my best ever knocks today, attests Shimron Hetmyer

Shimron Hetmyer, who posted his second T20I fifty earlier today in St Lucia, described the 61 as one of the best knocks of his career and revealed that his only aim was to look to bat deep into the innings. Hetmyer also said that it was nice to bat with DJ Bravo, with whom he posted a 103-run stand.
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newscricket24 days ago

WI vs AUS | Opportunity for us to back youngsters like Hetmyer and Pooran, reckons Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has thrown his weight behind the out-of-form youngsters Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran and stated that this is a chance to back them. He also added that the team is well aware of the abilities of these two and putting them on the bench won't help.
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newscricket25 days ago

WI vs AUS | Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell and Roston Chase return for Australia ODIs

After being dropped from the squad against Sri Lanka due to fitness standards, the trio of Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell and Roston Chase have marked a return for the Australian ODIs. However, there is no place for either Kyle Mayers or Kevin Sinclair in the three-match ODI series.
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featurecricketa month ago

Learnings for West Indies from the South Africa T20Is ft. Horrendous spin show and the rise of Fabian Allen

The all-stars West Indies side is generally known to assemble in the ICC events, but they were close to full-strength in the bilateral series against South Africa yet ended up on the losing side. It was a harsh reality check for them as they continue to build up towards defending their WT20 title.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

Despite possessing firepower in abundance, Windies' inconsistency with the bat could hamper their WT20 defense 

The West Indies T20 team is an attitude. An attitude of fearlessness, chutzpah, excitement and something that flocks the cricket grounds for unbeatable entertainment. They are quintessentially the 'rock and roll' of world cricket.
Harshit Anand
newscricket2 months ago

Shimron Hetmyer to make PSL debut; Rashid Khan to return to Lahore Qalandars

Shimron Hetmyer will be making his Pakistan Super League (PSL) debut in the UAE leg of the tournament as the Windies batter has been picked up by Multan Sultans as a replacement player. Meanwhile, Rashid Khan, who featured in the first half of PSL 2021, will be returning to Lahore Qalandars.
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newscricket2 months ago

Russell, Hetmyer return as WI name strong provisional squad for T20I summer

Andre Russell and Shimron Hetmyer have returned to the fold as they have been named in Windies’ provisional T20I squad for the summer. Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas and Hayden Walsh Jr. have also made it to the side while Rovman Powell has been overlooked after featuring against SL.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft. RR’s Dube punt, Kohli’s inconsistency and goodbye Hetmyer

Baffling team selections, an all-time-great individual performance, a Super Over, a snoozefest - the third weekend of IPL 2021 had everything. With the Mumbai and Chennai legs coming to a conclusion, we look back and discuss important talking points from the three weekend encounters.
Anirudh Suresh