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newscricket6 days ago

SL vs WI | Andre Russell back in Windies side for Sri Lanka T20Is

West Indies all rounder Andre Russell is back in the national T20 squad after a prolonged absence of two years from the national side. Shai Hope, Oshane Thomas and Fabian Allen have also been included in the side for the series along with Shimron Hetmyer after missing out on the ODI series.
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newscricketa month ago

SL vs WI | Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer dropped; Rovman Powell, Fabian Allen recalled

West Indies have dropped the big-hitting duo of Shimron Hetmyer and Evin Lewis for the 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka owing to failing fitness tests. Meanwhile, the trio of Rovman Powell, Darren Bravo and Fabian Allen have been recalled for the series that will commence on February 22.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs WI | Mental strength reason behind the yorker that dismissed Roston Chase, states Navdeep Saini

Navdeep Saini, who got his ODI debut against West Indies at Cuttack, revealed that the yorker that got Roston Chase bowled was a product of his mental strength that got the ball to land right consistently. Saini has also been selected for the Sri Lanka and Australia white-ball series.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC ODI Rankings | Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma end year as No.1 and No.2; Shai Hope breaks into Top 10

India’s captain Virat Kohli and vice captain Rohit Sharma maintained their place as the No.1 and 2 ODI batsman respectively while West Indies batter Shai Hope broke into the top 10. Meanwhile, Shimron Hetmyer gained 6 places and Nicholas Pooran jumped 33 places after a remarkable India tour.
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featurecricket2 months ago

With Hetmyer and Pooran, Windies have their heart in right place

It was early 2017 when Mumbai Indians raised the paddle for Nicholas Pooran. An unknown commodity found a franchise that believed in star power. A year later, Royal Challengers Bangalore snapped up Shimron Hetmyer for a bid that would make the latter a millionaire overnight.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

IND v WI | Not much to be disappointed with from this series, says Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has stated that his side does not have much to be disappointed with despite losing both the T20I and ODI series. Pollard also drew out Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope, and Sheldon Cottrell as the standout performers from the visitors’ squad.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Cuttack catastrophe cries for Windies to look beyond Evin 'big-hitter' Lewis

For years, Evin Lewis the ODI batsman has been associated with “that” knock he played against England. He is, by no means, a ‘one innings wonder’, but the truth is that his performances in the format have been underwhelming and unimpressive; not worthy enough of a place in the team.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IPL Auction 2020 | Pleasantly surprised to get Jason Roy and Chris Woakes for base price, asserts Parth Jindal

Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal said, on Thursday, that the signings of England internationals Jason Roy and Chris Woakes for their base price -of Rs 1.5 crore each- came as a pleasant surprise. Jindal also reckons their most expensive buy, Shimron Hetmyer, will provide the X-factor in 2020.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to West Indies' shambolic collapse against India in Visakhapatnam

India have clinched a massive victory, a margin of 107 runs, over West Indies in Vizag to level the series 1-1. Shai Hope and Nicholas Pooran almost took away the game in middle but in the end, it was Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick that did the job for the Men in Blue and Twitter reacted on the same.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to dressing room signalling ‘one more run’ to Shreyas Iyer raising his bat on 49

After a big disappointment from India’s batting department in the first ODI, the hosts’ dressing room was an all euphoric engagement with the youngsters setting the stage on fire. Lost in the excitement, Shreyas Iyer celebrated his half-century before he actually reached his fifty.
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