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newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Nattakan Chantham pulls off a ‘miraculous’ dive to save a certain boundary

Thai cricketer Nattakan Chantham pulled off a miraculous dive after chasing the ball to the boundary to save a certain four for his team Trailblazers. Feilding at short third man, Chanthan kept running behind the ball edged by Jemimah Rodrigues and then finally dove to save the boundary.
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newscricket4 months ago

Women's T20 Challenge | Sophie Ecclestone leads Trailblazers' dominating over win over Velocity

English left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone spun a web around Velocity batswomen, taking 4 wickets for just 9 runs, helping Trailblazers script a dominating win over Velocity. Chasing the small target of 48, Velocity lost one wicket in the form of Smriti Mandhana and chased the target in 7.5 overs.
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newscricket4 months ago

Will continue to go for my shots from the word go, insists Shafali Verma

India women’s cricket team opener Shafali Verma has insisted that she will continue to play attacking shots right from the start in the upcoming T20 Challenge in Dubai. She added that she has added some new shots to her arsenal and learned how to adjust her mindset according to the situations.
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newscricket5 months ago

Women’s T20 challenge to kick-off on November 4; final on November 9

The BCCI have announced that the 2020 edition of the Women’s T20 challenge will feature four matches between three sides, with the tournament kicking off on November 4 and ending on November 9. Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj have been named the skippers of the sides.
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featurecricket6 months ago

Cricket Talk | Tuhin Mishra on Baseline Ventures and all things player management

One of the top dogs in the player and event management sector, Baseline Ventures have carved a niche for themselves like a very few have, in Indian sports. A roster as impressive as it gets, Baseline Ventures proudly recognises itself as a muliti-faceted domain, excelling on all grounds.
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newscricket9 months ago

Five players given NADA notice as BCCI cites Password glitch

National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has sent five of BCCI's centrally contracted cricketers, including Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul for failing to disclose their whereabouts. However, later the BCCI has cited that "password glitch" as the reason for the delay in disclosing.
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featurecricket9 months ago

Cricket Talk | Understanding the changing landscape of women’s cricket through Karunya Keshav

The 2017 Women’s World Cup in England was a watershed moment in women’s cricket history - not only because India entered the final but also for the sheer quality of cricket on display. It signalled a surge in the format, which culminated with over 86000 people attending the 2020 T20 World Cup final.
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newscricket9 months ago

Indian fans want India to win every game against Pakistan, states Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan has stated that the Indian fans back their team and want them to win every single encounter against arch-rivals Pakistan, which adds a bit of pressure on the team. He has also recalled an incident, where the Pakistani fans sledged that the southpaw won’t score more than 15 runs.
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newscricket10 months ago

World Cup hundreds absolutely of no use because team didn’t win, states Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, who finished the 2019 World Cup as the highest run-getter and hit a record 5 tons has stated that all the centuries in the WC mean nothing to him, given the team failed to win the tournament. Rohit also admitted that it’s the responsibility of individuals to deal with expectations.
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newscricketa year ago

Key to my partnership with Mandhana is not curbing our instincts, reveals Shafali Verma

India’s teenage sensation Shafali Verma, who set the World T20 alight with her aggressive batting, has revealed that the key to herself and Smriti Mandhana succeeding as openers is the duo not curbing their attacking instincts. Shafali scored 163 runs in the WT20 at a startling strike rate of 158.
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