newscricket14 days ago

Ian Bell rates Kohli ahead of Root, Smith and Williamson

English batsman Ian Bell picked Virat Kohli as the best batsman amongst Joe Root, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson and Kohli himself, who each captain their respective Test sides. Moreover, the 35-year old revealed his batting technique was inspired by none other than the legendary Rahul Dravid.
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reportcricket15 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | England end Australia’s campaign, Bangladesh through to semis

Ben Stokes (102*) and Eoin Morgan (87) helped England secure a comfortable 40-run win (DLS) against Australia who could only manage 277 runs in their allotted 50 overs. The result means that Bangladesh have now qualified for the semi-final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in their history.
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reportcricket20 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Unfortunate Aussies miss out on two easy points

Heavy rains saved the day for Bangladesh who seemed to struggling to get past their Australian counterparts after being restricted to just 182 courtesy some exceptional bowling by Mitchell Starc. Australia seemed to be steering towards an easy win before the rains stripped them of an easy point.
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newscricket20 days ago

WATCH | Mushfiqur Rahim doesn't opt for DRS after edging ball onto pads

In the ongoing game against Australia, Mushfiqur Rahim was adjudged LBW and instead of opting for a review the batsman accepted the decision. The replays clearly showed a spike on Ultra edge, when the ball went past the bat, before hitting the pads as such the decision would have been overturned.
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reportcricket23 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Australia and New Zealand split points as rain plays spoilsport

In a rain-affected game in  Birmingham, Australia and New Zealand had to split points after the minimum overs could not be completed. The Kiwis looked to be in the driving seat, with the Aussies reeling at 53/3 while chasing a revised score of 246 in 33 overs when play was eventually called off.
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newscricketa month ago

Parthiv Patel: We were under pressure after Tiwary hit the four in final over

Parthiv Patel has acknowledged that his Mumbai Indians side were under pressure after Tiwary hit Mitchell Johnson for a boundary on the first ball off the last over. Despite the boundary though Johnson came back well to earn Mumbai a one-run win over Pune and Patel lauded his efforts.
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reportcricketa month ago

IPL 2017 | Bowlers lead Mumbai to record third IPL crown

Mumbai Indians' bowlers, particularly Jasprit Bumrah (2/26) and Mitchell Johnson (3/26), kept their nerves under immense pressure to defeat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run helping their team win a record third IPL title. Defending a total of 130, Mumbai secured the win in a nail-biting finish.
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Steve Smith’s produces dead accurate throw to run out Ambati Rayudu in IPL final

Steve Smith’s inspiring captaincy was one of the reasons for Pune’s spectacular performance this season and today, in the final against Mumbai, he came up with a fantastic throw to dismiss Ambati Rayudu. Standing at mid-off, Smith produced a brilliant throw to send Rayudu packing
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newscricketa month ago

Steve Smith: Playing in the IPL has been a lot of fun

Steve Smith has said that he has enjoyed his time in IPL 2017 having played good cricket this season. The Rising Pune Supergiant skipper is also confident of his side’s chances in tonight’s final against Mumbai Indians, given that Pune have beaten Mumbai in three previous encounters this season.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2017| Final Preview: Rising Pune Supergiant Vs. Mumbai Indians

Rising Pune Supergiant face off against Mumbai Indians in the final of IPL 2017 tonight in Hyderabad to decide who wins the tenth edition of the tournament. While Pune have beaten Mumbai in all three previous encounters this season, Mumbai will be looking to lift the title for the third time.
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