newscricket14 days ago

Need to play 'Australian brand of cricket', says David Warner

Australia's stand-in-skipper David Warner has asked his side to play the Australian Brand of Cricket to successfully counter India's attack. The Aussies have been under huge criticisms for their poor display in the ongoing tour, where they have lost the ODI series and are trailing 1-0 in the T20Is.
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newscricket17 days ago

India vs Australia | Steve Smith out of T20I series with a shoulder problem

Steve Smith has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against India due to a shoulder injury, Australian team doctor Richard Saw confirmed today. The Aussie captain will return to Australia to recover and get ready for the Sheffield Shield season and the Ashes that starts on November 23.
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newscricket18 days ago

Kasprowicz feels the Aussies will Perform Better in T20Is

Former Australia bowler Michael Kasprowicz believes that the Australia's middle-order will have a better series against India in the shorter format, owing to their IPL experience. Praising the high-flying India side, Kasprowicz also stated that india will face a similar challenge on foreign soils.
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newscricket18 days ago

India vs Australia | India forced to call off practice due to rain in Ranchi

The Indian cricket team forced to cancel their first practice session on October 5 due to heavy rain ahead of the opening match of the T20I series against Australia on Saturday. On the other hand, the visitors manage to complete their practice session before rain made its presence.
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newscricket20 days ago

Australians didn’t sledge because they’re worried about next year’s IPL auction, says Virender Sehwag

Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag has stated that Australian players refrained from sledging against India because they were wary of their position ahead of next year’s IPL auction. The batsman also claimed that the Aussies are under pressure as they don’t have the quality players, like before.
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newscricket21 days ago

Australia coach David Saker feels the side was scared to take on Kohli & Co

Australia stand-in head coach David Saker believes that the string of away losses have taken a toll on the team’s confidence as they looked scared at times while taking on India. However, he also stated that the problem is repairable and the new T20 side can instill confidence back in the team.
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newscricket22 days ago

Steve Smith reasons Virat Kohli's brilliant field set for their lack of runs on board

Steve Smith has conceded that Virat Kohli’s field setting didn’t allow Australia to open their arms in the fifth and final ODI in Nagpur that resulted in a mediocre first innings total of 242/9. Smith has also blamed the team's lack of adaptability as the reason for their 4-1 drubbing in India.
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newscricket25 days ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli "brain-fade" that sent Rohit Sharma packing

Australia finally ended their losing streak in Bangalore by winning the 4th ODI by 21 runs thanks to some precise death bowling by their pacers. However, the Twitterati were more interested in Virat Kohli’s brain fade that resulted in Rohit Sharma dismissed and Dhoni's "failure to finish" the match.
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newscricket25 days ago

WATCH: Rohit Sharma suffers the wrath of Virat Kohli brain-fade

Despite being one of the fastest and agile cricketers around, Virat Kohli has shown poor communication skills with his batting partners in the last few years. This was on show in Bengaluru yet again as Kohli’s miscommunication on the field resulted in Peter Handscomb running Rohit Sharma out.
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newscricketa month ago

Harbhajan Singh predicts an Australian whitewash in India

Harbhajan Singh has predicted that India can inflict a first-ever ODI whitewash on Australia in the ongoing limited over series where the hosts have already taken an unassailable 3-0 lead. He also compared Australia's performance to that of Sri Lankan, who lost 9 straight games to India last month.
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