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T20 World Cup 2021 | Our team also sees batting performance as a concern, says Kagiso Rabada

South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada has said that the team sees it’s batting performance against Australia as a concern. South Africa was restricted on 118/9 by Australia in their opening match on Saturday in Abu Dhabi as none of the batsmen could score a half-century and lost the game by five wickets.
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newscricket5 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | ‘Terrific’ India favourites to win T20 World Cup, states Steve Smith

Steve Smith marked India as favourites to win the T20 World Cup 2021, after Virat Kohli’s men registered a nine-wicket win over Australia in their second warm-up match on Wednesday. Smith, who stroked a 48-ball 57, was happy to have got a decent hit, after he had little game-time during IPL 2021.
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newscricket13 days ago

2021 summer was my favourite contest with Virat Kohli, states James Anderson

James Anderson has stated that the 2021 summer was his favourite contest with Indian captain Virat Kohli. The England pacer, who scalped 15 wickets during India's tour of England earlier this year, is now hopeful of carrying his good form to the Ashes series which begins on December 8.
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newscricket15 days ago

Australia haven't played any Test cricket after losing to second-string India, highlights Atherton ahead of Ashes 2021

Michael Atherton has said that England squad for the 2021-22 is not the strongest but Australia have their own share of problems. The former England captain highlighted that Tim Paine's side has not played Test cricket after losing to a second-string Indian side at home in January this year.
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newscricket20 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Australia have got the squad to win T20 World Cup, states Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has stated that Australia have got a squad that can win the T20 World Cup, which begins on October 17 in the UAE and Oman. The Australia captain stressed on the importance of the warm-up matches against India and New Zealand in lead up to their campaign which gets underway on October 23.
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newscricketa month ago

DC vs KKR | We were 10 runs short in the match, says Rishabh Pant after 3-wicket defeat vs Kolkata

After suffering a 3-wicket defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday in Sharjah, Delhi capitals captain Rishabh Pant stated that his team were 10 runs short in the match. He further added that the DC batsman failed to capitalise in the end, but the team have to learn from mistakes and move on.
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newscricketa month ago

KKR vs DC | Twitter reacts as Steve Smith goes flat on ground after being hit, gets dismissed next ball

During the match between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday, Steve Smith shuffled across while trying to execute a scoop shot, however, he edged the ball into his inner thigh, lying flat on the ground in pain for few seconds. Smith was later dismissed on the very next ball.
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newscricket2 months ago

Australia announce star-studded squad for T20 WC; Inglis earns maiden call-up

Cricket Australia announced their 15-man squad for the T20 WC, which is scheduled to start from October 17 in the UAE. All the stars who were missing from action against West Indies and Bangladesh have returned to the squad, which also features a shock call-up for uncapped gloveman Josh Inglis.
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featurecricket3 months ago

How different was Cricket the last time India toured Sri Lanka? Well, quite different

There was a time not too long ago that India toured Sri Lanka - and vice versa - so often that a bilateral series between the two sides made fans cry.
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newscricket4 months ago

Getting fit in time for Ashes is the ultimate goal, ready to skip WT20, states Steve Smith

Steve Smith has attested that his ultimate aim is to fully recover from his elbow injury in time for the Ashes, and has insisted that he will be willing to skip the World T20 if the need arises. Currently nursing an elbow injury, Smith revealed that he cannot bat more than 10-15 minutes per day.
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