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featurecricket5 days ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who RR should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Steven Smith, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, there's no dearth of superstars in Rajasthan Royals but it only shows how a poorly-balanced side never quite takes the cake. 2020 IPL was again a season for RR where the same cycle of under performance repeated for nth time.
Harshit Anand
newscricket8 days ago

IND vs AUS | Tougher for India as they are in different country and away from family, feels Tim Paine

Australian skipper Tim Paine isn't oblivious of the fact that bio-bubble and quarantining has been more tough on the Indian team as they are in different country, away from their families. He also stated that Steven Smith, who copped criticism for scuffing up Pant’s guard, feeds off negativity.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs AUS | Decided to be more positive facing Ashwin; it was a concerted effort, reveals Steve Smith

Following his ton on Day 2, Steve Smith has revealed that it was a conscious decision on his behalf to be more positive facing Ravichandran Ashwin in the Sydney Test. While appreciating his own knock, Smith admitted that he had to scrap pretty hard for his runs in the ongoing third Test.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs AUS | Smith run-out has to be one of my best ever, cherishes Ravindra Jadeja 

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been on a roll in the ongoing Test series against Australia and he stated that the run-out of Steven Smith by him today was one of his best ever. He also revealed that batting up the order helps him to get the best out of himself as he bats with main batsmen.
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newscricket19 days ago

Brad Hogg names his Test XI of the decade, prefers Williamson over Kohli as a captain

Former Aussie spinner Brad Hogg named his Test XI of the decade and he picked Kiwi superstar Kane Williamson as the skipper of the team ahead of Virat Kohli. He also decided to leave out ace off-spinners of the world Nathan Lyon and R Ashwin in favour of Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah.
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newscricket20 days ago

IND vs AUS | Smith still averages 60, he's allowed to have a bit of slump, feels David Warner

Explosive Australian opener David Warner has strongly come out in support of Steve Smith, stating that he still averages 60 and can have a slump like anyone else. The Aussie no.4 has been undone by Indian bowlers and has had a highest score of 8 after four innings in the ongoing Test series.
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newscricket23 days ago

IND v AUS | Australia need Warner back; Smith and Labuschange have to fire, opines Ricky Ponting 

Australian batting has been laid bare by an Indian bowling attack sans Shami and Ishant, which has made Ricky Ponting opine that they need Warner back while Smith-Marnus need to find their best form. He also asked the batsmen to show more intent as they can't be scared to get out.
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newscricket25 days ago

Virat Kohli and Steven Smith win ICC ODI and Test Player of the Decade Awards

Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who's the no.1 ODI batsman in world cricket, won the ICC Men's ODI cricketer of the decade award while Steven Smith won the Test Player of the decade honour. Afghanistan's sensation Rashid Khan also made his country proud as he won the T20I player of the decade award.
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featurecricketa month ago

The Gameplan | How India can bounce back in the Boxing Day Test and remain alive in the series 

Three Tests in 2020 and India have lost all of them, two in New Zealand and one in Australia - in the most dreadful manner possible. Even if India are missing a few of their stars and have an uphill task for the second Test, MCG is a venue which will suit India to fight back in the series. 
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

IND vs AUS - Adelaide Day 2 Talking Points - Ashwin's spin masterclass, Paine's brilliance and India's horrendous tail

In a day dominated by R Ashwin's spin masterclass, Bumrah's early strikes, India showcased that the 2018/19 tour might not be an outlier and they are capable to deal with Smith-Marnus. It also was a day which reinforced India's tail woes and that Paine ain't as bad as people make him to be.
Harshit Anand