newscricket12 days ago

Twitter reacts as Australia retain the Ashes for the first time since 2001

In yet another dramatic finish, Australia skittled out England in the very last hour of the Test to retain the Ashes for the first time since 2001. With the win, Tim Paine became the first Aussie captain since Steve Waugh in 2001 to retain the Ashes, and the Twitterati reacted on the same.
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newscricket13 days ago

Twitter reacts as Stuart Broad dismisses David Warner for the sixth time in Ashes 2019

David Warner seems to have found himself trapped in an endless time-loop getting dismissed at the hands of Stuart Broad, as the left-hander was dismissed by the Englishman for the 6th time this series. This was also Warner's 3rd straight duck, and Twitterati mocked Warner and reacted on the same.
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newscricket15 days ago

7 Things You Missed | From Manchester's "Cuttack" impression to Steve Smith getting a standing ovation

Hello everyone! Hold on, we are back again with 7 things that you might have missed from today's Ashes match. In fact, after going through this, you might be wondering how you missed them in the first place! So just sit back and enjoy these 7 special moments from Day 2 of the Old Trafford Test!
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as Lord Ben Stokes leads England to miraculous win over Australia to keep the Ashes alive

It's Ben Stokes' world and we are just living in it. England leveled the series 1-1 after Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten ton of 135, after starting the day on two runs, helping England chase down 359 at Headingley. Cricket fans on Twitter went berserk after witnessing Ben Stokes' masterclass.
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newscricketa month ago

Good pitches will ensure that cricket does not get boring, asserts Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is optimistic that an increase in the quality of pitches in Test matches will ensure that the spirit of cricket remains intact. Talking about the Ashes, the master blaster said that the Jofra Archer - Steven Smith battle added more excitement to the ongoing series.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings | Steve Smith moves up to second spot to close in on Virat Kohli

Steve Smith has managed to make his way past New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and is now the second-ranked batsmen in Tests, just nine points behind leader Virat Kohli. Many other Englishmen and Australians made big strides forward in the rankings owing to their performances in the ongoing Ashes.
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newscricketa month ago

Steven Smith has let his bat do the talking for him, reckons Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath believes that the suspension from cricket that Steven Smith faced had him wanting to prove his mettle to the world and his absence from the game only made him more eager to perform. He termed the twin centuries as ‘special’ and lauded him for emerging from the situation victoriously.
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newscricketa month ago

Always fantastic to be involved in a partnership with Steve Smith, says Travis Head

Travis Head has described his experience of batting along with Steven Smith as delightful claiming that he takes the focus away from other batter and tires out the opposition making his partner’s job easier. He went on to laud the team’s efforts and recounted his experience of playing in the Ashes.
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newscricketa month ago

James Anderson wasn't fit enough to play in the first Ashes Test, claims Darren Gough

Darren Gough blames England's James Anderson's inclusion in the first Ashes Test match as the reason behind the home team's recent loss at Edgbaston. Joe Root & Co. suffered an embarrassing 251-run loss against a Steven Smith inspired Australian team in the Ashes series opener on Monday.
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newscricket2 months ago

“Never seen anything like his batting” - Steve Waugh heaps praise on Steve Smith

During Australia's 2nd innings, former Australian captain Steve Waugh declared he had "never seen anything like" the batting performance that was produced by Steve Smith. The Test Cricket giant scored twin hundreds and materialised an incredible comeback in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
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