featurecricketa day ago

Ashes 2019 | Headingley Day 1 Talking Points - David Warner's Ashes warning and the Jofra Archer Juggernaut

Three days was all that separated the Lord's and the Headingley Tests, but it felt like both teams picked up the pieces exactly from where they left off as they traded blows with each other on an exhilarating Day 1. The English weather did try to steal the limelight, but it failed miserably.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 days ago

Ashes 2019 | England's Predicted XI for the third Test at Headingley

If the Lord's encounter is a sign of things to come, then you can bet that we're all in for a rollercoaster ride for the next three matches. England's selection calls in the second Test, namely Archer and Leach, paid huge dividends for them, but this time around, they're expected to go unchanged.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Winners and Losers from Lord's ft. Marcus Harris, English tail-enders and Technology

It almost feels like Edgbaston served as a clam before the storm that was Lord's, as the series has been blown wide open despite the match ending in a draw. Just like Jofra Archer's bouncers, you just cannot evade our winners and losers list, and we've compiled our own from the Lord's Test.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 days ago

Twitter reacts to Jofra Archer giving Australia massive scare at Lord's

Jofra Archer, who was made his Test debut for England at Lord's, was the highlight of the match as he floored Steve Smith in the first innings and remained intimidating throughout the game. Cricket fans on Twitter went mental and reacted on Jofra Archer's stunning display of bowling.
Soumil Khare
featurecricket5 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Lord's Day 5 Talking Points - Jofra Archer's abrasive arrows and Marnus Labuschagne's Steve Smith impression

A total of just 289 overs were bowled in the entirety of the match, but it turned out to be one for the ages as both teams brought out their A-game at the Home of Cricket. Travis Head and Marnus Labuchagne grinded out for a dramatic draw in the last hour to ensure Aussies retained their 1-0 lead.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 days ago

8 Things you missed | From Steve Smith laughing at Stuart Broad to Jofra Archer giving tough time to Jonny Bairstow

I am extremely sorry to inform you that you have missed 8 most important and entertaining incidents from day 4 as you were busy enjoying the battle between Steve Smith and Jofra Archer. But don't worry! You have us to keep you updated as we have compiled them in our daily section .
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newscricket7 days ago

Ashes 2019 | There will be days when Jofra Archer will blow teams away, says Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad has reckoned that Test debutant Jofra Archer has all the attributes to blow away entire batting lineups on his day. On a day which saw only 24.1 overs worth of cricket, it was Archer’s consistent, yet hostile, bowling that helped England sneak an inch on their longest-standing rivals.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket7 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Confident David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will bounce back, believes Steve Waugh

Australian team mentor Steve Waugh has said that he is optimistic that his out-of-form opening batsmen David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will bounce back soon. The duo has shared partnerships of 13, 2, and 11 in the series so far, with Warner falling thrice in a row to Stuart Broad.
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featurecricket7 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Lord's Day 3 Talking Points - Cameron Bancroft running out of time and no space for spin

The next time someone asks why The Ashes is considered so special, just redirect them to Day 3 of this Lord's Test. A total of just 24.1 overs were bowled on a rain-curtailed day, but it gave us more entertainment, action and points of discussion than a normal Test would do over a course of 5 days.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

VIDEO | Steve Smith entertains crowd and frustrates England with ridiculously animated "leaves"

Watching Steve Smith bat is always quite the spectacle, both for his batsmanship and his bizarre technique. A montage of his "leaves" by Sky Sports shows how the Australian has frustrated England even while playing dot balls, and why he is the most entertaining batsman going around in cricket.
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