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featurecricket5 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | Preview: India vs South Africa

Having bulldozed their way through England on Thursday, team India will take on a resilient South Africa side in the Super Sixes SRL on Friday. While India enter the contest having won three of their last five SRL games, the Proteas are in shaky form, having lost three of their last four encounters.
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featurecricket6 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | IND vs SA Evaluation Chart - Pretorius-Phehlukwayo and spinners take South Africa all the way

After having lost their first two games to England and Pakistan, South Africa bounced back in the Super Sixes competition by handing a five-wicket defeat to India. On the other hand, India lost their third game in a row with the middle-order failing to put up a strong show once again.  
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newscricketa year ago

WATCH | Tabraiz Shamsi pulls off magic trick celebration after getting rid of Wihab Lubbe

Left-arm spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has reset the benchmark for celebrating a wicket when he performed an actual magic trick after dismissing Wihab Lubbe in the ongoing Mzansi Super League (MSL). Despite his tricks, Shamsi’s Paarl Rocks failed to defend their total of 197 against Durban Heat.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | India top three gain spots in ICC T20 rankings for batsmen

India’s top three – Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and Virat Kohli – all gained spots in the ICC batsmen’s rankings for the T20 version of the game. While Rohit and Kohli climbed one spot each to eighth and 11th, Dhawan moved up three spots to 13th in the updates released on Wednesday.
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newscricketa year ago

Bowlers just there to spoil the party in a batsman’s format, Tabraiz Shamsi on T20

Tabraiz Shamsi has stated that he feels the game’s shortest format is one which is dominated by batsmen and hence they have an additional burden to keep the fans entertained with their stroke-making. He further talked about his stint at Royal Challengers Bangalore and succeeding Imran Tahir.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Asif Ali refuses to walk off as Tabraiz Shamsi left embarrassed after imitating Virat Kohli celebration

When Pakistan step onto the field, the spectators know they are in for something special. While they have often been at the wrong side of those moments, yesterday was a welcome break from the norm as it was Tabraiz Shamsi who left himself embarrassed after celebrating a dismissal on a no-ball.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Tabraiz Shamsi brings football's viral mask celebration into cricket

Footballers like Pierre Aubameyang and Paulo Dybala have made the mask celebration a rage in the sport so much so, that fans wait with bated breath for them to score and put it on. On Sunday, South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi imported it to cricket bringing out a mask from nowhere to celebrate a wicket.
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newscricket3 years ago

Twitter reacts as Tabraiz Shamsi drops sitters to help India win the T20 series

While Rohit Sharma went out for cheap and Virat Kohli didn't turn up, it was Tabraiz Shamsi who took away the cake after dropping catches of Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina, who helped India set up the target. A ruthless Twitterati left the wrist spinner no slack while trolling his buttery fingers.
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newscricket3 years ago

VIDEO | Sunil Gavaskar’s “curse” results in Suresh Raina’s wicket

Since the start of the limited-overs series, almost everything has gone Indian’s way - ALMOST. After messing up Virat Kohli’s stats during commentary and attempting a crass joke at Jaydev Unadkat, Sunil Gavaskar put the commentator’s curse on Suresh Raina, who got dismissed on the very next ball.
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reportcricket3 years ago

India vs South Africa | India win first T20I to take 1-0 lead

Virat Kohli’s side kept their dominance intact in the limited-overs format as India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first T20I in Johannesburg. After India posted a mammoth 204-run target batting first, South Africa’s top order collapse ensured that the side ultimately fell short while chasing.
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