newscricket1 month ago

PAK vs NZ | Twitter lauds Sarfaraz Ahmed for reminding Pakistan what they were missing with another lightning stumping

Selection of cricket teams in Asia would always remain a sensitive topic given the number of players vying for the same spot and the audience's interest in the game. One such contention in Pakistan was Sarfaraz Ahmed's abandonment from Tests and his comeback has proven the crowds right once again.
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newscricket1 month ago

Sikandar Raza one of four nominated by ICC for Sir Garfield Sobers Player of the Year Trophy 2022

The ICC has named Babar Azam, Tim Southee, Ben Stokes and Sikander Raza as their four nominees for the player of the year award for 2022 named the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy. The awarding of the honour depends on the performances throughout the year and the memorable displays they had.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kane Williamson quits New Zealand’s Test captaincy, Tim Southee takes over

New Zealand’s all-format captain Kane Williamson has decided to step down as his country’s red-ball chief, which he took over from Brendon McCullum in 2016. Tim Southee will now be the Kiwi skipper in the longest format, while Williamson will continue to lead the side in white-ball cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs IND | Twitter reacts as New Zealand’s unconvincingly successful DRS turns wide into Deepak Hooda’s wicket

With the Decision Review System in place, fielding sides often get justice even if on-field umpires make mistakes. However, it was unconventional when Kane Williamson opted for the DRS against Deepak Hooda despite watching the bowler and ‘keeper not appealing, only to see himself being proved right.
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newscricket2 months ago

Have not looked too far behind but cricket’s landscape is definitely changing to what it was two-three years ago, comments Tim Southee

Tim Southee has not ruled himself out of following in the footsteps of his partner-in-crime Trent Boult and stepping away from his New Zealand national contract in the future. Southee has also opined the landscape of cricket is ‘definitely changing’ compared to what it was a couple of years ago.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as New Zealand decimate Australia by 89 runs

New Zealand have started their World T20 campaign in style, beating tournament favourites Australia by 89 runs. Devon Conway drove New Zealand to victory with an unbeaten knock of 92 runs off 58 balls while Mitchell Santer weaved his magic with three wickets to help the Kiwis defend 201 runs.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to David Warner playing pinball on crease causing triple-deflection dismissal

When cricket amalgamates with a childhood love, it is a double delight for fans who get to enjoy great events on the pitch. On Saturday, David Warner’s bizarre dismissal involving a host of deflections brought back memories of the all-famous arcade game pinball leaving even the batsman laughing.
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newscricket4 months ago

BAN vs NZ | Twitter reacts to New Zealand emulating prime Pakistan as four fielders 'refuse' to take simple catch

New Zealand has been a side with high fielding standards over the years but their players also are known to falter sometimes. The Black Caps were involved in such a moment during a T20I against Bangladesh as they let the simple catch of Najmul Hossain Shanto drop due to basic miscommunication.
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newscricket8 months ago

WATCH | Joe Root plays ‘outrageous’ reverse-scoop off Tim Southee during England’s 2nd Test vs New Zealand

Oftentimes, commentators, as well as the fans, are in awe when they see their favourite stroke players bring in innovative shots on cricket fields. Such a moment happened on Monday during England's second Test versus New Zealand when Joe Root played a reverse-scoop off Tim Southee for six runs.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Coming back to Test cricket might help the form of Kane Williamson, says New Zealand coach Gary Stead

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has said that a change in format might help the form of Kane Williamson as he will return to red-ball cricket with the series against New Zealand. Williamson has managed to score just 216 runs from 13 matches at a poor average 19.64 while captaining Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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