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AUS vs NZ | Series going to be exciting, no matter what people say, attests Trent Boult

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult lashed out at Michael Clarke on his comments about the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy as he expressed his excitement to face the Aussies after a top performance against India. Earlier, Clarke had said that it's unnecessary to stretch the home season after the WT20 World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

AUS vs NZ | Pace trio of Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry return for Australia ODIs

Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry all return to New Zealand's one day squad for the Chappell Hadlee Trophy series against Australia starting March 13 2020. The fast bowlers were excluded from the Kiwi squad as they were serving an injury and waiting to get fit and be back on the track.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings | Jasprit Bumrah surges back into top ten; Kohli 25 points behind top-ranked Smith

Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah made his way back into the Top ten bowlers in the ICC’s Test Rankings after being pushed out of the top ten following his terrible display in the first Test. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli’s second Test failure means that Steve Smith extends the gap between the two by 25 points.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Christchurch Day 3 Talking Points - India’s unpreparedness and Umesh Yadav’s betrayal

Christchurch had a Game of Thrones-esque end to the Test as after promising so much in the first two days, Day 3 ended up being boring and anti-climatic. After bundling out India within the first hour, 36 overs were all the hosts needed to hand India their first whitewash in Tests since 2011.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Nice to see Virat Kohli make errors, says Trent Boult

New Zealand’s Trent Boult said on Sunday that it was satisfying to force a world-class batsman like Virat Kohli to make errors after drying up his scoring options. Despite conceding a slender first-innings lead, the Kiwis took control of the second Test by reducing India to 90 for six at stumps.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | India can't be regarded as a great team until they win in NZ & England, says Michael Vaughan

Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that India must win in places like New Zealand and England to prove their dominance in the longest format of the game. India are in a dire situation at the Hagley Oval having been bowled out for just 242 with Kylie Jamieson claiming his maiden fifer.
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newscricket2 months ago

Legends and pundits react to India's first loss in World Test Championship

After a thumping T20I whitewash against New Zealand, India kept on disappointing every Indian fan with their shambolic performance in three-match ODI and first Test match. Cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to express their perception on Team India's drastic failure over Kiwis.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Bit more swing this week due to less windy conditions, reveals Kane Williamson

While wind was a much talked-about factor this week, Kane Williamson has stated that it was actually lesser in comparison but that didn't take away from the fact that there was more swing on offer. Williamson has also praised the lower order batsmen for adding valuable runs to boost the team total.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Daryl Mitchell’s ‘blinder’ to send Jasprit Bumrah packing

India’s bad day with the bat and New Zealand’s brilliant day on the field continued when the substitute fielder Daryl Mitchell pulled off a blinder in the second slip to dismiss Jasprit Bumrah. The Indian pacer turned around only to see Mitchell pull off the catch inches away from the ground.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Drying up boundaries helped in dismissing Virat Kohli, reveals Trent Boult

Trent Boult has explained that drying up boundaries helped the host side dismiss Indian captain Virat Kohli cheaply in the Wellington Test. Boult added that it was too early to determine what kind of total they would be comfortable chasing with India still having some resistance in their lineup.
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