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featurecricket8 days ago

IND vs AUS | Winners and losers ft. Glenn Maxwell, Virender Sharma and Kedar Jadhav

3 games was all we got, yet the cricketing gods were kind enough to provide us with some crazy hitting, masterful batting and exceptional bowling amidst a lot of anti-climax. Which means it’s post-mortem time, so here we are with our winners (not India) and losers (not Australia) from the series.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket13 days ago

Virat Kohli and India digging their own grave by trying to fix the unbroken

“If it ain't broke don't fix it. That's the trouble with government: Fixing things that aren't broken and not fixing things that are broken.” Thomas Lance’s words in 1977 created quite the stir back in the day, and now, those words look truer than ever - at least for the Indian Cricket Team.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket17 days ago

BBL 2019-20 | In a Jiffy- Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but Alex Ross does the work on the night

Sydney Thunder were dominant on the night against Hobart Hurricanes and they rightly arrested their triple loss in the tournament with a big win putting them third in the league just ahead of Brisbane Heat despite the futile attempt from George Bailey in the first innings.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket19 days ago

Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne and the hand of destiny

It was not long ago that there was a No.3 batsman from Queensland making heads turn with his performances. Back then, had someone said that Australia would have a #3 from Queensland ruling World Cricket, it wouldn’t have been hard to believe that the name they were talking about was Usman Khawaja.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket23 days ago

High time Australia's multiple missing puzzles get unearthed

Australia might look like the most dominant side at home but are they really? Thrashing Pakistan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka at home is not an accurate representation of this team. Be it the flunky opening pair, be it the fragile middle-order in Smith and Labuschagne's absence or be it one less Lyon.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | ‘Blinded’ Cameron White overcomes crazy Alex Carey dive to take stunning reflex catch

We’ve seen cricketers take blinders in the past, but today, Strikers’ Cameron White took the term to a whole new level. After an Alex Carey dive completely rendered him sightless, White, despite having no idea where the ball was, pulled off a ridiculous reflex catch to send Khawaja packing.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

AUS vs PAK | Preparation key to success, states Marnus Labuschagne

Ashes hero Marnus Labuschagne, who is looking to grab his opportunity with both hands, has stated that preparation is key for an athlete to succeed. Labuschagne, who had an incredible Ashes, also revealed that he will talk to both Khawaja and Burns to get an idea about the Pakistan bowlers.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

AUS vs PAK | With Burns comes the left-right combination, making bowler's job difficult, reckons Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting pointed out that Burns inclusion will help Warner flourish as the right hand-left hand combination will unsettle the bowlers. Cricket Australia has declared it's squad for the Test series against Pakistan which includes Joe Burns while Usman Khawaja and Marcus Harris missed out.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Usman Khawaja and Joe Burns are amongst top six batters in Australia, claims Wade Seccombe

With the Australian summer having already kicked off with T20s against Sri Lanka and Pakistan, both Usman Khawaja and Joe Burns are on a mission to break into the Test side. Following the duo's recent performances, Queensland coach Wade Seccombe adjudged them as one of the top 6 Australian batters.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Alex Carey to lead Australia A against Pakistan, spots in Test squad still open, says selectors

Australian selectors confirmed on Tuesday that spots are still up for grabs for the two-match Test series against Pakistan, with Alex Carey leading the ‘A’ side with a number of contenders. Joe Burns, Will Pucovksi, Nic Maddinson, and Carey himself are all pushing their case for Test selection.
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