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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Delivery to dismiss Ross Taylor was a dream ball for any fast bowler, says Mohammed Siraj

After bowling a brilliant delivery to dismiss New Zealand’s Ross Taylor on the second day in the Mumbai Test, Mohammed Siraj has stated that it was a dream ball for any fast bowler in the game. The speedster troubled the New Zealand top-order batsmen early in the innings and scalped three wickets.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Ashwin, Rahane deny Will Young an innings-saving review after timer runs out

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane denied Will Young an innings-saving review on Day 4 of the first India-New Zealand Test in Kanpur on Sunday. The batsman was given out lbw by the on-field umpire Virender Sharma, and decided to send it upstairs, before Rahane and Ashwin pointed at the timer.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Axar Patel bags fifth five-for in fourth Test to trigger New Zealand’s collapse

Axar Patel extended a glorious start to his Test career, registering a five-for against New Zealand in the first innings of the Kanpur Test on Saturday, which was his fifth in just his fourth Test. The visitors collapsed from 197/1 to 296 all-out, handing India a first-innings lead of 49.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Mayank Agarwal’s kneeling fielding stance at gully is not ideal, states VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that Mayank Agarwal’s kneeling fielding stance at gully position is not ideal as it restricts movements of the fielder. Agarwal was fielding at gully while kneeling with spinners Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel in operation on Day 2 and 3 of the Kanpur Test.
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newscricket2 months ago

Daryl Mitchell replaces Devon Conway in the New Zealand squad for Test series against India

Daryl Mitchell has replaced injured Devon Conway in the New Zealand squad for the two-match Test series against India, which is part of the World Test Championship. Conway injured his hand after getting stumped out against England in the T20 World Cup semi-final and is also missing out on the final.
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newscricket7 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Felt a lot better to get the runs and some rhythm going, admits Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor, who scored a well-made 80 in the ongoing Test, has admitted that it felt a lot better to get the runs and get some sort of rhythm going, leading into the WTC Final. The experienced batsman also praised fellow domestic teammate, Will Young for making an immediate impact at No.3.
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newscricket7 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Was good gaining experience at this level; disappointed to get out on 80, admits Devon Conway

Playing his second Test, Devon Conway narrowly missed out on another hundred, admitting that it was good gaining experience at the highest level of international cricket. Conway also insisted that his partnership with Will Young was awesome and stated that he was solid and compact in the innings.
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featurecricket8 months ago

Key sub-plots to look forward to from New Zealand’s intra-squad game at the Rose Bowl

New Zealand’s preparation for the England Tests and the WTC Final will be ramped up on Thursday as all Blackcaps currently in England will lock horns with each other in a 2-day intrasquad warm-up match at the Rose Bowl. We look at the sub-plots that could make this innocuous encounter interesting.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket8 months ago

No doubt Will Young will be in the mix for selection, states Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor stated that it is heartening to see plenty of Kiwis get the opportunity to play County Cricket and believes that Durham’s Will Young will be right in the mix for a place in the starting XI. Heading into the England tour, Young currently has scored two hundreds in his last three innings.
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featurecricket8 months ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 6

More than any other chant in the ground, ‘rain rain go away’ was the constant chirp as Somerset’s fixture against Surrey got rained off. However, elsewhere there was action, as some of the international stars flopped while the others breathed new life into their respective campaigns.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam