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newscricket20 days ago

Bushfire Bash raises nearly 8 million in successful charity match

The legends turned it on, fans came in droves, and the Bushfire Cricket Bash in Melbourne was a grand success, raising more than $7.7m for the communities devastated by the bushfires. In the end, it was the Ricky Ponting XI that triumphed over the Adam Gilchrist XI, by a solitary run.
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newscricket20 days ago

Twitter reacts to Bushfire Bash's final ball drama to register a win for Ponting XI

Drama and confusion ensued in Melbourne as the Ponting XI were declared winners of the Bushfire relief match by one-run margin, despite the Gilchrist XI running four off the last ball when they needed five. The Ponting XI had posted 104 for five from their 10 overs after losing the toss.
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newscricket23 days ago

IND vs NZ | Need to give Shivam Dube more time to perform, feels Yuvraj Singh

According to Yuvraj Singh, Dube needs time to churn out performances after failing miserably during the T20I's against New Zealand. The southpaw also admitted that Hardik Pandya's comeback doesn't guarantee success as it will be difficult for him to bowl fast after coming back from a back injury.
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newscricket23 days ago

Bushfire charity match rescheduled to ensure best conditions for BBL final

Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that the Bushfire Cricket Bash has been rescheduled to be played on Sunday at Melbourne's Junction Oval to ensure the best conditions for Saturday’s BBL 09 Final. The charity match will be held right after the Australia v England CommBank Tri-Series clash. 
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Shivam Dube conceding 34 runs in an over to 'almost' equal Stuart Broad

Shivam Dube, today, conceded 34 runs in one over to register the most expensive over by an Indian bowler and second most expensive in T20I cricket after Stuart Broad. Fans on Twitter reacted on the same and expressed their anger and displeasure on Dube conceding 34 runs in the only over he bowled.
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newscricketa month ago

Yuvraj Singh to participate in Bushfire Cricket Bash

Cricket Australia have confirmed that Yuvraj Singh, who also participated in the Abu Dhabi T10 league, will feature in the Bushfire Cricket Bash that will be played on February 8. Earlier, it was also unveiled that Sachin Tendulkar would be coaching one of the two teams in the relief match.
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newscricket2 months ago

Leo Carter becomes seventh batsman to smash six sixes in an over

Canterbury left-hander Leo Carter, on Sunday, became just the seventh cricketer and first New Zealander in history to smash six sixes in a single over. In his side's Super Smash match against Northern Knights, Carter smacked left-armer Anton Devcich for six sixes in a single over to script history.
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newscricket2 months ago

Five Indians in Robin Uthappa’s ODI team of the decade

Robin Uthappa, like other former and current cricketers, has named his ODI team of the decade, that surprisingly has no David Warner in it. He has given the captaincy responsibility to MS Dhoni for his team with four other Indians - Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan - in it.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL auction 2020 | How well do you know most expensive IPL buys in this decade

That time of the year again as we are here to drop everything and get back to do that favourite thing of ours. Oh no, not asking our grandfather to give our Christmas gift. We are too old for that, don’t we? But the IPL teams, well, they do - they make us dance or pull our hair up after auction day.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Recipe for a disaster buy in Indian Premier League ft. Tymal Mills, Jaydev Unadkat, Andrew Fintoff

The Auction table is perhaps not the best place where Delhi Daredevils did their business, selling some of the most iconic players including AB de Villiers, David Warner amongst the others. Bangalore, on the other hand, trusted Tymal Mills for 12 crores leaving fans to ask ‘Yake?’
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