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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG, 5th Test | Internet reacts to Jasprit Bumrah's 'magic ball' to dismiss Zak Crawley

Test cricket is one of the most unpredictable formats of the game as the game can turn on its head at any moment. Just when everyone thought England was cruising along, Jasprit Bumrah produced a magic ball to rattle Zak Crawley's stumps who had looked solid up until that moment in the game.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Zak Crawley must make most of his abilities before time runs out, reckons Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain is of the opinion that it is high time for Zak Crawley to make most of his abilities to cement his place in Test team after he was dismissed for 9 in the one-off Test against India. He further added that Crawley has been out of runs for a while and keeps getting out in the same way.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Zak Crawley’s judgment around the off-stump should be better, says Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook has said that Zak Crawley’s judgment should be better around off-stump as he is getting dismissed while trying to play drives on the deliveries outside off-stump repeatedly. Cook also added that it becomes a tricky situation when a batter’s scoring shot also becomes his weakness.
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newscricket5 months ago

WI vs ENG 2022 | West Indies docked two WTC points for slow over-rate

West Indies are playing a three-match Test series against England and the first match of the series in Antigua ended in a draw. However, West Indies are being penalised for slow over-rate in the match and they have also dropped below Bangladesh in World Test Championship standings as a result.
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newscricket7 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | England openers are way too inexperienced to counter quality Australian bowling attack, says Simon Katich

Former Australia cricketer Simon Katich believes that the England openers are way too inexperienced to tackle the quality Australian bowling attack. Katich further added that technically there are some issues with the England batsmen's concentration and letting balls go around the off stump.
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newscricket7 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | England make four changes in the squad for the Melbourne Test

England have made four changes to their squad after trailing behind by 2-0 in the series ahead of the Melbourne Test. Jonny Bairstow, Jack Leach, Zak Crawley and Mark Wood are included in place of Ollie Pope, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns and Chris Woakes aiming to bounce back in the series.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | England hurting after two defeats, everyone is up for the challenge, says Dawid Malan

England batsman Dawid Malan has said that the team is hurting after defeats in the first two Ashes Tests, and that everyone is up for the challenge for the third game in Melbourne, beginning December 26. Malan also admitted that the visitors haven’t been good enough across all facets of the game.
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newscricket10 months ago

Ashes 2021 | Being inexperienced might not be an excuse to not score runs, says Dan Lawrence

Dan Lawrence is of the opinion that the youngsters in England’s batting unit should score runs in the Ashes and being inexperienced might not be an excuse if they fail to do so. He further added that he would like to be more consistent and put all his efforts into being the best cricketer.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Rishabh ‘DRS’ Pant shocking Virat Kohli with a stunning review

Having just lost a review earlier in the over, Rishabh Pant and the entire Indian contingent went up in unison only for the umpire to turn down their strong appeal. However, Pant convinced the Indian skipper, Virat Kohli to go upstairs, in a move that finally paid off for India in the ongoing Test.
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featurecricketa year ago

England’s top three and an understated Hameed conundrum that surrounds it

When Zak Crawley scored that scintillating double century against Pakistan, it was widely expected that the Three Lions’ search for a No.3 was coming to an end. But with his turbulent performance in the recent past combined with the glorious return of Haseeb Hameed, England have a decision to make.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam