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T20 World Cup 2021 | David Warner is the type of guy who rises to the big occasion, states Shane Warne

Shane Warne has backed David Warner to excel for Australia at the T20 World Cup 2021, depite his poor run of form in recent times. Warne labelled the left-handed opener as a class act and someone who rises to the big occasion, which makes him one of the major players at the tournament.
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newscricket3 hours ago

T20 World Cup | Don’t think it matters to Virat Kohli whether he lifts trophy as a captain or player, says Uthappa

Robin Uthappa is of the opinion that it doesn’t matter to current India Captain Virat Kohli whether he wins the World Cup as a captain or as a player. Uthappa further added that Virat Kohli has matured a lot as a captain and has been exceptional over the years, especially in Test cricket.
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newscricket6 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Four net bowlers back home for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

Four net bowlers - Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed, Krishnappa Gowtham, and Venkatesh Iyer were sent back to India for the upcoming edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. Further, Hardik Pandya’s bowling fitness still remains an uncertainty as he didn’t even roll his arm once in the net sessions.
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T20 World Cup 2021 | Australia’s spin-attack stacks up well against any other team, believes Adam Zampa

Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa believes that their spin attack is as good as any other team at the T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman. Australia have included three spinners in their 15-member squad in Zampa, Ashton Agar and Mitchell Swepson, to go with part-time off-breaks of Glenn Maxwell.
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newscricket2 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | David Warner was harshly dealt in IPL but he thrives on big stage, reckons Brett Lee

Ahead of Australia’s opening fixture against South Africa on October 23 in Abu Dhabi, Brett Lee has stated that David Warner was dealt harshly in the IPL, and that may have knocked off his confidence. He further added that Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazelwood’s form will be crucial for Australia.
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newscricket2 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Fast bowlers need different varieties to excel on UAE pitches, says Pat Cummins

Ahead of Australia’s opening fixture against South Africa on October 23 in Abu Dhabi, Pat Cummins has stated that the fast bowlers need to adopt different varieties to reap success on slow UAE pitches. He further added that the match results in UAE will differ according to the timings of the game.
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newscricket2 days ago

Ashes 2021-22 | ‘I'm expecting him to come’ – Nathan Lyon on Ben Stokes’ possible arrival for the Ashes

Nathan Lyon expects England all-rounder Ben Stokes to feature in the Ashes 2021-22, which gets underway on December 8 in Brisbane. Stokes has been out of action since July due to a finger-injury and mental-health reasons, and wasn’t named in England’s 17-member squad for the tour.
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newscricket2 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | ‘Terrific’ India favourites to win T20 World Cup, states Steve Smith

Steve Smith marked India as favourites to win the T20 World Cup 2021, after Virat Kohli’s men registered a nine-wicket win over Australia in their second warm-up match on Wednesday. Smith, who stroked a 48-ball 57, was happy to have got a decent hit, after he had little game-time during IPL 2021.
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newscricket2 days ago

‘Resilient’ Will Pucovski keen to continue on, positive about Ashes return, affirms Chris Rogers

Victoria coach Chris Rogers has backed Will Pucovski to be ready to feature at the Ashes 2021/22, despite suffering a concussion last week. The 23-year-old was forced to consult his concussion specialist, after suffering a head knock during a throwdowns session during training in Victoria.
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newscricket3 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | For me England not India are favourites to win the trophy, says Michael Vaughan

Micheal Vaughan has said that England are the favourites to win the showpiece event in the United Arab Emirates and Oman in a conversation with BBC Test Match Special. Vaughan added that he doesn’t understand why India has been tagged as favourites as they have been way-off over the years.
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