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newscricketa year ago

Tried reviewing first-ball wide in WC final super over, reveals Jofra Archer

English Pacer Jofra Archer has revealed that he tried to review first-ball wide in World Cup final super over as he felt the umpire erred in the call. Archer, who had only made his international debut a month prior to the World Cup, bowled the Three Lions to their first ever World Cup title.
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newscricketa year ago

AUS VS NZ | Depth in fast bowling unit makes New Zealand formidable, attests Matt Henry

Matt Henry, the New Zealand fast bowler, believes that the secret of New Zealand's success has been the depth of fast bowlers which has made them formidable in both white and red-ball format. The speedster also praised the heavily impressive Kyle Jameison after his success against India.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Yuzvendra Chahal emulating Dhoni Review System to save India a review

While MS Dhoni’s absence is felt by the team and fans quite often, the former captain has sure left a part of him behind. A hint of Dhoni’s mastermind, that has helped India several times, was seen in Yuzvendra Chahal’s insistence of not going for the DRS today, saving the team a valuable review.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC U19 World Cup | Afghanistan, New Zealand secure impressive wins

Afghanistan spinners spun a web around UAE as Shafiqullah Ghafari was too hot to handle for the UAE batman, helping Afghanistan winning by 160 runs and securing a place in the Super League. Elsewhere, New Zealand were able to clinch a last-over nail-biting thriller against Sri Lanka.
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newscricket4 years ago

Had we got good coaches then, we could’ve developed further, says Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra laments how fast bowlers during his time could have played much better and for long-term, had there been good coaches back then to help. The experienced man also shed the importance of allowing cricketers to take their family with them on tours, which BCCI has always been hesitant of.
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newscricket4 years ago

Colin Munro reveals how Brendon McCullum helped him get over poor start

Colin Munro has revealed that an encouraging conversation with former teammate Brendan McCullum helped him get his rhythm back in Kanpur, after poor starts in the first two ODIs. The hard-hitter also admitted that it was tough to blast away shots off Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
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newscricket4 years ago

We have two of world's best death-over bowlers in Bumrah and Bhuvaneshwar, claims Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma believes India have two of the world’s best death over bowlers in the side in the shape of Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who make challenging top sides easy for the team. The Indian vice-captain also revealed how he changed his batting after dry spells in Mumbai and Pune.
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newscricket4 years ago

WATCH | Hardik Pandya's nasty collision with Kane Williamson

New Zealand’s innings in the deciding ODI had a promising start with Kane Williamson looking settled at his end. India knew his wicket’s importance and it was reflected in a lightning-fast attempt by Hardik Pandya where both collided dangerously. Luckily, both remained unscathed after the incident.
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newscricket4 years ago

No pressure, it’s more excitement, says Tim Southee ahead of the decider

Tim Southee has asserted that New Zealand are more excited in training than under pressure ahead of the series defining ODI in Kanpur on Sunday. The pacer also voiced his pleasure about the cool weather that Kanpur had to offer after the tiring heat and humidity in Mumbai and Pune.
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newscricket4 years ago

Virat Kohli issues burn-out warning to BCCI owing to "hectic" schedule

Skipper Virat Kohli has finally addressed the issue of team India’s hectic playing schedule stating that the players need to be rotated occasionally to prevent burn out in the overseas tours. India have played a Test series, 15 ODIs and four T20Is in the last four months with hardly any break.
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