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newscricket7 months ago

BCCI and ECB have been supportive of tours unlike Cricket Australia, reckons Graeme Smith

CSA’s Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith has reckoned that India and England’s cricketing boards have been supportive of future tours with South Africa unlike Australia, which didn’t accept any terms. He also added that complaint against CA with the ICC is a message clear and loud.
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newscricket8 months ago

Team disappointment is a wake-up call which I can't ignore, claims Justin Langer

Justin Langer has stated that if the team is disappointed in him for his coaching style, he will have to look for correction, adding that the call can't be ignored at all. Langer has further asserted that he loves the criticism that comes as a part of being the Australian head coach.
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newscricketa year ago

Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan to follow suit of England to tour South Africa

With England set to tour South Africa, with the series starting on November 27, Cricket South Africa announced a bumper home season with Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan touring. All matches will take place in a bio-secure bubble and will be closed to the public for the entirety of it.
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newscricketa year ago

Steve Smith eligible to captain Australia after leadership ban comes to an end

Steve Smith, who was handed a two-year leadership ban by Cricket Australia in 2018 for his role in the Newlands ball-tampering scandal, is eligible to lead Australia now after his ban ended on Sunday, March 29. Australia suffered a 322-run defeat in Smith’s last match as the skipper.
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newscricketa year ago

Cape Town ball-tampering incident can be seen as an aberration, admits Michael Holding

Michael Holding, who was part of the commentary team for Cape-Town test when the infamous ball-tampering incident happened admitted that it could be seen as an aberration. He also was not entirely convinced from what he saw whether David Warner and Steve Smith learnt anything from the experience.
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newscricket2 years ago

Australia's top four have disappointed massively, admits David Warner

David Warner has admitted that he was disappointed with the team's top-order in the ODI series against South Africa after getting a 3-0 beating away from home. Since their 10-wicket drubbing of India in Mumbai, the men in yellow have lost five ODIs on the bounce, two from India and three in SA.
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newscricket2 years ago

SA vs AUS | David Warner and Steve Smith's role massive in Australia's T20I side, reveals Aaron finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch has hailed the importance of David Warner and Steven Smith to Australia's T20I side. The pair starred in a dominant batting performance in the third and deciding game of the South Africa series in their first game at Newlands since the ball-tampering scandal of 2018.
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newscricket2 years ago

SA vs AUS | Faf du Plessis rested for ODIs against Australia, confirms Mark Boucher

South African head coach Mark Boucher confirmed that former skipper Faf du Plessis will be rested for the upcoming ODI series against Australia later this month. However, he confirmed that du Plessis would be part of the plans for the national team’s ODI future, with de Kock taking over the reins.
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newscricket2 years ago

SA vs AUS | Jhye Richardson will stay back to add depth to ODI attack, confirms Trevor Hohns

Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that seam bowler Jhye Richardson will stay back in South Africa with the ODI squad for the three-match series to add depth to their fast bowling unit. Richardson is yet to play international cricket since his shoulder injury after the Pakistan series last March.
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newscricket2 years ago

SA vs AUS | Swapping Wade and Carey's positions was an approach to remain flexible, reveals Andrew McDonald

Australia's assistant coach Andrew McDonald has revealed that swapping positions of Alex Carey and Matthew Wade was an approach to remain flexible in the middle overs before the T20 World Cup. The move did not pay off, however, as the duo managed to add just 15 runs between them.
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