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newscricket13 days ago

India to train within smaller bubbles during Quarantine period in Adelaide, reveals Michael Cusack

South Australia deputy chief public health officer Michael Cusack has revealed that the Indian team will be allowed to train within smaller bubbles during the Quarantine in Adelaide come December. Brisbane might play host to the white-ball leg of the tour, which comprises 3 T20Is and 3 ODIs.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs AUS | Unfair to say India won because of Warner and Smith’s absence, feels Mohammad Shami

Indian pacer Mohammad Shami feels that it’s not fair to put an asterisk on India’s win over Australia in 2018/19 just because the hosts were without their two biggest stars, Steve Smith and David Warner. With the duo set to return for this year’s series, Shami emphasized on the need to plan.
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newscricket15 days ago

AUS vs IND | Everything should be done to keep Boxing Day Test at MCG, asserts Shane Warne

Despite the second wave of the Coronavirus hitting Melbourne, Shane Warne has stated that authorities should try and do everything to keep the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. There are speculations that Adelaide may host the iconic match due to COVID-19 restrictions.
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newscricket16 days ago

Reports | BCCI, CA, ECB threaten to find ‘other solutions’ if ICC fails to find consensus on Chairman issue

There has been a loggerhead of sorts between the ICC and The Big Three following the ICC’s delay in an announcement about the Chairman selection procedure that has been pending for over three months now. So much so that the Big Three threaten to find ‘other solutions’ if ICC fails to find consensus.
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newscricket17 days ago

West Premier opposes Perth hub as Adelaide to be India’s landing hub in Australia

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan is not in favour of Australian and Indian players to land in Perth on their way back from England and Dubai, which means Adelaide might become the landing hub. The decision has also thrown a spanner in the works for the one-off Afghanistan Test.
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newscricket18 days ago

Reports | BCCI mulling naming a 23-25 man squad for Australia tour

The BCCI are reportedly looking at the prospect of sending a large Indian squad for the tour of Australia in December, with the selectors said to be mulling sending close to 25 members as a part of the touring party. It is believed that multiple members might reach Australia by the end of October.
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newscricket19 days ago

Cricket Australia increase bio-security budget to $30m to save Seven deal

Cricket Australia have increased their biosecurity budget to $30m for the India series along with Big Bash League as the body try to protect its broadcast rights with Seven. Recently, there has been a breakdown in the relation between two parties and Seven threatened to walk away from the deal.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Virat Kohli to tour Australia despite expected birth of first child

A BCCI official has revealed that Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who announced on Thursday that he is all set to become a father, is likely to tour Australia for the four-Test series despite the expected birth of his first child. India are scheduled to tour Australia for four Tests, starting December.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli has shown more faith in pacers while Dhoni trusted his spinner, compares Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar has compared and contrasted Virat Kohli’s leadership style with MS Dhoni, revealing that Kohli has shown more faith in pacers whilst Dhoni has trusted his spinners. In terms of results, Agarkar believes that India’s relative success in overseas conditions is a result of the pace unit.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli only batsman who can break Sachin Tendulkar’s 100 hundreds record, believes Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has reckoned that Virat Kohli is the only batsman who can break the record of 100 hundreds set by Sachin Tendulkar. The former pacer has further stated that Kohli might not be talking about it but he is the only batsman that has the ability and fitness required to achieve this record.
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