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newscricket9 months ago

ICC Test Rankings | Kohli regains second spot from Williamson; Rahane sneaks into Top 10

Kane Williamson, who missed the second Test versus Windies due to the birth of his child, has slipped below Virat Kohli to 3rd spot in the revised Test rankings released by the ICC on Tuesday. Tom Latham’s mean outing, meanwhile, saw Ajinkya Rahane sneak into the Top 10 of the batsman’s rankings.
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newscricket9 months ago

Not sure why umpires can’t travel and quarantine if players can do the same, asks Jason Holder

Jason Holder has stated that if the players can travel around and do the Quarantine, then the umpires from the visiting nation should do the same to keep the fairness alive. Holder has also asked that the bubble life has been tough on him and he is not sure when he will meet his family members.
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newscricket9 months ago

Very fortunate to play in the same team as three of New Zealand's greatest ever quicks, feels Kyle Jamieson

New Zealand’s star of the day, Kyle Jamieson was extremely modest after a stellar show and stated that he considers himself lucky for playing in the same era as three of NZ’s greatest ever quicks. The lanky pacer picked up five wickets in only his third ever Test match at the international level.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Changed my stance, technique and trigger movement to score runs in IPL, admits Andre Russell

Andre Russell has admitted that he had changed his stance, technique and put on a new trigger movement after nothing was going his way just to score runs in the IPL. He also added that ‘country’ comes before anything for him and reasoned ‘not being in the right headspace’ for denying national duty.
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newscricket9 months ago

ICC Test Rankings | Kane Williamson equals Kohli at second spot; Stokes regains top spot

In the wake of posting his highest individual score in Test cricket, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson (886 points) has equalled Virat Kohli at second spot in ICC’s latest rankings for batsmen. Meanwhile, Holder’s underwhelming showing has allowed Ben Stokes to regain top spot for all-rounders.
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newscricket10 months ago

Many players will miss the World T20 if attitude doesn’t improve, warns Kieron Pollard

Windies skipper Kieron Pollard ripped into his side for their disastrous showing in the New Zealand T20Is and warned his players that they will be axed unceremoniously should their attitude on the field not improve. Pollard stated that he does not wish to see the Windies become ‘a laughing stock’.
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newscricket10 months ago

NZ vs WI | Windies are ‘really bad’ when they’re bad, loathes Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard, on the back of his side’s series loss against the Kiwis, has rued the team’s tendency to implode uncontrollably and has admitted that what unfolded on Sunday was an aberration. After letting the Kiwis post 238, 166 was all WI could manage en route a series defeat.
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newscricket10 months ago

NZ vs WI | Our bowling was a bit erratic but it was an entertaining game, professes Kieron Pollard

Losing skipper Kieron Pollard stated that Windies bowling was erratic and if you are inconsistent it's difficult to win, however, he admitted that it was an entertaining game. Pollard made a brilliant fifty and kept Windies in the game and insisted that you train for such situations.
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newscricket10 months ago

NZ vs WI | Daryl Mitchell replaces injured Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner to lead the side in final T20I 

Colin de Grandhomme has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against West Indies as he has a bone bruising in his right foot and will be replaced by all-rounder Daryl Mitchell. Mitchell Santner will be leading the New Zealand team in the final T20I as Tim Southee has been rested. 
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newscricket10 months ago

I've got to work hard to get an opportunity in the Test side, insists Lockie Ferguson

Lockie Ferguson has insisted that he will have to work hard to get included in NZ’s Test side with Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner performing consistently and Kyle Jamieson establishing himself in the side. He added that such a strong bowling lineup puts pressure to perform at all levels.
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