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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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newscricket10 months ago

South Africa’s ODI series against England indefinitely postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Following a successful T20I series, where England thrashed South Africa, the ODI series has met with a fatal end as COVID-19 cases have pushed the cricketing boards to postpone the three-match series. The two boards will later decide a date for the series to be rescheduled in South Africa.
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newscricket10 months ago

SA vs ENG | First ODI cancelled yet again as hotel staff tests COVID positive

After a delay in the start of the first ODI between South Africa and England, it was cancelled yet again like was the case on Friday after a South Africa player had tested Covid positive. Today, after hotel staff tested positive for COVID-19, English players and staff had to undergo tests again.
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newscricket10 months ago

SA vs ENG | There’s a nice balance going on with instinctive Eoin Morgan and live analysis, claims Jos Buttler 

Jos Buttler has claimed that there is a nice balance going on in the team when it comes to decision making with ‘instinctive’ captain Eoin Morgan and the live analysis provided to him by the team’s performance analyst Nathan Leamon. He added that the team must be careful while using the information.
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newscricket10 months ago

SA vs ENG | Wicket played really well and that was to my advantage, states Dawid Malan

Dawid Malan, who scored adjudged Man of the Match for his match-winning 99, stated that the wicket played really well and that helped him gain momentum against South African bowlers. He added that Jos Buttler didn’t start off well but the left-hander’s momentum helped the flow of the partnership. 
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newscricket10 months ago

SA vs ENG | Feel I have taken my game to another level after IPL stint with CSK, reckons Sam Curran

After his 3/28 in the first T20I, Sam Curran has reckoned that he has taken his game to another level after his IPL stint with Chennai Super Kings in 2020. He also added that it is a great responsibility to take the new ball for England and was glad about his performance in the first six overs.
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newscricket10 months ago

ENG vs SA | South Africa player tests positive for Covid-19

An undisclosed player and two other ‘close contacts based on the risk assessment undertaken by the medical team’ have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of South Africa’s home series against England. The CSA release clarified that all three of them are asymptomatic and have been kept in isolation.
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newscricket10 months ago

SA vs ENG | Quinton de Kock is one of my favourite players in the world at the moment, expresses Jos Buttler

Ahead of the South Africa tour, Jos Buttler has expressed that Quinton de Kock is his favourite player in the world and he enjoys how the wicket-keeper views the game. He added that winning the series is their ultimate aim but they also want to work towards building the team for the World Cup. 
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newscricket10 months ago

England-South Africa series under doubt as CSA Leader advises caution

CSA members, in the council meeting on Friday, will take a final call on the already-confirmed series between England and South Africa, creating uncertainty with days to go. As per the itinerary, England are due to arrive on Monday and will take on the hosts in six white-ball internationals.
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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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