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newscricket9 months ago

South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka postponed amidst coronavirus outbreak

Cricket South Africa (CSA) have confirmed that the country’s tour of Sri Lanka, that was set to take place in June, comprising of three ODIs and three T20Is, has now been postponed amidst the coronavirus outbreak. The boards are, however, planning to reschedule the tour as soon as normalcy resumes.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Kagiso Rabada plays with Lasith Embuldeniya’s ego to dismiss him with fist bump

The great West Indian teams of the yore had fast bowlers who had put fears of God in the minds of batsmen thanks to their intimidating gestures. Kagiso Rabada could well have been perceived as one of them when he dismissed him by playing with Lasith Embuldeniya’s ego with a smiling fist bump.
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newscricket3 years ago

Faf du Plessis all in for removing toss procedure in Test cricket

Faf du Plessis has thrown his weight behind the talks of doing away with the toss in Test cricket. According to him, the visiting team should be allowed to decide if they want to take up bowling or batting first rather than depending on the toss, which will make the game more balanced.
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newscricket3 years ago

IPL 2018 | SLC wants Lasith Malinga to play domestic matches instead of ‘wasting time’ in IPL

Sri Lanka Cricket selectors are, reportedly, not happy with Lasith Malinga and want him to play the upcoming domestic matches, instead of warming the bench and being a bowling mentor for Mumbai. The 34-year was unsold in the auctions this year and has picked up the role of bowling mentor for MI.
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newscricket4 years ago

Angelo Mathews set to miss Bangladesh T20Is and IPL start

Angelo Mathews is almost certain to miss the T2OIs against Bangladesh and the start of IPL 2017 after suffering from a calf strain while recovering from the hamstring injury that he suffered during the T20I series against South Africa. He joins a lengthy list of stars who are set to miss IPL-10.
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newscricket4 years ago

Injured AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa Test captain

Star batsman AB de Villiers has stepped down as South Africa Test captain, making way for Faf du Plessis to take over the role on a permanent basis, after he was ruled out for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka as he is yet to fully recover from the elbow injury.
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