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Finch – fastest to 10 ODI hundreds for Australia
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Finch – fastest to 10 ODI hundreds for Australia

January 19th, 2018 | by admin
83- Number of innings taken by Aaron Finch to score 10 centuries in ODIs – the least among Australia batsmen. He’s the sixth Australia batsman to score 10 or more hundreds and the fastest among them. He edged past David Warner who had reached the milestone in his... Read more
‘Feel like I am in the best form of my life’ – de Villiers
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‘Feel like I am in the best form of my life’ – de Villiers

January 19th, 2018 | by admin
South Africa coach Ottis Gibson was asked in the lead-up to the series if the Indian pace attack had enough in it to make them reconsider the usual policy of batting first in Cape Town. This was, after all, not the usual Cape Town pitch; it... Read more
India must answer the tough questions, at least in the dressing room
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India must answer the tough questions, at least in the dressing room

January 19th, 2018 | by admin
By now we should have trained ourselves to taking Virat Kohli‘s press conferences with generous dollops of salt. His charges against Steven Smith of systemic manipulation of DRS presently lie in some ICC dustbin. His denials of a breakdown in relationship with Anil Kumble... Read more
NZ rotate Boult out, Wheeler gets T20 call-up
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NZ rotate Boult out, Wheeler gets T20 call-up

January 17th, 2018 | by admin
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult has been rested from the final ODI against Pakistan on Friday as well as the first T20I that follows next week. To ensure the team has left-arm cover, the selectors have brought in Ben Wheeler, who last played international cricket in... Read more
Fakhar the hero, Rohit the repeater
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Fakhar the hero, Rohit the repeater

January 17th, 2018 | by admin
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India quicks follow Kumble’s lines
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India quicks follow Kumble’s lines

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
They came to England and were quite surprised by the lack of swing and seam. But to their credit, they have adjusted well enough to be in the semi-finals Last Saturday afternoon, the day before the South Africa match, India coach Anil Kumble placed three... Read more
Kohli reclaims top spot; Hazlewood tops ODI bowling rankings
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Kohli reclaims top spot; Hazlewood tops ODI bowling rankings

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
India captain Virat Kohli surpassed AB de Villiers and David Warner to reclaim the top spot in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen. Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, meanwhile, topped the ODI bowlers’ rankings for the first time in his career. South Africa quick Kagiso... Read more
De Villiers to lead South Africa in England T20s
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De Villiers to lead South Africa in England T20s

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
Even as questions over his captaincy continue to pop up, AB de Villiers will lead South Africa’s T20 squad in three matches against England in the absence of Faf du Plessis, who will return home for the birth of his first child. De Villiers will... Read more
Onus on WI batsmen with series on the line
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Onus on WI batsmen with series on the line

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts June 14, 2017 Start time 1430 local (1830 GMT) Big Picture If there ever was a time to rally round the West Indies, it is now. They are ranked No. 9 – one spot below the bar for direct entry into the 2019... Read more
Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals
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Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan 237 for 7 (Sarfraz 61*, Zaman 50, Pradeep 3-60) beat Sri Lanka 236 (Dickwella 73, Junaid 3-40, Hasan 3-43, Amir 2-53) by three wickets The Champions Trophy might have been damp and lifeless on the English shores this year, but it was on a... Read more
‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz
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‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan have little more than 36 hours before taking the field again in Cardiff for their Champions Trophy semi-final against England, but will find time to address concerns about their middle order despite the joy of overcoming Sri Lanka to progress to the knockout stage.... Read more
Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour
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Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
The BCCI is likely to retain Anil Kumble as coach for India’s tour of the West Indies immediately after the ongoing Champions Trophy. Kumble will be given the contract extension if the cricket advisory committee (CAC) fails to pick India’s next coach before then. The... Read more
‘There’s no one in South Africa better than these guys’ – du Plessis
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‘There’s no one in South Africa better than these guys’ – du Plessis

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa’s Champions Trophy exit has caused them less grief than their 2015 World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand because, rather than dominate the pool stage, they stumbled through in the ongoing tournament. Faf du Plessis, South Africa’s Test and T20... Read more
SL batsmen expand range for Women’s World Cup
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SL batsmen expand range for Women’s World Cup

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
An increase in the hitting ability of the Sri Lanka women players should help them pose a greater threat in the upcoming Women’s World Cup, said their coach Hemantha Devapriya. “Since I took over six months ago, I’ve found out that our run-rate has not... Read more
I’m a good captain, I can take this team forward – de Villiers
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I’m a good captain, I can take this team forward – de Villiers

June 11th, 2017 | by admin
AB de Villiers “absolutely” wants to lead South Africa in the 2019 World Cup despite being part of another failed campaign in an ICC event because he thinks he can be the man to oversee a change in South Africa’s fortunes. “Because I’m a good... Read more
IPL increases exposure to big moments of play – Stokes
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IPL increases exposure to big moments of play – Stokes

June 11th, 2017 | by admin
Experience of playing in the IPL helped Ben Stokes compile the “best innings” of his ODI career to date, against Australia at Edgbaston. Stokes plundered an unbeaten century – a career-best 102 – as England overcame a sticky start to their run-chase to... Read more
Let’s not be too harsh on Virat and Co
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Let’s not be too harsh on Virat and Co

January 19th, 2018 | by admin
Indian fans are up in arms. Their team has just lost a three-Test match series in South Africa with one game still to go. Obviously the defeat of the team they support will sadden them, make a few angry. That’s understandable, but is it fair on the... Read more

Did India lose the plot in the middle session?

January 17th, 2018 | by admin
In Test cricket, as in life, there comes situations that define you as a team and as a person. How you react to them tells the world what you’re made of. Usually there is no set right or wrong way to go about it, and... Read more

West Indies spark spirit-of-cricket debate with controversial dismissal

January 17th, 2018 | by admin
West Indies have once again ignited the spirit-of-cricket debate at the Under-19 World Cup, when they appealed against South Africa opener Jiveshan Pillay for obstructing the field in their Group A fixture in Mount... Read more
Kohli, Dhoni meet CoA about player contracts
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Kohli, Dhoni meet CoA about player contracts

November 30th, 2017 | by admin
India captain Virat Kohli, senior player MS Dhoni and coach Ravi Shastri met the committee of administrators (CoA) and other BCCI officials in Delhi to work out their schedules and compensation packages in the coming years. The players’ contracts have been up for renewal... Read more
Why Nathan Lyon is special
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Why Nathan Lyon is special

November 30th, 2017 | by admin
In his post-match review of the Brisbane Test, Graeme Swann was somewhat dismissive of Nathan Lyon’s efforts in the match. “Lyon’s got a lot of plaudits for how well he bowled in this game, but England actually didn’t capitulate to Lyon. He got 5 for... Read more
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