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featurecricket8 hours ago

Taking away opportunities from one avenue, The Hundred has provided the chance elsewhere to seize

The Hundred, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)’s brainchild, has certainly been the talk of the town, literally and figuratively and in the public relations world, the tournament has excelled. However, elsewhere, it has certainly taken away the playing opportunity for several counties.
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newscricket14 hours ago

WI vs AUS | It is a catch-22 situation for us with Jason Mohammad, reckons Kieron Pollard

Despite West Indies’ win, Kieron Pollard reckoned that it is a catch-22 situation for the team with Jason Mohammad, who continued to slumber with scores of 11 and 2 in his last two innings. Pollard also insisted that there is a real need for improvement across the three facets of the game for them.
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newscricket2 days ago

The Hundred | Bowling 10 balls in a row gives me the opportunity to take three hat-tricks, quips Rashid Khan 

Trent Rockets star Rashid Khan has stated that he's all excited for the Hundred competition and reckons he can take three hat-tricks when he gets to bowl 10 balls in a row. He also added that in the 100-ball competition, a bowlers will need to apply pressure on the batters to come out on top.
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newscricket2 days ago

Several England players might opt out of Ashes if families are barred, reckons Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has stated that if the Australian government continues to impose restrictions and bar families from traveling at the time of the Ashes, then many top English players might pull out of the tour. As things stand, it's unclear as to whether the families will be allowed to travel.
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newscricket5 days ago

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal ruled out of Zimbabwe T20Is

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal with his continuous knee injury troubles has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against Zimbabwe starting on Thursday after he led the Tigers to a 3-0 ODI series win on Tuesday. Tamim said that his focus is to recuperate ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup.
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newscricket5 days ago

ENG vs PAK | Huge for England to excel in ‘worst possible conditions’, asserts Eoin Morgan

England skipper Eoin Morgan, in wake of his side’s 2-1 series win against Pakistan, described the conditions at Old Trafford as ‘more extreme than UAE’ and said that he was delighted to see his side excel in ‘worst possible conditions’. On a rank turner, England chased 155 to down Pakistan.
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newscricket6 days ago

WI vs AUS | Alex Carey to lead Australia as injured Finch ruled out of first ODI

In the absence of regular skipper Aaron Finch, who has been ruled out with an injury, wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey will lead the Australian side in the first ODI against the West Indies. Head coach Justin Langer also backed Carey and stated that he will do a fantastic job.
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newscricket6 days ago

WI vs AUS | Will need to score close to 320 or 330 to compete against Australia, admits Phil Simmons

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons asserted that the Windies batters put up a fine showing against Sri Lanka, but stressed that his side will need to score close to 330 to be competitive against the Australian batting. Simmons insisted that the visitors will be eyeing revenge after losing the T20s.
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newscricket7 days ago

Will keep assessing my IPL participation on a year-by-year basis, attests Mitchell Starc

Australia’s Mitchell Starc, who has not played in the IPL since 2015, asserted that he has, in the recent past, skipped IPL to use the window to keep himself mentally and physically fresh, but claimed that he will keep assessing the stance. Starc’s last IPL was IPL 2015, in which he took 20 wickets.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC includes Mongolia, Tajikstan and Switzerland as its new member countries

On Sunday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) have welcomed the trio nations of Mongolia, Tajikistan and Switzerland as three of its new member countries at the 78th Annual General Meeting. On the other hand, Zambia and Russia have had their membership suspended due to non-compliance.
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