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newscricketa month ago

Australia A’s bowling, fielding and captaincy was an absolute disgrace, slams Allan Border

Allan Border has slammed Alex Carey’s Australia A side, after their draw against India, stating that their bowling, fielding and Carey’s captaincy performance was an absolute disgrace. He also in the same breath stated that the players who played on Sunday were not good enough for the top level.
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featurecricketa month ago

Inferences from the SCG pink-ball game ft. Pant’s x-factor, Carey’s maturity and the Shaw-Burns tragedy

For the second time in the span of a week, a spirited Australian A side gave the Indians a run for their money as the hosts scrambled to a draw through a gritty performance on the final day. Inferences from the game were aplenty but for the time being, we’ll be going through the 6 biggest takeaways.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

AUS A vs IND | Hoping India puts their best lineup against Australia A in second warm-up game, states Alex Carey

Australia A’s skipper Alex Carey has stated that he hopes India puts out their best line up in the second warm-up game ahead of the first Test at Adelaide Oval. In regards to Australia A’s batting form, he admitted that a big score is around the corner for Australia’s incumbent opener Joe Burns.
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featurecricket2 months ago

From Steve Smith’s A+ to MItchell Starc’s F: Grading every Australian player who played the ODIs

Dominance is a word that has evaded the Australian side in limited-overs cricket of late, but through their display in the ODIs versus India, the Kangaroos reaffirmed why they will always be a champion side. Aussie Report Cards in recent times have not looked great, but not in this series, though.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Thought the changing point was probably the run out with Alex Carey, reckons Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has reckoned that the changing point of the third ODI against India was the run-out of Alex Carey, which he claims was 100 percent his fault, falling short of the target by 13 runs. He added that it’s up to the bowlers to combat the evolution of batsmen, who are scoring massive runs.
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newscricket2 months ago

Marcus Stoinis is five times better than what he was last year, feels Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting, who worked with Marcus Stoinis at Delhi Capitals this season, has claimed that the all-rounder from Melbourne has developed around five times more than what he was last season. The Australian legend has also added that Alex Carey was all praise for Stoinis even before the IPL began.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Shreyas Iyer has the potential to lead India in the future, reckons Alex Carey

Alex Carey has reckoned that his DC skipper Shreyas Iyer has the potential in the future to lead the Indian side in the shortest format of the game. He also added that Iyer’s ability to connect with the teammates instantly and concentrate on the team’s success definitely makes him a good captain.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Ben Stokes doesn’t look quite fit as RR’s opener, opines Ajit Agarkar

After Royals’ victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Ajit Agarkar has opined that Ben Stokes doesn’t quite look fit as an opener in the RR unit, with him suggesting Samson-Buttler-Smith as their top-three. Deep Dasgupta also stated that Pant’s injury has changed Delhi’s batting approach.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Want to bounce back after earlier loss against Mumbai, states Alex Carey

After the loss against Mumbai, which also was Alex Carey’s Delhi debut, the southpaw has stated that the team wants to bounce back strong against the Royals on Wednesday. The southpaw also revealed that the team is still striving to put on a full show for the entire game, despite their standing.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | My role in IPL changes probably for most games, reveals Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell, who has failed so far for KXIP, revealed that his role in the IPL changes constantly in almost every game as opposed to his role in the Australian team, which is very clear. He added that he has limited opportunities to bat this season and is learning to bat down the order.
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