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newscricket17 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Baffled India didn’t try to bounce Steve Smith out, expresses Brad Hogg

Renowned expert Brad Hogg expressed his bewilderment over India’s tactics against Steve Smith in the 2nd ODI and claimed that he was left mortified by the visitors’ plans of not bowling short balls. Hogg also questioned India’s tactics to continuously bowl full and straight to Glenn Maxwell.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs AUS | When top-order is doing well, it makes my role easier, admits Glenn Maxwell

Australian middle-order batsman Glenn Maxwell opined that when team's top-order does well, it becomes easier for lower-middle-order players to perform. He also added that Sydney has been a place where he has enjoyed batting a lot given its a great wicket to bat and he targets short boundary.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs AUS | Long playing hours my excuse for the players not fielding well, opines Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has opined that both the teams have not been playing cricket for a long amount of time which is the reason for their lackluster display on the field. He added that we shouldn’t criticize the fielding side of things too much as the players will get better as the series progresses.
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featurecricket5 days ago

From Bumrah’s wicketless venture to Kohli and Smith’s run-out involvements: Funky predictions for the ODIs

The Men in Blue might be returning to the cricket field after eight long months, but back with a bang post an even bigger hiatus is SportsCafe’s very own Funky Predictions. Ahead of the ODIs, starting Friday, we make 11 Funky Predictions that we are certain is going to become reality.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket11 days ago

IND vs AUS | It’s a positive for us that ‘class performer’ Rohit Sharma is not in Indian side, reckons Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has opined that Rohit Sharma’s absence in the Indian team for the limited-overs series against Australia is a big positive for the home side. However, the all-rounder is wary of KL Rahul, with whom he played at the Kings XI Punjab franchise, considering his run of form in the IPL.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs AUS | Will play wherever the team needs me to bat, asserts Glenn Maxwell

Ahead of the well-awaited series against India, Glenn Maxwell has asserted that he will bat wherever the team needs him to bat, including playing at No.7. However, regarding the criticism surrounding his IPL performance, Maxwell admitted that he doesn’t take too much from the criticism.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | International players didn’t perform to the expected level, admits Ness Wadia

In the aftermath of finishing outside the top four, Ness Wadia has admitted that the international players for KXIP didn’t quite perform to the expected level. He also credited KL Rahul’s captaincy, admitting that he performed exceptionally well while hinting that Gayle will play for them in 2021.
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newscricket15 days ago

Kings XI Punjab might still do well without a mega auction, predicts Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has predicted that even without a mega auction for IPL 2021, Kings XI Punjab might end up doing really well in the IPL. However, for that to happen, he opined that Punjab must look at leaving Sheldon Cottrell, Maxwell, and Hardus Viljoen out of the setup for bringing in other players.
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featurecricket16 days ago

IPL 2020 Review | KXIP: A promising campaign with an unfulfilling, anti-climactic end

They came, they saw, they were hurt, badly, they bounced back and they threatened to conquer but never did. A neutral’s delight, Kings XI Punjab added life and spice to IPL 2020 to transform the tournament from good to great, but, unfortunately, were not able to make it memorable for themselves.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2020 | Virender Sehwag names Maxwell, Finch and Russell in his list of tournament flops

Virender Sehwag, known to be witty and honest with his assessments, named his list of ‘Flops’ from IPL 2020 and included five players - Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, Andre Russell, Dale Steyn and Shane Watson. Sehwag, in fact, went a step ahead and branded Maxwell a ‘10 cr cheerleader’.
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