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newscricket3 months ago

AUS vs SL | Australia announce multi-format squad for Sri Lanka tour, Pat Cummins rested from T20Is

Cricket Australia have announced the team for multi-format series in Sri Lanka and pacer Pat Cummins is rested from T20Is. Other major exclusions include Adam Zampa who will miss entire tour as his wife is expected to give birth to their child and Marcus Harris has been dropped from Test matches.
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newscricket7 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Marcus Harris dropped, Usman Khawaja to open for Australia in Hobart

Marcus Harris has been dropped from the Australia squad for the final Test and Usman Khawaja has replaced him as a result of scoring two hundreds in previous fixture. Travis Head will return in the middle order while pace attack is yet to be decided with Scott Boland needing to pass a fitness test.
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newscricket7 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Twitter reacts as Marcus Harris was caught criticising Hot Spot technology on stump mic

Marcus Harris was seen very unimpressed with the Hot Spot as it was unable to detect any conclusive evidence of the ball making contact with the bat on an LBW appeal. Fortunately, for Harris the snickometer showed there was an inside edge of his bat and the review saved him from getting out.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Marcus Harris has got what it takes to be a successful Australian opener, states Justin Langer

Australia head coach Justin Langer has backed Marcus Harris, saying that the team management is confident that Marcus Harris has got what it takes to be a successful Test opener. Langer was also hopeful of Mitchell Starc being fully fit to play in the third Test at the MCG, beginning December 26.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Twitter reacts as Jos Buttler grabs stunner to dismiss Marcus Harris, drops Steve Smith next ball

It was a bitter-sweet beginning for Jos Buttler on the fourth day of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, as he took an outstanding catch to dismiss Marcus Harris and then dropped Steve Smith the very next ball off Stuart Broad. Smith survived a close leg-before shout too, in the same over.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Twitter reacts as Jos Buttler takes a fabulous diving catch to send back Marcus Harris

Jos Buttler grabbed a brilliant one-handed catch to send back Marcus Harris off the bowling of Stuart Broad in the first session of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. Harris had survived a close leg-before call earlier, which he got overturned after being given out.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Tim Paine is still the best gloveman in the country, says Marcus Harris

Marcus Harris has said that Tim Paine is still the best gloveman in the country and he has the support of the players for the Ashes after he stepped down from captaincy over an off-field scandal. He further added that Paine can still be around and can still show leadership in different ways.
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newscricket9 months ago

Ashes 2021 | Marcus Harris will open the batting alongside David Warner, confirms George Bailey

Australia's Chief of selectors George Bailey has confirmed that Marcus Harris will open the batting alongside David Warner in the five-match Test series starting December 8. Harris made Test debut against India in the home-series in 2018 and has played 10 Tests till now and has amassed 428 runs.
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newscricket9 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Will Pucovski ruled out of Sheffield Shield game, unlikely for first Ashes Test

Australia have suffered a setback ahead of the Ashes series, as Will Pucovski is likely miss the first Test in Brisbane, as he has not recovered from the concussion he suffered last month. Pucovski has been ruled out of Victoria's Sheffield Shield fixture against New South Wales, beginning Friday.
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featurecricketa year ago

WATCH | Best moments from Round 9 of the County Championship

We currently are drowning in our sorrow after realizing that there won't be any County cricket for the next month, but, nevertheless, Round 9, the last round before the break, proved to be very memorable. Chaos ensued and it had it all, from bad decisions to stupendous catches to unplayable seeds.
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