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Indian Team to Practice Indoors After Unseasonal Rains in Mumbai
Indian Team to Practice Indoors After Unseasonal Rains in Mumbai
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Generally, Mumbai does not experience rains in either November or December. Quite unsurprisingly, the practice sessions of the India and New Zealand squads were washed out by unseasonal rains witnessed on 1 December, with two days to go before the 2nd test at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. With more rain expected on 2 December, the two […]

Wadia Confirms Flower Departure
Wadia Confirms Flower Departure
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Coaches Andy Flower and Trevor Bayliss have quit their positions at their respective franchises, Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. The duo, both of whom have coached England in the past, have been offered positions by the newly-formed Lucknow franchise ahead of IPL 2022. Wadia Confirms Flower Departure Ness Wadia, co-owner of Punjab Kings, revealed to […]

Klusener Chooses to Forego Contract Extension with Afghanistan
Klusener Chooses to Forego Contract Extension with Afghanistan
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Former South African all-rounder Lance Klusener has chosen against the renewal of his contract as Afghanistan head coach. Klusener’s tenure ends on the last day of the year after over 2 years in charge, after having taken the job following the exit of former West Indies international Phil Simmons following the 2019 ODI World Cup. […]

Omicron Compels UAE, Oman to Quit CWCL2 Tri-Series
Omicron Compels UAE, Oman to Quit CWCL2 Tri-Series
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The Oman and UAE squads have quit the CWC League 2 trilateral ODI cricket series in Windhoek, Namibia, midway in the wake of an outbreak of Omicron in Southern Africa. At cric-life.com, we have learned that hosts Namibia were forced to call off the rest of the competition after travel restrictions were imposed by many […]

Ben White’s International ODI Debut Looms Large as He Is Included in Squad for USA and WI Tour
Ben White’s International ODI Debut for USA and WI Tour
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Irish youngster Ben White will be on course to have his ODI debut soon, with the leg spinner being part of the squad for his team’s USA and West Indies tours. The tour is scheduled to start in late December during the holidays, with the matches being held in Florida to keep bad weather out […]

Netherlands Tour of SA at Risk as Covid-Variant Prompts Border Closures
Netherlands Tour of SA at Risk as Covid-Variant Prompts Border Closures
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The Dutch tour of South Africa is at risk of being abandoned midway following the imposition of stricter travel restrictions after a new Coronavirus variant has reportedly emerged in South Africa. UK Has Suspended Flights from South Africa Flights to the UK from South Africa — as well as from many other neighbouring countries — […]

Australian Legend Ian Healy Doesn’t Support the Idea of Giving Captaincy Back to Steven Smith
Ian Healy Doesn’t Support Giving Captaincy Back to Steven Smith
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Ian Healy, who has represented Australia in 119 Tests and 168 ODIs, said that giving captaincy back to Steven Smith would not be a wise decision given the current Australian team’s turmoil. Healy believes that including Steven Smith in a leadership role may make it difficult for the appointed captain to impose his thoughts and […]

Ngidi to Miss Netherlands ODIs After Testing Positive for COVID-19
Ngidi to Miss Netherlands ODIs After Testing Positive for COVID-19
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South Africa will be without the services of Lungi Ngidi when they host the Netherlands in a three-game ODI series. Ngidi has been ruled out of the match after he tested positive for COVID-19. South Africa have called up Junior Dala to replace the paceman in the squad. Owing to a rib muscle strain, Lizaad […]

Suryakumar Yadav Joining Team India for Kanpur Test
Suryakumar Yadav Joining Team India for Kanpur Test
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Mumbai’s Suryakumar Yadav was added to the Indian Test squad for the two upcoming Test matches against New Zealand. For the unversed, the series will start on November 25th, 2021, in Kanpur. Yadav played brilliantly against the Kiwis during the 1st T20I in Jaipur last week. He scored 62 runs out of just 40 deliveries, […]

Hayden Stuck Between Pakistan and Australia in Semi Clash
Hayden Stuck Between Pakistan and Australia in Semi Clash
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In the T20 World Cup semifinal clash between Pakistan and Australia, there was at least one person who was torn 50-50. Two-time ODI world cup-winning Australian legend and currently Pakistan’s batting consultant Matthew Hayden. As much as he loves his country, the 50-year-old stalwart of the game had left no stone unturned in preparing Pakistan […]

Eoin Morgan Reluctant to Lose Captaincy Despite England’s T20 WC Semifinal Exit
Eoin Morgan Reluctant to Lose Captaincy
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England captain and middle-order batter Eoin Morgan has stated that he would like to continue being in charge of his national team in white-ball formats until at least the next ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The veteran cricketer, who led his team to its first ODI World Cup trophy 2 years ago, made the statement […]

Eoin Morgan: 2019 World Cup Allowed Players Scope to Tell Stories
Eoin Morgan: 2019 World Cup Allowed Players Scope to Tell Stories
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English cricket captain Eoin Morgan is an icon for many reasons, but his crowning achievement is undoubtedly the act of taking his team to their first-ever ODI World Cup trophy. Now, the veteran cricketer says that the win allowed his players to tell their stories with a louder voice. Now 35 years old, Morgan has […]

Black Caps Keeper Conway out with Broken Hand, Replacement Seifert Comes in
Black Caps Keeper Conway out with Broken Hand, Replacement Seifert Comes in
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New Zealand’s second-choice wicket-keeper Tim Seifert will be replacing star man Devon Conway for the final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 after the latter injured his hand when he frustratedly punched his bat upon being dismissed in his team’s semifinal clash against England on Wednesday. Conway, 30, was instrumental in New Zealand’s […]

Campbelle, Taylor Return to West Indies Women Squad for Pakistan ODIs, World Cup Qualifier
Campbelle and Taylor Back in WI Women Squad for Pakistan ODIs
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It’s always great to have your senior members returning to your team, especially when it’s after an injury. Middle-order batter Shemanie Campbelle returns to the West Indies women squad for their tour against Pakistan which starts on the 8th of November, 2021. The West Indies women team will play Pakistan in a 3-match ODI series […]

India Put an End to Australia's 26-Match ODI Winning Streak
India Put an End to Australia’s 26-Match ODI Winning Streak
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Australia’s ODI winning streak came to an end as India beat the hosts by 2 wickets. Batting first, the Aussies gave the tourists a target of 265 runs in 50 overs. India managed to achieve that target with three balls to spare and two wickets in hand. This is India’s highest successful chase in one-day […]