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India vs Australia: ‘Get a start, lock yourself in and make sure you score big runs,’ Ricky Ponting on SCG pitch – cricket

Former captain Ricky Ponting has expressed his concern over Australia’s opening batsmen David Warner after the left-handed batsman return to the Playing XI and got dismissed cheaply. Warner scored only five before playing a loose stroke outside off stump to Mohammed Siraj. Also Read | Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test, Day 1, Highlights However, it was his brief stay in the ...

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Sydney Test: Two years since scoring his last Test century at SCG, can Cheteshwar Pujara reach big landmark at same venue? – cricket

Cheteshwar Pujara is the closest that any Indian batsman of this generation has been to being called a ‘true blue’ Test specialist. He might not have the finesse of Rahul Dravid and the craft of VVS Laxman, but when it comes to dour defence and patience, he has oodles of both. Pujara was the central figure in India’s batting as ...

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Big Bash League: Stoinis’ 55-ball 97* helps Melbourne Stars trump Hobart Hurricanes – cricket

Batting in T20 cricket is all about slam bang hitting and one man who is a great exponent of that Is Marcus Stoinis. The Aussie all-rounder gave a great example of that in the Indian Premier League, played in the UAE towards the end of last year as his stood out for first time finalists Delhi Capitals with his aggressive ...

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India vs Australia: ‘It’s a big gimmick to take pressure off Australia and try to get under skin of Indians’, says Pragyan Ojha – cricket

Former Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha has condemned a section of Australian media, stating that they are trying to get under the skin of Indian cricket team. A lot has been spoken about the five players of the touring Indian team who were seen dining inside a restaurant in Melbourne on Friday, after a video surfaced on social media. Further, a ...

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‘Big question mark’: UK scientist on Covid-19 vaccine efficacy against South African variant – world news

As the United Kingdom on Monday rolled out the second vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), a leading Oxford scientist said that there was a “big question mark” around the effectiveness of vaccines on the South African variant of SARS-CoV-2. The new Covid-19 strain, named 20C/501Y.V2, has caused a rapid surge in the coronavirus cases in South Africa and two ...

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1st Test: South Africa win big over stricken Sri Lanka – cricket

South Africa took little time in closing out an innings and 45-run victory over a depleted Sri Lanka in the first Test on Tuesday as the tourists’ promising start to the match and the series was undone as a string of them left the field injured. Four of the five Sri Lankans to get hurt during the Test still came ...

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COVID-19 Impact: CA bans haircuts of Big Bash players – cricket

Cricket Australia has imposed a blanket ban on Big Bash players going out for haircuts, as part of stricter COVID-19 protocols issued in the wake of a fresh outbreak in Sydney. As per the protocols, CA has barred David Warner and Sean Abbott from re-joining their Australian teammates ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India here. According to a ...

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India vs Australia: ‘In these times of crisis, it’s going to be big’, Deep Dasgupta calls it ‘make-or-break series’ for Rahane, Pujara – cricket

With Virat Kohli returned home, the responsibility now falls on the shoulders of Ajinkya Rahane as India gear up for the Boxing Day Test against Australia, which starts on December 26 in Melbourne. The Mumbai batsman will be under immense pressure as he has been loaded with an extra burden of inspiring the team to bounce back after the Adelaide ...

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India vs Australia: ‘If Ishant Sharma is fit, send him to Australia now,’ Sunil Gavaskar says Mohammed Shami’s injury could be ‘big problem for India’ – cricket

The problems appear to be compounding for the Indian team in the ongoing Test series in Australia. It was already known that captain Virat Kohli would be returning home after the first Test in Adelaide. For the first two days, everything seemed to be working for the visitors. But on Day 3, the script changed as India suffered a batting collapse rarely ...

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‘The big issue for me for India’: Brad Hogg highlights Steve Smith’s weakness that India are not exploiting – cricket

It hasn’t been a series to remember for the Indian cricket team. Team India has lost their first two ODIs to Australia to lose the series and it has attracted much criticism. Steve Smith has looked in ominous touch in the series as he has smashed two consecutive hundreds to power his side to victory against India. It is just ...

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