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ICC awards: Babar Azam wins ‘ODI cricketer of the year’ and ‘Men’s cricketer of 2022’ awards

Pakistan captain Babar Azam. files | Photo Credit: AP It was a double delight for Pakistan skipper Babar Azam as he was picked for both the ‘ODI Cricketer of the Year’ and the ‘Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Men’s Cricketer of 2022’ on January 26, 2023. A year after he won the ‘ODI …

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England may be T20 world champions and flying in Test cricket, but their ODI form is lagging behind ahead of their upcoming series against South Africa

While England fans have been caught up in the joys of England’s T20 and Test success, their poor form in ODI’s has gone under the radar. As current ODI world champions, last year England added the T20 World Cup trophy to their collection, after cruising to victory over Pakistan in the final. Getty England are …

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SA20 2023 Bringing fun and quality cricket back into the game | Cricbuzz. com

Indian money, South African product Bums on seats don’t lie. There is truth in the happiness heaving in the hordes around the stands and on the grass banks with each rapidly passing match day in the SA20. That truth is this: despite growing fears to the contrary, South Africans haven’t fallen out of love with …

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Amateur leagues in England consider banning ‘Mankad’ dismissal to avoid ‘absolute carnage’

Cricket clubs in England are reportedly discussing whether to ban the controversial “Mankad” dismissal, hoping to prevent ugly on-field confrontations this upcoming summer. After the Marylebone Cricket Club amended the Laws of Cricket last year, running out the non-striker during a bowler’s delivery stride has become an accepted practice among professional teams. Watch BBL12. Every …

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Adani Groups enters Indian cricket, gets Ahmedabad franchise for women’s IPL for Rs 1,289 cr

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has got richer by Rs 4699.99 crore. Ever since the board rolled out its plan to launch a T20 league for women on the lines of the Indian Premier League, top corporate houses had shown interest in owning the five teams up for grabs. On Wednesday, …

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Ranji Trophy: Ravindra Jadeja makes cricket return with baby steps in bid to be fit for Australia series

Around 40-50 college students had thought it was worthwhile to spend their day at the MA Chidambaram Stadium watching an inconsequential Ranji Trophy game, rather than sitting with textbooks in the classrooms which give a panoramic view of the Marina beach. There is little to take home from Tamil Nadu’s last Ranji Trophy league game …

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Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers, live stream, live blog, teams, scores, videos, Aaron Finch, Fawad Ahmed

Aaron Finch has blasted a captain’s knock to seal a finals berth for the Renegades after Fawad Ahmed’s heroics with the ball to knock the Strikers out of the competition. The Melbourne Renegades made 4-143 from 18.2 overs in reply to the Adelaide Strikers’ 7-142 at Marvel Stadium, with Finch top scoring with 63 not …

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Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Sixers, live stream, live blog, teams, scores, videos, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade

The Sydney Sixers made 7-180 from their 20 overs after being sent in by the Hobart Hurricanes at Blundstone Arena, with Steve Smith (66) and Ben Dwarshuis (30) starring for the visitors. The Sixers lost 5-34 after Smith got out, but an unlikely 30 from 14 balls from Ben Dwarshuis saw them set a tough …

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Brisbane Heat defeat Melbourne Stars, live scores, highlights, teams, news, Matt Renshaw win, videos, ladder, Marcus Stoinis

Spencer Johnson has delivered at the death for the second time in three days, producing a tight final over at the Gabba to deny the Melbourne Stars victory and keep Brisbane Heat’s finals hopes alive in another dramatic BBL finish. Less than 48 hours after he held his nerve with the ball late against the …

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‘World cricket can’t afford a South African cricket that is not strong” – Graeme Smith on his hopes from SA T20

Earlier this week Cricket South Africa (CSA) made a couple of announcements that went under the radar. With Mark Boucher breaking ties with CSA after the T20 World Cup as the Proteas head coach, it brought in two new coaches for the men’s side. Shukri Conard for the Test side and Rob Walter in charge …

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