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Bairstow reprimanded by ICC for use of audible obscenity against NZ

English wicket-keeper and opening batsman Jonny Bairstow has been pulled up and handed a demerit point for using an “audible obscenity during an international match”, an ICC release said on Monday, November 11.  The English batter was found guilty of breaching Level 1 in the ICC Code of Conduct during …

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England announce squads for Tests and T20Is against New Zealand, Jonny Bairstow dropped!

England’s Wicket-Keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow has been dropped from their squad for the Upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand whereas players like Matthew Parkinson, Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley and Saqib Mahmood have earned maiden Test call ups. Bairstow had been averaging just 20.25 in Tests this year. Jos Buttler …

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New Zealand name four spinners for Test series in Sri Lanka

The beginning of New Zealand’s World Test Championship will see them take on Sri Lanka in a two-match series in the Island Nation. After their World Cup heartbreak, New Zealand have shown their willingness to adapt to conditions by naming a 14-member team which has four mainstream spinners. Ajaz Patel, …

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ICC World Cup 2019: New Zealand v Pakistan, Whose pace attack will have the last laugh?

The spotlight will be on the pace attacks of New Zealand and Pakistan once again as the two sides lock horns with each other at Edgbaston on Wednesday. The pacers of both the teams have hogged the limelight in the tournament so far, and the entire cricketing fraternity would be …

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ICC World Cup 2019: The wrath of the underdog batsmen

From drab one-sided affairs to rain-affected weeks, the ICC World Cup 2019 has taken a turn for the better and how! With Afghanistan running India for their money and West Indies nearly toppling New Zealand at Manchester, the World Cup has exploded into life after an underwhelming start. The anticipations …

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South Africa look to break New Zealand’s winning streak at Edgbaston

South Africa have a queer history with Edgbaston, one they would not want to recollect ahead of a match that could see them being knocked out of the tournament. The famous 1999 World Cup semi-finals, which saw Australia and South Africa tussle out a tie which resulted in South Africa …

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