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Cricket in a time of crisis: we’ve been here before | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Cricket in a time of crisis: we’ve been here before | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Mar 14, 2020Ian ChappellFormer Australia captain CloseWidely regarded as the best Australian captain of the last 50 years, Ian Chappell moulded a team in his image: tough, positive, and fearless. Even though Chappell sometimes risked defeat playing for a win, Australia did not lose a Test series under him between 1971 and 1975. He was…

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How Nigeria’s cricket team ‘shocked the world’ – BBC News
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How Nigeria’s cricket team ‘shocked the world’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Peter Aho scored the crucial runs that saw Nigeria go through to its first cricket world cup Debutants Nigeria are set to face England at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, but as Janine Anthony reports from Lagos, cricket is still very much a minority sport in the West African…

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How Nigeria’s cricket team ‘shocked the world’ – BBC News
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How Nigeria’s cricket team ‘shocked the world’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Peter Aho scored the crucial runs that saw Nigeria go through to its first cricket world cup Debutants Nigeria are set to face England at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, but as Janine Anthony reports from Lagos, cricket is still very much a minority sport in the West African…

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U-19 Cricket World Cup: Nigeria make history with first major tournament – BBC News
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U-19 Cricket World Cup: Nigeria make history with first major tournament – BBC News

Nigeria’s Under-19 cricketers have made history, after qualifying for the country’s first major tournament in the sport. They managed to top the African qualification group, beating Sierra Leone to seal their place at the World Cup.They have already lost to Australia, and face matches against England and the West Indies.Produced by Janine Anthony for BBC…

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Cricket: England Board Backs Plans for Four-Day Tests-Report – The New York Times
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Cricket: England Board Backs Plans for Four-Day Tests-Report – The New York Times

Dec. 31, 2019, 2:36 a.m. ET(Reuters) – The England and Wales Cricket Board are “cautiously” backing a proposal that would mandate four-day World Test Championship matches from 2023.The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee is set to discuss the issue next year as the global governing body and member boards look for ways of freeing…

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Cricket: Black Caps bowler Neil Wagner reveals his plan to neutralise Australia batsman Steve Smith – New Zealand Herald
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Cricket: Black Caps bowler Neil Wagner reveals his plan to neutralise Australia batsman Steve Smith – New Zealand Herald

By Niall Anderson in Sydney Neil Wagner’s success against Australian star Steve Smith has been nearly four years in the making. The Black Caps bowler has dismissed Smith in all four innings of the Black Caps’ two tests in Australia, and the fiery seamer revealed that the spark behind his successful plans came back in…

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Cricket: Black Caps bowler Mitchell Santner under fire from Australian great Mark Waugh after opening day of Boxing Day Test – New Zealand Herald
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Cricket: Black Caps bowler Mitchell Santner under fire from Australian great Mark Waugh after opening day of Boxing Day Test – New Zealand Herald

New Zealand were dealt a cruel blow in the opening test when they lost Lockie Ferguson after just 11 overs. Now at the MCG the fast bowlers have been left hanging by the lacklustre efforts from spinner Mitchell Santner. Santner bowled only seven overs on the opening day’s play and went for 34 runs as…

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Cricket: Black Caps name starting XI for Boxing Day test against Australia at the MCG in Melbourne – New Zealand Herald
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Cricket: Black Caps name starting XI for Boxing Day test against Australia at the MCG in Melbourne – New Zealand Herald

Trent Boult will bolster the Black Caps’ bowling attack, while Tom Blundell will make his first test appearance in over two years in the side’s two changes for the must-win Boxing Day test against Australia at the MCG. Black Caps captain Kane Williamson confirmed on Wednesday that Boult has recovered from the rib injury that…

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Cricket Ireland confirm dates and venues for fixtures with Bangladesh, New Zealand and Pakistan – BBC Sport
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Cricket Ireland confirm dates and venues for fixtures with Bangladesh, New Zealand and Pakistan – BBC Sport

Abu Jayed celebrates taking the wicket of Andrew Balbirnie in Bangladesh’s six-wicket win over Ireland at Clontarf in MayCricket Ireland have confirmed the dates and venues for their home fixtures against Bangladesh, New Zealand and Pakistan in 2020.Ireland will face Bangladesh in a three-match ODI series at Stormont on 14, 16 and 19 May.New Zealand…

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U19 World Cup Cricket South Africa 2020: Junior Yellow Greens – The Nation Newspaper
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U19 World Cup Cricket South Africa 2020: Junior Yellow Greens – The Nation Newspaper

One-team with exciting 18 teenagers to lead Nigeria’s assault at the U19 World Cup Cricket South Africa 2020. Know the players in the national U-19 team aptly nicknamed the Junior Yellow Greens.  SYLVESTER AMEH OKPE: He’s popularly known as ‘Sly’ and currently the captain of the Nigeria U19 World Cup Cricket Team. Born 7th December…

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ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2020 – Cricket World
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ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2020 – Cricket World

Published on Dec 19, 2019Credit: International Cricket CouncilCricket World (http://www.cricketworld.com ) is the website to visit for the latest breaking sports news from all around the world of cricket including Tests, ODIs and Twenty20s and major domestic T20 tournaments such as the IPL, PSL, BPL, Blast, Big Bash League (BBL), CPL, MSL, Super Smash. Also…

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Media release ICC U19 Cricket World Cup launches in South Africa 19 Dec 19 – International Cricket Council
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Media release ICC U19 Cricket World Cup launches in South Africa 19 Dec 19 – International Cricket Council

Cricket’s brightest young talents are counting down the days until they take on the world’s best after the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 officially launched in South Africa. Sixteen nations from five continents are set to contest the 13th edition of the tournament starting on 17 January, with South Africa playing host for the…

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Smith appointed South Africa director of cricket – cricket.com.au
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Smith appointed South Africa director of cricket – cricket.com.au

South Africa have named Graeme Smith as acting director of cricket for a three-month period, which covers England’s tour of the country starting later this month, before he takes up a commentary role at the Indian Premier League. Smith has won more Tests as captain than any other player and will seek in the new…

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Cricket: Australia’s Steve Smith reveals the secrets behind Black Caps captain Kane Williamson’s success – New Zealand Herald
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Cricket: Australia’s Steve Smith reveals the secrets behind Black Caps captain Kane Williamson’s success – New Zealand Herald

Steve Smith is not one to back away from a challenge, so when the so-called “nice guys of cricket” are in town, it is time to bring out the pleasantries. The star Australian batsman was effusive in his praise of the Black Caps ahead of their three-test series which begins in Perth on Thursday, and…

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Resignation: Cricket SA continues to unravel – SowetanLIVE
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Resignation: Cricket SA continues to unravel – SowetanLIVE

The unravelling of Cricket South Africa’s administration backbone continued at breakneck speed as independent board member Professor Shirley Zinn resigned with immediate effect‚ citing problems with CSA’s principles of corporate governance. Zinn‚ who joined CSA last year and served on the Human Resources and Remuneration subcommittee as one of five independent directors‚ said the organisation’s…

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