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Forced break a ‘welcome rest’ for India players – Ravi Shastri | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Forced break a ‘welcome rest’ for India players – Ravi Shastri | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Mar 27, 2020ESPNcricinfo staffThe cricket world has come to a standstill with all international and domestic fixtures being called off due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) across the globe, but according to India coach Ravi Shastri this break is a “welcome rest” as far as India players are concerned.Talking to Michael Atherton, Nasser…

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Is there an advantage to having left-right pairs at the crease? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Is there an advantage to having left-right pairs at the crease? | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Mar 20, 2020Kartikeya DateDuring a tense passage of play, when a bowling attack appears to have a batsman pinned down at the striker’s end, we often hear commentators wonder why the batsman doesn’t try to score a single to ease the pressure. This is especially the case when a left-right pair are at the wicket.…

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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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Marnus Labuschagne proud to put on a family show with maiden ODI hundred | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Marnus Labuschagne proud to put on a family show with maiden ODI hundred | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

12:40 PM ETESPNcricinfo staffMarnus Labuschagne was proud to have put on a show for his extended South African family, even though he was unable to cap his day with victory for his adopted nation, as his maiden limited-overs century fell short of securing a consolation victory for Australia in the third ODI at Potchefstroom.Labuschagne made…

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A letter to Naseem Shah | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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A letter to Naseem Shah | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

10:37 AM ETOsman SamiuddinSenior editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseOsman spent the first half of his life pretending he discovered reverse swing with a tennis ball half-covered with electrical tape. The second half of his life was spent trying, and failing, to find spiritual fulfillment in the world of Pakistani advertising and marketing. The third half of his…

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Four-day Tests? Let’s talk about the cricket calendar first | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Four-day Tests? Let’s talk about the cricket calendar first | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

8:00 PM ETOsman SamiuddinSenior editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseOsman spent the first half of his life pretending he discovered reverse swing with a tennis ball half-covered with electrical tape. The second half of his life was spent trying, and failing, to find spiritual fulfillment in the world of Pakistani advertising and marketing. The third half of his…

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Tamim Iqbal hits 334 not out, Bangladesh’s best in first-class cricket | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Tamim Iqbal hits 334 not out, Bangladesh’s best in first-class cricket | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Tamim Iqbal drives through the covers Raton Gomes/BCB2:43 AM ETMohammad IsamBangladesh correspondent, ESPNcricinfo Tamim Iqbal has recorded the highest individual score in first-class cricket by a Bangladeshi when he scored 334 not out for East Zone in a Bangladesh Cricket League match against Central Zone in Mirpur on Sunday.It was the second instance of a Bangladeshi…

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Match Preview – South Africa vs England, ICC World Test Championship 2019, 1st Test | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Match Preview – South Africa vs England, ICC World Test Championship 2019, 1st Test | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Dec 25, 2019The Preview by Alan GardnerBig picture”Let’s get reeeeaaaaddddyyyyy…” Rumbles between South Africa and England have always had something of a seismic quality. Think Graeme Smith bringing down three successive England captains, the battle for the Test mace in 2012, or South Africa being Broadsided at the Wanderers in 2016. Two Test heavyweights who…

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Recent Match Report – India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Recent Match Report – India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

3:00 AM ETThe Report by Sidharth MongaWest Indies 291 for 2 (Hetmyer 139, Hope 102*) beat India 287 for 8 (Pant 71, Iyer 70, Jadhav 40, Paul 2-40, Joseph 2-45, Cottrell 2-46) by 8 wicketsShimron Hetmyer played one of the great innings in a chase against India in India to rattle the hosts, who had…

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Recent Match Report – Australia vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship, 1st Test | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Recent Match Report – Australia vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship, 1st Test | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

3:00 AM ETThe Report by Daniel BrettigStumps Australia 4 for 248 (Labuschagne 110*, Warner 43, Smith 43, Wagner 2-52) v New ZealandA hat-trick of Test hundreds for Marnus Labuschagne, sealed with a straight six, belied an otherwise fascinating battle between Australia’s batting order and New Zealand’s skilful and diligent attack, even as it was shorn…

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Recent Match Report – Afghanistan vs West Indies Only Test 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Recent Match Report – Afghanistan vs West Indies Only Test 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

3:00 AM ETThe Report by Hemant BrarWest Indies 68 for 2 (Campbell 30*, Brooks 19*, Rashid 1-24) trail Afghanistan 187 (Ahmadi 39, Hamza 34, Cornwall 7-75) by 119 runsRahkeem Cornwall picked up a career-best 7 for 75 as Afghanistan squandered a sound start to be dismissed for 187 on the first day of the inaugural…

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Match Preview Afghanistan vs West Indies, 1st T20I 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Match Preview Afghanistan vs West Indies, 1st T20I 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

3:00 AM ETThe Preview by Sreshth ShahBig pictureAfghanistan must be hurting. Playing hosts to West Indies in their adopted home in India, their ODI campaign went so badly that the team’s losing streak in the format extended to 12 by the end of the series. There’s a mismatch in the philosophy of their batting (defensive)…

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Recent Match Report – Afghanistan vs West Indies 3rd ODI 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Recent Match Report – Afghanistan vs West Indies 3rd ODI 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Hazratullah Zazai hits on the leg side Getty Images3:00 AM ETThe Report by Hemant BrarWest Indies chose to bowl v AfghanistanWest Indies captain Kieron Pollard opted to bowl in the third and final ODI in Lucknow as they look to complete a whitewash. Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan said he anyway would have liked to bat.West Indies…

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Recent Match Report – Ireland vs Nigeria, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, 35th Match, Group B | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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Recent Match Report – Ireland vs Nigeria, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, 35th Match, Group B | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

Craig Young bowls Chimezie Onwuzulike for the first of his four wickets Peter Della Penna3:00 AM ETThe Report by Peter Della Penna in Abu DhabiIreland 67 for 2 (O’Brien 32, Ajekun 1-10) beat Nigeria 66 for 9 (Adedeji 19*, Young 4-13, Adair 2-10)Craig Young’s 4 for 13, his T20I career-best returns, and Mark Adair’s 2 for…

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ICC events can’t be allowed to swamp Tests – Roberts | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo
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ICC events can’t be allowed to swamp Tests – Roberts | ESPNcricinfo.com – ESPNcricinfo

12:12 AM ETDaniel BrettigAssistant editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseAssistant editor Daniel Brettig had been a journalist for eight years when he joined ESPNcricinfo, but his fascination with cricket dates back to the early 1990s, when his dad helped him sneak into the family lounge room to watch the end of day-night World Series matches well past bedtime.…

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