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Changing trends and demands of modern-day cricket have made tour games obsolete- Firstcricket News, Firstpost | Cricket Bats | Cricket Bat News

“That there is something mysteriously wrong with modern cricket tours, most cricket fans know quite well,” wrote the West Indian legend Learie Constantine in his 1949 book, Cricket Crackers. Now, seven decades later, that line is as relevant as it was back then. Only, the specifics of the complaint have changed. With the Indian team’s […]

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Alex Carey targets ‘red-hot’ tour finale from Australia’s in-form T20 squad | Cricket Bats | Australia

Jun 25, 2018 Melinda FarrellCricinfo Alex Carey says Australia can bounce back from their one-day series defeat by England and will go into their standalone T20I at Edgbaston on Wednesday aiming to top the international T20 rankings. Carey, who played in the final two ODIs of the series as a specialist batsmen, will take on […]

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Marcus Stoinis hits century as Australia open tour with victory over Sussex | Cricket Bats | Australia

Australians 277 for 9 (Stoinis 110, Finch 78, Archer 3-62) beat Sussex 220 (Salt 62, Evans 57, Agar 3-64) by 57 runsScorecard There was the occasional mention of recent controversies from a sell-out crowd of 6000 as Hove – “If you like sandpaper clap your hands,” was the tune of choice for some – but […]

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Khawaja on spin trial for Australia A tour of India | Cricket Bats | Australia

Usman Khawaja‘s long-running battle to improve his methods against spin bowling may well reach a crucible on the Australia A tour of India in August and September, where he will be the most experienced member of a touring party chosen with an eye on the Test series against Pakistan in the UAE that follows. Struggles […]

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Michael Neser replaces injured Josh Hazlewood in Australia’s squad for England tour | Cricket Bats | Australia

Australia’s limited-overs tour of England has been thrown off-balance before it begins with the withdrawal of Josh Hazlewood due to a bone stress injury in his back on the very day the squad was due to fly out. Hazlewood joins Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc in being out of action due to bone-stress-related issues, with […]

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CA aims to appoint new coach, ODI captain ahead of England tour | Cricket Bats | Australia

Australia’s new head coach and ODI leadership will be announced in the lead up to their limited-overs tour to England, if all goes to plan for Cricket Australia. As expected, the CA Board met in Melbourne today to work out the process behind the coach hunt. Australia are set to play five ODIs and a […]

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England’s full tour of Sri Lanka begins October 10 | Cricket Bats | England

England will play their first three-Test series in Sri Lanka in 11 years, but the tour – which also features five ODIs and a T20I – may also clash with the island’s northeast monsoon. Oct 10 – First ODI, Dambulla Oct 13 – Second ODI, DambullaOct 17 – Third ODI, Pallekele Oct 20 – Fourth […]

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Taylor omitted from India tour as investment in ‘long-term health’ | Cricket Bats | England

An investment in Sarah Taylor’s long-term health was behind the decision not to include her in England’s squad for the tour of India. Taylor and Katherine Brunt were two of the familiar names left out of the squad but, while Brunt’s absence was explained by a back injury, Taylor’s was a more preventative measure to […]

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Meg Lanning back; uncapped Sophie Molineux, Nicola Carey picked for India tour | Cricket | Cricket Bats | Australia

© Getty Images Australia captain Meg Lanning will return to international cricket during the upcoming India tour as she will lead the ODI and T20 sides after being out of action for seven months. Allrounders Sophie Molineux and Nicola Carey will be in line for their international debuts as both […]

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Plunkett ruled out of New Zealand tour | Cricket Bats | England

Liam Plunkett has been ruled out of the end of the T20 tri-series and the five ODIs against New Zealand with a recurrence of the hamstring injury he picked up in Australia. Plunkett made his return against New Zealand in Wellington earlier this week but aggravated the problem he first suffered in the ODI in […]

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