Cricket

‘That’s the umpires’ job to tell us when we’re getting close and that’s what happened today’ IMAGE: Australian wicket keeper Peter Nevill celebrates. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters Both Australia and New Zealand played down any significance of the umpires warning the visitors for throwing the ball to wicketkeeper Peter Nevill on the bounce in order to
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25-year-old pacer James Pattinson had figures of 3-29 from 12 overs. IMAGE: James Pattinson of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Henry Nicholls of New Zealand during day three of the Christchurch Test. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images James Pattinson grabbed three wickets to brighten Australia’s prospects of a comprehensive victory in the second Test against
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Ramakant Achrekar, the coach who channeled Sachin Tendulkar’s cricketing pursuits by turning him from an aspiring fast bowler to a world-beating batsman, has died in Mumbai at the age of 86. Paralysed since the late 1990s, Achrekar had been unwell for a while and was under increased medical supervision since suffering a stroke in 2013.
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IMAGE: Arjun Nair poses for a portrait. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Young off-spinner Arjun Nair, the Canberra-born son of Indian immigrants, has been included in the New South Wales (NSW) squad for their upcoming Sheffield Shield match against South Australia.  The 17-year-old is turning heads with his abilities to bowl the doosra to perfection. It is learned that the Blues’
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All the talking points from the third day of the penultimate round of the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy Shubman Gill was named player of the tournament Getty Images Gill continues to knock on the door Punjab are refusing to give up, and for that they have their young core group to thank for a special effort. They
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