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India Fight Back at Melbourne With Shubman and a Plan

Shubman Gill Provided The Impetus At The Top With A 61-Run Partnership With Pujara

Mike Tyson once said: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” India were on the receiving end of a Tyson Fury thunderbolt when they were dismantled on that third day at Adelaide. As thrilling as the Australian pace battery was, there was a feeling of being cheated. A game that was shaping up nicely, barely lasted two and a half days. It was hellfire after two days of an even fight. The collapse killed the contest …

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Shubman Gill provided the impetus at the top with a 61-Run Partnership with Pujara

Test Match Cricket Takes A Shine To The Lights

Test Match Cricket Takes A Shine To The Lights

Here’s looking at a great Australian summer between the best two sides in the world. India and the hosts have done the preliminaries with the ODIs and Twenty20s. It was all very exciting in a shrill way, but nothing compared to seeing them on the pitch in whites. This is the big game hunting compared to the clay pigeon shooting of the one day format. Cricket at Christmas is always special. Adelaide under the stars is a fantastic scene for …

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Test Match Cricket Takes A Shine To The Lights

Cricketers Who Suffered From Mental Health Issues

Cricketers Who Suffered From Mental Health Issues

Cricket’s international bio bubbles are not only causing controversy but are affecting the mental health of its inhabitants. Both Tom Banton and Tom Curran have requested leave from their respective teams in the Big Bash. Cricketers have always had to cope with the extra stress of the game itself, which can eat away at the soul due to its idiosyncrasies and elongated nature. Here are five players who suffered from mental health issues. GLENN MAXWELL: The World Cup was an …

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Cricketers Who Suffered From Mental Health Issues

India Look To Double The Pain For Australia

India Look To Double The Pain For Australia

As England have found out to their cost on so many occasions, the nightmare before Christmas can be a tour to Australia. There’s no bird of prey that smells blood more than the green and gold on their domestic perch. When the pressure is on, when the crowds are literally on your back, and there’s a fissure in team spirit and tactics, the cracks can become chasms. If there’s a place on earth where a tourist needs a rhino skin, …

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India Look To Double The Pain For Australia

Memorable Test Match Innings: Kevin Pietersen at the Oval 15 years on

Kevin Pietersen

“I saw this innings via a social distancing gap between myself and the television. To truly have the visceral thrill of Pietersen’s 158, you needed to be at The Oval on 12 September 2005.” “Just because I’ve got a stupid haircut or diamond earrings, it’s not going to make me cover drive a ball any differently.” Kevin Pietersen arrived on the international scene in full technicolour. In early 2005, KP entered the lion’s den of his native South Africa, blasting …

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