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Fans lose calm as Sanju Samson left out of India’s playing XI for 2nd ODI against New Zealand

After a rare start for Sanju Samson in the first ODI of the three-match series between New Zealand and India, the 28-year-old batter was dropped again, despite scoring 36 runs, from playing 11 for the second game. Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan lost the toss and was asked to bat first by opposition skipper Kane Williamson. …

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Origin eligibility overhaul, ARLC, Peter V’landys, Jason Taumalolo, New South Wales, Queensland, World Cup, England, New Zealand, news

ARLC chairman Peter V’landys has confirmed the Origin eligibility rules will be subject to a review following widespread calls for a full overhaul. Commissioner Wayne Pearce is set to review the selection laws of the State vs State showcase following a major push for tier-one players to be able to take part in the clash …

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Latham, Williamson make light of India’s 306 in easy chase | Cricket

India’s transition from the busy lane of T20 cricket to the calmer pastures of one-dayers didn’t get off to a promising start as Tom Latham and Kane Williamson combined to add 221 off 165 balls for the fourth wicket to help New Zealand win by seven wickets in the first of the three-match ODI series …

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Twitter reactions: Tom Latham, Kane Williamson lead New Zealand to a comfortable win over India in 1st ODI

New Zealand defeated India in the first One-Day International (ODI) of the ongoing three-match series at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. Chasing 307, the Black Caps were in a spot of bother after losing three wickets for 88 in 19.5 overs. Before the tourists could look for more breakthroughs, skipper Kane Williamson and Tom …

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Cricket news 2022: Teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed added to England Test squad for Pakistan tour

England has added teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed into its Test squad for December’s tour of Pakistan, putting the 18-year-old within touching distance of becoming the country’s youngest men’s Test cricketer in history. Ahmed, originally due to travel to Pakistan as a net bowler, was officially drafted into the squad on Wednesday despite playing just three …

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Transfer Whispers, Dylan Brown, Eels, Dolphins, Deine Mariner, Broncos, player movement, contracts, signings

The Eels are reportedly in the box seat to retain Dylan Brown despite the Dolphins’ bid to lure him to Redcliffe on a deal worth around $1 million a season. Meanwhile, Broncos coach Kevin Walters has responded to reports the Dolphins tried to poach young gun center Deine Mariner from Brisbane. Read on for the …

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England defeat New Zealand by 20 runs in the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup in Brisbane

England has kept its T20 World Cup hopes alive with a tense, 20-run victory over New Zealand at the Gabba. Skipper Jos Buttler scored a sensational 73, having been twice dropped — on 8 and on 40 — as England made 6-179. Glenn Phillips’ magnificent 62 off 36 balls kept New Zealand in the chase …

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Mitchell Starc gamble exposed, reaction, semi finals, Group 1 standings

Australia’s T20 World Cup is over and the post mortem has begun with a curious selection strategy and “flat” body language coming under the microscope. Having won the title in the UAE last year, Australia didn’t make it out of the group back on home soil, paying a heavy price for its opening defeat to …

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Match Preview – New Zealand vs India, India in New Zealand 2022/23, 1st ODI

Big picture It’s that time in the cycle of endless cricket when the 50-over format springs back to life. The T20 World Cup is over, and with the next ODI World Cup less than 12 months away, the three-match series between New Zealand and India commencing on Friday in Auckland will be the start of …

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Transfer Whispers, Thomas Flegler, Broncos, Sea Eagles, Warriors, Titans, Jeremiah Nanai, Cowboys, Dylan Brown, Mitchell Moses, Eels, George Williams, Warrington, contracts, player movement

A former Rooster is off to the Super League, while Broncos prop Thomas Flegler has reportedly been offered a six-year deal amid a four-club battle for his signature. The Eels may get to hang onto Dylan Brown but face a huge battle to retain his star halves partner as the Bulldogs and Tigers up their …

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