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David Warner will not be considered for 2025 Champions Trophy: George Bailey | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: George Bailey, the chief selector for the Australian men's cricket team, has confirmed that David Warner, the seasoned left-handed opening batsman, will not be considered for selection in the Champions Trophy scheduled for 2025.Following Australia's exit from the Super Eights stage of the 2024 Men's T20 World Cup, Warner had indicated his intention to retire from international cricket.However, he had expressed a willingness to make a final appearance in the 2025 Champions Trophy.Bailey has now put an end to any speculation, stating unequivocally that Warner has fully retired from representing Australia in international cricket. He emphasized the importance of recognizing and celebrating Warner's legacy as a crucial player across all formats of the game."Our understanding is t...
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Pat Cummins rested for Australia’s limited-overs tour to England and Scotland | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As part of a workload management program, ODI World Cup-winning captain Pat Cummins will be rested for Australia's upcoming limited-overs tour to Britain while Mitchell Starc will miss the Twenty20 phase of the tour.In September, Australia will play five one-day internationals against England and three Twenty20 matches against Scotland.Cummins' absence, according to Cricket Australia, was a part of a "pre-planned, long-term load management strategy" in advance of the Champions Trophy in 2025, as per AP.The captain of the tour will be Mitchell Marsh, who captained Australia in the most recent T20 World Cup held in the United States and the Caribbean.With an eye toward the future, selectors passed over selecting wicketkeeper Matthew Wade and retiring veteran opener David Warner...
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Rohit Sharma tells fans shouting ‘Starc, Starc’ to just… – watch | Cricket News – Times of India

Rohit Sharma's brutal attack against Australia's bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc during the recently concluded T20 World Cup has become part of cricketing folklore, as it not just helped India beat the Aussies but also put them on the brink of an early exit from the tournament. For some, it was also revenge for the defeat in the ODI World Cup final last year.The loos against India hit Australia's chances hard as the 2021 champions failed to enter the semis, while India went on to win the trophy defeating South Africa in the final. India's win followed euphoric celebrations on the field in Barbados, in the dressing room and later upon their arrival home. The T20 world champions were invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, followed by an open bus parade at the Marine Drive in Mumbai tha...
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IPL: When Kolkata Knight Riders got less prize money than what they paid to buy Mitchell Starc | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Australia pacer Mitchell Starc was acquired by Kolkata Knight Riders for a record Rs 24.75 crore in the players' auction December last year.And KKR went on to win their third IPL title with an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in a lopsided final at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai on May 26.KKR bowled out Sunrisers Hyderabad for the lowest total in an IPL final, just 113 runs, as Australia's left-arm quick Starc shone brightly, claiming figures of 2-14, reaffirming his status as one of the premier bowlers in the world's most lucrative T20 tournament.Starc concluded the IPL with two standout performances, including a match-winning 3-34 in the first playoff against the same opponent.Starc was adjudged Man of the Match for his fiery spell.And now a vid...
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Australia speedster recalls Rohit Sharma’s brutal assault at T20 World Cup, says I had 5 bad balls and he hit… | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Rohit Sharma unleashed a devastating assault on Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc during their Super 8 encounter in St Lucia, leaving spectators in disbelief at his incredible batting display.Taking on the left-arm pacer, the Indian skipper made a mockery of the Australian pace spearhead, accumulating an impressive 29 runs. The Starc over saw Rohit demonstrating his effortless boundary-clearing ability, smashing 4 sixes and a four in it.To go with that there was a wide and a dot ball in the over.Recalling the T20 World Cup game against India during his recent appearance in the LiSTNR Sport podcast, Starc said, "I have had played a lot against him (Rohit). He had a really good tournament, especially the back end. I think he targeted the wind in St. Lucia as well. There was...
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‘Two World Cups in a row’: Mitchell Starc criticizes team’s decision to drop him for T20 World Cup match against Afghanistan | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc has expressed his dissatisfaction with the team management's decision to drop him for the crucial T20 World Cup Super Eights match against Afghanistan. The 2021 T20 World Cup champions faced a 21-run defeat, significantly impacting their chances of advancing to the semifinals. Starc's exclusion marked the second consecutive World Cup game against Afghanistan he has missed, a trend that has fueled his frustration.Australia opted to replace Starc with left-arm spinner Ashton Agar for the match.Agar managed to contain the Afghan batters but failed to take any wickets, a strategic choice that did not yield the desired results. Starc, speaking on the Willow Talk podcast, voiced his disappointment about being dropped."No -- two World Cups in a ...
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Mitchell Starc expresses displeasure at being dropped for T20 WC game against Afghanistan

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has expressed his displeasure at being dropped for the crucial T20 World Cup Super Eights match against Afghanistan in the Caribbean, saying he was not one bit amused by the team management’s decision. | Photo Credit: Gareth Copley Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has expressed his displeasure at being dropped for the crucial T20 World Cup Super Eights match against Afghanistan in the Caribbean, saying he was not one bit amused by the team management's decision. The 2021 T20 World Cup champions suffered a shocking 21-run loss to Afghanistan, which dealt a massive blow to Australia's chances of entering the semifinals. Australia had replaced Starc with Ashton Agar for the match but the left-arm spinner, despite tying down the Afghanistan batters, could not...
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‘There was one moment where Rohit…’: Brad Hogg says Australia weren’t prepared for India | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Brad Hogg criticised the Australian team's lack of preparation for their match against India. Former Australian cricketer specifically pointed out the ineffectiveness of Mitchell Starc, the pace bowler, who struggled to contain Rohit Sharma's onslaught during the T20 World Cup Super Eights encounter in Saint Lucia.In a remarkable display of batting prowess, Rohit unleashed a blistering 41-ball 92, which included an over where he plundered 29 runs off Starc's bowling.This explosive innings propelled India to an imposing total of 205 runs.India's formidable score proved to be too much for Australia, as they fell short by 24 runs in their chase. With this victory, India secured their place in the semifinals, where they are set to face England in what promises to be an exciting c...
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Watch: ‘Rohit Sharma ne kya fainti lagayi hai Mitchell Starc ki’ – Shoaib Akhtar lauds India captain’s knock in win over Australia | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has heaped praise on Rohit Sharma's awe-inspiring batting following India's victory over Australia in the 'Super 8s' match of the T20 World Cup 2024 on Monday.sIn a video posted on his 'X' handle, Akhtar highlighted the transformation in India's mindset from disappointment to determination after their defeat against Australia in the ODI World Cup final last year.T20 World Cup: Schedule | Points Table | Stats"The depression that India had after losing the last World Cup final, the one they deserved to win...that depression has now turned into obsession that we have to beat Australia here. Then Rohit Sharma did what he should have done, played with such intent. Rohit ne kya fainti lagayi hai Mitchell Starc ki (Rohit completely annihila...
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Watch: Rohit Sharma pushes Mitchell Starc in unwanted record book with 29-run over | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Rohit Sharma finally ended his lean patch in the T20 World Cup with the Indian captain making a mockery of Australian pacer Mitchell Starc in the Super 8 clash in St Lucia on Monday.In a stunning display of batting prowess, Rohit unleashed a barrage of shots against the left-arm fast bowler Starc. The Indian opener hammered the Australian for an astonishing 29 runs in a single over, leaving spectators in awe.Rohit's onslaught included 4 sixes and a four, showcasing his ability to clear the boundary with ease.The only run conceded by Starc that didn't come off Rohit's bat was a wide delivery.Aussie pace spearhead Starc also found himself on the wrong side of the record book by delivering the most expensive over in a T20I match, surpassing his own previous record. His previous ...
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T20 World Cup: Payback time for India against Australia? – Times of India

Men in Blue have a chance to avenge ODI World Cup final defeat vs AustraliaST LUCIA: The small island, with the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, is absolutely buzzing. For the last couple of days --cricket tourists --mostly Indians from the US and Canada --have been trooping in for an extended weekend, and once the Saturday night theatre happened in St Vincent, the excitement has gone up manifold.T20 WORLD CUP: SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLEAustralia's defeat to Afghanistan has suddenly opened up the possibility for the Indian fans who are here and those across the world to finally get their redemption.The defeat to the Aussies in the ODI World Cup final in Ahmedabad in November is something no one related to Indian cricket has forgotten, and now it's a chance to ...
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T20 World Cup: Joy of watching Bumrah & Co bowl from Marshall, Garner, Ambrose, Roberts End

In the halcyon days of Caribbean quicks, the scoreboard operators of the grand old Sabina Park in Kingston would play a spooky prank on the visiting batsmen. “When they came for warmups in the morning of a match, they would put just our names on the scoreboard. Holding, Roberts, Marshall, Garner, two-three times. No batsman, no wicket-keeper. It terrified the batsmen even before the first ball was bowled,” the legendary Andy Roberts once told this newspaper.Their glorious era has long departed, living now through tales and memories. As tombstones of a lost inheritance, the bowling ends, and stands, flash their names in most stadiums in the Caribbean. Some of their most fearsome fast bowlers have departed, some stay detached from the sport, some embraced anonymity, but this World Cup, fa...
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Eliminating England from T20 World Cup was a throwaway line: Mitchell Starc | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Following Australia's five-wicket victory over Scotland to close out Group B in the 2024 Men's T20 World Cup, fast-bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc maintained that Josh Hazlewood's statement that it would be best for Australia to eliminate England was a quip that the media exaggerated."I think a throwaway line has been blown right out of proportion by you lot.You don't stuff around with mother cricket and trying to worry about other results. We're here to win games. It's international cricket.T20 WORLD CUP: SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE"England now are on the other side of the draw, so it really doesn't make that much difference for the next three games. So yeah, I think that was blown right out of proportion by you guys," said Starc in the post-match press conference, according to...