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Root’s Dropped Catch of Rohit Sharma In Rajkot Emerged As Series Turning Point, says Nick Knight
Nick Knight emphasized the pivotal moment in the India-England Test series when Joe Root’s missed catch of Rohit Sharma altered the trajectory of the games. England, having clinched victory in the series opener in Hyderabad, entered the Rajkot Test with momentum. When India struggled at 47 for 3, England appeared poised for dominance. However, Tom […]
By CricShots - Mar 8, 2024
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Nasser Hussain hails Jonny Bairstow for his 100th Test
Former England captain Nasser Hussain said wicketkeeper-batter Jonny Bairstow has done well in his 99-Test career. He said this before the fifth and final Test at Dharamsala, where the 34-year-old to play his 100th Test. However, Bairstow has played over half his Tests as England’s keeper as well. Ahead of his 100th Test, Hussain wrote […]
By SMCS - Mar 8, 2024
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Joe Root Analyzes Contrasts In Facing Ashwin And Lyon Spin Challenges
In anticipation of the final Test between India and England, Joe Root shared insights into facing R Ashwin and Nathan Lyon, both recent entrants into the exclusive 500-wicket club. Reflecting on their distinct styles, Root highlighted Ashwin’s focus on unsettling batters by manipulating their positioning across the crease and inducing uncertainty in shot selection. “R […]
By CricShots - Mar 4, 2024
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Geoffrey Boycott Slams Joe Root’s “Arrogance” After Century, Questions “Bazball” Effectiveness
Following Joe Root’s impressive century in the Ranchi Test against India, a debate has erupted, ignited by Root’s claim he would continue playing the risky “ramp” shot despite criticism. Cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott took aim at Root, questioning his “arrogance” and casting doubt on the effectiveness of England’s aggressive “Bazball” approach. Root’s fine innings marked […]
By CricShots - Feb 27, 2024
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Michael Vaughan calls for transparency after Joe Root’s controversial dismissal
Former England captain Michael Vaughan asked for transparency in the decision-making process by the Hawk-Eye after England batter Joe Root’s controversial dismissal on Day 3 of the fourth Test between India and England at Ranchi. With a magnificent hundred in the first innings, the veteran was important to their innings. However, when batting on 11, […]
By SMCS - Feb 26, 2024
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Joe Root Lauds Shoaib Bashir’s Spin Mastery In Ranchi Test
In a marathon display of spin bowling, young sensation Shoaib Bashir left an indelible mark on the second day of the fourth Test between England and India in Ranchi. Claiming four crucial wickets, Bashir’s 32-over spell showcased not only his skill but also his cheeky and enjoyable personality, according to England captain Joe Root. “The […]
By CricShots - Feb 25, 2024
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“It did cross my mind” – Joe Root jokes about reverse-scooping at 96 in 4th Test vs India
In a funny reply to a witty question from former India cricketer and expert Sunil Gavaskar, Joe Root said that he thought of playing a flamboyant reverse scoop when he was batting at 96 in the fourth Test against India in Ranchi as well. Before this Test, Root faced a lot of criticism from everyone […]
By SMCS - Feb 25, 2024
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Joe Root’s Spectacular Catch Shifts Momentum In Ranchi Test
In the ongoing Ranchi Test, Joe Root’s fielding heroics added to his batting prowess, securing a crucial wicket for England. On day 2, Root’s exceptional diving catch in the slips dismissed Sarfaraz Khan, further denting India’s position in the match. Following Ravindra Jadeja’s dismissal, Sarfaraz and Jaiswal steadied India’s innings with a 31-run partnership. However, […]
By CricShots - Feb 24, 2024
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Michael Atherton Analyzes Joe Root’s Batting Approach In Fourth Test
In the aftermath of Joe Root’s unconventional shot in the third Test against India, former England skipper Michael Atherton has clarified that Root doesn’t adhere to specific instructions from Brendon McCullum or Ben Stokes. Root’s attempted reverse scoop in Rajkot drew criticism, prompting calls for a return to a more traditional approach. Contrary to the […]
By CricShots - Feb 24, 2024
Alastair Cook
“Very un-BazBall” – Sir Alastair Cook applauds Joe Root’s 100 in 4th Test vs India
Former England captain Sir Alastair Cook has applauded Joe Root for his very ‘un-BazBall’ but very effective 106-run knock-off 226 balls in the ongoing Ranchi Test against India as well. Under pressure after failing to score well in the first three Tests, Root led England’s comeback from a score of 112/5 at lunch. He added […]
By SMCS - Feb 24, 2024
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