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August09

England Vs Pakistan 3 Match Test Series Preview August 2020

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England welcome Pakistan to Off Trafford and The Rose Bowl for the 3 match Test Series in which has the recipe to be a competitive and compelling series. England test team have just come from off a 2-1 win over the West Indies in which is seems they made it harder than it needed to […]

June21

England Strong Betting Favourites for West Indies Tests

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Test cricket returns on 8 July as England host the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in the first of a three-match series. It will be the first time in almost six months that Joe Root’s side have played the longest form of the game. England won their latest Test series 3-1 in South Africa […]

May18

CW Games & CW Forum Arcade – End of Life

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As many of you may already be aware, all the modern browsers are discontinuing support for Flash player towards the end of 2020. The effect of this on CricketWeb is that the following functions of the site will no longer work and will be decommissioned when this occurs:

February22

An Early Look at the 2020 T20 World Cup

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The seventh ICC T20 World Cup of 2020 will take place in Australia later this year. It will be the first time since 2016 that a T20 World Cup has been held and excitement is already building among fans and those looking to place an early bet on the competitions.

January04

Graeme Smith to Cricket South Africa’s rescue

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In a stunning and most unexpected turnaround, Graeme Smith has agreed to become the acting Director of Cricket in South Africa. This news comes hot on the heels of Smith’s refusal to take up the position citing concerns that he would not have the freedom to implement the required changes the organization needed so badly. There have, however, been a flurry of suspensions and resignations from the South African cricket board over the last week which could well have changed Smith’s mind.

December08

Why is Fantasy Cricket so Popular in India?

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Different sports are popular in different countries. For example, basketball, baseball, and football are the most popular sports in the US. When it comes to India, one of the most popular sports there is cricket. Coincidently the Indian Premier League is one of the most-watched leagues in India. Both the younger and older generations have favorite players that they love to see play but because they’re from different teams they can’t be seen together. This was impossible up until the legalization of fantasy sports. Fantasy cricket makes every player that ever played cricket available so fans can make any kind of combinations. Fantasy IPL is so popular in India that people place bets on fantasy matches.

August17

Cricket: What Is the Ashes?

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The Ashes may be a well-known and highly anticipated event in cricket for some, but for others – specifically those outside of England and Australia, the matches are less than noteworthy. If not rarely heard of.

July15

Pakistan’s Performance in the 2019 World Cup

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Pakistan is one of the teams participating in the 12th edition of the ICC world cup 2019. The 7 week long tournament brought 10 teams with each participating in the group stages. It must be noted that the cricket world cup was introduced in 1975 and Pakistan won the world cup in 1992. In this 12th edition however, they came into the World Cup as an unpredictable big team that opponents need to be wary of.

July13

Cricket World Cup 2019: Who will be The Winner?

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The ICC cricket world cup that started on May 30 will be officially ending in July 14th 2019, and this will mark the end of the 12th edition of the competition since its inauguration way back in 1975. The 2019 tournament is being hosted by England and it is now clear that England and New Zealand will be the two teams that will be battling it out in the finals.