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OnePlus Nord 2 is an upcoming mobile by OnePlus. The phone is rumored to come with a 6.43-inch touchscreen display. OnePlus Nord 2 is expected to be powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor and come with 8GB of RAM. The OnePlus Nord 2 is rumoured to run Android 11 and is expected to be powered by a 4500mAh battery. As far as the cameras are concerned, the OnePlus Nord 2 is rumored to pack a triple camera setup featuring a 50-megapixel primary camera; an 8-megapixel camera, and a 2-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It is rumored to sport a single camera setup for selfies, a 32-megapixel primary camera. OnePlus Nord 2 is based on Android 11 and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage. The OnePlus Nord 2 is tipped to be a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) mobile that will accept Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. Connectivity options on the OnePlus Nord 2 are said to include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, GPS, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE net

New balls! Sheffield Shield pill gets an overdue upgrade


Kookaburra has refined its red ball. Source: News Corp Australia
Cricket Australia will trial a refined Kookaburra red ball in the Sheffield Shield.
The subtle difference will be in the lining of the leather and is designed to keep the ball firmer for longer during play.
The change comes in response to feedback from players and coaches, who generally feel the Kookaburra ball could maintain its firm seam for longer periods to maximize the potential for swing and movement.

Kookaburra has been working on the upgrade for more than three years, and it’s been trialled in lower grades with “encouraging results”, according to Cricket Australia.
“We were set a small challenge by CA and its playing group and our research and development team had a number of existing concepts that could potentially meet this challenge,” Kookaburra managing director Brett Elliott said.
“The new leather lining concept is something we’ve worked on internally for a number of years and we’re now happy to partner further with CA on it to see if there’s benefit to the game.”

The upgraded ball will be used in rounds five and six of the Shield and then Cricket Australia and Kookaburra will seek more feedback.
The Dukes ball will be used again from round seven onwards, as has been done in past seasons.
Originally published as new balls! Sheffield Shield pill gets an overdue upgrade

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