newscricket37 minutes ago

Michael Vaughan : Steve Smith and Virat Kohli are ‘freak’ cricketers

Michael Vaughan has called Steve Smith an incredible player and put him alongside the Indian skipper Virat Kohli in the 'freak category'. In another tweet, Vaughan labelled Kohli as the best player across all format of the game and believed Smith is the best cricketer in the longest format.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Ramachandra Guha believes the Kohli-Kumble dispute is similar to the 1952 Mankad-Nayudu rift

Ramachandra Guha compared the rift between former India coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli to what had happened between former all-rounder Vinoo Mankad and chief selector CK Nayudu in 1952. Guha has also claimed that players now enjoy more power than the administrators.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Delay in revoking RCA ban could mean Jaipur not hosting IPL match

It could happen that in the upcoming Indian Premier League there will be no matches in Jaipur because of the delay over their re-affiliation with BCCI. Rajasthan Cricket Association's wait for revoking the ban from BCCI could get longer by almost a month after a confusion over the date of hearing.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Ravindra Jadeja does a Yuvraj Singh by hitting six sixes in an over

Ravindra Jadeja showed his destructive capabilities while playing in an inter-district T20 tournament as he smashed six maximums in an over off Nilam Vamja against Amreli. He scored 154 runs in just 69 balls helping his team, Jamnagar register a 121-run victory in their opening game.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal left out of Sri Lanka T20 squad for India series

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the squad for the upcoming three T20I games against India which will start after the third ODI in Visakhapatnam. Lasith Malinga didn’t find a place in the squad and Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Thirimanne have also been rested for the games.
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newscricket19 hours ago

BCCI oppose Lord's hosting the final playoff of the Test championship

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has raised questions over the venue allotment for the final of the Test Championship, which was given to Lord’s. He has also claimed the Indian cricket board’s commitment towards the Test is stronger than ever and they will continue embracing the oldest format of the game.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Matthew Hayden suggests India to appoint Ricky Ponting as slip fielding coach

Matthew Hayden is of the opinion that appointing former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting could solve India's slip fielding woes to a large extent. India's slip fielding has come under harsh criticism after the hosts dropped a number of catches against Sri Lanka during the third Test match in Delhi
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Jonny Bairstow and Mark Stoneman’s horrible mess up of Shaun Marsh's catch

England have shown no signs of improvement in the do-or-die WACA Test of the Ashes series as their batting collapse was followed by a dismal fielding show. Jonny Bairstow and Mark Stoneman messed up an easy catch of Shaun Marsh in the closing stages leaving, Twitteratti to embark on a trolling run.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Angelo Mathews fit for third ODI in Visakhapatnam

Sri Lanka will be mightily relieved to get the news of Angelo Mathews' timely recovery from cramps ahead of the third and deciding ODI against India in Vizag. The 30-year-old suffered cramps during his unbeaten knock of 111 runs in the second ODI in Mohali, where Sri Lanka lost by 141 runs.
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newscricketa day ago

Lalchand Rajput pinpoints Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma as key players for SA tour

Former Afghanistan coach, Lalchand Rajput, has named Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma as the key players for India ahead of the much-awaited tour of South Africa. Rajput also voiced his confidence in the all-conquering Indian side to come out on top in against the South Africans next month.
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