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Twitter explodes as Rohit Sharma hits a six to get to his century Sehwag style

India lost three big wickets in the first session of Day 1 but Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma made a perfect comeback in the game by scoring a fifty and a century respectively. Fans on Twitter went berserk after watching 'Hitman' Sharma reach his sixth Test hundred with a maximum.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Diana Edulji and Shantha Rangaswamy question staff appointments in Women's cricket

CoA member Diana Edulji and Apex Council member Shantha Rangaswamy approached BCCI CEO Rahul Johri questioning the appointment of staff members for the Indian women's cricket team asking whether the men's team would have got the same treatment. Saba Karim is the man responsible for the appointments.
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newscricket4 hours ago

IND vs SA | Wriddhiman Saha had fire in his belly to play for India again, says Jayanta Bhowmick

Wriddhiman Saha's childhood coach Jayanta Bhowmick believed that he had the burning desire to play for India again after his shoulder injury almost threatened to end his career. The wicket-keeper showed fantastic keeping ability, taking two absolute blinders in the second test against South Africa.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Test captaincy a huge honour for me, asserts Azhar Ali

Seasoned batsman Azhar Ali, on Friday, October 18, expressed his joy and recognised the honour associated with the Test captaincy that has been bestowed on him. On the same day, the PCB made it clear that Sarfaraz Ahmed would no longer be captain and announced replacements in Test and T20Is.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IND vs SA | Twitter reacts as proxy captain Temba Bavuma brings no change in luck for South Africa

South Africa hasn’t been enjoying the favour of luck for a long time, and it isn’t just limited to the match results. The toss has been one major factor that has been denying any grace to captain Faf du Plessis, who in turn brought in Temba Bavuma at the toss to turn things around, but in vain.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Big focus on T20 World Cup for one year, divulges Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli has communicated that the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 will be the main focus for the team throughout the next twelve months. Despite making it to the knockouts, India have been unable to lift an ICC title in a long time and Kohli is hoping things would change.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IND vs SA | Shahbaz Nadeem added to India squad for Ranchi Test

Jharkhand's left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem has been added to India's Test squad for the third and final Test of the series against South Africa in Ranchi, starting on October 19. The spinner was added to the squad as a cover after Kuldeep Yadav endured shoulder pain on Friday during practice.
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featurecricket17 hours ago

IND vs SA | India’s Predicted XI for third Test in Ranchi

After having sealed the series, a gigantic 11th consecutive win at home, India are in Ranchi eyeing their fifth successive victory in the ICC Test Championship. Hence, the hosts have no solid reason to make any changes in the playing XI for the Ranchi Test, starting on October 19.
Sritama Panda
featurecricket20 hours ago

IND vs SA | South Africa’s Predicted XI for third and final Test in Ranchi

After taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, the teams will move to Ranchi for the third and final Test of the series, with South Africa vying to salvage some pride. With injuries aplenty, the visitors are expected to make a host of changes on Saturday, with Zubayar Hamza slated to open.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts as PCB sack Sarfraz Ahmed from Test and T20I captaincy

After an unsuccessful World Cup campaign and after conceding a T20I series whitewash, even though Sri Lanka didn't field their main team against the No.1 ranked T20I team, Sarfraz Ahmed was removed as the captain of the T20I and Test team. This decision received a mixed reaction from the Twitterati.
Srijith Gopal