newscricket14 hours ago

Twitter reacts as India lose the first ODI against New Zealand

The Twitterati went mental as Virat Kohli scored his 31st ODI hundred overtaking Ricky Ponting's number of 30 centuries. But Tom Latham (103*) and Ross Taylor (95) crashed Kohli's party as they chased down a record target of 281 at the Wankhede and took the early lead in the 3-match series.
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reportcricket14 hours ago

India vs New Zealand | Tom Latham and Ross Taylor’s record partnership sets up win for visitors

Tom Latham (103*) and Ross Taylor (95) recorded the highest-ever partnership at the Wankhede as they led their team to a six-wicket victory over India in the first ODI. Earlier, Virat Kohli had marked his 200th ODI game with a century to go past Ricky Ponting’s tally of 30 ODI hundreds.
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featurecricket14 hours ago

India vs New Zealand | How and where India lost first ODI in Mumbai

New Zealand managed to exploit the chinks in the Indian armoury and thanks to some composed batting by Tom Latham and Ross Taylor, coupled with Trent Boult's brilliance, won the first game at the Wankhede. Bad decisions and top order changes put a halt to India's magnificent home run.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Parthiv Patel : I am quite ready as a standby

Parthiv Patel has been working hard on his wicketkeeping and batting skills simultaneously and stated that he is ready as a standby for the Indian team. Patel feels nice about the contribution he made to the team with his comeback and stated that he enjoys captaining Gujarat in Ranji Trophy.
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newscricket19 hours ago

David Warner regrets making controversial comments on Ashes

David Warner expressed regret over the combative language he used while talking about the Ashes, as he called the game as a ‘war’ and talked about insinuating ‘hatred’ on the battlefield. Warner faced staunch criticism on his comments, nevertheless, he feels that some ‘inward anger’ is necessary.
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newscricket19 hours ago

WATCH | Wankhede crowd welcomes Virat Kohli as he walks out to play his 200th ODI

The Wankhede Stadium got the chance to experience yet another historic moment when the young and fierce Indian captain Virat Kohli played his 200th ODI at the stadium. As he walked out to bat, the crowd got delighted and started applauding, giving the Indian skipper a rousing welcome.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Bishan Bedi : Kuldeep Yadav should be played only in Test, not ODI or T20I

Former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi feels that India’s emerging spinner Kuldeep Yadav hasn’t been under proper guidance as the 22-year-old should be played only in Test and not in ODIs or T20Is. The 71-year-old also lamented how IPL performances are now preferred over Duleep and Ranji Trophy.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Kohli needs Dhoni not only as a keeper but in leadership capacity as well, says Sourav Ganguly

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly believes that MS Dhoni will survive in the Indian side till 2019 because Virat Kohli needs him not just as a keeper but also in the leadership capacity. The 36-year-old hasn’t been at his flamboyant best anymore but Ganguly thinks it is normal as one ages.
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newscricketa day ago

Ross Taylor feels their performance against spinners will define their way in the series

New Zealand star Ross Taylor believes that his side’s performance against spinners will majorly define the way they progress on their India tour. The 33-year-old also heaped huge praises on his former IPL teammate Virat Kohli, stating that he will be one of the best players ever to play the game.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli issues burn-out warning to BCCI owing to "hectic" schedule

Skipper Virat Kohli has finally addressed the issue of team India’s hectic playing schedule stating that the players need to be rotated occasionally to prevent burn out in the overseas tours. India have played a Test series, 15 ODIs and four T20Is in the last four months with hardly any break.
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