newscricket44 minutes ago

MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli rested for Nidahas Trophy; Rohit Sharma to lead India

The Indian senior selection committee has decided to rest MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli for the upcoming tri-nation T20I tournament in Sri Lanka, BCCI announced today. In the absence of two talismanic players of the team, Rohit Sharma will lead the side with Shikhar Dhawan acting as his deputy.
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newscricketan hour ago

Rahul Dravid takes a pay cut to establish parity in Under-19 prize money

To ensure every member of the support staff and even those who worked with the squad in the past would get an equal cash incentive, Rahul Dravid has taken a pay cut from the U-19 WC prize money. According to a revised list of cash awards, every member of the coaching staff will receive Rs 25 lakh.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Suresh Raina thanks Virat Kohli for sacrificing his No.3 spot for him

Suresh Raina has shared his gratitude towards Virat Kohli for letting him bat at the No.3 position despite the Indian skipper having an excellent record in that role. The Chennai Super Kings star has also added that it is just a matter of time before he makes his comeback to India's ODI side.
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featurecricket11 hours ago

Suresh Raina finds new lease of life with little contributions

He can make you happy and can let you vent out the frustrations at equal measure. Has there ever been a bigger superstar in the Indian Premier League than him? The answer is simply No. For all his majesty, Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli haven’t been greater than him and there is a reason behind it.
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featurecricket12 hours ago

Indian players rated and slated from their thrilling win to clinch series

India wrapped up the T20I series with a seven-run victory at the place where it all started to cap off the series on a high. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s excellent bowling was the main reason behind India’s victory, Suresh Raina was the star of the show with his sublime all-round performance.
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newscricket13 hours ago

India vs South Africa | India wrap up tour with thriller at Newlands

After the Indian batting order could only manage 172 in the first innings, the Indian bowling attack showed up and ensured the score was enough to secure a seven-run win for the visitors. Despite, Christiaan Jonker scoring a valiant 49, he failed to get his side over the line in the final T20I.
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newscricket14 hours ago

Twitter reacts as Tabraiz Shamsi drops sitters to help India win the T20 series

While Rohit Sharma went out for cheap and Virat Kohli didn't turn up, it was Tabraiz Shamsi who took away the cake after dropping catches of Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina, who helped India set up the target. A ruthless Twitterati left the wrist spinner no slack while trolling his buttery fingers.
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newscricket14 hours ago

VIDEO | Sunil Gavaskar’s “curse” results in Suresh Raina’s wicket

Since the start of the limited-overs series, almost everything has gone Indian’s way - ALMOST. After messing up Virat Kohli’s stats during commentary and attempting a crass joke at Jaydev Unadkat, Sunil Gavaskar put the commentator’s curse on Suresh Raina, who got dismissed on the very next ball.
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newscricket17 hours ago

IPL 2018 | Rajasthan Royals pick Steve Smith over Ajinkya Rahane as team captain

Steve Smith has been announced to lead the returning Rajasthan Royals franchise in the upcoming season of the IPL, the team has announced today. Smith, who led the Rising Pune Supergiant to the final last year, was the only player that the 2008 Champions had retained ahead of the mega-auction.
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featurecricket17 hours ago

India vs South Africa | Predicted XI for 3rd an final T20I in Cape Town

So, the tour has finally come to the place where it all started - a trip of emotions, excitement and thrill. Cape Town – the stage for many an India-SA epic will host the third and final T20I between the two nations and each team will try to finish the tour on a high and take the series honours.
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