newscricket10 hours ago

Ajit Wadekar: Indian team should consider themselves losers for losing a gem like Kumble

Former Indian skipper Ajit Wadekar bashed the Indian team terming them "losers" for giving up Anil Kumble as the head coach. The 76-year old lashed out at Indian skipper Virat Kohli calling him immature and sought explanations regarding what changed his opinion on Kumble during the one-year tenure.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Sanjay Bangar: Indian team has coped up well with Anil Kumble's departure

Batting coach Sanjay Bangar has stated that the Indian team has done well to compartmentalise Anil Kumble's resignation from the game and have coped up well sans a head coach. Bangar also suggested that the senior players in the team have taken charge and their experience has helped the team.
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newscricket14 hours ago

You can’t make villain out of Virat Kohli, says Vikram Rathore

Former selector Vikram Rathore has defended Virat Kohli in the saga with Anil Kumble that led to the former coach's departure. Rathore said that the Indian captain can’t be blamed if he wasn't able to work with Kumble and one should not make the 28-year-old a bad guy for speaking his mind.
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newscricket15 hours ago

Kohli will have no say on who the next coach will be, says Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai, the head of the Committee of Administrators (CoA), gave his views on the Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli saga as he praised the former coach saying his role was ‘absolutely impeccable’. Rai also clarified that Kohli will have no say on who the next coach of the Indian team will be.
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newscricketa day ago

WATCH | AB de Villiers takes catch without seeing the ball

While the world knows AB de Villiers as the player who is an exceptional talent, yesterday, he managed to pull off a catch that left even the great South African skipper in shock. Against England with visibility being quite poor, de Villiers was able to take a catch trusting his instincts purely.
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newscricketa day ago

Mithali Raj breaks all-time record of consecutive half-centuries

Indian women’s skipper Mithali Raj has scored her seventh consecutive ODI century, breaking the past record of six consecutive centuries. Raj, coming in at No.3, capitalized on the strong start provided by the openers and with her composed 71-run innings, she took India to a colossal 281/3.
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newscricket2 days ago

ICC confirms support for World XI team’s tour of Pakistan

The International Cricket Council has reiterated its support for the Pakistan vs World XI match, in a bid to bring back international cricket in Pakistan. The ICC has announced that it is contemplating plans of a three-match Twenty20 series in Pakistan, which will be accorded international status.
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newscricket2 days ago

Teams to retain review for 'umpire's call' verdict

The ICC chief executives' committee approved that the suggestion that teams would not lose a review for the "umpire's call" verdicts under DRS, starting from Oct 1. In addition to that, “Sending off” has also been approved as well as now umpires can send players off the field for cases of violence.
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newscricket2 days ago

Anil Kumble wanted say in the playing XI, claims BCCI official

The Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble saga is taking a new turn every day as a BCCI official revealed that Kumble wanted to have a say in the playing XI of matches, which is mainly the duty of the captain. He also added that the strained relationship between the duo started from Kumble’s first tour to WI.
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newscricket2 days ago

Mohammed Nabi hopes Afghanistan will play their first Test against India

Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammed Nabi wants Afghanistan's inaugural Test match to be played against India - the country that has helped them grow as a cricketing nation. The 32-year-old also went on to add that achieving Test status was a dream that the team had been chasing for years.
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