newscricket2 hours ago

Kuldeep Yadav credits MS Dhoni’s advice for match-winning performance

After a man of the match performance in the Vizag ODI, Kuldeep Yadav has thanked wicket-keeper MS Dhoni for suggesting the correct line and lengths during the SL innings. The chinaman spinner also revealed that working hard on his lengths has helped him put up his career-best ODI performance.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Reports | BCCI mulling over introduction of DRS system in IPL

After opposing the use of the DRS system for years citing its inaccuracy, the BCCI seem to have finally made their peace with the widely popular referral system. After its usage in India’s home season this year, the Indian cricket board is now thinking of introducing DRS in the IPL as well.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Virat and I are very similar characters and want to win every game, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has stated that his mindset matches Virat Kohli's and the duo are only interested in winning cricket games and don’t go into the field to "do time-pass". Shastri has also backed the opening duo of Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan to do well in the testing conditions of South Africa.
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newscricket6 hours ago

WATCH : India's sloppy fielding allows Sri Lanka get away with running gaffes, TWICE

Of late, one of the main characteristics of the Indian team has been their brilliance on the field, but surprisingly, today, that was completely absent, to say the least. The Indian fielders messed up two run-out opportunities in a gap of 14 balls and that left stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma baffled.
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newscricket7 hours ago

WATCH: MS Dhoni converts a Kuldeep Yadav caught behind appeal to stumping dismissal

MS Dhoni’s brilliance behind the stumps has been discussed many a time because he does something in every match to remind the connoisseurs what a valuable asset he is to the Indian team. Today, he, through his reflex, stumped Upul Tharanga as Kuldeep Yadav was still appealing for a caught behind.
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newscricket8 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Mitchell Starc’s “Ball of the Summer” to dismiss James Vince

Mitchell Starc demonstrated why he is considered as one of best bowlers in contemporary cricket when his 145kph delivery moved suddenly off the crack to uproot James Vince’s off-stump. And the Twitterati, unsurprisingly, couldn’t resist applauding the New South Wales pacer's “Ball of the Summer”.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Ranji Trophy | Kolkata 25K Run delays start of Karnataka-Vidarbha semifinal

The Karnataka vs Vidarbha semifinal match of the Ranji Trophy had to be started late as the Vidarbha team were late getting to the stadium after being stuck in traffic because of Kolkata 25K run. The team reached the Eden Gardens at 8.45, started their warm-ups and finally, began the game at 9.30.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Rahul Dravid reveals how he scored 180 despite Australia sledging him in 2001 Kolkata Test

Rahul Dravid has revealed his thought process during the second Test, where he scored a brilliant 180, against Australia in Kolkata in 2011 after facing sledging throughout his innings. Dravid has stated that instead of thinking about past and future, he was concentrating on one ball at a time.
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newscricket14 hours ago

Anil Kumble confident of India doing well in South Africa

Anil Kumble was all praise for the Virat Kohli-led Team India and stated that the team would go on to create history in the alien conditions of South Africa. The former India coach has also credited the players and the support staff for the amazing run that India had under his stewardship.
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newscricketa day ago

Commentary was nice but I enjoyed coaching most, says Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid has stated that he has been enjoying his coaching role more than his brief commentating stint post retirement. India’s former middle-order spine also threw light on failure, the importance of right attitude towards them, and of course on the 2001 Kolkata Test against Australia.
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