newscricket2 days ago

I had to work hard for the shots that look easy now, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has said that all his delicious pull shots for sixes came off only after he kept practicing them, stating that he really works hard on them in the nets. The Indian team is on a roll with wins in all the matches they have played until now in the 2018 Asia Cup.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 days ago

Asia Cup | Takeaways: A Rohit Sharma masterclass in captaincy and Dubai’s 90s throwback

Another India-Pak encounter and another one-sided contest. It was a fairly straightforward win for India in Dubai today, but amidst the boring encounter, Rohit Sharma put forward a fine example of how to tactically plan each and every point in the game, and how it impacts the bowlers as a whole.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 days ago

Asia Cup 2018 | India’s Predicted XI for the Super Four match against Pakistan in Dubai

For India, the Dubai win was a regression to the mean after the team suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of their arch-rivals in the Champions Trophy final last year. Can Pakistan change the status quo today? India will be highly confident in their abilities when they will take the field.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

Asia Cup | Takeaways: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's impeccable length and Opening 101

India continued their winning streak at the Asia Cup with yet another comprehensive win, this time over Bangladesh, with skipper Rohit Sharma leading the way this time. However, this game will be remembered more for Ravindra Jadeja blowing away Bangladesh's batting lineup like a house of cards.
Subhayan Dutta
newscricket5 days ago

Bowling unit stepped up against Pakistan to register a comprehensive win, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

After being awarded Man of the Match against Pakistan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has stated that the Indian bowling unit that performed well against Pakistan as Team India registered a convincing victory. India defeated Pakistan by eight wickets in the group stage after a lackluster win against Hong Kong.
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newscricket7 days ago

Asia Cup | India will go with 'positive and strong' mindset against Pakistan, promises Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan has stated that despite not getting an off day after their opening tie against Hong Kong, the Indian side will come out to play against arch-rivals Pakistan with a positive mindset. The Indian opener also praised the Hong Kong openers for putting up an exceptional show against them.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Asia Cup 2018 | Combined India-Pakistan Asia Cup XI

India will have a chance to settle the score after the Champions Trophy embarrassment when they will take on Pakistan tomorrow in the second encounter of both the sides in Dubai. Ahead of the clash, we at SportsCafe, have collated a combined Indo-Pak Asia Cup XI that can be a world-beater.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket20 days ago

In reality, India also didn't have a full strength, says Laxman Sivaramakrishnan

Laxman Sivaramakrishnan has stated that according to him the Indian squad did not have the complete strength to pose a challenge to England as they were missing some key players. He said that the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Wriddhiman Saha probably shifted the favour in England's side.
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newscricketa month ago

Credit for India’s formidable pace attack should go to Duncan Fletcher, believes Nick Compton

English cricketer Nick Compton has stated that Duncan Fletcher has played a major role in shaping the current Indian pace attack and should be credited for his work. Compton has added that the former Zimbabwean cricketer should be praised for handling the toughest transition phase in Indian cricket.
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newscricketa month ago

India in England | Bhuvneshwar Kumar to miss entire England tour : Reports

In yet another setback for the Indian team in the ongoing Test series in England, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is understood to have not fully recovered for the last two Tests as well. The Indian squad for the final two games of the series will be announced after the completion of the third Test in Nottingham.
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