newscricket4 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | Virat Kohli holds onto second spot among batsmen

Virat Kohli has held on to his second spot in the newly released ICC Test rankings for batsmen, as Steve Smith consolidated his position at the top of the chart. Cheteshwar Pujara remains fourth after his poor run in West Indies, while Jasprit Bumrah is in third place among the bowlers.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND vs SA | Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up for South Africa Tests

The Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) met on Thursday to announce the squad for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa in October. 20-year-old batsman Shubman Gill has received a maiden test call-up, while misfiring Karnataka opener KL Rahul has been left out of the squad.
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newscricket9 days ago

Entire team management and selectors were part of the decision making for No. 4 spot, reveals Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar, who was recently relieved from his duty of team India's batting coach, has revealed that it was a collective decision from everyone involved to pick the batsman for the No.4 spot. All three of KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar and Rishabh Pant batted at No.4 for the team in the World Cup.
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newscricket20 days ago

7 Things you missed | From Ajinkya Rahane's footballing skills to Virat Kohli recreating Sachin moment

We are back with Internet's favorite article! We know you have missed the most entertaining and thrilling moments from the first day of second Test because of the weird match timing. But don't worry, we have your back. We have compiled a list of 7 incidents which you would've missed today.
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featurecricket22 days ago

WI vs IND | India’s Predicted XI for the second Test against West Indies

Team India go into their final game of the West Indies tour – the second Test – knowing that they have the chance to return home without having lost a single game in the entire tour in all three formats. However, skipper Virat Kohli has some tough calls to make ahead of clash at Sabina Park.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane frustrate Windies with their patient batting in third innings

On Day 3 of India's first Test against the Windies, top order failed to get going as they lost the top three cheaply. However, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane stood like a rock for Team India so as to push the team to a decent total at the end the day. Twitterratis showered their praise on the duo.
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newscricketa month ago

6 Things You Missed | From Cummins' 45-ball duck to guy resting on 'Rocks' during the play

Good morning everyone! We are back with exciting things that you might have failed to notice during India vs West Indies match. No matter at all, because we have kept an eye on the match since ball 1 and compiled each and every interesting thing from the match. Just sit back and relax with these.
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featurecricketa month ago

WI v IND | India’s Predicted XI for first Test against West Indies

India kick-off their ICC World Test Championship against the West Indies in the first of a two-match series, starting from Thursday in Antigua. Given that skipper Virat Kohli has repeatedly stated the importance of each match, India are unlikely to experiment with their lineup tomorrow.
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newscricketa month ago

India v West Indies A | Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma power visitors to 297 for five

An unbeaten century from Cheteswhar Pujara and a fluent half-century from Rohit Sharma helped push India's score to 297 for five at stumps on Day 1 of their practice match against West Indies ‘A’. The first of two Tests between the two nations will be played at Antigua from August 22.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings | Steve Smith goes past Cheteshwar Pujara to climb to third sport

Australian run machine Steve Smith has climbed up to the third spot in the latest ICC rankings, going past India's Cheteshwar Pujara. After not having played Test Cricket for 16 months, the Australian announced his comeback to red-ball cricket with twin centuries against England at Edgbaston.
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