newscricket5 hours ago

India vs Australia | When Virat Kohli is at the crease, we feel confident, claims Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma has stated that whenever Virat Kohli is out in the field batting, the team is confident of the situation it is in. After India lost two quick wickets today, Kohli, with Cheteshwar Pujara and then Ajinkya Rahane, managed to stabilize the Indian innings and keep India in the game.
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newscricket7 hours ago

10 things you missed : From the umpire not calling Josh Hazlewood's no ball to the mixup that almost cost India the match

Oh boy, what a brilliant day of Test cricket (obviously not for the Aussies). While jumping in joy while watching Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane frustrate the Australian bowlers, we collected a lot of things that you might have missed from Day 2 of the Test match. Check out what all you have missed!
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newscricket13 hours ago

VIDEO | Starc left surprised as teammates start celebrating despite ball touching Cheteshwar Pujara's shirt

Australians are known for their over-the-top celebrations even before umpire raises his finger for a wicket. Today, despite a Mitchell Starc ball despite touching only Cheteshwar Pujara’s shirt before going to the keeper's gloves, Aussie fielders started celebrating which left the former surprised.
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featurecricket2 days ago

India vs Australia | India’s Predicted XI for the second Test in Perth

After a convincing win in the first innings, a high-flying India will take on Australia who will try to rejig the depleted line-up to level the series. For India, a win on the Test debut of Optus means, the Border-Gavaskar Trophy will be with them as the chances of the series loss would be Zero.
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newscricket4 days ago

Karsan Ghavri hails Cheteshwar Pujara for giving bowlers sizeable total to defend

Hailing Cheteshwar Pujara's batting heroics in Adelaide, Karsan Ghavri has stated that the No.3 batsman was the prime architect behind the historic win. Ghavri has also warned India that despite having an upper hand, they should be wary about the Australian fightback which is very much possible.
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newscricket4 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | Virat Kohli retains top spot as Cheteshwar Pujara enters top five again

Virat Kohli has managed to retain his top spot in the latest ICC Test rankings as Cheteshwar Pujara entered the top five after he registered scores of 123 and 71 in the first Test in Adelaide. Amongst the bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah made a significant jump and achieved a career-high ranking of 33.
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newscricket5 days ago

India vs Australia | Sourav Ganguly reckons India will be made to work for series win

After a close 31-run finish in the series opener in Adelaide, Sourav Ganguly predicts thatIndia will be made to work hard to win the ongoing four-match Test series in Australia. Ravi Shastri’s boys will take on Tim Paine & Co. in the second Test match at Perth December 14 onwards.
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featurecricket5 days ago

India vs Australia | Adelaide throws a classic that would be hard to forget

It was a contrasting five days of Test cricket. Adelaide greeted India with a 40-degree Celsius on the first day, kept the temperature within the range on second as well, but by the time the third day started, it was all gloomy. It was raining, defying the humidity of the first two days.
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newscricket5 days ago

India vs Australia | Knew what to expect from Australian pitches, claims Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara, who was adjudged as man of the match in the series opening win in Adelaide on Monday, has revealed he was prepared for the tough Australian pitches beforehand. Pujara scored a brilliant 123 in the first innings to keep India in the game and hit 71 in the second for the visitors.
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newscricket5 days ago

India vs Australia | Super proud to have four bowlers take 20 wickets, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli was all smiles as he lavished praise on his bowling quartet who managed to take all 20 wickets across two innings as India registered a 31-run win in the series opener in Adelaide. Kohli also had positive words to say about Cheteshwar Pujara who kept India in the game on day one.
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