newscricket6 days ago

Selectors need to speak to MS Dhoni about his plans, says Kiran More

Former chief selector Kiran More believes that the selectors need to go and speak to veteran MS Dhoni about his future plans, before taking a call on his future. Rumours have been aplenty about Dhoni's future, with reports even suggesting that he no more is the first-choice wicketkeeper.
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newscricket12 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You need to have Plan B ready and it should be as good as Plan A, reckons Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that a team needs to have a plan B, which should be equally effective as plan A, in case things don’t go as per plan. He also emphasised on India’s over-reliance on the top-order which cost them heavily in the semi-final against New Zealand at Old Trafford.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Rohit Sharma is one of best players in the world, claims Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has heaped praise on Rohit Sharma who put in a Man of the Match performance in the recent win against Pakistan scoring a brilliant 140 off just 113 deliveries. The Men in Blue utterly dominated their rivals as they eventually won the match by 89 runs (DLS method) on Sunday.
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newscricketa month ago

Indian Tennis cricket league takes a leap from the streets of India to a stadium

The cricketing world is all set to witness a revolution in popular cricket, the first of its kind league with the idea of taking cricket from the streets to the stadium and a platform for upcoming players. The Indian Tennis Cricket League will showcase eight teams battle it out for supremacy.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Adaptability will always be the key in fickle English weather, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that in the fickle England weather, one needs to be in his toes and the sooner one adapts there, it will be better for them. The former national chief selector has also added that KL Rahul should be given the go-ahead to bat at No.4 and that will help India massively.
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newscricket2 months ago

Milind Rege returns as chief selector for Mumbai cricket team

Former Mumbai captain, Milind Rege, is reportedly set to return as the Mumbai senior selection committee chairman after previously being asked to vacated the post in 2017. The decision was taken at the meeting of the MCA’s Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC) which was held on Wednesday.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kuldeep Yadav will be fine, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Even though Kuldeep Yadav was dropped from KKR squad due to bad form, Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that the setback in the IPL won't affect the left-arm wrist-spinner in the World Cup. Vengsarkar further added that ODIs are a different ball game altogether and T20 form is not an issue.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dilip Vengsarkar’s appointment as CIC chairman could be a case of ‘conflict of interest’

Dilip Vengsarkar’s appointment as chairman of the Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC) at the Mumbai Cricket Association could be a ‘conflict of interest’ case as per MPCA member - Sanjeev Gupta. Gupta has written to BCCI ombudsman Justice (retired) D.K. Jain to look into the matter.
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newscricket3 months ago

I backed Virat Kohli when MS Dhoni and Gary Kirsten had not heard of him, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian selector Dilip Vengsarkar insisted on Virat Kohli’s selection in the Indian side when the then skipper MS Dhoni and coach Gary Kirsten had not even heard about him. Vengsarkar has also recalled how he insisted Sachin Tendulkar to be picked for the Mumbai side under his captaincy.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I would choose Rishabh Pant over Dinesh Karthik, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that Rishabh Pant was a better choice over Dinesh Karthik for the 15 man squad which will play the upcoming World Cup. India’s squad for the quadrennial event was announced on April 15, and Karthik made the cut as the backup wicket-keeper over the 21-year-old Pant.
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