newscricket6 hours ago

WATCH : MS Dhoni gives Hardik Pandya a run for his money in a 100m dash

For all the talks surrounding MS Dhoni’s dwindling prowess, there are still only a handful of players who can give him a run for his money with their athletic ability. Today, ahead of the second ODI, Hardik Pandya realized that the hard way when the 36-year-old beat him in the 100m dash.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Predicted XI for second ODI in Mohali

After suffering a humiliating defeat in the Dharamsala ODI, the Rohit Sharma-led team might make a couple of changes to their playing XI for the do-or-die encounter in Mohali. While Ajinkya Rahane may get a recall to the XI, Shreyas Iyer might have to wait a bit longer to get his next match.
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newscricketa day ago

Ajit Agarkar doesn't see Hardik Pandya as a proper third seamer

Ajit Agarkar believes Hardik Pandya still has a long way to go as far as bowling is concerned before being considered as a finished article and as of now, he doesn’t see him playing the role of the third seamer perfectly. He, however, added that Pandya’s batting has improved a lot lately.
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newscricket5 days ago

Hard to say why people haven’t nailed the No.4 spot, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has stated that he is unsure why no batsman has been able to seal the No.4 spot in Indian the team but remains confident that his experience will help him succeed in that role. Karthik has been brilliant for Tamil Nadu and has also excelled for India this year whenever given a chance.
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newscricket5 days ago

Rahul Dravid confident of India doing well in South Africa

Rahul Dravid has voiced his confidence about India doing well in South Africa stating that based on the current form of the team they have India a great chance. He also claimed that the team could trust Hardik Pandya’s skills while adding Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin could play crucial roles.
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newscricket8 days ago

MS Dhoni warned me after aggressive celebration, recalls Hardik Pandya

Contrary to the reckless demeanour that Hardik Pandya’s unusual haircut and tattoos give away to the public eye, the young prodigy has shown tremendous commitment and maturity in his game so far. Pandya has credited most of it to MS Dhoni, who had given him a stern warning in his very first game.
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newscricket9 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah, Parthiv Patel picked in 17-member Test squad for South Africa series

Jasprit Bumrah, for the first time in his career, has received a Test-call for the South Africa series. While Parthiv Patel has been selected as the backup wicket-keeper, all-rounder Hardik Pandya has returned to the squad for the three-match Test series which begins on January 5.
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newscricket23 days ago

WATCH | Ahmed Shehzad recreates Hardik Pandya’s exceptional catch with one hand

When Hardik Pandya took Martin Guptill’s catch in the first T20I in Delhi, every cricket fan was left in awe watching the athleticism and sheer brilliance of the catch. However, in a National T20 Cup game, not only did Ahmed Shehzad recreate the catch, he completed the task with just one hand. 
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newscricketa month ago

I'll take a rest when I need it, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has claimed that he will ask for a rest when he feels he needs it after the rumors suggested that he had asked the selectors for rest Sri Lanka series. He also emphasized that balance is necessary for the team and it’s humanly impossible to maintain the same level of performance.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Focus on remaining No. 1 in Tests, says Ajinkya Rahane

Ahead of the India-Sri Lanka series Ajinkya Rahane has claimed that they will remain focused on maintaining the No. 1 spot in Tests rankings. India’s Test team vice-captain also added that they will focus on their strengths rather than worrying about Sri Lanka’s combination and strategies.
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