newscricket10 days ago

IND vs SA | Mohammed Shami taking five wickets in second innings big positive for us, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has heaped praise on Mohammed Shami's bowling in the second innings of the Vizag Test, where he reversed the ball well to help India win the match. Shastri has also admitted that Jasprit Bumrah might need surgery in order to recover from the ailing back affected by stress fracture.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket14 days ago

Hardik Pandya set to be sidelined for several months after undergoing back surgery

India's charismatic all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be ruled out of action for a considerable while after successfully undergoing a back surgery in London on Friday. After missing the West Indies tour, Pandya made a comeback in the T20Is against South Africa but was left out of the Test squad.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket18 days ago

Reports | Hardik Pandya set to miss T20Is against Bangladesh owing to back injury

Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya is all set to miss the upcoming T20 International series against Bangladesh next month. A lower back injury might force the management to bench him for the three match series which will follow India’s Test series against South Africa beginning on October 2.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket23 days ago

Hardik Pandya spends hours perfecting his power-hitting, reveals Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has revealed that all-rounder Hardik Pandya spends a lot of time in the nets to achieve perfection and consistency in his power-hitting abilities. Zaheer has also noted that having Hardik in the side offers India the luxury of an extra bowler or batsman as situation demands.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Player Ratings - Virat Kohli’s reckless decision at the toss comes back to bite as India face crushing defeat

Right after Shikhar Dhawan, who set the tone for India, lost his wicket and Virat Kohli got out cheaply, the Indian middle-order found themselves in the same old morass that has been haunting them for a while now. Perhaps, the skipper should’ve after all not defied the rules of Chinnaswamy.
Sritama Panda
featurecricketa month ago

IND v SA | India’s predicted XI for the 3rd T20I in Bengaluru

With India guaranteed an unassailable lead in the series, the third T20I provides an opportunity for Virat Kohli to tinker with the combination. However, whether the Men in Blue are willing to risk losing a series-win for the bigger picture of next year’s World Cup is to be seen.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy will help us gel well as a team before Ranji Trophy, says Siddhesh Lad

Mumbai’s batting mainstay Siddhesh Lad has stated that Vijay Hazare Trophy happening before the Ranji Trophy will be of great help for the team to gel well ahead of the premier domestic event. Lad, who also led Mumbai last year, stated that some exciting talents are coming through the ranks.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Player Ratings - Virat Kohli’s captain's knock help India seal seven-wicket victory in Mohali T20I

It was Virat Kohli’s day through and through in Mohali wherein he lit firecrackers with his shots and produced an impeccable innings, taking India to a 7-wicket victory in the 2nd T20I. Meanwhile, Deepak Chahar and Washington Sundar showed tremendous promise with their sincere bowling.
Sritama Panda
featurecricketa month ago

Snapshotting Mohali T20I - Your one-stop-guide to India’s seven-wicket victory over South Africa

The game in Dharamsala had been washed out and when both the teams were on the flight for the Mohali game, a small chatter broke out. After all, the India-South Africa series is no Ashes or no India-Australia. It is all about cultural segregation, and friendship, and the chatter of camaraderie.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

India vs South Africa Statistical Preview - Everything you need to know about 2nd T20I in Mohali

After a frustrating day out in Dharamsala which saw the match completely get washed out, the teams will now move on to Mohali for the second of the three T20Is. Both teams will come all guns blazing heading into this contest, as a victory here will ensure that the series cannot be lost.
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