newscricket5 days ago

BCCI Contracts: Jadeja and Pujara rewarded for their performances with Grade A contracts

Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been upgraded to Grade ‘A in the BCCI contracts, whereas Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina have been excluded from the list, the BCCI announced yesterday. It has also been declared that the amount of money for all three grades have been doubled.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to Steve Smith's "Brain Fade 2.0" and Jadeja's performance

India started the day with momentum on their side as Renshaw and Smith were dismissed by R Jadeja early. But Shaun Marsh and Peter Hansdscombe stood tall and thwarted India's chances of taking a 2-1 lead with a game to play. The Twitterati got to work immediately after Smith's brain fade 2.0.
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newscricket13 days ago

Twitter reacts as India finally get a review right and Saha's "funny catch"!

Twitterati had a field day as on the first Day of the third Test between India and Australia in Ranchi. India had a brilliant start to the game as they dismissed Warner, Renshaw, and Marsh for just 89. But a 159-run partnership between Steve Smith and Maxwell has put Australia in the driving seat.
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newscricket20 days ago

WATCH | Commentators’ hilarious attempt to recreate the Ishant Sharma game face

Ishant Sharma went viral on the internet during the second Test in Bengaluru when in a moment of madness he made a funny face at Steve Smith after beating the batsman. The commentators covering the Border-Gavaskar series have attempted copying Sharma’s expression, and the result is hilarious.
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newscricket24 days ago

Twitter reacts to Ishant Sharma's weird face and India's pathetic DRS reviews

Unlike the Indian team, the Twitterati had a fun day as Ishant Sharma's weird face and Virat Kohli's bad DRS reviews gave them enough material to win the internet for the day. India had good sessions till tea, but due to dropped catches and bad DRS reviews Aussies ended day 2 with a 48 run lead.
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newscricket24 days ago

Watch: Ishant Sharma mocks Steve Smith making strange faces

Ishant Sharma entertained everyone at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday with his acting skills by giving strange expressions in response to Aussie skipper Steve Smith. Smith, whose mildly exaggerated movements had seen Ravindra Jadeja mime him in the last Test, has taken them sportively - so far.
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newscricketa month ago

Md Azharuddin expects Karun and Bhuvneshwar to play in second Test in Bengaluru

Mohammad Azharuddin expects Karun Nair and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to be picked in the place of Jayant Yadav and Ishant Sharma for the second Test in Bengaluru starting this week after the hosts were outplayed by Australia in Pune in under three days on a deteriorating pitch.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as India crumble under pressure and Virat Kohli "marks absent for Day 2"

India's day couldn't have gone any worse. First, the Indian batting order was exposed as skipper Virat Kohli got out for a duck and Pujara flopped. K.L.Rahul stuck around a little while but was removed by O'Keefe who went on to pick 6 wickets as Australia ended day 2 with a lead of 298.
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featurecricketa month ago

Crazy things that happened at the IPL 2017 auction

The huge party that the IPL is, begins with the auction itself. Every year, there are some high-profile buys who draw huge sums of money, some players who are expected to cash in huge cheques but end up remaining unsold, unknown uncapped players who end up with way more than their base price.
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newscricketa month ago

Ishant Sharma should've shed his ego and lowered base price: IPL team owner

Apart from the price for which Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills were sold, the fact that experienced players like Ishant Sharma and Irfan Pathan went unsold were the biggest surprises from the IPL 2017 auction. An unnamed team owner has been quoted as saying that Ishant should have lowered his base price.
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