featurecricket17 hours ago

Taking ridicule out of way, Ishant Sharma adds one more fairytale day to his late-blooming career

VVS Laxman’s contribution to Indian cricket is never talked about in the same vein as Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and Virender Sehwag, but Mohali 2010 told a story. Of course, VVS had quite a number of games to show as his finest but that remained quite a special Test for him.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Ravindra Jadeja's sublime all-round performance against the Windies

Ravindra Jadeja scored a much-needed half-century for India against West Indies on Day 2! Jaddu bought up his fifty in style and pulled out his sword celebration but unfortunately got out later! Twitterati went berserk after the all-rounder's sublime performance and reacted on the same.
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newscricketa day ago

8 Things You Missed | From Ravindra Jadeja's lucky escape to Mayank Agarwal suffering in pain

Hey buddies! We are back with the most fascinating things that you might have missed from India' game against the Windies on Day 2. Don't worry, we sat through the entire day and grabbed each and every incident that took place in the match. So just sit back and enjoy these 8 incidents.
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newscricketa day ago

VIDEO | Steve Smith’s fancy leaves reach Caribbean shores as Windies batsmen take it to a whole new level

Even the smallest of Steve Smith's activities after his comeback has been widely talked about and his fancy leaves have been the most popular one. If you want to get an idea of how big its cult status has become ever since that Lord's stunt, Windies batsmen tried that against India in Antigua Test.
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featurecricket4 days ago

WI v IND | India’s Predicted XI for first Test against West Indies

India kick-off their ICC World Test Championship against the West Indies in the first of a two-match series, starting from Thursday in Antigua. Given that skipper Virat Kohli has repeatedly stated the importance of each match, India are unlikely to experiment with their lineup tomorrow.
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newscricket5 days ago

WI v IND practice match | Rahane, Vihari strike 50s before West Indies A hold on for draw

Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari struck patient fifties, 52 and 64 respectively, as India set West Indies A a 305-run target on Monday. The hosts then batted out 21 overs, and reached 47 for 3, with Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin picking up a wicket each.
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newscricket6 days ago

WI vs IND | Indian team keep Navdeep Saini as cover for Test series

The Indian team management has decided to keep Navdeep Saini back in the Windies tour as a net bowler for the upcoming two-match Test series. Saini proved his talent by producing a 'Man of the Match' performance in his debut T20I and is now being seen a future prospect with the red ball.
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newscricket24 days ago

India vs West Indies | Ian Bishop believes Virat Kohli-led Indian team is a threat for Windies

Former West Indies bowler and commentator Ian Bishop feels India’s overseas performance in Test Cricket has evolved ever since Virat Kohli took up the leadership role. Due to this form, the West Indies veteran believes India will have an edge over the Windies in the upcoming Test series.
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newscricket25 days ago

Legends and pundits react as BCCI bans Prithvi Shaw for doping violation

BCCI suspended Prithvi Shaw for 'inadvertently' taking banned substance under the World Anti-Doping Agency code after the National dope testing laboratory detected Terbutaline in his urine sample. The young and talented, however, found sympathy and encouragement from the cricketing fraternity.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Lasith Malinga's ODI retirement after masterclass against Bangladesh in his last ODI

Lasith Malinga turned back the clock in his last ODI by removing Tamim Iqbal and Souwmya Sarkar with vicious toe-crushing yorkers, and then ended the innings by dismissing Mustafizur, winning one last game for his country. The Twitterati exploded and wishes came pouring in for the veteran.
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