newscricket12 hours ago

BCCI to ratify decision on player contracts during SGM in Delhi on Friday

The BCCI authorities will meet at the scheduled Special General Meeting on Friday in Delhi and confirm the CoA’s decision to ratify player contracts for the 2017-18 season as was announced in March. The BCCI introduced the new A+ grade which will hand players contracts worth Rs. 7 crores.
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newscricketa day ago

India relies too much on Virat Kohli off late on overseas tours, says Manjrekar

Ahead of India's much awaited England tour, Sanjay Manjrekar has opined that India, especially on foreign tours, are too dependent on skipper Virat Kohli. Manjrekar, however, has put his confidence in the Indian bowlers stating that they will do well in England after their exploits in South Africa.
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newscricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli takes the Yo-yo fitness test but still no update on his neck injury

Indian skipper Virat Kohli undertook BCCI's mandated compulsory Yo-yo fitness test recently that would determine his availability for the strenuous month-long tour of England starting June 27. However, the board is yet to declare an update on Kohli’s neck injury and the test results.
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newscricket10 days ago

I am personally in a very good head space after IPL, says Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav, who had an impressive IPL season with RCB, insisted that he has been in a very good head space after the IPL and is working hard to get ready for the series ahead. He revealed that he has been doing ‘single stump training’ on the advice of Ashish Nehra, who was his bowling coach in RCB.
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newscricket14 days ago

Glenn McGrath suggests India should not be dependent only on Virat Kohli

Glenn McGrath suggested that India should not be dependent only on Virat Kohli in England and insisted that there are other quality players in the team as well. McGrath warned Kohli of James Anderson threat and was confident that Bhuvneswar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah would do well in England.
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featurecricket17 days ago

Should Virat Kohli cherry pick his games after his recent injury

Virat Kohli’s neck injury, just weeks ahead of his county stint, has arisen numerous apprehensions - the biggest of which is his dip in consistency. Kohli has played non-stop cricket with unparalleled uniformity over the last two years, all of which looks at stake now ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as MI go crashing out of playoffs race

Mumbai Indians couldn't take their chance to go to the playoffs as they succumbed to a loss to Delhi Daredevils in their last game of the IPL 2018. Twitterati reacted as Mumbai Indians' captain Rohit Sharma failed to live up to expectations once again in a must-win match for them.
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newscricketa month ago

Having “clear plans” helps Jasprit Bumrah in death overs

Jasprit Bumrah has credited the clarity of thought while bowling in the death overs as the main reason for his success. The Mumbai Indians pacer has also cited that the ability to stay in the present and not being too worried about what is in the store has helped him learn a lot and grow.
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newscricketa month ago

Kieron Pollard has always been a match-winner for Mumbai Indians, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma was ecstatic after their much-needed win against Kings XI Punjab which kept their chances to qualify for the play-offs alive. Rohit has also praised Kieron Pollard and Jasprit Bumrah for their match-winning performances against Punjab after the visitors threatened to take the game away.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Jos Buttler's incredible knock as he destroyed MI's bowling attack single-handedly

Twitterati had their say as a resurgent Rajasthan Royals, riding on Jos Buttler's incredible form, pulverized Mumbai Indian's bowling attack and gave themselves a very good chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Earlier, MI couldn't build on their good start and ended up scoring 168 runs.
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