newscricket4 hours ago

India vs Australia | Worried about our shorter format pace bowling unit, asserts VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that the bowling department for India in the Test format is in good hands but he is not too confident about the same in the shorter format of the game. The Cricket World Cup is scheduled for the next year from May, he has made the comments in view of the multilateral event.
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featurecricket7 hours ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways - A riveting day of Test cricket and Aussie pacers new-ball impact

Today was a kind of day that purists talk about while revealing about nostalgia. Perth was missed, but the one-on-one battle that underlined this Test made sure that the next few days would be a superb day out for all the people who only dream about seeing a hard-fought attritional Test cricket.
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newscricket11 hours ago

VIDEO | Adam Gilchrist takes a dig at Rishabh Pant on air after Bumrah bouncer silences him for a while

Rishabh Pant has been unusually chirpy behind the stumps in the series so far, not leaving any stone unturned to get under the skin of Aussies. However, he remained silent today after Jasprit Bumrah’s bouncer went for a bye four and Adam Gilchrist pointed that on air before taking a sly dig at him.
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featurecricketa day ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Virat Kohli’s Lord’s encore and Finch’s struggle against induckers

Although bowlers made a good comeback in the second session of the day, Australia should be happy for their score of 277/6 that is becoming increasingly difficult to bat. While the pace was the calling card of the day, footmarks on the surface means India might have gotten the combination wrong.
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newscricketa day ago

7 things you missed : Virat Kohli's Superman catch to the delivery that stunned everyone

We know, we know, you were really bored after Day 1 of the 2nd Test. Don't worry we have found a way to make it interesting. We cherry picked moments that you would've missed while "sleeping" through the 1st day of the Test match. Enjoy our early christmas gift - 7 things you missed!
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | We have so much belief in our bowling unit right now, asserts Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli lauded the efforts of his bowling unit which was pivotal in the win against Australia in the series opener and revealed that there is a lot of belief in the abilities of the bowlers now. India will look to go 2-0 up in the series as they take on the hosts in the second Test in Perth.
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newscricket4 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | Virat Kohli retains top spot as Cheteshwar Pujara enters top five again

Virat Kohli has managed to retain his top spot in the latest ICC Test rankings as Cheteshwar Pujara entered the top five after he registered scores of 123 and 71 in the first Test in Adelaide. Amongst the bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah made a significant jump and achieved a career-high ranking of 33.
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newscricket5 days ago

India vs Australia | Very happy with a tough opening win, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri was overjoyed with his side’s performance in the series opener at the Adelaide Cricket Ground which the visitors won by 31 runs on the final day of the Test match. Shastri lavished praise on his bowling unit who did a brilliant job to restrict the Australian batsman throughout the game.
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newscricket7 days ago

India vs Australia | Ricky Ponting rallies in support of Virat Kohli

Ricky Ponting has come out in support of Virat Kohli, who was booed by a small section of the 30,000 spectators during the first Test at the Adelaide Cricket Ground after he was dismissed on Day three. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah played down the incident as he labeled the incident as ‘unimportant’.
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newscricket7 days ago

VIDEO | Ishant Sharma turns into Jasprit Bumrah to give Aaron Finch a big reprieve

Jasprit Bumrah is becoming a legend for his skills as much for his ability to bowl no-balls at the crucial junctures of the game. While Ishant Sharma is also a master of bowling no-balls, he pulled off a Bumrah by dismissing Aaron Finch on a no-ball and in the process, gave Australia a reprieve.
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