newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Chris Gayle's retirement after masterclass against India in his last ever ODI

As he promised before, Chris Gayle finally signed off in style after a trademark innings against India. He struggled to get going in the first two ODIs, but alas, he bounced back in the third by scoring an astute 72 off 41 deliveries today in Trinidad, and Twitterati poured blessings on the same.
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featurecricketa month ago

WI vs IND | India’s predicted XI for the third ODI at Port of Spain

As India take on West Indies in the third ODI knowing that they cannot lose the series, it is possible that the Men in Blue will look to tinker with their playing XI. However, given how the previous match – on the same ground, panned out– there may only be one or, at most, two changes in the side.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter explodes as "UNIVERSE BOSS" Chris Gayle surprasses Brian Lara to be Windies' highest ODI run-scorer

"Universe Boss" Chris Gayle has gone past Brian Lara's record to become highest run-scorer for the Windies in the second ODI in Trinidad. Gayle needed 7 runs to overcome Lara's record and he did it with ease against Team India, after which Twitter went berserk to congratulate the big man.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter goes berserk after Virat Kohli overcomes Sourav Ganguly's record

Virat Kohli has surpassed Sourav Ganguly's record to become India's second-highest run-scorer in the One Day International Cricket. He achieved this in today's match while playing the second ODI against West Indies and Twitterati poured blessings on him for the incredible feat.
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featurecricketa month ago

WI vs IND: India’s predicted lineup for clash against West Indies in 2nd ODI

After an impressive World Cup and an emphatic win in the T20s, India will be looking forward to experimenting in the fifty over format having rested a couple of their senior players. With the number four spot mystery still unsolved, it’ll be interesting to see how they fare in Carribean conditions.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricket2 months ago

It is difficult not to be inspired by Virat Kohli, says former India support staff Shankar Basu

India's former strength and conditioning coach Shankar Basu heaped praise on the dedication displayed by Virat Kohli who served as an inspiration to the rest of the team. Basu further used the example of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav to highlight the squad's progress in the last four years.
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featurecricket2 months ago

From Jadhav-sized dilemma to Iyer-Pandey recall - Indian selectors leave more questions than answers

All eyes were on the Indian selectors ahead of the series against the Windies, with the future of MS Dhoni being the main area of discussion. As expected, the selectors did not press the panic button, but there are still plenty of talking points regarding the future and role of selected individuals.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

India vs West Indies | Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey return to ODI set-up as Jasprit Bumrah rested

After impressive performances on the A tour, Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey have returned to the Indian ODI side for the series against West Indies. On the other hand, the selectors have decided to rest Jasprit Bumrah to manage the workload ahead of the Test series and the upcoming home season.
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newscricket2 months ago

TNPL 2019 | It is a great platform for youngsters, says Kedar Jadhav

India all-rounder Kedar Jadhav lauded the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association for the professional conduct of the highly successful Twenty20 event – Tamil Nadu Premier League. Jadhav has stated that the league is helping a lot of star players by promoting them to the Indian Premier League.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India’s team combination for the semi-final is baffling, really baffling

Prior to the start of the semi-final, seven out of ten people would have backed Mohammed Shami or Kuldeep Yadav to make the cut. But many eyebrows were raised when Virat Kohli revealed his playing XI at the toss as both the players were axed from the playing XI, in favour of Bhuvi and Jadeja.
Suraj Choudhari