newscricket7 days ago

KL Rahul : I did not expect that much seam movement in South Africa

KL Rahul has expressed his disappointment over his poor form in the South Africa tour and has claimed that he didn’t expect that much bounce and pace on the Rainbow Nation's soil. The Indian player is determined to deliver for the Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming IPL as a sole wicketkeeper.
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featurecricket24 days ago

IPL 2018 | Who should Royal Challengers Bangalore buy at the mega-auction

The perennial underachievers/chokers arguably had the best result in the auction after saving two crores despite retaining three players and spending 17 cr on Virat Kohli’s retention. This time around they have two great RTM options to go along with a huge pool of talented players in the auction.
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newscricket25 days ago

Sunil Gavaskar suggests India to include Rahane and Rahul to keep wickets

Sunil Gavaskar has suggested Team India should include Ajinkya Rahane in the squad for the Johannesburg Test and give the wicketkeeping role to KL Rahul. The former Indian batsman has also lashed out at the Indian batsmen for their negative attitude in the first two Tests which cost the series.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports : Injured KL Rahul might out miss third Test against South Africa

KL Rahul has reportedly injured himself during the practice session and might not take part in the final Test of the series in Johannesburg starting on January 24. Rahul was injured while batting in the nets and after he was hit by a delivery, he was seen rubbing an ice-pack on his knee.
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newscricketa month ago

Star All-rounders galore as IPL announce final list for mega-auction

Ahead of IPL’s mega-auction on January 27-28, the IPL has announced the final list of 578 players who would go under the hammer next week. Before the IPL registration closed in January 12, as many as 1122 players had thrown in their hat that had 778 Indians, which is now reduced to 360.
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newscricketa month ago

India make three changes to the line-up for Centurion Test

After being handed a 72-run defeat in the first Test in Cape Town, India have made as many as three changes to the line-up for the second match in Highveld. While KL Rahul has come in to replace Shikhar Dhawan, Parthiv Patel and Ishant Sharma have also handed opportunities for the second Test.
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featurecricketa month ago

South Africa vs India | Probable XI for the Centurion Test

India have come under massive criticism concerning the team selection following their 72-run defeat against South Africa in the Newlands Test. However, on a positive note, the side now has good knowledge about their strengths and weaknesses and could line-up accordingly in the next match.
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newscricketa month ago

Sourav Ganguly : India’s team combination should not be tinkered with

Sourav Ganguly has asserted that Team India should not to tinker with its team combination as they face South Africa at Centurion, tomorrow. The former skipper also predicted that the remaining matches of the series was bear results as well and as such India should stick to the same set of players.
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newscricketa month ago

Kiran More demands Ajinkya Rahane and KL Rahul’s inclusion in playing XI

Former wicketkeeper Kiran More believes that Ajinkya Rahane and KL Rahul should get a place in the playing XI for the upcoming Test against South Africa in Centurion. Praising India's bowling attack, especially Hardik Pandya, Praveen Amre has suggested India should remain positive now.
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newscricketa month ago

Sourav Ganguly advises Virat Kohli to consider away performances while picking team

Sourav Ganguly has stated that Virat Kohli should consider players' overseas performances while picking the playing XI for the away Test matches. The former Indian skipper has also advocated for Ajinkya Rahane's inclusion in the playing XI in the place of Rohit Sharma to get a better result.
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