featurecricketa day ago

Linde and Fortuin's dream debut and Pandya brothers' scintillating show - The 1st T20I that never happened

The Indian cricket season started off with a bang as the hosts marginally edged out South Africa in a nerve-wracking match which saw a last-over finish. India shrugged off Bjorn Fortuin’s heroics with the ball as India’s "Brothers of Destruction" took Proteas bowlers apart with immaculate hitting.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | India's Predicted XI for the first T20I in Dharamsala

After a long spell abroad, India will be looking forward to playing cricket on home soil when they kick start the three-match T20 series against the Proteas on Sunday. The squad has a nice balance of youth and experience, with a focus on finding the right combinations for next year’s World Cup.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricket5 days ago

I feel I’m improving in every tournament, claims Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya has stated that he wants to keep learning with each passing tournament and be a better player than he was previously by the end of a series, which he feels has been happening of late. He further revealed his intentions to represent the country in all the three formats.
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newscricket16 days ago

IND A vs SA A | Ishan Kishan's 21-ball fifty propels hosts to 2-0 lead

Ishan Kishan's stunning blitz with the bat blew South Africa 'A' off the park as hosts India won by two wickets with an over to spare. Earlier, India 'A' had restricted the Proteas to 162 in their 21 overs, with the spin trio of Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal and Krunal Pandya bowling economically.
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newscricketa month ago

Ultimate goal is to play across formats for India and do well, Krunal Pandya eyes ODI call-up

India's go-to all-rounder in the shortest format, Krunal Pandya emerged as the Man of the Series in the recently concluded T20I series against the Windies and the 28-year-old has revealed that he is now looking forward to broaden his horizons and represent India across formats, eyeing the ODIs next.
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newscricketa month ago

WI vs IND | Street-smart and canny Krunal Pandya should be given ODI opportunities, says VVS Laxman

Former India cricketer VVS Laxman put his weight behind all-rounder Krunal Pandya and urged the selectors to include him in India's ODI squad. The senior of the Pandya brothers won the player of the series award in India’s clean sweep of West Indies in the recently concluded T20I series.
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newscricketa month ago

WI vs IND | Satisfying to contribute in a winning cause, says Krunal Pandya

India’s left-handed all-rounder Krunal Pandya expressed his satisfaction over his overall contributions to India’s 3-0 clean sweep series win over West Indies. Pandya was awarded the Man of the Series for his all-round performance – with bat and ball – throughout the T20I series.
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featurecricketa month ago

WI vs IND | Player Ratings - Virat-Rishabh “pantemonium” leads India surge to 3-0 series win after Deepak Chahar magic

Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant played two composed innings in the run chase to help India beat the Windies by seven wickets in the third T20I to seal the series 3-0. Earlier in the day, Deepak Chahar put up a sublime performance by picking three wickets for 4 runs restricting the hosts to 146 runs.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

Twitter explodes as Rishabh Pant "finishes it off in style"

After two consecutive failures, Rishab Pant bounced back ultimately well by scoring a fifty against West Indies in the final T20I. After struggling to get going in the first two T20Is, Pant finally found his mojo in the final match, scoring a match-winning 65*, and Twitter reacted on the same.
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newscricketa month ago

WI vs IND | It is a good team performance, says Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya has stated that the series win was a result of a combined team effort and singled out Washington Sundar for his incredible bowling display. The man of the match from the game was very happy about his own performance too and admitted that the wicket was assisting the spinners.
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