newscricket13 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Sanju Samson getting dropped from T20I squad without getting chance

Yesterday evening (November 21st), the selectors have announced 15-member T20I and ODI squad for the upcoming series against West Indies. After this squad announcement, many people were left disappointed and the Twitterati bashed the selectors for not giving Sanju Samson a chance to prove himself.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs BAN | Wrist spinners difficult to read than finger spinners, proclaims Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh is of the opinion that due to black stitches on pink ball’s seam, it is difficult for batsmen to pick wrist spinners from their hands. The former India offie has also reminded Kuldeep Yadav’s success in the Pink Ball Duleep Trophy match where batsmen were left clueless against him.
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featurecricket9 days ago

India in dire need to eschew 2019 WC model for avoiding identical WT20 debacle

Here we go again. A major ICC tournament beckons and team India, despite plenty of holes in the team, will enter the tournament firmly as favorites. But the question is, can they, this time around, actually fix them on time to finally get a taste of glory after seven long years?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Going forward, Shubman Gill will definitely be one of our key players, insists MSK Prasad

MSK Prasad is of the opinion that Shubaman Gill will be a handy performer in all three formats for India, and he has time in his hands. Gill, who is a a part of the Test set-up, has failed to find a spot for the T20 series against the Asian opponents, and Prasad justified the case why.
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newscricketa month ago

We have an embarrassment of riches in spin department, says Bharat Arun

Bharat Arun has stated that Indian spin resources are pretty equipped to bowl in any conditions and the team has an "embarrassment of riches" thanks to the pool of players they have. The bowling coach also heaped praises on Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami for their performance in the home conditions.
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newscricketa month ago

Will look back at Mohali chase really fondly for rest of my life, states Ashton Turner

Ashton Turner, who famously stunned India in Mohali earlier this year with his breathtaking stroke play, has stated that he will look back on that knock fondly for the rest of his life. Turner has been plagued by injuries since but has now been named in Australia's T20 squad to face Sri Lanka.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Shahbaz Nadeem added to India squad for Ranchi Test

Jharkhand's left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem has been added to India's Test squad for the third and final Test of the series against South Africa in Ranchi, starting on October 19. The spinner was added to the squad as a cover after Kuldeep Yadav endured shoulder pain on Friday during practice.
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newscricketa month ago

There is nothing without hardwork and discipline, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav, who is going through a difficult phase of his cricketing career, has stated that he will continue to work hard. After a disappointing performance in the World Cup, the wrist-spinner has been warming the bench in Test matches while he has been sidelined from the T20 side.
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newscricketa month ago

Whether MS Dhoni wants to come back or not is for him to decide, says Ravi Shastri

India head coach Ravi Shastri has said that although the management is open to MS Dhoni's return, ultimately the decision rested with Dhoni himself. Shastri also lauded the comebacks of the ‘world-class’ Ravichandran Ashwin and the ‘world’s best’ Wriddhiman Saha for the series against South Africa.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Winners and losers from Vizag Test ft. Kuldeep Yadav, Senuran Muthusamy and Rohit Sharma's critics

After stern resistance from the visitors for four days, sanity was restored on Day 5 as the Protean batters folded like a pack of cards within the first hour. As is always the case, there were multiple winners and losers from the game and we, at SportsCafe, have compiled a list from the first Test.
Anirudh Suresh