featurecricket10 days 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
newscricket11 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | MS Dhoni the reason behind Virat Kohli's calmness, claims Monty Panesar

Former English spinner Monty Panesar has claimed that MS Dhoni's calmness has helped Virat Kohli to express himself as a captain, praising the Indian wicket-keeper. Panesar also hailed the Indian pace attack, while praising the Indian team for their ability to adapt to situations quickly.
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newscricket12 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India need to play both Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal against New Zealand, states Anil Kumble

Having just fielded one wrist-spinner in their games against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Anil Kumble believes that India should go with both Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in the semi-final. Kumble also added that India should only play Bhuvneshwar Kumar in case of the pitch being a slow one.
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featurecricket18 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India's predicted XI for the match against Bangladesh

After a disappointing loss against England which saw the intent of the Indian batting getting questioned, Virat Kohli's men would desperately be looking to set things straight against a spirited Bangladesh side. The Tigers on the other hand, will need a win to stay alive in the tournament.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket20 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India's predicted XI for the match against England

Fresh off their victory against the Windies, Team India, led by Virat Kohli, will be blazing to go against an English team relatively low on confidence. India have further received a boost ahead of the clash, displacing England as the number one ODI team in the latest ODI rankings released by ICC.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket22 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I'm lucky to be a part of this team, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav asserts that he feels lucky to be a part of the 15-man Indian cricket squad that is competing for the ICC World Cup title in England. The Indian wrist spinner revealed that he is okay with not picking up wickets but is more focused on maintaining his low economy rate.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We believed in our death specialist bowlers, reveals Kedar Jadhav

Kedar Jadhav has said that the team had great belief in the death bowling duo of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami who ultimately came through for them and ensured a win against Afghanistan. Jadhav added that it was a difficult wicket to bat on but India still should have posted a 250-plus total.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Did exactly as MS Dhoni suggested, reveals Mohammed Shami

Mohammad Shami has revealed that it was at the suggestion of former captain MS Dhoni that he decided to bowl a yorker to complete his hat-trick during yesterday’s narrow win against Afghanistan. India currently occupy the third position on the points table behind defending champions Australia.
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newscricketa month ago

Legends react as Mohammed Shami picks first hat-trick of World Cup 2019

Team India remain unbeaten in the tournament as they managed to escape a major scare by Afghanistan. Afghanistan restricted India to 224 but a stunning bowling display from Bumrah and Shami sealed the deal for India. The entire cricket fraternity lauded Mohammed Shami for his tremendous comeback.
Soumil Khare
newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | When things don't go your way, you need to show character, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has admitted that things got a little out of control in yesterday's match against Afghanistan but gave credit to his side to come through and seal a crucial win. The Indian team defeated Gulbadin Naib & Co. by a narrow margin of 11 runs at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground on Saturday.
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