newscricket11 hours ago

West Indies playing XI combined experience less than MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh

West Indies has fielded a young team against India in the ongoing first ODI whose playing eleven's combined match presence is less than MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh. Jason Holder, the West Indies skipper, is just 25-year old and will be playing his 38th match in the role.
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newscricket15 hours ago

The Indian team just needs a physical trainer as per the captain's attitude, says Erapalli Prasanna

Legendary Indian off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna has lashed out at Indian skipper Virat Kohli commenting that the team just requires a physical trainer judging by the captain's attitude. The 77-year old also stated that a cricketer of Anil Kumble's stature did not deserve such a sending-off.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC Champions Trophy | Adam Gilchrist urges Indian fans not to overreact

Former Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has urged Indian fans not to overreact following their defeat to Pakistan in the final of the Champions Trophy on Sunday. Pakistan comprehensively thrashed India by 180 runs to clinch their maiden Champions Trophy title at the Oval in London.
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newscricket4 days ago

Kedar Jadhav bats too low, feels Rahul Dravid

Former Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has suggested that Kedar Jadhav is batting too low and needs to be given opportunities to prove himself. Meanwhile, Ajit Agarkar feels that Virat Kohli needs to justify choosing both MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh in the playing XI to suit long-term goals of the team.
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newscricket5 days ago

WATCH | Pakistan fan tries to get on the nerves of the Indian players

India suffered a crushing 180-run defeat at the hands of arch-rivals Pakistan which marked the end of an unsuccessful title defence. Moreover, when the players were returning to the dressing room a Pakistan fan tried to provoke them into giving a reaction which eventually did not happen.
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featurecricket5 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and where India lost the final against Pakistan

While Fakhar Zaman (114) and Mohammad Amir (3/16) were the headline makers in Pakistan's maiden Champions Trophy triumph against India, it was the Men in Blue's errors that had a major impact on the result. Even before the coin was in the air, India had made their first mistake of the final.
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newscricket6 days ago

WATCH | Hilarious mix up sees MS Dhoni send Azhar Ali back to the dressing room

Pakistan started the final on the offensive and put their Indian counterparts on the backfoot courtesy some splendid batting by Pakistani openers Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali. However, the 128-run stand between the openers came to an end when Azhar Ali was caught ball watching and suffered a run-out.
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featurecricket7 days ago

How and why India will win Champions Trophy final against Pakistan

Rivalries have always been the very basis on which a sport is able to build its success, be it Ali vs Frazier (Boxing), Brazil vs Argentina (Football), Federer vs Nadal (Tennis) or India vs Pakistan, in their respective sports. When the two great rivals take the field, it a spectacle to behold.
Faizan Qadiri
newscricket8 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Virat Kohli: MS Dhoni encouraged me to give the ball to Kedar Jadhav

Virat Kohli revealed that MS Dhoni suggested him to bring Kedar Jadhav into the attack who scalped the wickets of two set Bangladeshi batsmen to help India restrict the opponents to a modest 264. He also added that Jadhav's smartness helped him to adapt to the situation and trouble the batsmen.
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newscricket9 days ago

WATCH | Dhoni's signature keeping move costs India five runs

India were looking to choke the Bangladeshi batsmen for runs in the middle overs when MS Dhoni's signature move of the "no-look" throw at the stumps cost his side 5 penalty runs. Bangladesh finished their innings with a score of 264 runs after the Indian bowlers made a strong comeback into the game.
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