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Robin Uthappa hints at a comeback to the national team.

Indian batsman Robin Uthappa is struggling with fitness but via a tweet, he hinted towards the possibility of making it back into the national team. Uthappa will be fighting for the spot that will be soon left vacant by MS Dhoni; however, there are other potential candidates as well.
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reportcricket2 days ago

Sri Lanka vs India | Shikhar Dhawan ton sinks hapless hosts in Dambulla

Riding on a swashbuckling 132* from Shikhar Dhawan and an equally aggressive 82* from Virat Kohli India crushed Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the first ODI at Dambulla. Earlier, another batting collapse from Sri Lanka after a good start meant that they were dismissed for a paltry total of 216.
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newscricket2 days ago

WATCH | MS Dhoni produces vintage lighting quick stumping off wide ball

MS Dhoni has made a reputation for himself with his lightning quick glove work behind the stumps, which have often resulted in wickets, even off wide balls. The former skipper produced an encore against Sri Lanka to dismiss Lasith Malinga off Yuzvendra Chahal's bowling during the ongoing first ODI.
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newscricket2 days ago

Performance should be the only criteria to decide who makes the cut or not, says Kiran More

Former India wicketkeeper and ex-chairman of the selection panel, Kiran More, believes that rather than age, performance and experience of the player must be considered when the team is selected. Further, he elucidated that the criterion must be followed not just for MS Dhoni but for every player.
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newscricket2 days ago

Sachin and Dhoni would simply stare at sledgers and did the rest with the bat, says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has heaped praise on Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni for their ability to take down opposition players, who used to sledge them, with their eyes and answered them with their bat. The stylish Hyderabadi has also added that strong mental toughness helped him play all his shots.
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newscricket3 days ago

MS Dhoni : Rohit Sharma is one of the best openers in limited-overs cricket

MS Dhoni has opened up about giving captaincy responsibilities to Rohit Sharma during his tenure as Indian captain and called him as one of the best openers in limited-overs cricket. The former Indian skipper has also stressed the importance of video analysis to analyse techniques of the batsmen.
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newscricket4 days ago

Michael Clarke believes it will be tough for Australia to beat India at home

Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke believes that it will be difficult for Australia to beat India in the upcoming series as the hosts are full of confidence and have been playing well. India are set to welcome the Aussies for five ODI’s and three T20I’s in September and October this year.
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newscricket4 days ago

MS Dhoni opens up about the importance of a good captain-coach relationship

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni spoke about the importance of a good captain-coach relationship for the first time since the Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble saga. The 36-year-old wicketkeeper batsman returns to the squad as India kick-off their five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka on Sunday.
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newscricket6 days ago

Ravi Shastri names Wriddhiman Saha best wicket-keeper in world cricket

Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has praised wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha for his brilliant performance and even went as far as to call him the No.1 wicket-keeper in the world, for his contribution behind the stumps. He also praised Saha for growing out of MS Dhoni’s shadow.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Virat Kohli : a shrewd strategist or a lucky successor

When Lahiru Kumara was bowled out off a Ravichandran Ashwin delivery, the second Sri Lankan innings came to an end and with it, India registered yet another comprehensive win and clean-swept the series 3-0 for the first time ever on foreign soil. The win marked India's eighth consecutive series win.
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