reportcricket18 hours ago

India v Australia | India regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

KL Rahul led the charge as India made light work of a paltry target of 106 to win the final Test by eight wickets and clinch the four-match series 2-1 to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, as cricket finally took center stage in a series that was marred by controversies both on and off the field.
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newscricket8 days ago

Sourav Ganguly : Starc's absence restricted Ashwin and Lyon

Sourav Ganguly has said the absence of Mitchell Starc was a reason for the ineffectiveness of off-spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Nathan Lyon in the third Test in Ranchi. Starc had to cut his tour short after he suffered a stress fracture on his right foot in the second Test in Bengaluru.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to Steve Smith's "Brain Fade 2.0" and Jadeja's performance

India started the day with momentum on their side as Renshaw and Smith were dismissed by R Jadeja early. But Shaun Marsh and Peter Hansdscombe stood tall and thwarted India's chances of taking a 2-1 lead with a game to play. The Twitterati got to work immediately after Smith's brain fade 2.0.
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newscricket9 days ago

Darren Lehmann acknowledges the threat Ravindra Jadeja poses on Day 5

Darren Lehmann has acknowledged the fact that his batsmen will have to be wary of spinner Ravindra Jadeja on the last day of the Ranchi Test. The Australia coach also said his batsmen will have to display the the patience shown by Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha if they are to avoid defeat.
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newscricket10 days ago

Twitter reacts to Goofy Gaffaney's out-not out and Pujara's "marathon"

It was a day to remember for Indians as Pujara and Saha virtually played out the whole day and tired out the Australian bowlers. Pujara broke Dravid's record of most balls faced by an Indian in Tests and also became the first Indian to face 500 balls in a single innings in Test cricket.
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newscricket14 days ago

Ahead of crucial third Test, Virat Kohli urges everyone to move past the DRS incident

Virat Kohli has called for the game's stakeholders to move on from the DRS row that took place in the second Test, as top-ranked India and Australia prepare to square off in the crucial third Test in Ranchi starting on Thursday with the high-profile four-match series level 1-1.
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newscricket18 days ago

Ashwin is the best DRS bowler in the world, claims John Bracewell

Former Kiwi spinner John Bracewell has called R Ashwin the most dextrous bowler in the world and has added that the Indian's bowling style helps him get a lot of DRS reviews. The 58-year-old also gave insights about how the game has changed since his playing days.
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featurecricket20 days ago

Why Cricket is the biggest winner in this India vs Australia Test Series

Never mind the DRS controversy, the Bangalore Test is still a perfect advertisement for Test cricket, if only we choose to see it that way.
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reportcricket22 days ago

India vs Australia | Hosts level series as Australia crumble

After restricting India to a total of 188 in the morning, Australia looked on course before losing the plot to lose by 76 runs on Day 4 of the Bangalore Test. Cheteshwar Pujara missed out on a well-deserved century before R Ashwin scalped another 5-wicket haul as India leveled the series 1-1.
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newscricket23 days ago

Twitter reacts to Day 3, Smith's Superman catch and Pujara-Rahane face-saver

The day started off with Jadeja's brilliant spell which put a smile on the face for the Indian fans, but it quickly turned into a frown when Kohli got out for just 15 runs. But Pujara and Rahane put up a brilliant 93-run partnership and helped India past 200 for the first time in the series.
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