newscricket21 days ago

Watch | Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Virat Kohli at India’s net session

Arjun Tendulkar, Sachin Tendulkar's son, was seen bowling to Virat Kohli at the Indian team net session ahead of the clash against Ireland and even got some valuable bowling tips from Ravi Shastri. India would start their tour with a T20I match against Ireland on 27th June at the Village.
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newscricket24 days ago

Ravi Shastri insists Yo-Yo test is not something to be compromised

Ravi Shastri has adamantly defended the Yo-Yo test stating that it is here to stay and it is not something that any players or board members should compromise. Virat Kohli pointed out that the test has been a proof of stamina and endurance and has made a massive difference in the player's fitness.
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newscricketa month ago

Ajinkya Rahane to talk to selectors about his future after Afghanistan Test

India’s stand-in skipper for the upcoming Test match against Afghanistan, Ajinkya Rahane, reckons that he will sit and have a word with national selectors about his short-term future in the Indian team. Rahane has been dropped from the limited-overs squad that will travel to England next month.
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newscricketa month ago

With World Cup in sight, Ravi Shastri decides to raise bar for Yo-Yo test

With fitness being a key factor in Ravi Shastri-coached team, the bar to pass the Yo-Yo test to be increased from 16.1 to 16.3. Recently, Sanju Samson was dropped from the India A side due to his failure to get minimum scores in the test conducted at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.
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newscricketa month ago

Ravi Shastri and Rahul Dravid caught in BCCI-CoA crossfire

Rahul Dravid and Ravi Shastri have both been caught in the ongoing feud between the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the BCCI. After the CoA allowed the duo to be enrolled as ‘BCCI commentators', BCCI officials ruled against the move citing ‘conflict of interest’.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli is not a machine but a human being, says Ravi Shastri

After Virat Kohli's neck injury concern, Ravi Shastri has explained that the player is a human, not a machine who can remain injury free aways. Meanwhile, Surrey Director Alec Stewart has asserted that it’s hugely disappointing that Virat Kohli won’t be joining Surrey for county cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri claims India team won’t oppose Day-Night Tests if ICC want to pursue it

Ravi Shastri has stated that India isn't against the idea of playing Day-Night Tests while adding that they needed at least 12-18 months to prepare for it. Since the ICC has shown no support to the concept, India's maiden Day-Night Test against West Indies, in October, has also been cancelled.
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newscricket3 months ago

Ravi Shastri impressed with India’s pace bowling stock

Ravi Shastri has admitted that the current Indian pace attack and the bench strength is one of the best that India has ever seen and asserted that it augurs well for them. Michael Clarke also echoed Shastri’s opinions and believes that India are on the verge of becoming the best team in the world.
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newscricket3 months ago

India will have the advantage of playing ODIs first in England, feels Ravi Shastri

Indian cricket team head coach, Ravi Shastri feels that playing white ball cricket before plunging into red ball action will be advantageous for India and will help them settle down in England. India will tour England in late June and will be playing T20s, ODIs and Tests in that respective order.
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newscricket3 months ago

Ravi Shastri : There is a lot of mutual respect between Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni

Ravi Shastri has revealed that there is a lot of mutual respect between former skipper MS Dhoni and present leader Virat Kohli when the duo play together for the national team. Shastri has also added that he has seen a lot of himself in the young Kohli as they’re both pretty aggressive.
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