newscricketa day ago

Prithvi Shaw is a mix of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Brian Lara, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has stated that Prithvi Shaw’s batting has elements of Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag’s style and also his walking style is a bit like Brian Lara. After Shaw’s back-to-back exploits in the series against Windies, his comparison with the legends has been rampant.
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newscricket12 days ago

Ravi sir advised me to play my natural game, reveals Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw has stated that coach Ravi Shastri told him not to curb his natural game and to play the way he has been playing since he started his career. Shaw was selected in the Indian squad on the tour of England for the last two test matches but will make his debut tomorrow against Windies.
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newscricket13 days ago

Virat Kolhi getting a break from Asia Cup was just a case of mental fatigue, reveals Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has revealed that ‘mental fatigue’ was the reason behind resting Virat Kohli in the recently-concluded Asia Cup. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Hardik Pandya have been given a similar break during the Test series against the Windies ahead of the Australia tour.
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newscricket16 days ago

Asia Cup | Ravi Shastri is impressed by Rohit Sharma’s calming influence as captain

Praising the stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma, Ravi Shastri has stated that he has a calming influence which also seeps into his captaincy and makes him a cool captain. India defeated Bangladesh in a nail-biting final of the Asia Cup to claim the Asia Cup trophy second time in a row.
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newscricket21 days ago

After 6-7 overs it’s better to leave Shikhar Dhawan alone, jokes Rohit Sharma

Indian coach, Ravi Shastri interviewed the heroes from the victory against Pakistan - Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, as the latter spoke about Dhawan’s antics on the pitch while batting. Dhawan revealed that it was a proud moment for him to score a century against arch-rivals, Pakistan.
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newscricket23 days ago

Playing practice matches is something India should look into, says Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid has stated that he expects cricket boards across the world to make good quality oppositions available for visiting teams to play practice matches prior to any Test series. He mentioned that such practice matches are a crucial part of preparations and make Test matches exciting.
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newscricketa month ago

Ravi Shastri should be removed as head coach before the Australia tour, asserts Chetan Chauhan

Former Indian cricketer, Chetan Chauhan, believes Ravi Shastri should be sacked as coach of the senior cricket team ahead of the Australia tour in November. This comes after other former cricketers like Virender Sehwag and Sourav Ganguly also criticised Shastri following the dismal England tour.
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newscricketa month ago

Team’s grit and determination made me feel really proud as a coach, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has stated that India may have lost the series, but the way the team fought well throughout the series has made him proud as a coach. The head coach has also added that although he didn’t want to give excuses, the overhead conditions favoured England massively throughout the tour.
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newscricketa month ago

Ravi Shastri requests BCCI for warm-up games during Australia tour

Ravi Shastri has appealed to the BCCI to organise a few warm-up games ahead of the Test series against Australia which is scheduled to begin in December. Shastri also added that the criticism directed towards him and his backroom staff after the series loss against England does not affect him.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs England | India retain top spot in ICC Test rankings despite 4-1 series loss

Despite an embarrassing 4-1 loss to England in the recently concluded five-match Test series, Team India retained their top spot in the updated list of the ICC Test team rankings. England, who began the series at fifth position with 97 points, gained 8 points and climbed to number four on the list.
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