newscricket17 hours ago

West Indies vs India | First ODI - Match Predictions

India take on West Indies in the First ODI of the five-match series at Port of Spain and will be looking to bounce back from their horror show against Pakistan in the finals of the Champions Trophy. On the other hand, Windies will look to start afresh after missing out on a Champions Trophy place.
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newscricket4 days ago

Rashid Latif looks to end fight with Virender Sehwag over YouTube video

Ex-Pakistan player Rashid Latif has attempted to end his tiff with Virender Sehwag through a YouTube video after the duo were caught in a war of words all through the Champions Trophy. The wicketkeeper congratulated Pakistan on their victory but also had kind words for India over their performance.
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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.
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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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newscricket10 days ago

Sudhir Chaudhary counters Harbhajan's claim that Virender Sehwag smashed him for 12 sixes was fake

Zee News editor-in-chief Sudhir Chaudhary has responded to Harbhajan Singh's accusation of broadcasting a fake news which bore the description of an unwell Virender Sehwag smashing the off-spinner for 12 sixes. Chaudhary replied via Twitter with a video clip of Ashwin describing the whole incident.
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featurecricket12 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and when India won against South Africa

India secured an eight-wicket victory over South Africa to enter the semi-finals of the CT keeping their title defence hopes alive. But even before the halfway mark of the game, it was clear that the match was a tactical blunder by the Proteas. Here is a look at how India secured the dominating win.
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newscricket13 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Kohli opts for red ball throwdowns to counter swing

Indian skipper Virat Kohli opted to face throwdowns with a red ball in a bid to counter swing bowling ahead of India's do or die encounter with South Africa today. The 28-year old has been facing problems in dealing with outswingers having been dismissed for a duck against Sri Lanka.
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newscricket16 days ago

Virat Kohli: Ravichandran Ashwin understands the reason behind his omission

Virat Kohli praised R Ashwin's professionalism for putting the team's interests ahead of his own after the latter's omission from the playing XI against Pakistan. Kohli also added that the positive atmosphere and team spirit in the dressing room had made his job as a captain very easy.
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newscricket17 days ago

Ashwin recalls Sehwag's not-so-kind quip : 'Off-spinners are not bowlers'

R Ashwin, the world's best bowler last year, recalls the time when Virender Sehwag revealed how he thinks that off-spinners are not bowlers because they are too easy to smash. Ashwin was carted all over at nets by Sehwag but curiously foxed him by bowling "rubbish balls" instead of good ones.
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