newscricket20 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India fielding coach R Sridhar introduces ‘Round the clock’ drill for direct hits

India fielding coach R Sridhar has introduced a new type of fielding drill called "Round the Clock" with focus on direct hits. India is a robust fielding unit but has not enjoyed a lot of success when it comes to direct hits which can make a difference in the results in crunch situations.
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newscricket24 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India will miss Rishabh Pant massively, says Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin has stated that the Indian team will miss explosive batsman Rishabh Pant but will still be among the favourites to win the World Cup. He had earlier too vouched for Pant but the youngster failed to make a cut in the 15-man squad and was later named as a reserve player.
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newscricket25 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Nothing to worry as batting unit, says Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja has stated that there is nothing to worry about the batting unit after just one failure in the encounter between India and New Zealand on Saturday’s warm-up match. The Indian team was skittled out for 179 runs in 39.2 overs after opting to bat first on a green wicket.
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newscricket25 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Things didn’t go as planned, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that things didn’t go as per plans during the first warm-up encounter between India and New Zealand on Saturday. The skipper won the toss and opted to bat first despite seaming conditions as he wanted his team to be ready for the toughest challenges going into the World Cup.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Takeaways –Trent Boult weaves magic and Ravindra Jadeja’s road to redemption

New Zealand left no stone unturned in their preparation for the 2019 World Cup and defied all odds to beat India comfortably in the warm-up game at the Oval. Trent Boult wreaked havoc for the Kiwis while Ravindra Jadeja made his presence unavoidable for the league stage with an emphatic fifty.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa month ago

Twitter explodes as fans ask Ravindra Jadeja to bat at No.4 after he takes India to a decent total following early collapse

On the day when the top order and middle order of the mighty Indian cricket team, which had Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, all failed miserably, Ravindra Jadeja stepped up and took India to a decent total. Twitterati showered praises on Ravindra Jadeja's brilliant innnings.
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newscricketa month ago

R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja not left out at my expense, says Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal has stated that R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were not left out of the limited overs squad at his, or even Kuldeep Yadav's expense. The team management has given more preference to the duo of Kuldeep and Chahal over the two veterans since June 2017, before Jadeja’s recent return.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India best equipped with respect to all-rounders, says Lalchand Rajput

Lalchand Rajput has stated that India are the best equipped side with respect to all-rounders in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales. The number two ranked side has two pace bowling all-rounders in Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar, whereas a spin bowling all-rounder in Ravindra Jadeja.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL FInal | Player Ratings: Shane Watson’s fighting 80 in vain as CSK lose last-ball thriller

Shane Watson once again delivered in the big final and scored a fighting 80 to keep CSK afloat in the run chase, but a last over fumble cost them the game. Watson lacked support from one end as CSK fumbled on the last delivery where the side just needed 2 from the last ball.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa month ago

Both IPL finalists have shown that faith in core team will deliver, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that both the Indian Premier League 2019 finalists Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have stuck to their core which has given good results for them. Both the table toppers will face each other for their fourth trophy in the IPL final at Hyderabad today.
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