newscricket17 hours ago

India vs Australia | Hardik Pandya to miss limited overs series against Australia

Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the Indian squad for the upcoming T20I and ODI series to be played against Australia. The Baroda all-rounder has sustained a lower back stiffness and would be replaced by Ravindra Jadeja only during the ODI series while the T20 squad will have 14 cricketers.
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newscricket5 days ago

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara continue to remain in top 3 of ICC Test batsmen list

Virat Kohli has retained his place at the top of the recently-released ICC Test batsmen list while Cheteshwar Pujara also continued his stay at the third position. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja is the only Indian among top five bowlers and all-rounders in Test matches as per the newly rankings list.
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newscricket5 days ago

Sunil Gavaskar backs Dinesh Karthik as third opener for 2019 World Cup

Sunil Gavaskar had supported Dinesh Karthik for his ability and experience to play as a spare opener in the upcoming ICC World Cup. Gavaskar had also picked his favorites for the World Cup squad and overlooked players like K L Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja for the tournament in England.
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newscricket17 days ago

Art of reading the spinners out of the hand is on the decline, believes Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh claims that the subtle art of reading spinners by observing their hand movements is not being practised anymore in modern day cricket. The former KXIP spinner further added that he hopes Indian selectors will keep Ravindra Jadeja in contention for a spot in the national team.
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newscricketa month ago

Cheteshwar Pujara ranked third in ICC Test rankings after starring in Australia tour

India’s successful outing in Australia has seen Cheteshwar Pujara getting ranked third in ICC Test rankings while Rishabh Pant entered into the top 20. India would be retaining their top spot for 116 points with South Africa sitting second with six points to cover to catch them.
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newscricketa month ago

10 Things you missed | From Ravindra Jadeja's unreal efforts on field to Virat Kohli scaring the crowd at MCG

What a tremendous day of cricket it was! However, while you were all busy watching the obvious and mainstream incidents, these 10 unexpected and strange things must have surely escaped your eyes. But, we've covered everything as we don't want you to miss anything from India's historic win.
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featurecricketa month ago

India vs Australia 2019 | India’s predicted XI for third ODI in Melbourne

After levelling the ODI series with a six-wicket win in Adelaide, the Indian team will go into the third and final game keeping a series win in mind. The Indian team might still want to make a few changes in their playing XI to get a settled combination ahead of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Australia | Don’t like to say things which I cannot do myself, reveals Kohli

Virat Kohli has revealed he would rather do his talking on the pitch with the bat rather than off it as he talked up India’s prospects in the ongoing ODI series against Australia. The Indian captain singled out Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja for praise for their performance in the Tests.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Peter Handscomb doesn't wait for Umpire's decision; walks off on seeing MS Dhoni's confident appeal

MS Dhoni's stumping has been a part of the cricket lore, not only because of his brilliance but also due to other’s confidence in it. When MS Dhoni started appealing for a stumping today, Peter Handscomb immediately walked back to the pavilion despite the umpire waiting for third umpire verdict.
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featurecricketa month ago

India vs Australia 2019 | India’s predicted XI for second ODI in Adelaide

The SCG win in the first match of the ODI series gave Australia some confidence that they have it in them to stop the Indian juggernaut. On the other hand, the second ODI came as an opportunity for both teams to make sure that they have perfect XI at their disposal as the WC preparation begins.
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