featurecricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | Pune Day 4 Talking Points - Aiden Markram's home sickness and Wriddhiman Saha's superhuman Sunday

After Virat Kohli enforced the follow-on, much in sync with the first innings, South Africa's top-order showed no fight as their bowlers out-batted their specialists yet again. While all Indian bowlers had a field day at the office, it was Saha who stole the show with his superhuman keeping efforts.
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newscricket2 days ago

Legends and pundits react as India demolish South Africa in Pune

India secured their 11th consecutive series win at home by defeating South Africa in the second Test by a margin of an innings and 137 runs in Pune. The cricketing fraternity reacted on the same and lauded the Virat Kohli-led Indian team's triumph over the Proteas in a pretty convincing manner.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | See myself as proper all-rounder, states Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja, who is now a regular in the Indian set-up across all formats, has stated that he sees himself as a proper all-rounder who can contribute with both bat and ball. After taking six wickets and scoring 70 runs in Vizag, the southpaw struck an impeccable 91 in the first innings in Pune.
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featurecricket3 days ago

IND vs SA | Pune Day 3 Talking Points - South Africa slump to pace and Big Vern makes India work

After losing two wickets early on, there seemed to be no light at the end of the tunnel for the Proteas, but Vernon Philander and Keshav Maharaj strung together a marathon partnership to keep things interesting. But despite their heroics, India continue to remain firmly in the drivers' seat.
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts as fan breaches security and "spears" Rohit Sharma in attempt to touch his feet

Many Indian cricket fans, in the past, have sneaked into the ground to get a piece of their favorite cricketer, be it Sachin Tendulkar or MS Dhoni. In one such occurrence today, a fan breached security and attempted to touch Rohit Sharma’s feet, but in the process, ended up flooring the opener.
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts as Nigel Llong rules Muthusamy out after India stop appealing for the wicket

Much in contrast to the Ashes, the India-South Africa series, so far, has seen a very high level of umpiring. But in a bizarre moment, umpire Nigel Llong showcased his patience, took his time and finally ruled Senuran Muthusamy out, hilariously after India stopped appealing for the wicket.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs SA | We didn’t test the Indian batsmen enough, admits coach Enoch Nkwe

South Africa coach admitted that the pace attack were unable to cause problems for the Indian batsmen due to poor line and lengths on what seemed to be a pace-friendly track South Africa let India off the hook on a pitch conducive to fast bowling and conceded 600 runs in the first innings.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs SA | Responsibility of captaincy helps me get big scores, says Virat Kohli

The Indian Captain believes that the added responsibility of captaincy has helped him bat long in testing conditions and score big for himself and the team. He smashed a career-best 254 not out and went past 7000 test runs on Day 2 in Pune on Friday, shattering many records along the way.
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newscricket4 days ago

IND vs SA | Virat Kohli's positivity and intent is tremendous, says Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal was impressed at the pace at which Virat Kohli piled up the runs and believes that he has bought the bowlers enough time to skim out 20 South African wickets. Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 254 on the second day of the Pune Test to put India in the driver's seat.
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newscricket4 days ago

IND vs SA | The first hour of the day was crucial, says Ajinkya Rahane

Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane seemed to have finally found his long lost form as he brought up his third half-century in four Test matches today. According to Rahane, the first hour of the day was a tricky one for the Indian batsmen as the Proteas pacers bowled a probing line and length.
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