newscricket14 hours ago

Bishan Bedi : Kuldeep Yadav should be played only in Test, not ODI or T20I

Former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi feels that India’s emerging spinner Kuldeep Yadav hasn’t been under proper guidance as the 22-year-old should be played only in Test and not in ODIs or T20Is. The 71-year-old also lamented how IPL performances are now preferred over Duleep and Ranji Trophy.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli wants India to find right bowling combination for World Cup

Virat Kohli has defended India's decision to rest Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin stating that the squad needs to share the workload of the bowlers and create a strong pool ahead of the 2019 World Cup. Kohli also praised Ajinkya Rahane's versatility while batting in different positions for the team.
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newscricket5 days ago

Kuldeep Yadav : If you can turn the ball on concrete then you can spin it anywhere

Kuldeep Yadav has claimed that bowling on concrete since his childhood has trained him for bowling on any surface and believes that skill and good variation are essential for success in the game. Yadav also added that the Yadav-Chahal duo cannot replace the legends Ashwin and Jadeja anytime soon.
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newscricket6 days ago

Bharat Arun : Ashwin and Jadeja exceptional spinners but Kuldeep and Chahal deserve fair chance

Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun has asserted that even though R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are exceptional bowlers, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have done enough to deserve a fair chance at a World Cup berth. Arun also praised fearless Hardik Pandya's ability to learn from his mistakes.
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newscricket14 days ago

I haven't done much wrong, opportunity will come, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin believes that his opportunity to play in the limited overs format will come as he has hardly made many mistakes in his trade. Praising Virat Kohli’s effective leadership, the spinner commended the skipper for raising the fitness bar high to ensure that players give their best.
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newscricket17 days ago

Ranji Trophy | Punjab to play opening match without Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh

Punjab will have to begin this Ranji Trophy season without Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh in the lead as both of them won’t be a part of the opening game against Himachal. Meanwhile, both Cheteshwar Puajra and Ravindra Jadeja will also not be part of Saurashtra squad owing to the national duty.
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newscricket23 days ago

Ranji Trophy | Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja set to play tournament opener

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, and M Vijay will play the first round of Ranji Trophy matches, which start on October 6. While Ashwin and Vijay have confirmed their availability to the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, Jadeja and Pujara have been named in the Saurashtra squad.
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newscricketa month ago

Shikhar Dhawan not included for last two ODIs; Axar Patel replaces Ravindra Jadeja

Shikhar Dhawan has not been named in India’s squad for the last two ODIs against Australia. He was left out for the first three ODIs to take care of his unwell wife. Meanwhile, Axar Patel has returned to the side to replace Ravindra Jadeja, who did not feature from the start in any of the games.
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newscricketa month ago

Kuldeep, Chahal have made us forget Ashwin, Jadeja, says Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has praised Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal's performance stating that they've helped the Indian cricket team not to feel the absence of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin. Sehwag has also picked India to complete a 5-0 clean sweep if Australia in the series.
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newscricketa month ago

With the current spinners doing well, comeback of the senior spinners is difficult, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh supposes that with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal performing well, it is unlikely that they will get replaced by the senior spinners Ashwin and Jadeja. Singh praised Yadav's hattrick in the 2nd ODI and had a déjà vu moment, going back to his own hat trick in the 2001 series.
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