reportcricketan hour ago

India vs Australia | India regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

KL Rahul led the charge as India made light work of a paltry target of 106 to help India win the final Test with five sessions to spare and clinch the series 2-1 as cricket finally took center stage in a high-profile series that was marred by controversies both on and off the field.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Jadeja's brilliant all-round performance and the last wicket drama

Jadeja and Saha started off the day with a solid partnership which helped India put up a lead of 32. On the other hand, the Australians didn't have a start that they would've expected as Renshaw, Warner and Smith fell early which led to a collapse. Now 91 runs stand between India and a series win.
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reportcricket19 hours ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 3 at Dharamshala

Ravindra Jadeja's all-round performance, on Day 3 of the final Test in Dharamsala, where he scored a very important 63 and claimed 3 wickets put India in the driving seat. After restricting Australia to 137, India need just 87 runs on Day 4 to win the game and reclaim the Border-Gavaskar trophy.
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newscricketa day ago

WATCH | Jadeja's brilliant reply to Aussie sledging

With Australia struggling to gain any sort of foothold in the morning session of the Day 3 at Dharamsala, Matthew Wade started the old Aussie tradition of sledging against Ravindra Jadeja. The Indian, however, came out on top in the end with an all too familiar sword swinging celebration.
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newscricket2 days ago

Twitter reacts as Rahul wastes a good start again and Pujara's "Half-marathon"

K.L.Rahul scored his 5th half-century of the series but yet again failed to convert it into a big score. Cheteshwar Pujara was en-route to another marathon innings before he was dismissed by Nathan Lyon for 57. The Twitterati had fun at Pujara's expense for his slow strike rate in Dharamsala.
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newscricket5 days ago

BCCI Contracts: Jadeja and Pujara rewarded for their performances with Grade A contracts

Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been upgraded to Grade ‘A in the BCCI contracts, whereas Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina have been excluded from the list, the BCCI announced yesterday. It has also been declared that the amount of money for all three grades have been doubled.
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newscricket6 days ago

Bishan Singh Bedi hails Ravindra Jadeja's contributions as 'remarkable'

Bishan Singh Bedi has praised Ravindra Jadeja’s all-round development, saying the Saurashtra cricketer was closing in on Ravichandran Ashwin as a match-winning bowler, although the spin great said there was no comparison between the two. Jadeja is currently the top-ranked Test bowler.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC Rankings | Jadeja replaces Ashwin as the best Test bowler, while Pujara overtakes Kohli

Ravindra Jadeja has overtaken his spin bowling partner Ravichandran Ashwin to go top of the ICC Test bowlers' rankings. After his exceptional performance in the Ranchi Test. Cheteshwar Pujara, too, made inroads as he climbed to a career-best No.2, following his fabulous knock of 202 runs in Ranchi.
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newscricket8 days ago

Ball not remaining hard made it difficult, says Kohli

Virat Kohli said that the balls used for the third Test in Ranchi did not stay hard long enough for the spinners to have a larger impact on the game. However, Kohli didn’t forget to give credits to Australian batsmen Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh for the way they managed to save the Test.
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newscricket8 days ago

Twitter reacts to Steve Smith's "Brain Fade 2.0" and Jadeja's performance

India started the day with momentum on their side as Renshaw and Smith were dismissed by R Jadeja early. But Shaun Marsh and Peter Hansdscombe stood tall and thwarted India's chances of taking a 2-1 lead with a game to play. The Twitterati got to work immediately after Smith's brain fade 2.0.
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