newscricket2 days ago

BCCI source dismisses any rift between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

A BCCI source has dismissed the rumours surrounding a possible rift within the Indian squad, which has been hogging the headlines in recent times. After India’s early World Cup exit, there were reports flowing in the media regarding two groups being formed in the Indian dugout.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma raring to go ahead of next month's tour of West Indies

Despite rumors of fatigue in the media, senior India team members like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and others have given the nod for next month's Tour of West Indies. However, the status of injured duo - Shikhar Dhawan and Vijay Shankar - who departed the WC squad earlier this month is still unknown.
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newscricket2 days ago

Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah were India's best performers in the World Cup, claims Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has named Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah as the standout performers for the team in the 2019 World Cup. While the Indian vice captain topped the run charts with 648 runs, Bumrah was India's highest wicket taker, claiming 18 wickets in just nine matches.
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newscricket4 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India lucky to have a batting great like Rohit Sharma, exclaims Zaheer Abbas

Zaheer Abbas has stated that Rohit Sharma’s ability to judge the ball earlier than most players and his array of shots are what make him great and India should be grateful to have such a batsman playing for them. He went on to briefly discuss Pakistan’s performance and the enthralling final.
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newscricket4 days ago

Indian greats question ICC’s boundary-count rule after Super Over tie declares England winner

The likes of Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir openly criticised the boundary count rule with tournament top-scorer Rohit Sharma asking the ICC for a “serious look” into the rule. Gambhir has stated that the match should have ended in a tie and the cup should have been tied.
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newscricket5 days ago

Reports | BCCI might consider the possibility of handing over ODI captaincy to Rohit Sharma

In what could turn out to be a massive reshuffle, BCCI might consider the possibility of handing over Rohit Sharma the permanent ODI captaincy, according to reports. Rohit has served as the deputy for Virat Kohli in ODIs, and has also led his franchise Mumbai Indians to three IPL titles.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Internal rifts grow among different factions in Indian team : Reports

According to reports, there have been two factions in the Indian team who are unhappy with the unilateral decisions taken by the skipper, Virat Kohli, and coach Ravi Shastri, asking for the coach and bowling coach's sack. While one faction supports opener Rohit Sharma, the other supports Kohli.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You need to have Plan B ready and it should be as good as Plan A, reckons Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that a team needs to have a plan B, which should be equally effective as plan A, in case things don’t go as per plan. He also emphasised on India’s over-reliance on the top-order which cost them heavily in the semi-final against New Zealand at Old Trafford.
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newscricket8 days ago

Rohit Sharma to lead India against West Indies with Virat Kohli set to be rested - Reports

Rohit Sharma is expected to lead India in the limited-overs matches in their upcoming tour of West Indies where they are set to play three ODIs and three T20Is. Virat Kohli is set to be given a long break post the World Cup, and might also miss the Test series set to commence on August 22.
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newscricket9 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Had to ask a lot of questions against that world class batting lineup, says Matt Henry

Matt Henry admitted that the Kiwi bowlers had to ask a lot of questions with probing deliveries to knock out the world-class batting lineup of India. Henry, who nicked off both the Indian openers, earned the Man of the Match award for his performance that led his team to the final at Lord’s.
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