newscricket9 hours ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar believes India’s struggles with short ball in overseas are over

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has confidently claimed, after India’s blazing start at the Wanderers on Sunday, that the side had successfully overcome their poor reputation of playing short balls overseas. The pacer also revealed an optimal use of workload management has brought the best out of him on the tour.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Virat Kohli hails India’s batting display, calls it “most balanced performance”

India’s domineering display continued in South Africa on Sunday as they took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series buoyed by a blistering first innings batting display. The skipper also hinted at giving chances to the fresh faces in the squad in the upcoming games, after taking an early lead.
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featurecricket21 hours ago

India vs South Africa | Indian players rated and slated from their 28-run win in Johannesburg

After Shikhar Dhawan's 39-ball 72 helped India put up a massive 203, Bhuvneshwar Kumar's five-wicket haul ensured South Africa would eventually fall short of it by 28 runs. Reeza Hendricks's commendable effort couldn’t save the hosts' blushes as they continued their terrible run in coloured clothes.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs South Africa | 1st T20I Preview, Match Predictions, Weather, Line-ups, Live Streaming, Press Conferences

After wrapping up the ODI series 5-1, Virat Kohli would want to leave South Africa as a victor with the T20I series in the bag as well. With the hosts already taking precautions ahead of the Australia series by resting big names, India aren’t expected to struggle much in the last series of the tour.
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featurecricketa day ago

India vs South Africa |  Predicted XI for 1st T20I in Johannesburg

After a thumping win in the ODI series that has probably compensated for the Test series loss prior to that, Virat Kohli will be hoping to keep the run going in the limited-overs format as the T20I series starts. However, India will definitely try tweaking the squad with some new names coming in.
Subhayan Dutta
newscricket2 days ago

Sanjay Manjrekar : India’s dominance in One-day series does not surprise me

Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that he was not surprised by India’s dominance in the ODI series against SA as the visitors registered their 9th consecutive series win in the 50-over format. He has asked India to find two middle-order batsmen especially for T20Is who can play a 360-degree game.
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newscricket3 days ago

Sunil Gavaskar bats for Kuldeep-Chahal duo’s inclusion in Test squad

As the spinning duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal ripped apart the South African batting line up in the ODI series, Sunil Gavaskar has asked for the duo's inclusion in the Test team for future tours. Gavaskar also added that he doesn't see any reason for them to be unsuccessful in Tests.
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newscricket3 days ago

Series win in SA showed why India are World No.1 in the ODI format, says Kris Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth has asserted that India’s 4-1 thrashing of SA in the ongoing series has justified India’s number one rank in the 50-over format of the game. India is only the second team in the history of the game after world champions Australia to beat SA in a 5 match+ ODI series on their home turf.
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | 6th ODI Preview, Match Predictions, Weather, Line-ups, Live Streaming, Press Conferences

India have already clinched the six-match series with a game to spare and their only motivation to extend the lead would be adding insult to South Africa's "injury". The Proteas, on the other hand, are already prepping for the Australia series and are hardly expected to go full-throttle this game.
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featurecricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | Predicted XI for 6th ODI in Centurion

After sealing the ODI series 4-1, the Indian cricket team will be looking forward to maintaining their winning momentum in Centurion in the last match today. The first-ever series win in SA will definitely boost-up the Indian side to increase the margin in the sixth and last match of the series.
Divya Sahu