newscricket17 hours ago

Twitter reacts to MS Dhoni leading India for 200th time in ODIs

MS Dhoni has taken the charge of Indian cricket team after BCCI decided to rest Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan for the encounter against Afghanistan. Twitter went gaga over the BCCI’s decision and people started celebrating Dhoni’s epic captaincy return at the most surprising of times.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Afghanistan opt to bat as MS Dhoni loses the toss on his captaincy comeback

MS Dhoni will lead the Indian cricket team today in the last Super Four game against Afghanistan as India rested Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to keep them fresh for the final. On the other hand, Deepak Chahar will make his ODI debut for India after making T20I debut against England in July.
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featurecricket20 hours ago

Asia Cup | India’s Predicted XI for Super Four match against Afghanistan in Dubai

This Asia Cup was supposed to be a chance for the Indian team to sort out the mess at the earliest and make the team prepare for the World Cup. However, the top-order brilliance has left the middle-order largely untested and today’s match gives them an opportunity to carry out some experiment.
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newscricketa day ago

Asia Cup | Pakistan was not playing to win against India, believes Harbhajan Singh

After India convincingly defeated arch-rivals Pakistan in two games in the ongoing Asia Cup, Harbhajan Singh has stated that Pakistan was playing cricket with no intention of actually winning. He further added that it is tough to compete with the Indian team with the kind of form they have shown.
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newscricket2 days ago

I had to work hard for the shots that look easy now, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has said that all his delicious pull shots for sixes came off only after he kept practicing them, stating that he really works hard on them in the nets. The Indian team is on a roll with wins in all the matches they have played until now in the 2018 Asia Cup.
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newscricket2 days ago

After 6-7 overs it’s better to leave Shikhar Dhawan alone, jokes Rohit Sharma

Indian coach, Ravi Shastri interviewed the heroes from the victory against Pakistan - Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, as the latter spoke about Dhawan’s antics on the pitch while batting. Dhawan revealed that it was a proud moment for him to score a century against arch-rivals, Pakistan.
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newscricket2 days ago

Asia Cup | Rohit Sharma's ton against Pakistan makes him ninth Indian to reach 7000 ODI runs

Rohit Sharma became the ninth and the third fastest Indian to score 7000 runs in his ODI career. After scoring 52 and 83 in the previous matches of the Asia Cup, Rohit scored 111 runs against Pakistan to complete the tally and create a milestone in the history of Indian cricket. 
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newscricket2 days ago

10 Things You Missed | From Fakhar Zaman's hilarious slog sweep to Indian openers' centuries

Yes! We are back to tell you that you have not watched the match closely because you had to buy groceries for your mother or haven't recovered from the hangover. Don't worry, we have got your back. Here are the 10 things you missed from today match between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup!
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featurecricket2 days ago

Asia Cup | Takeaways: A Rohit Sharma masterclass in captaincy and Dubai’s 90s throwback

Another India-Pak encounter and another one-sided contest. It was a fairly straightforward win for India in Dubai today, but amidst the boring encounter, Rohit Sharma put forward a fine example of how to tactically plan each and every point in the game, and how it impacts the bowlers as a whole.
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featurecricket3 days ago

Asia Cup 2018 | India’s Predicted XI for the Super Four match against Pakistan in Dubai

For India, the Dubai win was a regression to the mean after the team suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of their arch-rivals in the Champions Trophy final last year. Can Pakistan change the status quo today? India will be highly confident in their abilities when they will take the field.
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