newscricket3 days ago

Steve Smith was very smart and selective with his approach during Ashes, says Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has lauded Steve Smith for his smart and selective approach while handling English bowlers during the Ashes. Tendulkar said this explaining his tweet that stated it was Smith’s organised mindset despite his complicated technique that set him apart among his contemporaries.
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newscricket3 days ago

Steve Smith better batsman in Tests but Virat Kohli trumps as overall package, opines Monty Panesar

Former England cricketer Monty Panesar believes it's impossible to stop run-machine Virat Kohli across format and that the Indian captain will break all records overhauling Sachin Tendulkar. Panesar also feels that as an overall batsman Kohli beats Steve Smith as the best batsman of the era.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts as Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in a row on this day

Twelve years of Yuvraj Singh's six sixes in an over in T20 World Cup 2007, when the southpaw had the world at his feet. Yuvi achieved this against Stuart Broad to etch his record that will live forever in cricket history. Yuvraj was the first Indian to do this and Twitterati reminisced on same.
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newscricket15 days ago

There’s no measure to how much Sachin Tendulkar has impacted me, reveals Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has expressed his gratitude towards Sachin Tendulkar by recounting the happiness he derived from watching him bat and how he wanted to emulate the man when he was younger. He went on to discuss Sachin’s farewell Test in 2013 and how he developed his knack of chasing down big scores.
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featurecricket17 days ago

Salil Ankola - of fame and fall, and dealing with two extremes

What comes to your mind when you hear 15 November 1989? The picture of a kid walking to the ground for the first time for his country against the intimidating crowd in Karachi or that of a pace bowler, responding to the name of Waqar Younis, streaming in to bowl some devastating balls on debut?
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newscricket20 days ago

Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli becomes most successful Test captain for India

India wrapped up the proceedings at Kingston, Jamaica in a professional manner and solidified their position at the top of the Test championship table. As Virat Kohli overcame MS Dhoni to become the most successful Indian Test captain, Twitter couldn’t help but heap praise on the Indian skipper.
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newscricketa month ago

Good pitches will ensure that cricket does not get boring, asserts Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is optimistic that an increase in the quality of pitches in Test matches will ensure that the spirit of cricket remains intact. Talking about the Ashes, the master blaster said that the Jofra Archer - Steven Smith battle added more excitement to the ongoing series.
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newscricketa month ago

Sure Virat Kohli will break Sachin Tendulkar's records, says Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has backed Indian captain Virat Kohli to break most of Sachin Tendulkar's records before the former decides to hang up his boots from international cricket. The former India opener added that Kohli is a better batsman as compared to Australia's Steven Smith based on current form.
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newscricketa month ago

Former cricketers to discuss "conflict of interest" issue at BCCI headquarters on Monday

Several top cricketers are expected to meet at the BCCI headquarters on Monday to discuss the contentious 'conflict of interest' issue during an informal meeting. While the meeting is supposed to be held in the presence of at least one CoA member, Sachin Tendulkar will not attend the meeting.
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newscricketa month ago

Ashes 2019 | I'd be scratching my head thinking of ways to get Steve Smith out, says Merv Hughes

Former Australian pacer Merv Hughes has showered praise on Australia's talisman Steve Smith, stating that he'd have been clueless on how to get Smith out had he ever bowled to him. Hughes also singled out Brian Lara, Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar as the toughest batsmen he's bowled to.
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