newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | Would like to see Manish Pandey retain his place to showcase his talent, opines VVS Laxman

Legendary Indian cricketer VVS Laxman is of the opinion that Manish Pandey must retain his place in the playing XI and be given an opportunity to showcase his talent. Laxman also believes that India must take a call on the future of Shikhar Dhawan, who has been struggling for runs off late.
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featurecricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | India's Predicted XI for the first T20I in Dharamsala

After a long spell abroad, India will be looking forward to playing cricket on home soil when they kick start the three-match T20 series against the Proteas on Sunday. The squad has a nice balance of youth and experience, with a focus on finding the right combinations for next year’s World Cup.
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newscricket6 days ago

Entire team management and selectors were part of the decision making for No. 4 spot, reveals Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar, who was recently relieved from his duty of team India's batting coach, has revealed that it was a collective decision from everyone involved to pick the batsman for the No.4 spot. All three of KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar and Rishabh Pant batted at No.4 for the team in the World Cup.
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reportcricket11 days ago

IND A vs SA A | Sanju Samson 91 helps India wrap up rain-marred one-day series 4-1

Local lad Sanju Samson hit a stroke-filled 48-ball 91 before bowlers put up a splendid show as India A cruised to a 36-run victory against South Africa A in a rain-affected game in Thiruvananthapuram. With the win, India A have won the series 4-1, with a number of players doing well for the team.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Stint with India 'A' ideal preparation before the South Africa series, says Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has stated that his stint with the India 'A' team serves as ideal preparation for him ahead of the three-match T20I series against South Africa. Having been selected for the last two one-dayers for the 'A' side, Dhawan impressed with returns of 51 and 52 in two matches.
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newscricket12 days ago

IND A vs SA A | Anrich Nortje stars as South Africa 'A' claim first victory of India tour

After suffering three crushing defeats in the first three one-dayers, the South African 'A' side claimed their first win of the tour thanks to Anrich Nortje's three-wicket haul. The quick removed the dangerous trio of Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer and Shivam Dube to hand the visitors a four-run win.
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newscricket13 days ago

IND A vs SA A | Fourth ODI to resume on reserve day after rain halts India's chase

India 'A' and South Africa 'A' will play out the remaining of the overs of the 4th ODI on Thursday, after rain halted play just 7.4 overs into India's chase. Chasing a target of 193 in 25 overs, India lost Shubman Gill early, but Shikhar Dhawan and Prashant Chopra steadied the ship for the hosts.
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newscricket17 days ago

Shikhar Dhawan included in India A squad for final two South Africa A one-dayers

Shikhar Dhawan has been added to the India A squad, to be led by Shreyas Iyer, for the final two one-dayers against South Africa A. The selection committee has also confirmed that all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the remainder of the series after suffering a thumb fracture.
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newscricketa month ago

Back to being good friends with Hardik Pandya post talk show controversy, says KL Rahul

Indian opener KL Rahul has come forward and stated that he is back to being good friends again with Hardik Pandya after the duo's controversial suspension months ahead of the World Cup. Rahul also expressed his disappointment over India's top-order collapse in the semi-final against the Kiwis.
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newscricketa month ago

WI v IND | When Gayle and Lewis bat like that, there’s hardly anything opposition can do, admits Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli admitted that the West Indian duo is near-impossible to stop when they are on song, decimating opposition bowling attacks on the way. Despite the Gayle-Lewis 115-run opening stand in just 10.5 overs, India managed to restrict the Windies to an easy target.
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