newscricketa day ago

BCCI announce India A squad for one-day series against South Africa A

The BCCI have announced two sets of 15-man squads of India A for the upcoming five One Day games to be played against a touring South Africa A side. The first of the five One Day fixtures will be played on August 29. All the five games will be played at The Sports Hub, Thiruvananthapuram.
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newscricket6 days ago

WI vs IND | I love batting in tough situations, says Shreyas Iyer

Youngster Shreyas Iyer has revealed that tough situations don't scare him and that's the reason why he fares well under pressure. Indian captain Virat Kohli praised him for performing well under pressure in the recently concluded ODI series against the West Indies which India won by 2-0.
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newscricket6 days ago

Legends and Pundits react as Virat Kohli leads India to series-clinching victory with 43rd ODI ton

Indian skipper Virat Kohli smashed his 43rd century that guided India to a six-wicket win over Windies. Virat Kohli, with an intention of leaving no milestone unturned, also became the first batsman to score 20,000 runs in a decade. The entire cricket fraternity lauded Kohli for his magnificent ton.
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newscricket6 days ago

WI v IND | Shreyas Iyer’s knock was the game-changer, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli reckons it was Shreyas Iyer’s blistering 41-ball 65 – including three boundaries and five huge sixes – that changed the game decisively for India. India managed to chase down 255 with six wickets in hand and with ten balls to spare on the back of Kohli’s 43rd ODI century. 
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newscricket6 days ago

WI v IND | I take a lot of pride in stepping up for the team, says Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has claimed that he still takes a lot of pride in stepping up when the team requires him to. Kohli slammed his 43rd ODI hundred and, along with a belligerent knock by Shreyas Iyer at No.5, took India home to a comfortable six wicket win to seal the away series 2-0.
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featurecricket6 days ago

WI vs IND | Takeaways - Shreyas Iyer’s proximity to Virat Kohli model and Jason Holder’s clueless captaincy

A commendable batting performance by Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer in the third ODI in Port of Spain resulted in India securing the bragging rights of the ODI series as well. The major takeaway from the game was the way Iyer accelerated his innings, in the mould of the Indian skipper.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket6 days ago

Twitter reacts to Shreyas Iyer silenting critics with second consecutive ODI half-century

Shreyas Iyer just nailed it today as he raced to his second consecutive ODI half-century against West Indies. Today, however, he took it to another level with huge sixes raning in Trinidad even though Virat Kohli was scoring at a normal rate. Twitterati reacted to the same and congratulated the duo.
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featurecricket7 days ago

WI vs IND | India’s predicted XI for the third ODI at Port of Spain

As India take on West Indies in the third ODI knowing that they cannot lose the series, it is possible that the Men in Blue will look to tinker with their playing XI. However, given how the previous match – on the same ground, panned out– there may only be one or, at most, two changes in the side.
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newscricket9 days ago

I think Shreyas Iyer should bat at number four, claims Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has backed India youngster Shreyas Iyer to secure the number four spot in the batting line-up after impressing against West Indies. Gavaskar has claimed that BCCI selectors must offer the Mumbai lad more opportunities with the Indian senior team in the coming months.
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newscricket9 days ago

Shreyas Iyer at four would allow Rishabh Pant to play natural game, feels Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan reckons that sending in Shreyas Iyer at number four to build the innings up will help pave the way for Rishabh Pant to bat in his typical aggressive manner when he comes in. He further said Iyer’s performance will help him to be promoted to No.4 as per the team’s tendency over the years.
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