newscricket2 days ago

Performance should be the only criteria to decide who makes the cut or not, says Kiran More

Former India wicketkeeper and ex-chairman of the selection panel, Kiran More, believes that rather than age, performance and experience of the player must be considered when the team is selected. Further, he elucidated that the criterion must be followed not just for MS Dhoni but for every player.
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newscricket5 days ago

Suresh Raina believes he has four more years of cricket left

India's star batsman Suresh Raina believes that he has three to four more years of cricket left in him and would love to play for his country again as nothing gives him greater pleasure. The 30-year-old also said that his love for cricket has increased ever since he became a father.
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newscricket5 days ago

Failure in ‘Yo-Yo’ test reason behind Yuvraj, Raina’s exclusion from ODI squad

The main reason behind Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina not getting selected for the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka is their failure to clear the ‘Yo-Yo’ test at the National Cricket Academy. The test is an advanced version of the 'beep' test that was used by teams of yesteryear.
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newscricket12 days ago

Virat Kohli should not be compared to Sachin Tendulkar, believes Jonty Rhodes

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes believes the current Indian skipper Virat Kohli should not be compared to former cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar as both players belong to different eras of the game. The 48-year-old fielding legend also termed Suresh Raina as India's best fielder.
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newscricket2 months ago

Suresh Raina signs up for TNPL-2

Suresh Raina signed up with Grandslam Club of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) to register for the second edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. The nascent league will kick off on 22nd July and will feature outstation players in the edition as opposed to the inaugural edition.
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newscricket3 months ago

Kohli and Dhoni feature in the top 20 of World's most famous athletes

Indian cricketing stars Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni have made it into the top-20 most famous athlete's list that was recently released by ESPN. Kohli and Dhoni were placed in 13th and 15th spot respectively while Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina could only manage the 90th and 95th spot on the list.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2017| List of award winners

Mumbai Indians may have won the IPL title for a record third time on Sunday after beating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run, but, they weren’t the only winners on the night as David Warner bagged the Orange Cap with 641 runs and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took the Purple cap with 26 wickets.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers miss out on Cricinfo's all-time IPL XI

Cricinfo announced their all-time IPL XI but surprisingly both Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers failed to make the cut. While the website included all the usual suspects, the list raised more questions around who didn't make the cut rather than who was actually picked in the playing XI.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2017| David Warner set to join 4000 run club

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner is all set to reach the landmark of 4,000 runs in the Indian Premier League and is just 23 runs away from achieving the feat. Warner crossed the 600-run mark this season with his splendid 69-run knock which helped his side defeat Gujarat Lions yesterday.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2017 | Match 53 Preview: Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Gujarat Lions will be looking to dent defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad’s chances of making the playoffs when the two sides meet at the Green Park in Kanpur this evening. Gujarat are out of the reckoning and will aim to restore some of their lost pride in front of their home fans.
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