newscricket5 days ago

Hard to say why people haven’t nailed the No.4 spot, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has stated that he is unsure why no batsman has been able to seal the No.4 spot in Indian the team but remains confident that his experience will help him succeed in that role. Karthik has been brilliant for Tamil Nadu and has also excelled for India this year whenever given a chance.
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newscricket14 days ago

MS Dhoni asked me continue sledging Umar Akmal, reveals Suresh Raina

MS Dhoni has always been known to be a righteous and calm skipper, one who never resorted to unethical means to win games. However, Suresh Raina has revealed an incident when ‘Captain Cool’ had asked him to keep on sledging Pakistan’s Umar Akmal to create pressure on the opponent.
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newscricket16 days ago

MS Dhoni stresses on need of preparation time for overseas tour

MS Dhoni has backed Virat Kohli’s comments on a packed international calendar stating that the Indian team needs some time to get accustomed to the conditions on overseas tours like South Africa. Dhoni has also added that he had fun in the dressing room but didn't joke around in the middle.
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newscricket18 days ago

Suresh Raina reveals that ‘Captain Cool’ gets angry quite often

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s composed demeanour had led the media to name him ‘Captain Cool’, but Suresh Raina has surprisingly revealed that the former skipper gets angry quite often. Raina also revealed that Dhoni always has three plans ready for every situation before the night of a game.
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newscricket21 days ago

Reports : No final decision on retention policy among IPL franchise

As per the reports, a unanimous view over the retention policy hasn't prevailed in the IPL GC meeting between the team owners and the Committee of Administrators. While teams like Mumbai Indians have favoured the idea of retaining top five players, sides like Rajasthan Royals have raised questions.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | BCCI yet to take final decision on IPL retention policy

The BCCI officials have failed to reach a final decision on player retention for the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League in the board meeting. The IPL governing council (GC) had proposed the retention of three players with a maximum of two Indians in next year’s mega auction.
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newscricketa month ago

Mohammad Azharuddin bats for Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina’s return to Indian side

Mohammad Azharuddin has put his support behind Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina’s international return stating that the fitness levels of veteran players should be relaxed a little. The duo have not been considered for selection after they failed the yo-yo test before the Sri Lanka tour in August.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports : Teams may be allowed to retain three players for 2018 IPL

According to the reports, teams could be allowed to retain three players for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League with the governing council discussing the idea on Tuesday. The final call will be taken on November 14 after the confirmation from all the eight IPL franchise.
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newscricket2 months ago

Suresh Raina credits Anil Kumble for Kuldeep Yadav’s performance

Suresh Raina has praised Kuldeep Yadav’s performance in the international cricket and has claimed that the credit should be given to former head coach Anil Kumble who moulded the young spinner. Raina, currently who is out of the squad, has admitted that he is working hard to earn his place back.
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newscricket2 months ago

Amit Mishra dismisses reports of failing Yo-Yo test

Amit Mishra has cleared the air concerning him failing the Yo-Yo Test along with teammate Suresh Raina and Washington Sundar by claiming that the selectors know he didn't take part in it. Mishra is currently recovering from a knee injury and has been doing his rehab at the National Cricket Academy.
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