featurecricket23 days ago

India must answer tough questions ahead of upcoming World Cup

The World Cup is less than a year away and it all seemed hunky dory for the Indian team with all its bases covered as the Indian dressing room is a place you want to be in now. The World Cup favorites and the only dressing room to have two world-class wrist spinners.
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featurecricketa month ago

India vs England | Winners and Losers ft. Indian team, Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul

Despite their ODI dominance at home, very few had given England the chance to win the series the way they did, but as it turned out, they cantered home to win it 2-1 convincingly. At SportsCafe, look at the impact that the series will have on the team and the players - first team or otherwise.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

India vs England | Predicted XI for the third ODI in Headingley, Leeds

The two current ODI giants in world cricket lived up to the billing in the vast match and here we find ourselves at yet another series decider. Leeds will host the last limited-overs game of the tour as the hosts will try to make amends for the T20 series loss to the Indian team earlier in the tour.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni's struggle reminded me of my most infamous innings, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar stated that MS Dhoni’s slow innings of 37 runs off 59 balls reminded him of his own ‘infamous’ innings, in which he batted whole 60 overs, making just 36 not out as India lost by 202 runs. He also insisted that India should not panic and they have the strength to make a comeback.
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newscricketa month ago

Sourav Ganguly feels India should stick to same batting lineup in ODI series as well

With KL Rahul coming at 3 and Virat Kohli at 4 working well in T20Is, Sourav Ganguly felt that India’s middle order problems have been sorted and the team should stick to it in ODI series as well. He pointed out that England bowlers lack firepower and India would fancy their chances against them.
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newscricketa month ago

Murali Kartik says he would choose Dinesh Karthik over Suresh Raina in the middle-order

Murali Kartik has revealed that he would have picked KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik over all-rounder Suresh Raina as a part of the Indian middle-order in the ongoing tour of England. In the four matches of the tour so far, Dinesh has only played in a solitary game - the second T20I against Ireland.
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featurecricketa month ago

India vs England | India’s predicted XI for first T20I in Manchester

So, after the boring affair of England vs Australia, here comes the English cricketing summer's main event - India vs England clash that promises to be blockbuster viewing. However, a T20 series that lacks any sort of context can provide India a chance to check their strength ahead of the ODIs.
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newscricket2 months ago

Needed to make use of opportunity I was given, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul, who smashed a quickfire 70 off 36 balls, stated that it was a good batting wicket and had to make the most of the opportunity to open the innings on Friday. Rahul also added that the tour of England will be a real test for the current Indian team who have done well over the last few years.
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newscricket2 months ago

Selection problem is a headache, insists Virat Kohli

After the win against Ireland, Virat Kohli revealed that given that all the players are performing well, team selection is giving him a headache, but insisted that it is a good problem to have. Backing the strength of the team, Kohli insisted that India has the firepower to do well against England.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to a fan rushing to the field to meet Virat Kohli

India were able to beat Ireland quite comfortably in the second ODI courtesy of superb knocks from top order batsmen KL Rahul and Suresh Raina followed by a late quick-fire innings from Hardik Pandya. Chasing, Ireland crumbled under pressure as the Indian bowlers had a very easy afternoon.
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