newscricket4 hours ago

Didn’t expect India call-up so early, reveals Mayank Markande

Mumbai Indians’ starlet Mayank Markande has claimed that he was left speechless after receiving his maiden India call-up for the series against Australia as he did not see it coming at all. Markande was included in India’s T20I squad for the Australia series after impressing with India ‘A’.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Indian team revolves around MS Dhoni, revealed Mohammed Kaif

Mohammed Kaif has heaped praise on MS Dhoni by stating that he is an invaluable member of the Indian limited-overs team and must definitely be included in the squad for the 2019 ICC ODI World Cup. Kaif was happy that Dhoni was able to perform at his usual best in the Australia series in January.
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newscricket7 hours ago

If Virat Kohli has to bat at number four, he will definitely do it for the team, says MSK Prasad

MSK Prasad has supported Ravi Shastri's idea of batting Virat Kohli at number four in the World Cup if that is what the team requires during the mega-event. Ravi Shastri had earlier said that if Ambati Rayudu can bat at number three which made the batting order stable, then he is ready to do it.
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newscricket8 hours ago

Aaron Finch eager to impress against India after helping Renegades win Big Bash League

Australia limited-overs captain Aaron Finch is looking forward to the series against India in the coming weeks after recently winning Australia’s premier T20 tournament - Big Bash League. Finch & Co. will play India in two T20Is followed by a five-match ODI series starting on February 24.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara continue to remain in top 3 of ICC Test batsmen list

Virat Kohli has retained his place at the top of the recently-released ICC Test batsmen list while Cheteshwar Pujara also continued his stay at the third position. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja is the only Indian among top five bowlers and all-rounders in Test matches as per the newly rankings list.
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newscricket2 days ago

Playing in England in last two years will help India during World Cup, believes Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that India's experience of playing in England in 2017 and 2018 has made most of the players aware of the conditions during the upcoming World Cup. The former opener also mentioned that England would be strong favourites because of their changed attitude towards ODIs.
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | India announce two different teams for ODI series

KL Rahul has made a return to international cricket after his twin 80+ runs in the India A series against England Lions and will join the Indian team for the ODI series against Australia. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be absent for the first two matches, Jasprit Bumrah will spearhead the attack.
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | Virat Kohli returns to lead India, Mayank Markande replaces Khaleel Ahmed in T20I squad

After sitting out for the last two ODIs and the T20I series against New Zealand, Virat Kohli has made a comeback to lead the Indian T20 team for the Australia series. While Jasprit Bumrah has been added the squad after a well-deserved break, Mayank Markande has received his maiden India call-up.
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newscricket4 days ago

Nowhere near Virat Kohli’s level yet, asserts Babar Azam

Babar Azam is tired of being compared to Indian skipper Virat Kohli as he claims that he is nowhere near Kohli’s level despite impressing with the bat in recent months. Earlier, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur stated that Azam will be one of the best batsmen in the world in the future.
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newscricket4 days ago

India and England start as favourites in World Cup, believes VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has picked India and hosts England as favourites to win the 2019 Cricket World Cup which will kick off from May 30. The former middle-order batsman also congratulated the Indian team as the Men in Blue defeated Australia 2-1 and crushed New Zealand 4-1 in two consecutive away ODI series.
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