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Stuart Clark warns Australia about Virat Kohli and considers Wade-Kohli bust-up as "piddly crap"

Former Australia pacer Stuart Clark warned Australia to not to get involved in a brawl with Virat Kohli as he thrives in such heated instances. Matthew Wade lashed out against Kohli during the 2nd ODI in an incident which Clark termed as piddly crap.
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newscricket10 hours ago

David Warner: MS Dhoni did great as a captain and is nurturing Virat Kohli now

Australia vice-captain David Warner was all praise for Mahendra Singh Dhoni, admiring his achievements as a captain and his current role as a mentor to current skipper, Virat Kohli. The explosive batsman lamented the lack of key partnerships that led Australia to lose the second ODI by 50 runs.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli : Kuldeep and Chahal are bowling with a lot of heart

After the second ODI win in Kolkata, Virat Kohli has heaped praise on the wrist-spinning duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav terming them as “outstanding” players. He also seemed excited about the depth in the squad which has resulted in him having multiple options in every position.
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newscricket2 days ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar uses his IPL knowledge to get rid of David Warner

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who picked up three wickets at the cost of just nine runs in the Kolkata ODI, has revealed that he knew about David Warner’s struggles against outswingers in the IPL and that helped him plot his dismissal. The pacer has also credited trainer Shankar Basu for increasing his pace.
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newscricket2 days ago

Twitter react to Kuldeep Yadav's brilliant hat-trick

The Twitterati went into meltdown as Kuldeep Yadav became only the 3rd Indian to pick up a hat-trick in ODIs after Chetan Sharma and Kapil Dev. When the momentum appeared to be with Australia, Kuldeep came in a wrecked havoc and stopped the visitors from chasing down the 253-run target.
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reportcricket2 days ago

India vs Australia | Kuldeep Yadav hat-trick secures hosts a win in Kolkata

Kuldeep Yadav’s hat-trick and an exceptional performance by the bowling unit helped India register a 50-run win over Australia in the second ODI in Kolkata. Earlier, Virat Kohli (92) and Ajinkya Rahane (55) put India in complete control before Australia fought back to restrict the hosts to just 252.
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newscricket2 days ago

WATCH | Virat Kohli loses his temper after Kedhar Jadhav declines a run

Virat Kohli is known for his aggressive approach to the game and he has never failed to show his emotions during the match. During the second ODI against Australia at the Eden Gardens, Kedar Jadhav was at the end of a Kohli tirade when the former declined an easy run in India's innings.
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newscricket3 days ago

I don’t think Dhoni’s role as a finisher has changed, believes Steve Smith

While praising the 188-run partnership between MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya in the first ODI, Steve Smith has claimed that Dhoni's role of finishing games for India is still the same. Smith also voiced his confidence in his team's capability of competing against India in the remaining matches.
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newscricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli is an excellent captain but true test will be in England, says Farokh Engineer

Former Indian cricketer Farokh Engineer has praised Virat Kohli for leading the team brilliantly but also added that the England tour will be the real test for Team India. According to Engineer, in England, the Indian team will face the different conditions which can be challenging for them.
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newscricket4 days ago

Gautam Gambhir backed me when I was nobody, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has expressed his gratitude to Gautam Gambhir for guiding him during his matches for KKR in the IPL and helping him in becoming capable enough to play for the Indian team. Yadav also revealed that Virat Kohli motivated him in the Dharamsala Test despite being sidelined with an injury.
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