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IPL 2018: Virender Sehwag says RCB would be foolish to let Yuzvendra Chahal join another team

Virender Sehwag has pinpointed the importance of Yuzvendra Chahal to the RCB team and recommended that the franchise should exercise their RTM to hold on to the spinner. Sehwag however, suggested that Windies power-hitter Chris Gayle is past his prime and should be left out of the 2018 RCB squad.
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reportcricket33 minutes ago

India vs South Africa | Lungi Ngidi smashes India’s proud nine-series winning streak for a six

South Africa have secured the Freedom series with a match to spare after their 135-run victory in the second Test at Supersport Park in Centurion. Lungi Ngidi (6/39) was the man of the moment for the hosts as he picked up wickets of Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, and M Shami on the final day of the match.
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newscricket2 hours ago

BCCI will soon take a decision on future of playing and hosting day-night Test

The Indian cricket board has indicated that soon they will decide the future of playing and hosting day-night Test cricket in India. The idea of the day-night Test is not very new in the cricketing world and the first match was played between Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide in November 2015.
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newscricket5 hours ago

It was a massive moment to get Virat Kohli out, says Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar has admitted that getting Virat Kohli’s wicket is a major boost for South Africa as he considered it as a massive moment for the hosts. The South African has also voiced up for the disappointment over the pitch behavior and said as a home country the team usually get favorable wickets.
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newscricket6 hours ago

We have not seen such slow and low bounce wickets, claims Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has expressed his views over the Centurion pitch and claimed that the Indians were surprised after watching a low and slow nature pitch in overseas conditions. He has talked about their game plan for the fourth day and said the team was looking to give away as few runs as possible.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Twitter reacts to India struggling in their second innings against South Africa again

After Mohammed Shami ran through South Africa's middle-order in the second session, Faf du Plessis made sure that the hosts managed to reach a very competitive score of 258 in their 2nd innings. After the Indian top order collapsed again, the Twitterati came out in numbers to do some public bashing.
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featurecricket19 hours ago

India vs South Africa | Talking points from Day 4 of Centurion Test

South Africa ended the day with the upper hand after India lost three wickets, including Virat Kohli, for 35, still 252 adrift from a highly-unlikely win in Centurion. Cheteshwar Pujara and Parthiv Patel are the two men on the crease now and will have the uphill task of negating the pacers tomorrow.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Mike Brearley admires Smith and Kohli's leadership qualities

Ex-England skipper Mike Brearley, in a recent interview, touched on the topic of captaincy and complimented the likes of Virat Kohli and Steve Smith for their leadership qualities. Brearley refused to be drawn into a comparison between the two and insisted that the duo are the best in their own way.
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newscricketa day ago

WATCH | Jasprit Bumrah’s horrendous review leaves Sunil Gavaskar in splits

While India’s history with DRS in limited-overs has been exceptional due to MS Dhoni’s presence of mind, in Tests, it still continues to trouble them. Today, Jasprit Bumrah forced Virat Kohli to go for an LBW review when the ball had hit the middle of the bat, and Gavaskar couldn’t help but chuckle.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Virat Kohli has been penalised with one demerit point and was fined 25 percent of his match fee for his conduct which was found to be "contrary to the spirit of the game". On Day 3 of the second Test against South Africa in Centurion, Kohli threw the ball into the ground "in an aggressive manner".
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