newscricketa month ago

Sri Lankan fans turn on their team after another heavy defeat against India

Sri Lankan cricket fans appear to have had enough of the team's poor run against India as a group of them gathered behind the team bus yesterday and shouted slogans against them. In response, Sri Lanka's interim coach admitted that the players and staff have to take responsibility for the results.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli : We thought we'd be chasing something close to 300

Virat Kohli has admitted that he expected India would have to chase a run a ball target against Sri Lanka yesterday, but praised his bowlers for the way they came back into the game. Kohli also revealed that the decision to chase was based on the hope that the pitch would play well under lights.
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newscricket2 months ago

Wriddhiman Saha: I enjoy wicket keeping against Ashwin and Jadeja

Wriddhiman Saha has confessed that he takes pleasure in keeping wickets to the Indian spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. The 32-year-old stumper also admitted that Virat Kohli always seeks his opinion when it comes to reviewing a decision using the Decision Review System (DRS).
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Talking points from Day 1 of Second Test

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane’s 211-run partnership for the fourth wicket pulled India out of brief turmoil to reach 344 runs for 3 at the end of the first day’s game at Colombo. Pujara marked his 50th Test with an unbeaten 128 runs while Rahane, too, scored his ninth Test century.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara involved in a terrible mix up

KL Rahul had done well to mark his return from injury with a half century in the second Test against Sri Lanka today. However, his innings will be overshadowed for the manner in which it ended following a horrible mix up with Cheteshwar Pujara and the wicket also allowed Lanka back into the game.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Sri Lanka Vs. India | India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs

India sealed the first Test in their favour by 304 runs on day 4 as Virat Kohli’s 17th test century ensured Sri Lanka were set a target of 550 in the fourth innings. But the home side were bundled out for 245 as Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin ensured India took a 1-0 lead in the series.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Why Ravi Shastri is the right man for the Indian coaching job

After much hue and cry, Ravi Shastri was finally named the coach of the Indian cricket team. The former Indian skipper beat competition from the likes of former Indian opener Virender Sehwag and former Sri Lankan coach Tom Moody, among others to secure the prestigious, but challenging position.
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newscricket2 months ago

Team India Coach | BCCI official reveals the two questions the candidates were asked

An unnamed BCCI official has revealed the two questions that the five candidates contesting to be India’s next coach were asked during their interview by the CAC team. While one was their vision going into the 2019 World Cup in England, the other was the role of a coach compared to the captain.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kohli will be made to understand the role of the coach, says BCCI secretary

BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary has clarified that the CAC will meet Virat Kohli before naming the new Indian coach, only to make the Indian skipper understand the role of the coach. Meanwhile, an unnamed board official said that only the CAC knows the name of the next coach as of now.
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newscricket3 months ago

India Vs West Indies | Virat Kohli may open innings alongside Shikhar Dhawan

Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan could be the opening pair for India in the lone T20 against West Indies in Jamaica tomorrow, owing to the change in format. India start the match as favourites despite the return of Chris Gayle, who will be playing his first game for the Windies in 15 months.
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