newscricket4 days ago

Anil Kumble meets BCCI administrators to discuss pay hike

Anil Kumble met the BCCI’s office-bearers and the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in Hyderabad on Sunday asking on behalf of the team a steep pay rise for centrally contracted players and the coaching staff. The CoA has also spoken to Indian skipper Virat Kohli about the matter via a video chat.
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newscricket7 days ago

Mohammad Azharuddin: Rohit Sharma will find it tough to straightaway open in Champions Trophy

Mohammad Azharuddin believes that Rohit Sharma will find it tough opening the innings for India in the upcoming Champions Trophy after dropping himself down the order in the ongoing IPL 2017. Azharuddin also believes that adapting to the English conditions will be the key for both Sharma and India.
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newscricket10 days ago

Chris Gayle: Forget about current IPL form, all Indian players are match winners

Though not all the Indian batsmen have had the best of times in the ongoing IPL 2017, Chris Gayle has backed all of them to come good in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy. Moreover, given the tournament will be held in England and Wales, Gayle believes that the conditions will also play a big part.
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newscricket13 days ago

IPL 2017: Virender Sehwag: Virat Kohli knows how to get back to good form

Virender Sehwag has backed Virat Kohli, who is going through a dismal run of form, by saying all players endure rough patches. Kohli has had an indifferent IPL 2017, scoring just 250 runs at an average of just over 27, but Sehwag feels that it’s only a matter of time before Kohli comes good, again.
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newscricket13 days ago

Ricky Ponting picks MS Dhoni as captain of his all-time IPL XI

Ricky Ponting has picked MS Dhoni to lead his all-time IPL XI which comprises seven Indian and four overseas players. The former Australia captain, who turned out as a player for Mumbai Indians before mentoring the side, sprang a few surprises by including Amit Mishra and dropping AB de Villiers.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to yet another RCB batting collapse

Royal Challengers Bangalore's horrendous season continued as they succumbed to an otherwise weak RPS bowling attack. It was a sad sight for fans to see Virat Kohli wage a lone battle while his partners perished cheaply Twitterati did not miss the opportunity to make fun of yet another RCB collapse.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2017| Gujarat Lions Vs. Royal Challengers Bangalore- Player Ratings

Chris Gayle (77) and Virat Kohli (64) were the stars for the Royal Challengers Bangalore with the bat as Yuzvendra Chahal picked up 3/31 with the ball to ensure a comfortable 21 run victory for the RCB. Brendon McCullum's 72 at the top of the Gujarat Lions batting order was not enough for his side.
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newscricketa month ago

Kohli blasts RCB's performance against RPS

Royal Challengers Bangalore crashed to their fourth defeat in 5 games this season with a 27- run loss to Rising Pune Supergiant yesterday, but skipper Kohli had no sympathy for his side, while Vettori admitted to his struggles in finding the right balance for the side.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Kohli dropping Aussies from squad and "Mr. Consistent" Sharma flop again

Kieron Pollard helped MI chase down 143 after they were down 4/7. While Kohli performed with the bat again, it was his decision to remove the Aussies, Watson & Stanlake, from the squad that made Twitter erupt. And of course, how can the Twitteratti not remember Rohit Sharma who failed yet again.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virender Sehwag hands out the hilarious "Viru Gharelu Awards" on Twitter

After retiring from cricket Virender Sehwag has taken up the role of a commentator and Twitter celebrity. His talents as the latter were on full display after India beat Australia in Dharamsala when he started the "Viru Gharelu Awards" comparing cricketers to everyday objects.
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