newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli’s display of sportsmanship for Samawaickarma’s brilliant fielding

Though India have never been very abhorrent towards Sri Lanka on the cricket field, the recent oxygen-gate had brought up bitter emotions between the two sides. However, it didn’t stop Virat Kohli from publicly applauding Samawaickarma’s brilliant piece fielding which sent Twitter into meltdown.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Predicted XI for the third Test

India would aim to seal the Test series against Sri Lanka for the second time in a calendar year when they kick-off the third and final Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday. After a heavy defeat in Nagpur, the struggling Lankans team would want to salvage some pride in final Test in Delhi.
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newscricket2 months ago

Talking points from Day 1 of India-Sri Lanka Test Match

After uninterrupted rain delayed the game for almost four hours, Sri Lanka started the game in the best way possible on a lush green pitch that was screaming to the bowlers. The visitors accepted the gift with open hands, sending back three Indian batsmen with just 17 runs on the board.
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newscricket2 months ago

Yuzvendra Chahal admits Virat Kohli’s confidence in him helped him perform better

Yuzvendra Chahal has acknowledged Virat Kohli’s immense confidence in him that eventually helped him to express himself freely and eventually come out on top. The Haryana wrist spinner also revealed how the coaching staff and MS Dhoni helped him execute attacking middle stump effectively.
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newscricket2 months ago

India v New Zealand | Probable XI for the Thiruvananthapuram T20I

New Zealand played some domineering cricket to come back into the series after succumbing to a huge defeat in the opening game and stand at a point, where the last game decides the series. Virat Kohli might have to tweak his side a little to strengthen the batting lineup in the last game.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jasprit Bumrah supports Mohammed Siraj to learn from mistakes of Rajkot T20I

Jasprit Bumrah has backed debutant pacer Mohammed Siraj to learn from his mistakes and come good in the future after his failure to register a good performance against New Zealand in the second T20I in Rajkot. Bumrah has also added that it takes time for a bowler to adjust in a new team.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as pitch curator gets Man of the match award

The Twitterati had some fun at the expense of the Pune pitch curator's prediction of 337 as the Indian bowlers put in a brilliant performance to restrict New Zealand to just 230. With the help of Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik's half centuries, India were able to chase down the target with ease.
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newscricket3 months ago

A strong bowling side is the reason India is No.1, says Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev believes that it is India's great bowling unit that has helped them become the top-ranked side in both the Test and ODI format in World cricket. However, the 58-year-old also stated that India’s dominance will only be accepted when they continue the winning momentum away from home.
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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket5 months 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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