newscricket8 hours ago

Virat Kohli fined for slow over rate during CSK match

Virat Kohli has been fined with a penalty of 12 lakh rupees for his side's slow over-rate during Royal Challengers Bangalore's 5-wicket defeat to Chennai Super Kings. In a press release issued by the Indian Premier League, it was also revealed that this was RCB's first offence of the season.
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reportcricket3 months ago

India vs South Africa | Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav sink SA to gain 2-0 lead in series

Despite South Africa getting an early warning of India’s lethal wrist spinning duo in Durban, the hosts’ struggles continued in Centurion as the leggies claimed an eight-wicket haul to round up a pathetic SA for 118 runs. In reply, India reached the score in 21 overs with nine wickets in hand.
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newscricket3 months ago

Harsha Bhogle impressed by team India’s smart and brave approach in second innings

Harsha Bhogle has said that he is impressed by the Team India’s smart and brave batting effort in the second innings of the third Test at the Wanderers. The Indian batsmen were repeatedly questioned by the umpires about the pitch condition to call off the match but the visitors refused every time.
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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket5 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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newscricket6 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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newscricket6 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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newscricket6 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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