newscricket3 days ago

Rashid Latif looks to end fight with Virender Sehwag over YouTube video

Ex-Pakistan player Rashid Latif has attempted to end his tiff with Virender Sehwag through a YouTube video after the duo were caught in a war of words all through the Champions Trophy. The wicketkeeper congratulated Pakistan on their victory but also had kind words for India over their performance.
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newscricket3 days ago

No ball will haunt Jasprit Bumrah for a long time, reckons Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar believes that Jasprit Bumrah delivery that could have dismissed Fakhar Zaman if not for being a no ball in the Champions Trophy final will disturb the Indian pacer for a long time. Zaman, who edged the ball to Dhoni while on 3, eventually went on to make a match-winning century.
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newscricket5 days ago

ICC Champions Trophy | Virat Kohli avoids social media ahead of the final

Virat Kohli has chosen to stay off social media ahead of India’s Champions Trophy final against Pakistan today. The Indian skipper believes that avoiding distractions caused due to social media is key for a sportsman to perform his best and be able to lead the side in big games.
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newscricket15 days ago

Twitter reacts to India's shocking defeat to Sri Lanka

Indian opening pair, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, silenced their critics yet again by giving India a brilliant start, especially Dhawan who scored a fantastic 125. But everything went in vain as the Lankans chased the target with ease. Twitterati expressed their frustration through their tweets.
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newscricket15 days ago

Virat Kohli: Ravichandran Ashwin understands the reason behind his omission

Virat Kohli praised R Ashwin's professionalism for putting the team's interests ahead of his own after the latter's omission from the playing XI against Pakistan. Kohli also added that the positive atmosphere and team spirit in the dressing room had made his job as a captain very easy.
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newscricket15 days ago

Shane Warne clarifies his comments on India head coach job

A day after claiming that the BCCI could not afford him as Indian coach, Shane Warne has clarified his comments were meant to be a light-hearted joke. The Australian legend also said that his comment about Virat Kohli was completely made up terming the report as ‘ very disappointing journalism'.
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newscricket15 days ago

ICC Champions Trophy | Virat Kohli backed Ravi Shastri as Indian coach before leaving

It has been learnt that skipper Virat Kohli had suggested Ravi Shastri’s name for the India coach’s job to Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman before leaving for the Champions Trophy in England. However, despite having Kohli’s backing, Shastri has not been considered for the post.
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newscricket18 days ago

Twitter reacts as Pakistan lose to India yet again in an ICC event

India posted a strong total, thanks to their top order and Pakistan's horrendous fielding display. But the Pakistani batsmen couldn't handle the Indian bowling as their batting order collapsed under pressure. The Twitterati did not spare them for their unimpressive performance in the major match.
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newscricket23 days ago

VVS Laxman backs government's decision to not play Pakistan

VVS Laxman has welcomed the India's decision of abstaining from playing a bilateral series against Pakistan citing the broader context of the diplomatic relations between the two countries. Earlier, Sports Minister Vijay Goel had ruled out the possibility of the Indo-Pak series in the near future.
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newscricket24 days ago

Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record, becomes fastest to score 7000 ODI runs

Hashim Amla became the fastest player to score 7000 ODI runs during his knock of 55 against England in the third ODI yesterday. Amla bettered Kohli’s record of having reached the landmark in 166 innings, as he reached the milestone in just 151 innings while helping South Africa to a 7-wicket win.
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