featurecricket12 days 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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newscricket15 days 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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newscricket15 days 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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newscricket18 days 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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newscricket19 days ago

Virat Kohli now only behind Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar on the list of most ODI centuries

Virat Kohli’s century in the final ODI against West Indies yesterday saw him break Sachin Tendulkar’s previous record of 17 for most ODI centuries while chasing. More importantly, the Indian skipper is now behind only Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting on the list of most ODI centuries.
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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricket2 months 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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newscricket2 months 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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