newscricket3 days ago

Former Cricketers take to Twitter to criticize India’s team selection

India’s decision to omit Bhuvneshwar Kumar from the 2nd Test squad after his heroics in the first Test has left former cricketers fuming. The likes of VVS Laxman, Allan Donald, Vinod Kambli, and many more took to Twitter to criticize the management’s decision as India started poorly in Centurion.
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newscricket14 days ago

Sachin Tendulkar reveals batsman’s secret to play on fast pitches

India’s struggle on fast pitches, offering lateral movements, is no secret and in South Africa, where they will get that a lot, Tendulkar explains how a batsman should deal with it. The legendary batsman also hailed South Africa’s ability to produce world-class all-rounders over the years.
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newscricketa month ago

VVS Laxman all praise for 'impact batsmen' Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan

VVS Laxman was a pleased man after seeing Indian top-order doing brilliantly in almost every match and has termed Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Shikhar Dhawan as “impact batsmen”. Pointing out their high strike rate, Laxman has stated that the batsmen are dictating the terms more often than not.
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newscricketa month ago

VVS Laxman backs Dhoni's inclusion for the 2019 World Cup

VVS Laxman has batted for MS Dhoni’s inclusion in the 2019 World Cup stating that the former Indian captain has a very important role to play in the tournament. Harbhajan Singh, however, while accepting that experience matters added that if Dhoni wants to play, he has to maintain his form.
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newscricket2 months ago

VVS Laxman bats for developing quality coaches in India

VVS Laxman has lamented the lack of recognition that former coaches are afforded by stating that they were the ones who develop and nurture cricketers, more than the infrastructure. The legendary batsman has also urged the BCCI to invest money in developing more quality coaches in the country.
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newscricket2 months ago

Captaincy is not about being the boss, it's also about controlling your temper, says Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has cited an incident, during the famous Natwest series win, where he lost his temper at Virender Sehwag but controlled his emotions which actually helped India win that game. Ganguly also praised the way Virat Kohli has come out in support of the under scrutiny MS Dhoni.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli doesn’t need to protect MS Dhoni, says Kapil Dev

MS Dhoni has found support in the form of Kapil Dev who feels India's most successful skipper does not need to be protected from anyone. He added that Dhoni will quit the day he thinks he is not good enough and stated that the Virat Kohli knows what is good for the Indian team.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri: People should look back at their career before commenting on Dhoni

Ravi Shastri has extended his support to MS Dhoni by lashing out at latter’s critics and stating that people should look back at their careers before commenting. He also added that the under-fire batsman has a lot of cricket left in him and it is the team’s duty to back him during this situation.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni not bothered by widespread criticism about his T20I form

MS Dhoni, in his cool and calm way, has resorted back to their critics those questioning about his T20 form and stated that everybody has their own views on life and that should be respected. The former India captain also added that being part of the Team India is the best motivation for him.
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newscricket2 months ago

Syed Kirmani lashes out at former players for questioning MS Dhoni’s T20I future

Syed Kirmani has lashed out at former players like Ajit Agarkar and VVS Laxman, who questioned MS Dhoni’s spot in the team after his below-par performance in the 2nd India-New Zealand T20I. He also blamed the media for going after players and forcing them to retire after a certain age.
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