newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2018 | Parthiv Patel eager to play under Virat Kohli for RCB

Parthiv Patel has expressed his excitement to play under Virat Kohli’s captaincy in the upcoming Indian Premier League, stating that Kohli brings a lot of positivity to the team. Patel has also revealed that the dressing room talks during the Test series against SA were always about winning.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs South Africa | Dinesh Karthik to join Indian team as replacement for Wriddhiman Saha

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has announced that Dinesh Karthik will join the squad as the replacement for the injured Wriddhiman Saha for the third Test of the series in Johannesburg. In the ongoing second Test, Parthiv Patel replaced Saha in the wicket-keeping role.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Hardik Pandya's casual running that gifted SA an easy wicket

When India needed Hardik Pandya to stay and support the skipper Virat Kohli, he threw away his wicket by casually jogging towards the danger end. But this did not have any effect on Kohli as he continued to steady the ship by scoring a brilliant 100 and help India cut the lead down to 29.
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newscricketa month ago

Virender Sehwag lashes out at Virat Kohli for Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s exclusion

Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s omission in the second Test hasn’t gone down well with Virender Sehwag, who has suggested Virat Kohli should drop himself if he fails to win in Centurion. With India not having a good start on the first day of the second Test, their record of consecutive series wins is at stake.
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newscricketa month ago

India make three changes to the line-up for Centurion Test

After being handed a 72-run defeat in the first Test in Cape Town, India have made as many as three changes to the line-up for the second match in Highveld. While KL Rahul has come in to replace Shikhar Dhawan, Parthiv Patel and Ishant Sharma have also handed opportunities for the second Test.
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featurecricketa month ago

South Africa vs India | Probable XI for the Centurion Test

India have come under massive criticism concerning the team selection following their 72-run defeat against South Africa in the Newlands Test. However, on a positive note, the side now has good knowledge about their strengths and weaknesses and could line-up accordingly in the next match.
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newscricketa month ago

Jasprit Bumrah “no-ball” makes Twitter go berserk again

Jasprit Bumrah became the butt of all jokes when he dismissed Fakhar Zaman on a “no-ball” in the Champions Trophy final and did an encore against Sri Lanka in the ODI series. However, when he did that once again on a ball that almost took Faf du Plessis out, Twitter couldn't wait to go all over him.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | Amla, Maxwell, Axar, or Miller? Who will Kings XI Punjab retain ahead of mega auction?

The typical barbershop debate about the IPL usually revolves around Chennai, Mumbai, and Kolkata for obvious reasons since the trio has won seven of the 10 editions of the league. On the other end of the spectrum, there are constant teams that dominate the chatter for who the worst ever side is.
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newscricket2 months ago

This team is filled with confident people who enjoy each other's success, says Wriddhiman Saha

First-choice Test keeper Wriddhiman Saha assured fans that the squad is full of confident individuals as he gave credit to Coach Shastri and skipper Kohli for a change in mindset. Saha maintains that the team is ready to face the challenges in store for them in South Africa.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shami, Saha and Umesh Yadav could play in Ranji Trophy knockouts

BCCI have been approached by state boards to see if Mohammed Shami, Wriddhiman Saha, and Umesh Yadav could be added to their teams for the Ranji Trophy semi-finals that are scheduled to start on December 17. The trio have been included in the squad that will travel to South Africa later this month.
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