newscricket4 days ago

346 cricketers from various countries finalized to take part in IPL auction

A total of 346 cricketers have been included in the list prepared of the players who will go under the hammer to take part in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. A total of nine players, none of them Indian, have put themselves on offer at the highest base price of two crore rupees.
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newscricketa month ago

Sourav Ganguly names Wriddhiman Saha as India’s best wicketkeeper in last decade

Overlooking MS Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly has called that Wriddhiman Saha is the best wicketkeeper in the country for last five to 10 years and hoped for his speedy recovery from the shoulder injury. Saha last played a Test match for India in Cape Town against South Africa earlier this year in January.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India vs Windies | Winners and Losers ft. Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane

India secured a 2-0 series victory against the Windies and will go to Australia for the long summer with sky-rocketing confidence. Though the series was a smooth one for the likes of Umesh Yadav and Ajinkya Rahane, it also proved to be disastrous for others. More on our W&L feat of the series.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports: Furious CoA to move court after CIC’s decision to bring BCCI under RTI Act

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators has reportedly decided to move to court after Central Information Commission (CIC) decided to bring BCCI under the RTI Act 2005. Meanwhile, close CIC sources have admitted that issue concerning BCCI is practical and would need a rethink.
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newscricket3 months ago

I have just started the rehab two days back at the NCA, says Wriddhiman Saha

Revealing the status of his injuries, wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha stated that he started the rehab just two days back at the NCA and may take 4 months to heal. Saha had incurred a shoulder injury during the South Africa tour, while his thumb was injured in the late stages of Indian Premier League.
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newscricket3 months ago

In reality, India also didn't have a full strength, says Laxman Sivaramakrishnan

Laxman Sivaramakrishnan has stated that according to him the Indian squad did not have the complete strength to pose a challenge to England as they were missing some key players. He said that the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Wriddhiman Saha probably shifted the favour in England's side.
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newscricket5 months ago

India vs England | Dinesh Karthik excited to play Test cricket after "a long time"

Dinesh Karthik, who is set to don the wicket-keeping gloves for India in the England series, has stated that he is excited to play Test cricket after such a long time. He praised Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri for leading the side from the front and stated that the mood in the Indian camp is upbeat.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports: Wriddhiman Saha to undergo surgery; could miss Australia series

According to reports, Wriddhiman Saha will undergo surgery on his shoulder injury and is likely to miss the Australia series later this year. He sustained the shoulder injury in an IPL match as fell twice on his shoulder and then suffered a fracture to his right thumb after being hit by a ball.
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newscricket5 months ago

Wriddhiman Saha to refrain from playing cricket for at least two months due to shoulder injury

Wriddhiman Saha will have to abstain from playing cricket for at least two months due to his shoulder injury. It is still being determined whether his shoulder injury will need a surgery and Saha has been strictly advised not to participate in active cricket till it is safe to do so.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports: Mohammed Shami in contention for a place in Test squad for first three matches

According to reports, Mohammed Shami, who recently passed the Yo-Yo test has been on the Indian selectors' radar for the England tour and is likely to be included in the squad for the first three Tests. Dinesh Karthik looks favorite to replace the injured Wriddhiman Saha in the Test squad.
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