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Not sure what MS Dhoni wants to do after World Cup, says Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming has stated that he does not know what Mahendra Singh Dhoni will do after the World Cup and he has not talked to the CSK skipper about it. He also implied that the onus is on the 37-year-old and his motivation which will enable him to take a call on his future as a cricketer.
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newscricketa day ago

India still haven’t found the perfect number four, claims Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar reckons that the Indian cricket team are still lacking the perfect number four batsman in the batting order ahead of the 2019 ICC ODI World Cup in England & Wales. The former India cricketer singled out Vijay Shankar as his choice to fill the void in the current batting line-up.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2019 | Will retire when time comes, says Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh has stated that he enjoys playing cricket at the moment and would go on to play until he does that when he was questioned about his retirement plans. He also opened up about his discussions with Sachin Tendulkar, which have helped him survive through the ups and downs in his form.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2019 | Jasprit Bumrah has recovered well, informs Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians has informed that Jasprit Bumrah is recovering well after his injury scare in the final over of the Delhi Capitals' innings, and will be assessed again on Monday. The pacer tried to field during his own bowling in te match, losing his control and injuring his shoulder in the process.
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newscricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli needs to translate India captaincy success to IPL, says Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara has said that Virat Kohli has been incredibly successful as India skipper, and he needs to transfer his success in international cricket to IPL. He has also differentiated the contrast in MS Dhoni and Kohli's captaincy, where one takes a backseat, and the other one is very involved.
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newscricket3 days ago

Reports : BCCI proposes Rahul Dravid to take over NCA head coach role

BCCI Operations Committee has proposed the Committee of Administrators to give the green light to Rahul Dravid’s appointment as the head coach of the National Cricket Academy. Currently, Dravid is coaching both U-19 and India A teams and may take over the new role as the extra responsibility.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC Test Championship | India to play second Test against Windies wearing numbered white shirts

ICC has allowed the Test-playing nations to have the players sport their names and numbers on their jerseys and India will play the second Test against Windies wearing numbered white shirts. ICC has also added that every Test match after August 1 will have players' names and numbers on the shirts.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2019 | Virat Kohli hints at skipping few matches to stay fit for ensuing World Cup

Virat Kohli has revealed that he might sit out for a few matches in the IPL in order to avoid wear and tear before heading into the World Cup. He has also dished out advice to his Indian teammates, asking them to stay in touch with the physiotherapist and smartly manage their workload.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2019 | Some star performers can get into World Cup teams, believes Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that some top performers from the IPL might get a chance to represent their national teams in the upcoming Cricket World Cup. The former India opener has also added that Gary Kirsten’s tips would be helpful for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in this IPL.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL will help players maintain rhythm before World Cup, opines VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman is of the opinion that playing the IPL right before the ICC Cricket World Cup will benefit the players as it will help them carry on with their rhythm. Laxman also added that IPL will not take a toll on the players as they are professionals and will manage their fatigue levels well.
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