newscricket3 days ago

India and Pakistan’s camaraderie at Champions Trophy chosen as 2017’s ‘Spirit of Cricket’ moment

Though political tensions have ruined cricketing ties between India and Pakistan, the players continue to have an amicable relationship with each other regardless of it. One such moment between them in the Champions Trophy final has been selected as the ‘Spirit of the Cricket’ moment of 2017 by ICC.
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newscricketa month ago

India team players receive 38.67 lakh rupees each as ICC Champions Trophy prize money

Indian team members earned Rs 38.67 lakh as prize money for finishing as runners-up in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, a BCCI release stated. The Indian board has also revealed that coach Ravi Shastri was paid Rs 2.02 crore for a period of three months between October 18 and January 17.
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newscricket2 months ago

Gavaskar and Shastri gave us no chance which fired up the boys, says Talat Ali

Former Pakistan manager Talat Ali has revealed that Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri undermining the Pakistan team fired up the spirits of the players ahead of their ICC Champions Trophy final against India. Ali also acknowledged that luck had played a great part in their victorious campaign.
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newscricket3 months ago

Mohammad Hafeez names Virat Kohli as the current generation's best batsmen

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has named arch-rival and Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the best batsman of the current generation during an interaction with his fans on Twitter. Hafeez, 36, is one of the Pakistan’s most experienced players having played 50 Tests, 190 ODIs, and 78 T20Is so far.
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newscricket4 months ago

Gautam Gambhir : I believe it's difficult for Yuvraj Singh to make a comeback to the Indian side

Gautam Gambhir has affirmed that it will be difficult for Yuvraj Singh to make a comeback into the Indian side after being dropped yet again. However, the 35-year-old believes that the selectors should be honest with the players as far as the reasons for them being dropped are concerned.
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newscricket4 months ago

Mohammad Amir : Maybe Rohit Sharma’s opinion about me has changed now

A year after Rohit Sharma branded Mohammad Amir as an ‘overhyped’ bowler, the Pakistan pacer has responded to the jibe saying he hopes to have changed Sharma’s opinion about him. Both Sharma and Amir have developed quite a rivalry in the recent past, with Sharma falling to Amir quite often.
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newscricket5 months ago

Mohammad Amir calls Virat Kohli the best batsman in the world

Mohammad Amir has picked Virat Kohli as the best batsman in the world ahead of Joe Root, Steve Smith, and Kane Williamson when asked his opinion on the question. Both Kohli and Amir have shared a wonderful rivalry with each other with Kohli praising Amir’s spell against India during the Asia Cup.
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newscricket5 months ago

Harsha Bhogle: Disappointed with Kohli-Kumble saga being a media spectacle

Harsha Bhogle expressed his disappointment at how the difference of opinions between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and former coach Anil Kumble ended up becoming a public spectacle. The renowned commentator, though, added that the clash of cultures of the duo was the reason of the row.
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newscricket5 months ago

India are scared of Pakistan, claims PCB chief Shaharyar Khan

PCB Chief Shaharyar Khan has taken a dig at the BCCI saying they are scared of Pakistan whilst issuing an open challenge to his Indian counterparts to play a bilateral series against Pakistan. Pakistan had earlier beaten India by 180 runs to claim the Champions Trophy last month.
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newscricket5 months ago

I'm going to make sure that I finish the games, says Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya has guaranteed that he is prepared to take on the responsibility of playing the finisher role for the Indian team, whilst acknowledging that he is still learning the job. The 23-year-old also revealed the strategy he had discussed with MS Dhoni during the last ODI against West Indies.
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