newscricket3 days ago

Sunil Gavaskar claims merit, not emotions, should be criteria for selection

Sunil Gavaskar has questioned Ashish Nehra's selection for the latter's final game against New Zealand stating that players should be selected on the basis of merit and not emotions. The Indian legend also added that the BCCI should ensure all grounds are fully covered before an international match.
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newscricket7 days ago

Lucky to retire in front of home crowd, says Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra believes that walking away from the game at his home venue in Delhi, where he made his Ranji Trophy debut 20 years ago, is the perfect way to sign off on his career. The Delhi pacer has also added that there is no point playing in the IPL if he does not play for India.
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newscricket7 days ago

Suresh Raina credits Anil Kumble for Kuldeep Yadav’s performance

Suresh Raina has praised Kuldeep Yadav’s performance in the international cricket and has claimed that the credit should be given to former head coach Anil Kumble who moulded the young spinner. Raina, currently who is out of the squad, has admitted that he is working hard to earn his place back.
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newscricket8 days ago

WATCH | MS Dhoni tries to pull off yet another blind run out

When it comes to working behind the wicket, there is no other cricketer in the world who can match MS Dhoni. Yesterday, the 36-year-old was at it again as he threw the ball through his own legs without looking and hit the stumps, but David Warner had already made his crease by then.
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newscricket8 days ago

Virat Kohli blames "sticky wicket" for second T20I loss to Australia

Virat Kohli has stated that the wicket at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati held up a bit in the evening which didn't allow the Indian batsmen to open their arms in the second T20I against Australia. The Indian skipper has also acknowledged Jason Behrendorff's disciplined bowling.
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newscricket8 days ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar disheartened by wicketless middle-overs

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has expressed his displeasure at his team's failure to take wickets in the crucial middle-overs of the game in the second T20I in Guwahati on Tuesday. The pacer has also credited the Aussie bowlers for maintaining a perfect line and length throughout the match.
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newscricket8 days ago

Rock thrown at Australian team bus in Guwahati

An India fan vented out his frustration by throwing a rock at the Australian team bus following the visitors' eight-wicket win over India in the second T20I at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Tuesday. The incident happened when the team was on its way back to the hotel from the stadium.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to India's "lack of fireworks" performance against Australia

India finally had a bad day at the office against Australia in the ongoing limited-overs series as the entire team was bundled out for a mediocre 118. The Twitterati, however, decided to choose a surprising excuse as they picked on the Supreme Court's order to ban fireworks for the loss.
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newscricket9 days ago

Reports : Ashish Nehra may announce retirement after New Zealand series

According to reports, Ashish Nehra may hang up his boots at his home ground during the upcoming series against New Zealand, when India play a Twenty20 International at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi on November 1. Recently, Nehra got a place in the T20 squad against Australia.
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newscricket10 days ago

Need to play 'Australian brand of cricket', says David Warner

Australia's stand-in-skipper David Warner has asked his side to play the Australian Brand of Cricket to successfully counter India's attack. The Aussies have been under huge criticisms for their poor display in the ongoing tour, where they have lost the ODI series and are trailing 1-0 in the T20Is.
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