newscricketa month ago

India to play five Tests, nine ODIs and 12 T20Is during 2019-20 home season

The BCCI has announced India’s schedule for the upcoming home season which has as many as five Tests, nine ODIs and 12 T20Is spread across seven months. The Virat Kohli-led India will start their season with a series against South Africa, hosting the Proteas for a T20I in Dharamsala on September 15.
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newscricket2 months ago

Cricket Australia agrees to BCCI for ODI series in January 2020

Cricket Australia has given in to the BCCI’s (Board of Control for Cricket in India) demand of scheduling the three-match ODI series early next year in India. Both the apex governing bodies were at loggerheads as the series was scheduled in Australian summer but they have finally come to terms.
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newscricket3 months ago

Failed to get enough opportunities in IPL, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara feels that he did not get enough opportunities in the Indian Premier League in order to know what needs to be done to excel in T20s. Pujara made his IPL debut back in 2010 but played only 30 matches until the 2014 season after which he was never picked up in the cash-rich league.
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newscricket3 months ago

India’s bowling as good as Australia in 2013-14 Ashes, says Ryan Harris

Ryan Harris has admitted that India’s bowling was outstanding in the Test series against Australia down under, and he even went on to term it as good as Australia’s bowling in the 2013-14 Ashes. The former Australia pacer also heaped praise on Indian pacers Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.
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newscricket4 months ago

India depends heavily on Virat Kohli and that is not good, asserts Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that the Indian team’s overdependence on skipper Virat Kohli is not a good thing and other batsmen have to perform. The former India batsmen also agreed to coach Ravi Shastri’s comment on Kohli batting at no.4 during the upcoming World Cup in England. 
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newscricket4 months ago

Shankar is no Pant, must learn to play along the ground like his captain : Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has lambasted Vijay Shankar and Rishabh Pant while questioning India’s middle order right before the World Cup. He raised his concerns as Shankar and Pant lost another opportunity to take India home in the series decider against Australia by giving away their wickets cheaply.
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newscricket4 months ago

India vs Australia | Virat Kohli assures there's nothing to panic about series defeat

Virat Kohli has assured that there is no unrest in the Indian dressing room after series assuring that he is clear about the playing eleven in the World Cup, barring one slot. He also justified the frequent changing and chopping as a strategy to try out all the available options.
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newscricket4 months ago

Idea was to give fringe players chance in last three games, says Virat Kohli

After India succumbed to their first home ODI series defeat under Virat Kohli’s captaincy, the skipper looked unfazed by the result stating that they wanted to try out fringe players in the last three games. Kohli also revealed that most positions are sorted before World Cup except just one spot.
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to India suffering a home defeat to Australia in ODIs

It was a rare home series loss for the Indians as they were beaten by the Aussies by 35 runs in the series decider today. Twitter was abuzz with cricket fans all around the globe commenting on this game and congratulating the Australian team which took the revenge of India's series wins Down Under.
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newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli cracks up after Glenn Maxwell’s mindless overthrow goes for four

Glenn Maxwell is a fielder and he doesn’t need to prove that to anyone. However, the lack of awareness of the batsman's position when Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma were running for the single meant his superb throw went in vain and Kohli failed to control his laughter after the ball went for a four.
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