newscricket3 months ago

Virat Kohli is an excellent captain but true test will be in England, says Farokh Engineer

Former Indian cricketer Farokh Engineer has praised Virat Kohli for leading the team brilliantly but also added that the England tour will be the real test for Team India. According to Engineer, in England, the Indian team will face the different conditions which can be challenging for them.
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newscricket3 months ago

England vs India 2018 | India to kick off tour with three T20Is

England will host India in a five-match Test series in 2018, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced today. The teams will play three Twenty20 Internationals in July, followed by three One-Day Internationals and then five Tests at Edgbaston, Lord’s, Trent Bridge, the Rose Bowl and The Oval.
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newscricket8 months ago

BCCI double cash reward for 2016-2017 Test series success

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has doubled the cash reward for members of Team India who won four Test series in the 2016-2017 season from the previously announced Rs 50 lakhs to Rs one crore per player. This was decided at its SGM. However, there was no hike for the support staff.
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newscricket8 months ago

Virat Kohli wins Wisden's Leading Cricketer award

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2017 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, for his performances in 2016. Kohli is only the third Indian to win the prestigious honor since its inception in 2003 behind Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar.
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newscricket9 months ago

Rohit Sharma: If team wants me to open in Tests, I'll think about it

Rohit Sharma has said he is open to the idea of batting at the top of the order in Test cricket as well and has left the decision to the team management. Sharma made a return to competitive cricket in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy after being sidelined with a thigh injury sustained in November,
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newscricket10 months ago

Cook feels England has several captaincy candidates to replace him

Alastair Cook, who stepped down from England’s Test captaincy, believes that Joe Root is among several candidates who can replace him as the skipper. However, pacer James Anderson is confident that Root is the "obvious candidate" for the post, but said that the role must not affect his batting.
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newscricket10 months ago

Alastair Cook: ECB hung me out to dry in Kevin Pietersen issue

Alastair Cook, who has stepped down from the England captaincy, has revealed that he felt "hung out to dry” by the ECB in the Kevin Pietersen issue three years ago. Cook also believes that England have stagnated as a team over the recent past and need a new voice in the dressing room.
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newscricket10 months ago

Alastair Cook can go past Sachin Tendulkar, insists Ian Botham

Sir Ian Botham has claimed that Alastair Cook is the only current player who can go past Sachin Tendulkar's record of most runs in Test cricket. Botham believes that having relinquished his captaincy, the 32-year-old will be able to concentrate on his batting responsibilities once again.
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newscricket10 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar wants to see Ashwin do well in foreign conditions

Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his desire to see Ravichandran Ashwin win matches for India in the alien foreign conditions. The Indian batting legend has also hailed the amazing consistency level of Indian skipper Virat Kohli and has called him a good leader.
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newscricket10 months ago

India vs England | Chahal reveals how he and Kohli planned Morgan’s dismissal

Yuzvendra Chahal has revealed how he and Virat Kohli decided to bowl outside the off-stump to dismiss England skipper Eoin Morgan in the third and final T20I. Chahal also praised fellow leg-spinner Amit Mishra, saying that his ability to extract turn gave him a lot of confidence.
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