newscricket3 days ago

I don’t know what Ravi Shastri has achieved in his career, questions Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has questioned the achievements of Indian coach Ravi Shastri and termed the latter’s comment on India’s overseas performance as childish. Gambhir also mentioned that it was a big disgrace for Indian cricket and the BCCI for the way Anil Kumble was sacked from the coach’s position.
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newscricket2 months ago

The selectors and players are matured enough to handle selection issues, say Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators Chairman Vinod Rai has stated that the selectors and Indian players are not children and they will resolve the issue of non-communication themselves. After the squad of Windies was announced Murali Vijay voiced his angst about not being communicated by the selectors.
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newscricket2 months ago

Umesh Yadav states there has never been lack of communication from selectors

Umesh Yadav has stated that whenever he was not picked for the team, he did not face any lack of communication from the selectors or the team management and was always provided with a valid reason. After playing a lone Test match in England, Yadav only featured in India’s 1st Test against Windies.
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newscricket2 months ago

No communication from anyone after I was dropped from the team, reveals Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay has stated that he was not contacted by the Chief Selector or any other of the selectors after he was dropped for poor performance in first two Test matches against England. Last month, Karun Nair also had similar concerns when he was not picked for Test series against West Indies.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs Windies | India announce team for Rajkot Test; Prithvi Shaw to make his debut

Learning from Australia and England, India have announced their team for the first Test, a day ahead of the Test, with only one spot being in doubt. While Prithvi Shaw is set to become KL Rahul’s opening partner, India will have to choose between the duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur.
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newscricket3 months ago

Windies series will be a good opportunity for youngsters, asserts Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has stated that the upcoming series against the Windies will be a wonderful chance for youngsters to put their skills to good use and make a permanent slot in the team. Many youngsters have found a place in the squad that was announced for the Test series against the Windies.
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newscricket3 months ago

Constant shuffling in and out of the team plays on players’ minds, says Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay has mentioned that any player who is not in the playing eleven for a long duration will always have a doubt in his mind and that does not help in the game. The Indian top order right now has too many contenders in the likes of KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay and Prithvi Shaw.
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newscricket3 months ago

Being calm and composed, the success Mantra of KL Rahul

KL Rahul believes that one needs to be mentally strong and stay calm to be successful at the international level and said that more exposure to competitive cricket brings more experience. The Indian opener also talked about the England series and the upcoming series against Australia as well.
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newscricket3 months ago

Indian batsmen will always struggle against moving ball, asserts Ricky Ponting

After India's terrible batting performance in England, Ricky Ponting has stated that whenever the ball moves around, the Indian batsmen struggle against it. He has also added that if the same happens in Australia, India will struggle there as well during the upcoming Test series in December.
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newscricket3 months ago

It is my duty to keep learning and improve at every given opportunity, says Rishabh Pant

Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant has stated that as a young player he should constantly aim towards improving and developing at every opportunity he gets. The wicket-keeper also said that he is delighted to know that the Indian chief selector wants to conduct a special keeping session for him.
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