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India vs South Africa | “Outstanding” MS Dhoni and Manish Pandey got us close to 190, says Virat Kohli

After the loss in the second T20I in Centurion, Virat Kohli admitted that India had been looking at a score of 175 and credited MS Dhoni and Manish Pandey in getting the side close to the 190-run mark. Kohli also credited the South Africans for the way they managed to chase down the 189-run target.
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newscricket12 hours ago

India vs South Africa | Twitter reacts to Manish Pandey-MS Dhoni masterclass and Chahal's expensive outing

When the Indian top-order comprising Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and Virat Kohli failed to get going, Manish Pandey and MS Dhoni took up the responsibility to steer India to a good total. The Twitterati, who usually criticize the pair, however, showered their praise on the duo for their effort.
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newscricket15 hours ago

ICC ODI rankings | Kapil Dev heaps praise on Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah as they claim top spots

Kapil Dev has heaped praise on the duo of Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah as they claimed top spots in the ICC ODI rankings.The former Indian player also believes that Kohli is a step ahead of Vivian Richards when a comparison is made between the two on the basis of their batsmanship.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IPL 2018 | Harbhajan Singh looking forward at winning trophy for CSK with MS Dhoni

After changing jerseys with Chennai Super Kings following a successful ten-year stint with Mumbai Indians, Harbhajan Singh has stated that he always had the goal of winning the IPL trophy, as MS Dhoni. Stating Dhoni as one of the greatest skippers, Harbhajan has hailed his awareness about the game.
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newscricket17 hours ago

VIDEO | Jeet Raval’s heavy strike goes for six despite hitting bowler Andrew Ellis’ head

While there have been many instances where boundaries have been scored in unusual ways, somehow players still find new ways to score runs. Today, in the Ford Trophy's preliminary final, Jeet Raval’s heavy strike hit bowler Andrew Ellis’ head but still managed to cross the boundary for six runs.
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newscricket19 hours ago

India vs England | Stint with Yorkshire will help me get ideas about pitches’ for England Tour, says Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara asserted that his stint with Yorkshire in the County Championship will help him get ideas about the pitches and conditions that India will face during their Tour of England later this year. He also added that there would be no change in the style of play in England and SA.
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newscricket20 hours ago

IND vs SA | Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling effort hampered SA's run-chase, says Kris Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth has asserted that it was Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s superb display of 5/24 in the first T20I against the Proteas in Johannesburg that hampered the hosts' batting lineup during their chase. He also said that Bhuvneshwar’s variations with knuckleball make him more lethal than any other bowler.
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newscricket20 hours ago

VIDEO | Mark Chapman pulls off a Chris Lynn but Mitchell Santner balances it in true Jasprit Bumrah style

Boundary-line efforts have been hyped after Chris Lynn's catch during the 2014 IPL and many fielders try to recreate it every now and then. While Mark Chapman would have been proud of the way he plucked one out of thin air today, he was left disappointed after the umpire ruled the ball as no-ball.
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newsfootball20 hours ago

FC Goa take on Delhi Dynamos as they struggle to return to winning ways

FC Goa will face bottom-placed Delhi Dynamos on Wednesday with an eye to break their winless streak from the last four games as they hustle to finish in the top four. The last time the Gaurs faced Delhi, the lob-sided match ended 5-1 to Goa that had helped them reach the top of the table.
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newsfootball20 hours ago

Cuttack and Kochi shortlisted as possible venues for inaugural Super Cup

AIFF has shortlisted Cuttack and Kochi as possible venues for the inaugural Super Cup involving the top teams from both ISL and I-League with the knockouts scheduled to start on March 31. AIFF has decided to ditch Goa as a venue option to give other stadiums a chance to host a tournament.
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