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IND vs ENG | Selectors to pick Indian squad for England series on January 19

The Chetan Sharma-led Indian selection committee will pick its first squad on Tuesday (January 19) over a zoom call where all selectors and Virat Kohli will be present. The focus will be on Jasprit Bumrah and R Ashwin and how to manage their workload after the duo sat out of Brisbane with injuries.
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newscricket12 hours ago

IND vs AUS | There seems to be a lack of trust on ‘off-colour’ Mitchell Starc, feels Adam Gilchrist

Australia legend Adam Gilchrist feels that Mitchell Starc has looked far from his usual monstrous self in this series, and believes Tim Paine has been apprehensive about trusting the left-armer in key moments. Gilchrist feels that Starc, after a decent start, has not hit his stride in this series.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Reports | Sony pictures brag rights for Pakistan home games; PSL to also be broadcasted

Sony Pictures Network have reportedly agreed in principle a three-year deal with the Pakistan Cricket Board to telecast all home games of the Pakistan national team, and also the Pakistan Super League (PSL). It is believed that Sony could start showing matches starting from the South Africa series.
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newscricket13 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Mitchell Starc struggling with hamstring niggle, will be assessed, confirms Steve Smith

Steve Smith has confirmed that Australia’s ace speedster Mitchell Starc felt discomfort in his hamstring towards the end of play on Day 4, and will be assessed by the physios before the final day at the Gabba. Smith further emphasized on the need for the bowlers to ‘hit the right lengths’ tomorrow.
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newscricket14 hours ago

IND vs AUS | India's resilience has got to break at some stage, hopes Ricky Ponting 

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is hopeful that India's resilience in the series will give in sometime and wants tomorrow, Day 5 of Gabba, to be that day. He also added that a drawn series here will be even worse than the series loss in the 2018/19 tour when India defeated Australia 2-1.
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newscricket16 hours ago

SL vs ENG | Our batsmen needed to capitalize like Joe Root, claims Mickey Arthur 

Sri Lankan head coach Mickey Arthur owned up the defeat at the hands of England and stated that he ain't the one to make excuses, suggesting that the batsmen needed to capitalize like Joe Root. He also praised the first Test centurion Lahiru Thirimanne, who he feels has a very good technique.
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featuresports16 hours ago

Overreaction Monday ft Mesut Ozil’s legacy, Players celebrating and Bruno Fernandes’ actual contributions

Overthinking and over-reacting to situations is the human way but when it comes to football something clicks in a person that makes things comical, ludicrous and rarely sensible. That being said, after a jam-packed weekend of empty stadiums in Europe, there were bound to be a few hare-brained ideas.
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newscricket19 hours ago

IND vs AUS | I just wanted to fulfill my father’s wish, reveals Mohammed Siraj after Gabba fifer

Mohammed Siraj, who was bereaved during the Australian trip, has had a crazy series so far and dedicated the success and the wrap-up fifer to his father who has had a huge role in his career. Siraj has further stated that he is confident of playing a lot of Test matches for India in the future.
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newscricket19 hours ago

IND vs AUS | India have been the best team in this series, asserts Shane Warne 

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne reckons that the Indian team has outplayed Australia in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar trophy. As things stand, the Gabba Test is nicely poised, with India needing 324 runs to win on the final day of the game, with the series level 1-1 in what is a series-decider.
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newscricket19 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Felt really nice to dismiss Smith and Labuschagne, expresses Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj, who made his debut in the MCG Test, has expressed his happiness after dismissing the in-form duo of Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne in the ongoing Gabba Test. He also thanked skipper Ajinkya Rahane for instilling confidence and faith in the youngsters throughout the series.
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