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Shikhar Dhawan becomes first Indian batsman to make consecutive centuries in SriLanka and breaks other records

Shikhar Dhawan’s blistering innings against Sri Lanka yesterday takes him into the record books as he piled up the numbers after filling in the shoes of Murali Vijay. His brilliant partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara also becomes India’s highest second second-wicket partnership against Sri Lanka.
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newscricket3 hours ago

She batted against boys and played easily against that pace: Punam Raut’s coach

Punam Raut’s coach Sanjay Gaitonde narrates how she was comfortable facing fast bowling from boys of her age since she was 10 and used to train with Rohit Sharma. He also stated how the Indian Women’s opener always had the knack for batting with a naturally athletic physique.
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newscricket4 hours ago

We expected one more wicket despite conceding 400 runs, says Asanka Gurusinha

Sri Lanka team manager Asanka Gurusinha has put down their poor show on day 1 of the Galle Test to their bowlers not taking their chances and to Shikhar Dhawan’s destructive knock. The hosts would hope to find some breathing space at least today as they look to move on from Asela Gunaratne's injury.
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newscricket16 hours ago

Disappointed to miss out on double hundred, says Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has admitted that he was disappointed on missing out on his maiden double hundred against Sri Lanka on the first day of the Galle Test. The Delhi batsman has also added that his 190-run innings bore a resemblance to his Test debut against Australia in 2013.
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newscricket18 hours ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Twitter reacts to Shikhar Dhawan's fiery innings and Cheteshwar Pujara's composure

India finished the first day of the Galle Test in a commanding position with 399/3 on the board thanks to a fiery innings from Shikhar Dhawan (190) and a calm and composed Cheteshwar Pujara (144*). The Twitterati, however, trolled Abhinav Mukund for missing out on yet another chance.
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newscricketa day ago

WATCH | Lahiru Kumara bowls a spectrum of deliveries in an over

Sri Lankan pacer Lahiru Kumara was at his best and his worst all in a span of six deliveries against India on the first day of the Galle Test today. The 20-year old gave away two boundaries, bowled a beamer and almost produced a wicket in the 14th over of the Indian innings.
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newscricketa day ago

Asela Gunaratne ruled out of the first Test with fractured thumb

Sri Lankan all-rounder Asela Gunaratne has been ruled out of the rest of the Test match against India after he suffered a fracture in his left thumb while fielding today during the Galle Test. Gunaratne was at the second slip when he dropped Shikhar Dhawan's catch and hurt his thumb in the process.
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newscricketa day ago

If Arjun Tendulkar has his father's passion for cricket, he will succeed, says Glen McGrath

Former Australian bowling great Glen McGrath believes that Arjun Tendulkar will surely succeed in cricket if he bears the same love and passion for the game as his father does. The 47-year old regretted that Arjun will be under great pressure to perform owing to his legendary surname.
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newscricketa day ago

India is probably the toughest place in the world to be a fast bowler, says Glenn Mcgrath

Glenn McGrath believes that India is the toughest place for a pacer to be - on top of the stressful demands that they already face. The Australian also commended India’s pace spearhead Umesh Yadav on his maturity, stating how his experience helps him maintain consistency and avoid injuries.
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newscricketa day ago

BCCI looks to increase cash rewards for Women's Cricket team

Indian Women’s Cricket team is likely to see a hike in their prize money after BCCI revealed thoughts of proposing an increment in the upcoming Special General Body meeting. This move comes after various state units expressed their displeasure with the prize currently allotted to them.
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