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Twitter reacts as Yuvraj-Dhoni bring back the magic

England's choice of fielding first proved to be wrong decision as Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni put together a 256 run partnership which was their 10th ODI partnership. The Twitterati though exploded as it was the return of the old Yuvi-Dhoni combo, Kohli's rare failure and Dhawan's usual bhumi pujan.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Ashwin equates Dhoni to Messi, Kohli to Ronaldo, and Yuvraj to Torres

In a rapid fire interview, R Ashwin has said that MS Dhoni resembles Lionel Messi, Virat Kohli resembles Cristiano Ronaldo, Yuvraj Singh is like Fernando Torres, while he has likened himself to Andrei Arshavin. Ashwin has also claimed that his autobiography would be named 'Out of My Comfort Zone'.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Babar Azam becomes joint-fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs

Pakistani sensation Babar Azam reached the 1000-run mark in ODIs after scoring 84 against Australia in the 3rd ODI at Perth on Thursday. Azam crossed the landmark in 21 innings, joining the likes of Sir Vivian Richards, Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott, and Quinton de Kock in an exclusive club.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Jos Buttler : IPL is probably the best cricket experience I've ever had

England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has described his first Indian Premier League last season with Mumbai Indians as the best cricket experience of his career. The 26-year-old has called for more England players to participate in the IPL, saying it would make them into well-rounded cricketers.
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newscricket5 hours ago

India v England | One change each in lineups for 2nd ODI for both teams

India have made one change to their lineup from the first match at Pune with Umesh Yadav being replaced by Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the 2nd ODI in Cuttack today.. England, on the other hand, have dropped their spinner Adil Rashid and have replaced him with right-arm fast bowler Liam Plunkett.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Dav Whatmore likens Ashwin to Muralitharan

Former Sri Lanka coach Dav Whatmore has said Ravichandran Ashwin’s mental strength, ability to create pressure and the skill to use the angles are similar to what the legendary Muttiah Muralitharan possessed. The Australian expressed confidence that Ashwin in time would improve his overseas record.
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newscricketa day ago

Jadhav was better than Kohli, says Sourav Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly heaped praise on Kedar Jadhav stating that he managed to outperform Virat Kohli in the first ODI against England in Pune. Jadhav, meanwhile, said that it was his struggles in Australia that led him to believe that he can "do anything" in his career.
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newscricketa day ago

Mark Butcher's solution for England's Kohli problem

Former English player Mark Butcher has praised Virat Kohli calling him unstoppable stating that batting second was the only way for Eoin Morgan to stop Kohli from handing England another defeat. Butcher also advocated a recall for Liam Plunkett stating that his pace could cause Kohli a few problems.
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newscricketa day ago

Sehwag takes the Tendulkar-Kohli debate to the jungle

In the true Virendra Sehwag way, the former Indian batsman has called Sachin Tendulkar a lion and Virat Kohli a fox when asked to compare the two players. Sehwag also praised the abilities of fellow Delhi-born youngster Rishabh Pant, calling the uncapped player's batting style "unbelievable".
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newscricketa day ago

If I don’t set the benchmark as captain, who else will?, asked Virat Kohli reveals childhood coach

Long before he took over the helm of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli had already set a very high standard for his captaincy, revealed his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma. Sharma also talked about how the Indian skipper lives an austere lifestyle shunning fast-food and focusing on his fitness.
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