newscricket16 hours ago

India vs England | Dilip Vengsarkar backs Rishabh Pant to come through at Trent Bridge

Dilip Vengsarkar is of the opinion that Rishabh Pant, if selected ahead of the misfiring Dinesh Karthik, will be a good addition to the Indian team against England at Trent Bridge. Pant was in blistering form during this year’s IPL and has been in good touch for the India ‘A’ team on their UK tour.
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newscricket20 hours ago

KPL 2018 | Bijapur Bulls start campaign against Hubli Tigers in Bengaluru

After ending the previous season of the KPL as the runners-up, Bijapur Bulls will look forward to starting their 2018 campaign on a high against Hubli Tigers on Thursday at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Led by Bharath Chipli, the Kiran Kattimani-owned franchise has all bases covered.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Ajit Wadekar passes away at 77

Former Indian skipper Ajit Wadekar, who led India in the famous series wins against England and West Indies in the 1970s, has breathed his last at the age of 77 at Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital on Wednesday. Wadekar was suffering from prolonged illness and was admitted in the hospital for quite sometime.
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newscricket21 hours ago

India vs England | Selection dilemma for hosts ahead of the third Test, says Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler believes that the return of Ben Stokes has put the English selectors and the captain on the spot ahead, due to Chris Woakes' performance at Lord's, of the third Test of the five-match series against India. He also stated that he is looking forward to seeing Stokes back with the team.
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newscricket2 days ago

KPL 2018 | Five Bulls to look out for this season

The seventh edition of the KPL is scheduled to start today and the Bijapur Bulls will look to win a second KPL trophy as they lost the finals to Belagavi Panthers last year. We are looking at five pivotal players from the Bull's 2018 squad who will be vital if they want to win the KPL in 2018.
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newscricket2 days ago

Pressure of performing at international level was unbearable at times, reveals AB De Villiers

Former South African cricketer AB de Villiers has revealed that the pressure and expectations of performing every time at the international level became unbearable. He added that he is relieved to have quit from all forms of international cricket but is still willing to play other T20 leagues.
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newscricket2 days ago

India vs England | Hardik Pandya cannot become Kapil Dev overnight, says Harbhajan Singh

Reflecting on Hardik Pandya's performance in the two Tests against England, Harbhajan Singh believes the all-rounder title should be removed from his name as he can't become Kapil Dev overnight. Harbhajan has further compared Pandya's performance with the all-rounders of England for justification.
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newscricket2 days ago

Gary Stead appointed New Zealand cricket coach

Gary Stead has been appointed as the replacement for Mike Hesson, who resigned from the post in June 2018 citing personal reasons, for the role of New Zealand’s cricket coach today. Stead has stated that it will be an honour and privilege to work with the team to help them develop.
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newscricket2 days ago

India vs England | Former players criticize visitors for not practicing after Lord’s defeat

The Indian cricket team has not had a practice session in the past few days after the unforgettable innings defeat in the second Test match at Lord’s. While Geoffrey Boycott said that India deserved the thrashing, Sourav Ganguly emphasized on the importance of practice in any sport.
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newscricket2 days ago

Bumrah is class, pure and simple, says Mitchell McClenaghan

New Zealand cricketer Mitchell McClenaghan has mentioned that having seen Jasprit Bumrah play for the last four years, he can say that Bumrah is a top class cricketer. As India lost the two Tests at Edgbaston and Lord's, Jasprit Bumrah is likely to feature in the third Test at Trent Bridge.
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