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ODI at Eden Gardens the hottest game we have ever played, says Pat Cummins

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins revealed that the soaring temperature and high humidity of Kolkata during the second ODI made it comparable to the hottest one-day game the current team had ever played. Perhaps, the heat contributed to the Aussies loss despite signs of a valiant fightback.
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With the current spinners doing well, comeback of the senior spinners is difficult, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh supposes that with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal performing well, it is unlikely that they will get replaced by the senior spinners Ashwin and Jadeja. Singh praised Yadav's hattrick in the 2nd ODI and had a déjà vu moment, going back to his own hat trick in the 2001 series.
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Stuart Clark warns Australia about Virat Kohli and considers Wade-Kohli bust-up as "piddly crap"

Former Australia pacer Stuart Clark warned Australia to not to get involved in a brawl with Virat Kohli as he thrives in such heated instances. Matthew Wade lashed out against Kohli during the 2nd ODI in an incident which Clark termed as piddly crap.
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Shikhar Dhawan not included for last two ODIs; Axar Patel replaces Ravindra Jadeja

Shikhar Dhawan has not been named in India’s squad for the last two ODIs against Australia. He was left out for the first three ODIs to take care of his unwell wife. Meanwhile, Axar Patel has returned to the side to replace Ravindra Jadeja, who did not feature from the start in any of the games.
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Odisha Cricket Association accept all Lodha Committee recommendations

After being threatened by sanctions from the BCCI for not accepting the Lodha committee reforms, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has decided to implement it at the earliest. The development has come after OCA conducted SGMs on Sunday, which saw a majority voting in favour of accepting the changes.
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India vs Australia | Twitter reacts as Hardik Pandya and Rohit Sharma guide India to series win in Indore

The Indian batsmen chased down the 294-run target with consummate ease and sealed the ODI series 3-0 with two games to spare. The Twitterati picked on the three best innings of the day, Aaron Finch, Rohit Sharma, and Hardik Pandya, as their main talking points of the game.
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WATCH: Rohit Sharma smashes Kane Richardson out of ground

Rohit Sharma’s ability to hit a ball a country mile has been well documented and the 30-year-old has showcased this time and time again. Today, against Australia, the Mumbai batsman hit a Kane Richardson delivery so cleanly that not only did he get six runs but the ball also went out of the ground.
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WATCH : Manish Pandey pulls off a screamer at boundary to dismiss Peter Handscomb

Manish Pandey has always had a safe pair of hands and today, he proved that yet again with an incredible effort to send Peter Handscomb packing. Pandey showcased amazing game awareness to pull off a screamer at the boundary but what was even more incredible was his control throughout the catch.
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Irfan Pathan : Winning 2007 World T20 changed people’s beliefs and perceptions

As Indians celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2007 World T20 victory, Irfan Pathan reminisces on how the win helped change people’s beliefs and perceptions of the then unknown T20 format. The all-rounder also shed lights on Dhoni’s captaincy and India’s win against the hosts, South Africa.
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Virat must have shared his Man of the Match award with Kuldeep Yadav, says Chetan Sharma

Former all-rounder Chetan Sharma feels that Virat Kohli should have shared the Man of the Match award with Kuldeep Yadav who got a brilliant hat-trick in the 2nd ODI against Australia. Sharma recalled his own hat-trick way back in 1987 against New Zealand when he shared the MoM with Sunil Gavaskar.
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