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newscricket8 hours ago

Don’t think there has been a greater cricketer than Kohli in India, asserts Ramachandra Guha

Cricket Historian Ramachandra Guha has heaped praise on Virat Kohli, calling him a ‘force of nature’ who mixes his cricketing ability with his personality that makes him the greatest Indian cricketer. Guha also added that Tendulkar was a great batsman but he didn’t have that force of personality.
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newscricket11 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Rather than waiting for things to happen, India must get ahead of the game, opines Zaheer Khan 

Zaheer Khan has opined that team India should not wait for things to happen and take matters into their own hands by reflecting upon their mistakes and finding balance in the team. He added that Indian batting does not require much change and just need to understand when they have to be aggressive.
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newscricket11 hours ago

IND vs AUS | If Hardik is unfit, where is your sixth bowling option? questions Gautam Gambhir 

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has asserted that India have been lacking a sixth bowling option since World Cup and they are left reeling in absence of Hardik the all-rounder. He also cited the examples of Sean Abbott, Moises Henriques and Daniel Sams as two-dimensional players for Aussies.
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newscricket12 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Need to start taking a harder line regarding slow over-rate, insists Callum Ferguson

Hitting out at the slow over-rate in the first ODI, Australian cricketer Callum Ferguson has insisted that the administrators should put adequate pressure on players so that such instances don’t happen. He added that such problems don’t exist at the domestic level as captains are responsible there.
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newscricket13 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Indian players fined 20 percent of their match fees for slow over-rate in 1st ODI

Indian players have been fined 20 percent after they were found guilty of maintaining a slow over-rate during the first ODI against Australia at SCG. Fans were also left livid with the game as it kept going on and it was found that Virat Kohli's men were one over short of the target. 
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newscricket14 hours ago

IND vs AUS | India still need someone like Dhoni not just for skills but character, claims Michael Holding

Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has stated that India need a player like MS Dhoni not just for skills but for the strength of his character. He also added that Dhoni used to close in games like the first ODI against Australia which India lost as he could pace the innings well.
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newscricket16 hours ago

Sandeep Lamichhane tests positive for COVID-19

Nepal spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, who recently signed a deal with Big Bash League franchise Hobart Hurricanes, has tested positive for Coronavirus after developing body ache in the last few days. However, the young Nepal spinner has revealed that he is recovering and will soon return to the field.
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newscricket17 hours ago

IND vs AUS | From a viewers point, slow over-rate not the best look for the game, opines Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa has opined that the slow pace at which the first ODI between India and Australia was played doesn't make up for a good watching experience for the viewers. He added that he does not want to make any excuses for slow over-rate but it is really hard to imitate the pressure of ODI cricket.
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newscricket18 hours ago

IND vs AUS | No excuse for India's poor fielding, hopefully it was one-off, opines Aakash Chopra 

Former Indian Test opener Aakash Chopra feels that there can be no excuse for India's poor fielding as they had ample of match practice in lead up to the ODI series opener. He, however, added that Indian fielding isn't that bad and hopefully it was an aberration with them bouncing back strongly.
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newscricket18 hours ago

IND vs AUS | India’s most dependable player Virat Kohli’s absence a massive setback, insists Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has insisted that Virat Kohli’s absence after the opening Test against Australia will be a huge setback for India as he has been India’s most dependable batsman in foreign conditions. He added that the series Down Under will be an assessment of India’s cricket talent in Tests.
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