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Shakib Al Hasan back as Bangladesh’s T20I captain until the 2022 World Cup

Bangladesh Cricket Board has confirmed that Shakib Al Hasan will return as their captain of the T20 side in the upcoming Asia Cup and has been named the skipper at least until the next T20 World Cup. The BCB made the announcement a few weeks after Shakib's name was involved with a betting company.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Rohit Sharma believes in taking instinctive decisions rather than pre-meditating them, proclaims Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel has heaped praise on India's all-format captain Rohit Sharma saying the latter always takes instinctive decisions on the field rather than pre-mediating them. Parthiv has also remarked Rohit has a tendency to back players and that skillset has helped him become a successful captain.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Jasprit Bumrah’s unusual bowling action increases the chances of his injuries even more, reckons Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has come up with a strong opinion on Jasprit Bumrah, saying the latter’s unorthodox bowling action makes him even more injury prone compared to other fast bowlers. Bumrah is set to miss the upcoming Asia Cup due to an injury and is also doubtful for the next T20 World Cup in Australia.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Would like to put Virat Kohli in the same bracket as Tiger Woods and Muhammad Ali, remarks Sikander Raza

Zimbabwe star Sikandar Raza has lavished the highest praise on Virat Kohli, saying India’s talismanic batter is the same iconic figure in cricket as Tiger Woods in Golf and Muhammad Ali in Boxing. Raza has further pointed out how Kohli's work on fitness has inspired a legion of followers worldwide.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Pakistan does not have a Hardik Pandya-like all-rounder, asserts Aaqib Javed

Ahead of a crucial India versus Pakistan game in the upcoming Asia Cup, former Pakistani World Cup-winning pace bowler Aaqib Javed has remarked that his country does not have a quality all-rounder like Hardik Pandya at present. Javed has further added it makes a huge difference between two teams.
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newscricketa day ago

One of the Rajasthan Royals owners slapped me across the face, not sure it was play-acting, reveals Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor has revealed a shocking incident that occurred during his stint with Rajasthan Royals, recalling how an owner had slapped him multiple times after he failed to score in a game. The batter expressed doubt as to whether it was playful banter, stating nothing such should happen in sports.
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featurecricketa day ago

IPL and franchise leagues leaving international cricket a lot poorer and feeling unwanted

With Trent Boult's termination from New Zealand Cricket's central contract, the growing concern continues to emerge about what international cricket will look like in the next four to five years. To avoid the massacre, the ICC must step up immediately to restructure the international calendar.
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newscricketa day ago

India may need to decide between Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant to maintain balance, observes Saba Karim

Saba Karim has explained that India can only afford to play one of Rishabh Pant or Dinesh Karthik in the run-up to World T20 if they want to maintain team balance. He highlighted the team's success with Hardik Pandya as a sixth bowling option and how playing an extra batsman might hamper the same.
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newscricketa day ago

Kuldeep Yadav can be in World Cup squad if he performs consistently, remarks Maninder Singh

Maninder Singh has lauded Kuldeep Yadav's hard work which has led to tremendous performances in recent times, stating such displays can earn him a place in the 2023 World Cup squad. He discussed how the bowler had suffered a lean patch but his work ethic has seen him return brimming with confidence.
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newscricketa day ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Ricky Ponting backs India to defeat Pakistan enroute regaining the title

Ricky Ponting has had his pick for the clash between India and Pakistan at the Asia Cup, backing the former to win the tie before going on to defend their title owing to their magnificent depth. He also discussed what the rivalry entails for the two nations and how India excels in big tournaments.
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