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Reports | Yuzvendra Chahal and Krishnappa Gowtham return with COVID positive report 

The Indian duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and K Gowtham, who were amongst the immediate contacts of Krunal Pandya, have also tested COVID positive, if reports are to be believed. Now, they will also need to stay back in Sri Lanka and complete the mandatory isolation before they return to India.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Zaheer Khan picks his 15-man India squad for WT20, leaves out Dhawan, Iyer and Kuldeep

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan picked his preferred Indian squad for this year's T20 World Cup and decided to leave out the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Kuldeep Yadav and Shreyas Iyer. He also added that he will pick Yuzvendra Chahal as the lead spinner over the man-in-form Rahul Chahar.
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newscricket5 hours ago

ENG vs IND | Ravichandran Ashwin might be India’s biggest trump card, reckons Dale Steyn

Ahead of India’s five-match Test series against England, Dale Steyn has reckoned that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin could be India’s biggest trump card in England. He also insisted that in a long tour like this, spinners often turn up to be a crucial point of difference for countries.
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newscricket5 hours ago

SL vs IND | Sanju Samson will regret this missed opportunity, asserts Aakash Chopra 

Indian cricket expert Aakash Chopra was left disappointed with Sanju Samson's performance in the series-decider and stated that the gloveman will regret the missed opportunity. He added that Shikhar Dhawan will also be disappointed with his performances as he could have strengthened his case.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Reports | Indian team leaves Sri Lanka, Krunal Pandya remains in isolation

After completing the white-ball series in Sri Lanka, the Indian contingent has left the island nation, however, Krunal Pandya, who had tested COVID positive, will remain under mandatory isolation. A BCCI official has stated that the Indian all-rounder will complete his one-week isolation.
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newscricket6 hours ago

SL vs IND | Talked to Dravid about how India approach their innings, reveals Dasun Shanaka

Leading Sri Lanka to their second T20I series win in the last two years, Dasun Shanaka has revealed that he talked to Rahul Dravid about how India approach their innings in white-ball format. He also backed Wanindu Hasaranga to topple Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner in T20Is.
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newscricket6 hours ago

SL vs IND | Some players were under-prepared but don’t think the talent was missing, states Rahul Dravid

After India’s disastrous 1-2 loss against Sri Lanka, India’s head coach Rahul Dravid has stated that some of the youngsters were under-prepared but insisted that the talent wasn’t missing. Dravid also was vocal that he wasn’t disappointed with the efforts and stated that they will keep improving.
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newscricket17 hours ago

SL vs IND | This young Lankan side is keen to become world class, asserts Dasun Shanaka

Sri Lankan skipper Dasun Shanaka, on the back of his side’s famous 2-1 series win over India, asserted that the young side he has at his disposal is hungry for success, and credited the players for bringing out their best. Shanaka described the showing today as SL’s ‘best in the last few years’.
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newscricket17 hours ago

SL vs IND | It was a difficult situation for us but we decided to stay and play, states Shikhar Dhawan

Post the stunning 2-1 series defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka, Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan stated that it was a difficult situation for the visitors but insisted that he was glad they decided to stay. He also added that losing too many early wickets did not help India’s cause in the third T20I.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Mumbai Indians rope in Vinay Kumar as part of their talent scouting unit

On Thursday, the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians has announced that former Indian pacer Vinay Kumar has joined their ranks as the talent scout from the upcoming IPL. Vinay becomes the second high-profile name after Parthiv Patel to join the highly hyped scouting system of the franchise.
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