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India sabotaged 2019 World Cup chances with uncertainties, claims Tom Moody

Tom Moody is of the opinion that Team India, who were favourites to lift the 2019 World Cup, sabotaged their chances with uncertainties in the playing groups. The former Sunrisers Hyderabad coach has further pointed out that India’s long stretch of talent could be a burden sometimes.
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newscricket2 hours ago

James Anderson one of the best exponents of reverse swing, praises Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has rated James Anderson as one of the best exponents of reverse swings and also believes that the pacer would be the key player against West Indies in the ongoing Test. After a long hiatus, cricket has resumed with England taking on West Indies at Southampton.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Best IPL teams are those who have left teams to their players, admits Sourav Ganguly

Citing the example of CSK under MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians, Sourav Ganguly has admitted that the best of IPL teams have left the teams to their players to function. Added to that, Ganguly also reflected on how the four-captain experiment ruined KKR’s first season.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Greg Chappell had support from the entire system in dropping me, alleges Sourav Ganguly

Talking to the Bengali newspaper Sangbad Pratidin, Sourav Ganguly has alleged how in 2005 Greg Chappell along with the support from the Indian cricketing setup dropped him from the team. He also admitted that the drop was the biggest setback in his career after leading the side successfully.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Tricked Ashwin into not bowling off-spinner during 2014 Asia Cup, recalls Shahid Afridi

Needing ten runs from the last over, Shahid Afridi has recalled how he tricked Ravichandran Ashwin into not bowling the off-spinner during the 2014 Asia Cup encounter against India. With just one wicket remaining, Afridi also remembered how he told the tail-enders to just take a single.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Reports | BCCI accepts CEO Rahul Johri’s resignation

According to PTI reports, after long speculation, a BCCI official told PTI that the board has finally accepted CEO Rahul Johri’s resignation on Thursday. Johri, who joined BCCI in 2016 had put his papers earlier after CoA had made way for the Sourav Ganguly led side to run the board.
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newscricket6 hours ago

IPL is very important financially and for players’ future as well, claims Jonty Rhodes

Kings XI Punjab fielding coach Jonty Rhodes believes that the Indian Premier League offers a great deal to players financially, which is very important for players as well. Rhodes has also commented that the local nature of the IPL makes it a more feasible solution in 2020 than the T20 World Cup.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Asia Cup postponed to 2021; Sri Lanka handed hosting rights over Pakistan

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC), in an official release, have confirmed that the 2020 edition of the Asia Cup has been postponed to 2021, with the hosting rights of the 2021 edition going to Sri Lanka. The council did, however, confirm that Pakistan will host the 2022 edition of the tournament.
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newscricketa day ago

I recommended Rashid Khan for SRH because of his pace, reveals Tom Moody

Tom Moody has revealed how Sunrisers Hyderabad landed the ultimate coup in the form of Rashid Khan, who he recommended because of the pace the leg-spinner was bowling with. However, Moody stated that he was not sure if Rashid would be overawed by the big stage of the Indian Premier League.
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newscricketa day ago

Prithvi Shaw has ability of Virender Sehwag, believes Wasim Jaffer

Veteran Mumbai cricketer Wasim Jaffer is of the opinion that fellow Mumbai prodigy Prithvi Shaw, who is now a mainstay in the Indian Test set-up, is a special player who has the stroke-making ability of Virender Sehwag. Jaffer, however, noted that Shaw had to improve his off-field discipline.
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