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newscricket6 months ago

VIDEO | 'Unlucky' Pujara's freak dismissal leaves him completely shattered 

Cheteshwar Pujara and millions of Indians were left shell-shocked when the Indian batsman of all in the world got out to a long hop delivered by Dom Bess on a well-made 73. It came as a huge relief for the English team as the partnership between Pujara and Pant had started to grow bigger.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | Kohli must sit back and understand he has to play better away from home, cautions Sourav Ganguly

Ahead of the series against Australia away from home, Sourav Ganguly has cautioned Indian skipper Virat Kohli that he must sit back and understand that he has to lead the side better away from home. Ganguly also has admitted that KL Rahul can contribute across three formats for the national team.
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reportcricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Final | SAU v BEN - Aarpit Vasavada, Cheteshwar Pujara put Saurashtra on top

A marathon partnership between Arpit Vasavada and Cheteshwar Pujara turned the tide and put Saurashtra on top in the final of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season at Rajkot. While the in-form Vasavada completed his second century in as many innings, Pujara battled hard for a half-century.
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featurecricketa year ago

The chaos that is 2020 Ranji Trophy final

Chaos at the bottom means order at the top, order at the bottom means chaos at the top. In the ongoing Ranji Trophy final, however, there is neither, with ‘chaos’ being the major talking point from even before the first ball was bowled at Rajkot, even before Bengal and Saurashtra locked horns.
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newscricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Bengal bowlers know how to get Pujara out, says Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha is confident that Bengal’s unheralded bunch of bowlers have seen enough of Cheteshwar Pujara on television to plot his dismissal when they take on Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy final. Cheteshwar Pujara will look to pile on the runs after a forgettable tour of New Zealand.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs NZ | Cautious approach away from home never pays off, attests Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli launched a scathing attack on his batsmen for their defensive approach in the first Test and attested that a negative mindset away from home never pays off. India, led by Pujara, employed defensive tactics in the second innings, but the move eventually backfired.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli's horrendrous run of form in 2020

After being put to bat, India and Virat Kohli did not have the best of starts to the series, with Kohli getting out cheaply on 2 while India stranding at 122/5 at the end of Day 1. In the last nine innings, Kohli has scored zero hundreds in 19 innings to endure his worst run since 2014 England tour.
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newscricketa year ago

Test Championship best platform to sustain format, admits Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara believes the ICC’s World Test Championship is the best platform to sustain the competitive nature of the game’s traditional format. Pujara, who is currently preparing for the New Zealand series, added that he tries to take all the criticism against him in a positive sense.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma pointing finger at dressing room for his redemption act at slip

After dropping a catch off Mushfiqur Rahim in the first session, Rohit Sharma went back to the drawing board to practise slip catching with R Sridhar during lunch. That had a positive ripple effect as the opener took a catch at slip, after which he gestured to the dressing room for his success.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to “astonished” Mayank Agarwal angrily going for DRS to overturn on-field decision

India’s DRS decisions have mostly been on point lately but the confidence with which Mayank Agarwal went for one today beggar belief. Although he didn’t have a bat on the ball, he was really surprised at the umpire’s decision and didn’t waste time to go upstairs which eventually helped him stay.
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