newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2022 | Shikhar Dhawan should have been included for South Africa series, opines MSK Prasad

Former chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has backed Shikhar Dhawan saying he should have been included in the Indian team for the upcoming T20I series in South Africa. Prasad further added that Dhawan can be considered for the T20 World Cup as he has been good on hard and bouncy tracks.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Virat Kohli should take a significant break from the sport and be fresh before the Asia Cup, says MSK Prasad

MSK Prasad has opined that Virat Kohli should take a significant break from cricket considering his poor run of form with the bat and be fresh before the start of Asia Cup. Prasad also added that Shikhar Dhawan should open the innings for Indian team in T20I World Cup to be played later this year.
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newscricket1 year ago

Ajinkya Rahane performs well overseas, selectors can pick specific players for home and away conditions, feels MSK Prasad

Former chief selector MSK Prasad has backed Ajinkya Rahane ahead of India’s upcoming tour of South Africa, citing his good overseas record, with the middle-order batsman having experienced a dry run throughout the year. Rahane has been replaced by Rohit Sharma as the Test team’s vice-captain.
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newscricket1 year ago

Rahul Dravid as a coach and MS Dhoni as a mentor is going to be boon for indian cricket, says MSK Prasad

Former BCCI chief selector MSK Prasad has stated that Rahul Dravid will be the best candidate for the position of head coach after the end of Ravi Shastri’s tenure post the 2021 T20 World Cup. He further added that Rahul Dravid as head coach and MS Dhoni as mentor will do wonders for Indian cricket.
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newscricket1 year ago

Shikhar Dhawan could have been selected in the Indian T20 World Cup, states MSK Prasad

Expressing his views on the recent selection of the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup 2021, MSK Prasad said that Shikhar Dhawan could have been added to the squad considering his recent form. He also stated that Krunal Pandya should have also been added since he is doing well in the T20 format.
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newscricket1 year ago

Timing of Virat Kohli's announcement to quit as India's T20I captain surprising, says MSK Prasad

Former India chief selector MSK Prasad has said that Virat Kohli's decision to step down from T20I captaincy might be a result of bio-bubble fatigue, adding that the timing of the decision was surprising. Kohli's decision to step down from the captaincy comes just ahead of the T20 World Cup.
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newscricket2 years ago

WTC Final | Rain nullified Ravindra Jadeja’s impact with the ball, believes MSK Prasad

Former Indian chief selector MSK Prasad believes that India made the right call by selecting Ravindra Jadeja, but feels continuous rains neutralized the left-armer’s impact with the ball, due to there being no patches. Prasad feels that, in the absence of Pandya, selecting Jadeja was a no-brainer.
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newscricket2 years ago

One must not forget that Rahane delivered Down Under when seniors were absent, affirms MSK Prasad

Former Indian chief selector MSK Prasad has batted for India's vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and stated that people shouldn't forget his great displays in Australia when several seniors were absent from the team. He also added that he's a proven player and a better performer than most outside India.
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newscricket2 years ago

Suryakumar Yadav will be the player to watch out for in Sri Lanka tour, says MSK Prasad

Former India national chief selector MSK Prasad has backed Suryakumar Yadav to make the best use of the limited-overs tour in Sri Lanka and feels that the MI star would be the player to look out for. Suryakumar made his international debut for India against England in the T20Is back in February.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Hanuma Vihari rides his own destiny and legacy on a tightrope - rather successfully

Walking on a tightrope is not everyone’s cup of tea and neither is sealing a place comfortably in the Indian team, Hanuma Vihari’s cup of tea. Coming into the Test in Sydney, one of the so-called flattest pitches in the country, the pressure was always going to be on Vihari.
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