newscricket3 months ago

Priyank Panchal to lead new-look India A squad against New Zealand

The India A squad will have a new captain in the form of Priyank Panchal when New Zealand visits the country next month for three first-class games. The batsman will be joined by the likes of Sarfaraz Khan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Umran Malik and Kuldeep Yadav in a battle to prove their mettle.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs SA | Been waiting for this chance since many years, says Priyank Panchal after earning India call-up

After earning his call-up to the Test squad for the South Africa tour, Priyank Panchal has stated that he has been waiting for the chance for many years, and is honoured to be donning in Team India jersey. Panchal was named as the replacement for Rohit Sharma, who sustained a left hamstring injury.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports| Rohit Sharma to miss three match Test series against South Africa

According to a report by Cricbuzz, India opener Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the three-match Test series against South Africa due to injury. It is reported that Rohit suffered an injury during practice sessions at Bandra Kurla Complex and Priyank Panchal will replace him in the Test squad.
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newscricketa year ago

WATCH | Rahul Chahar throws sunglasses after umpire denies LBW appeal

India A leg-spinner Rahul Chahar threw his sunglasses after the umpire denied a leg-before appeal on his bowling while playing against South Africa A in Bloemfontein on Wednesday. The incident happened in the 128th over of the Proteas innings when Chahar appealed against Sinethemba Qeshile.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sarandeep Singh blasts selection committee; asks how they can ignore Shaw, Panchal and Unadkat

Former national selector Sarandeep Singh has come down hard on the selectors for their picks for the England tour and has criticized the panel for dropping Prithvi Shaw and ignoring veterans Unadkat and Panchal. Sarandeep has also opined that Pandya cannot play as a specialist batsman.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | U.P thrash unbeaten Gujarat to set up final clash with Mumbai

A second consecutive three-wicket haul from left-arm seamer Yash Dayal set-up the game for Uttar Pradesh as the Karan Sharma-led side thrashed Gujarat by 5 wickets to book their place in the final. After bowling out Gujarat for 184, a fine 71 from Aksh Deep Nath helped U.P register a 5-wicket win.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Panchal, Nagwaswalla-powered Gujarat book semi-final berth with convincing QF victory

After Priyank Panchal scored a flawless century, Arzan Nagwaswalla and Piyush Chawla did a fine choking job with the ball against Andhra Pradesh to help Gujarat to the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final. Batting first, Gujarat scored 299 and in reply, the Hanuma Vihari-led side could only manage 182.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Shikhar Dhawan’s Test career - is it 'really' done and dusted

It has been exactly 636 days since Shikhar Dhawan last wore the Indian whites, in the series against England, batting alongside KL Rahul. However, since then, his future has more or less looked cold, with the southpaw establishing himself as more of a white-ball specialist.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | The underwhelming XI of the tournament

Nothing divides opinion like stringing together a ‘Flop XI’ for a tournament. Arguments with colleagues can even make you pull your hair out in frustration. Thus after exchanging several verbal blows, we, here at SportsCafe, have collated together the underwhelming XI of the 2019/20 Ranji season.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | GUJ v SAU - Arpit Vasavada puts Saurashtra on the brink to final

A scintillating century from middle-order batsman Arpit Vasavada put Saurashtra on the brink of making to successive Ranji Trophy finals ahead of Gujarat in the first semi-final at Rajkot. In pursuit of 320, Gujarat lost an early wicket in the few overs before stumps on the fourth day.
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