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newscricket15 days ago

IND vs ENG | Great to see Rahul Tewatia in the mix with his two skills, admits Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has admitted that it is great to see the Indian management keeping Rahul Tewatia in the mix with his ability to round up as a finisher and an able leg-spinner. Alongside that, he also praised Suryakumar Yadav for breaking into the Indian team, on the back of his efforts.
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newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2021 | Mumbai Indians snapped the only Tendulkar money could buy, quips Aakash Chopra 

Cricket expert Aakash Chopra has reacted to Mumbai Indians' latest recruit Arjun Tendulkar and stated that the Rohit Sharma-led side bought the only Tendulkar that money could buy. The junior Tendulkar was the last name called out in the auction and MI purchased him for his base price of 20 lakh.
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newscricket25 days ago

IND vs ENG | Rahane’s troubles at home might be due to his batting position, reckons Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra tried to make sense of Ajinkya Rahane’s flummoxing returns at home and reckoned it could very well be down to the fact that he bats at No.5, by which time the ball gets softened. Chopra described Rahane as an anomaly but asserted that the vice-captain needs to start firing.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | England need their spinners to compliment pacers if they want to compete, reckons Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra, ahead of the series between India and England, has reckoned that the Three Lions need their spinners to fire all cylinders and compliment pacers if they want to compete against India. He also stated that it’s going to be difficult for the spinners to change their game in India.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Very typical of Australian media to behave like the 12th man, slams Aakash Chopra

Former Indian Test opener Aakash Chopra isn't at all impressed with the mind games played by Australian media and termed them the 12th man of the Australian side. He also added that there was mental disintegration last time when India had toured Australia in 2018/19, which they had won 2-1.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Saini will be the best option to replace Umesh Yadav for SCG Test, opines Aakash Chopra 

Former Indian Test opener Aakash Chopra has opined that Delhi pacer Navdeep Saini will be the best option to play as the third pacer for India in the third Test at SCG. He feels that Natarajan hasn't played much red-ball cricket and India shouldn't get greedy to play him in Umesh's absence. 
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Whether you open with Gill or Rahul, sword will be hanging over their head, feels Aakash Chopra 

Former Indian player Aakash Chopra reckons that whoever will play in place of Shaw will be in a tough spot as they need to perform well given Rohit Sharma returns back for the third Test. He also feels that Shaw isn't going to play the MCG Test as he's low on confidence and runs.
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newscricket2 months ago

Unlike Shaw, Sehwag had the luxury of batting in a strong lineup on flat pitches, opines Aakash Chopra

Renowned expert Aakash Chopra believes that the Prithvi Shaw - Virender Sehwag comparisons are flawed, and feels that people are often thrusting false narratives to make a case against the youngster. Chopra also believes people are subconsciously wanting Shaw to fail for self-satisfaction.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs AUS | India will be embarrassed by Day 3 performance, feels Mike Hussey

Australian legend Mike Hussey feels that the Indian players will truly be embarrassed by their dismal showing on Saturday, and is hoping for the visitors to show character and mount a comeback at the MCG. Hussey also feels that the Adelaide abomination was more down to good bowling than bad batting.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs AUS | Absence of David Warner makes Aussies top-order weak, can get exposed, feels Aakash Chopra 

Former Indian Test opener Aakash Chopra has asserted that the absence of David Warner, and Joe Burns' recent form has made Australia's top-order weak. He also added that if India make early inroads, they might well be able to expose Australia's middle-order with the prowess of Bumrah and Shami.
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