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newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2021 | Delhi Capitals have sufficient time to get back into rhythm, believes Ajay Ratra

Delhi Capitals assistant coach Ajay Ratra believes that the team has sufficient time to get back into the rhythm for the second leg of the IPL 2021. Delhi Capitals have started their preparations and are looking to start afresh for the second leg of the IPL, which will begin on September 19.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | Ajay Ratra joins Delhi Capitals as Assistant Coach

Delhi Capitals today announced the appointment of former India wicketkeeper Ajay Ratra as the team’s Assistant Coach for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. Ratra recently coached the Assam state team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Tournament and the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | KL Rahul should be the first choice keeper-batsman in T20I and ODIs, insists Ajay Ratra 

Former Indian cricketer Ajay Ratra has insisted that KL Rahul should be India’s first-choice wicket-keeper in both the limited-overs format as he provides extra flexibility in the squad. He added that both Sanju Samson and Rishabh Pant have the potential but they need to be consistent.
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newscricketa year ago

Sachin offered to bat at No.4 to make way for Sehwag to open, reveals Ajay Ratra 

Former India cricketer Ajay Ratra has revealed that Sachin Tendulkar made a significant contribution in Virender Sehwag’s promotion as an opener by offering to bat at No.4. While Sourav Ganguly is credited for Sehwag’s proficiency as an opener, Ratra praised Tendulkar’s aiding as well.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 seemed quite decisive for MS Dhoni’s International career, reckons Ajay Ratra

Ajay Ratra has stated that the 2020 edition of the IPL seemed decisive for MS Dhoni’s international career, with his last appearance coming in the semi-final exit against New Zealand. Ratra, however, also admitted that with Dhoni, it is difficult to conclude that he won’t make a comeback.
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newscricketa year ago

Ajay Ratra finishes refresher course with Cricket Australia during lockdown

Former India keeper and Assam coach Ajay Ratra has utilised his lock down time to finish a refresher course with Cricket Australia after learning that his original course was to expire on June 30. The current course updated him on how to deal with young cricketers and help them think on their own.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Rishabh Pant has improved as keeper but still needs to work on footwork against pacers, suggests Ajay Ratra

Giving his opinion on the Wriddhiman Saha-Rishabh Pant debate, former India keeper Ajay Ratra has stated that Saha is very good on turning tracks, thus it is only fair for him to play ahead of Pant. Ratra has also added that the Delhi keeper needs to work on his footwork while keeping to pacers.
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newscricket2 years ago

Yuvraj’s contribution to Indian cricket has been immense, says Ajay Ratra

Former Indian wicket-keeper and Yuvraj Singh’s one of the closest friends, Ajay Ratra has stated that the all-rounder was an invaluable commodity for Indian cricket and his contribution has been immense. Among all innings, Ratra picked Yuvraj’s innings against Australia U-19 as his favourite one.
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newscricket2 years ago

Feel sad for Ambati Rayudu, but Vijay Shankar is perfect back-up option, says Ajay Ratra

Former Indian keeper Ajay Ratra has sympathized with Ambati Rayudu on his World Cup exclusion but quickly added that Vijay Shankar’s selection is an inspired one. Ratra has further added that India can use MS Dhoni as a floater in the batting order depending on the match situations.
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