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featurecricket15 days ago

IPL SRL | DC  vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Sunil Narine dons invincibility in crushing Delhi Capitals

On a day when Kolkata’s batting unit enjoyed a great day on the field, Delhi’s reciprocation couldn’t really match up with the high-scoring momentum. While Sunil Narine scored an unbeaten 91 to take KKR to 183/3, Delhi was void of a similar performance and they ended up on 166/4, losing by 17 runs.
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newscricketa month ago

Leading the side against Australia in 2017 was pretty special, admits Ajinkya Rahane

India’s vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has recalled when he was handed over the leadership on the eve of the Dharamsala Test match in 2017 after Virat Kohli suffered an injury. Rahane also admitted that winning his first Test as a captain was a really special moment with the series tied at 1-1.
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newscricketa month ago

Ready to bat anywhere in order to make ODI comeback, states Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane, whose last ODI appearance came in February 2018, has revealed that he is ready to make an ODI comeback and has added that he would be open to batting anywhere in the line-up. Rahane has also revealed that he took batting advice from Dravid to master the T20 format.
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newscricketa month ago

Sachin Tendulkar’s advice was to enjoy the moment, recalls Ajinkya Rahane

Recalling his Test debut, against Australia in 2013, Anjikya Rahane revealed that Sachin Tendulkar told him to just enjoy the moment during his maiden innings. Rahane also revealed how it was a challenge for him to play in the middle order because he had played a majority of his career at the top.
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Ajinkya Rahane was unfairly dismissed from India’s ODI setup, believes Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has said that Ajinkya Rahane, who was India’s No.4 during the 2015 World Cup, was removed from Team India's ODI setup like a fly from milk. The Indian Test vice-captain last played an ODI in February 2018, in South Africa, where he scored a 50-ball 34 in an Indian win.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | RR vs DC Evaluation Chart - Shikhar Dhawan’s classy 72 helps Delhi hammer Rajasthan

After being asked to bat first, Shikhar Dhawan’s opening wicket partnership with Prithvi Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane ensured that the visitors got to 211 for the loss of four wickets. In the end, Rajasthan’s lacklustre performance with the bat helped the encounter tilt in Delhi’s favour.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs DC Evaluation Chart - Universe Boss Gayle helps Punjab topple Delhi

Just after the toss, the tone of the encounter was set clear by the Jamaican opener, Chris Gayle, who put on a show alongside skipper KL Rahul in an 86-run partnership between the two. Alongside the batting, a splendid bowling effort from Ravi Bishnoi ensured the win came home for the Punjab side.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Cricket operations team and NCA staff working on resumption of camp, reveals Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal has stated that the BCCI Cricket Operations team and National Cricket Academy are working on chalking out a process for the resumption of training activities. Meanwhile, Dhumal advised the cricketers to coordinate with the state board to start a partial training regime.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ajinkya Rahane judges batsman’s movement from behind brilliantly, reveals Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has stated that Ajinkya Rahane’s anticipation from behind the stumps is excellent and he loves watching him on the field. Raina, a brilliant fielder himself during his time, has further added that the way the Indian Test vice-captain practises before the game was worth applauding.
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newscricket3 months ago

Brad Hogg names four Indians in ‘Current Test XI’; no place for Virat Kohli

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg, in a YouTube video on Saturday, named his ‘Current Test XI’ and included four Indians, but astonishingly excluded Indian skipper Virat Kohli. Hogg’s XI features Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma as openers, while Steve Smith and Babar Azam also feature in the side.
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