newscricket5 days ago

IND vs SA | Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up for South Africa Tests

The Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) met on Thursday to announce the squad for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa in October. 20-year-old batsman Shubman Gill has received a maiden test call-up, while misfiring Karnataka opener KL Rahul has been left out of the squad.
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newscricket6 days ago

Entire team management and selectors were part of the decision making for No. 4 spot, reveals Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar, who was recently relieved from his duty of team India's batting coach, has revealed that it was a collective decision from everyone involved to pick the batsman for the No.4 spot. All three of KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar and Rishabh Pant batted at No.4 for the team in the World Cup.
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newscricket7 days ago

We will consider Rohit Sharma as Test opener, reveals MSK Prasad

Indian chief selector MSK Prasad has stated that the committee might look to include Rohit Sharma in the Test set-up and promote him as an opener in light of the string of dismal performances by KL Rahul. He also praised Hanuma Vihari and Ajinkya Rahane for their remarkable performances.
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featurecricket9 days ago

Ravindra Jadeja has grown as a player in the last couple of years, says Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari has expressed his happiness over Ravindra Jadeja’s consistent performances by saying that the latter has grown as a player in the last couple of years. Vihari has also stated that Sanjay Bangar helped him a lot in terms of getting mental clarity and also from a tactical point of view.
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newscricket12 days ago

Rohit Sharma is too good a player to be left out, he can open in Tests too, opines Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly reckons that Rohit Sharma can open the innings in Test cricket too, given how good a player he is and KL Rahul’s inconsistency at the top. While he praised the Indian fast bowlers for their excellent showing in the Caribbean, Ganguly called for them to be given proper breaks.
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newscricket14 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | Steve Smith pips Virat Kohli to reclaim No.1 spot in batsman's rankings

The King is back to where he belongs, just within one month of his comeback to his favourite format as Steve Smith reclaimed the No.1 spot in the ICC Test rankings. The previous holder of the position, Virat Kohli has dropped one spot to No.2, while Kane Williamson remains on No.3 undisturbed.
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newscricket14 days ago

Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli becomes most successful Test captain for India

India wrapped up the proceedings at Kingston, Jamaica in a professional manner and solidified their position at the top of the Test championship table. As Virat Kohli overcame MS Dhoni to become the most successful Indian Test captain, Twitter couldn’t help but heap praise on the Indian skipper.
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newscricket14 days ago

VIDEO | Ravindra Jadeja does another Jadeja as Shamarh Brooks caught at slip off no-ball

Ravindra Jadeja crossing the line against the Windies is not a new thing, and India had to sacrifice the 2016 World T20 semi-final because of Jadeja's no-ball. The all-rounder pulled off the same stunt once again as Shamarh Brooks received a reprieve after being caught at slip off no-ball.
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newscricket15 days ago

7 Things you missed | From Rahkeem Cornwall leaving balls like Steve Smith to Ajinkya Rahane's Lionel Messi nutmeg

We have a bad news and a good news. The bad news is that you have missed a lot from the 3rd day of Test because of the weird timings of the match. The good news is that we understand your love for cricket and so we are covering everything from India tour of West Indies. So don't worry, just enjoy.
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newscricket15 days ago

VIDEO | Entire Windies team collapse on ground as Kemar Roach misses hat-trick by a whisker

The internet world was on fire after Virat Kohli ignored Jasprit Bumrah’s suggestion to gift him a wicket in the first innings and Kemar Roach really came close to achieve the same feat. The entire Windies team were on the floor after an Ajinkya Rahane inside edge went past leg stump by a whisker.
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