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newscricket5 days ago

KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant likely to receive A+ promotion in BCCI central contracts - Reports

According to a PTI report, Indian opening batsman KL Rahul and wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant are most likely to receive A+ promotion in the BCCI central contracts for the upcoming season. India white-ball captain Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah are already in the elite A+ category.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND vs SA | Mayank Agarwal didn’t make use of the opportunity, opines Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh is of the opinion that Mayank Agarwal didn’t make use of the opportunity he got in the South Africa series. Harbhajan further added that Shubhman Gill and Prithvi Shaw might replace Agarwal in the next series after he wasn't consistent in the recent Test series in South Africa.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Series defeat against South Africa is going to pinch India, opines Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra feels that the series defeat against South Africa is going to pinch India as they were a far superior side than the opposition. Chopra also added that the Indian batting unit looked much superior but they failed to produce winning performances for the team.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | India’s dream of winning in South Africa has turned into a nightmare, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has opined that India’s dream of winning first Test series in South Africa has turned into a nightmare as they lost to South Africa by 2-1 in Test series. He also suggested that India should have bowled Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami after lunch on last day of Cape Town Test.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Ship has sailed for Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara, opines Atul Wassan

Atul Wassan believes that Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara have not done enough with the bat in the South Africa series and might not get chances in the future. Wassan also added that the batsmen had lost the series this time as they didn’t give bowlers enough runs to defend 20 wickets.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | We will continue to back Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has said that the team management will continue to back Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane because of the kind of players they are. However, Kohli also pointed out that the selectors will take a call regarding the future of both batsmen and he is not the right person to talk about it.
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newscricket12 days ago

IND vs SA | Nothing about Ajinkya Rahane in last 3-4 years gives me hope, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has opined that nothing about Ajinkya Rahane in the last 3-4 years gives him hope that the latter is coming back into form. In 25 bilateral Test series since 2020, the South Africa series is his fifth, where Rahane has averaged below 25, scoring only 136 runs from 6 innings.
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newscricket15 days ago

IND vs SA | WATCH : India lose a review as replays show faint edge off Ajinkya Rahane's bat

During the ongoing third and final Test in the three-match series between India and South Africa, the visitors lost a review after Ajinkya Rahane decided to go for it, and the replays showed a spike while the ball passed his bat. Rahane was dismissed for nine runs in the first innings.
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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs SA | Will be very unfortunate if Hanuma Vihari doesn’t play Cape Town test, says Gautam Gambhir

After India suffered a seven-wicket defeat against South Africa in the Johannesburg Test, Gautam Gambhir has stated that it will be very unfortunate if Hanuma Vihari does not play the Cape Town fixture. Vihari scored 20 and 40 not out in the first and second innings respectively at the Wanderers.
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newscricket19 days ago

ND vs SA | Batting unit should look to seize a few key moments, opines Rahul Dravid after Johannesburg Test

India head coach Rahul Dravid had opined that the batting unit should seize key moments and that they were 60-70 runs short in the first innings of the Johannesburg Test after losing the fixture. South Africa won the second Test by seven wickets and the third Test will be a series decider.
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