newscricket19 days ago

I can be the No.4 for India, claims Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has claimed that he can be the solution that India are searching for at No.4 in the batting order. Raina also gave his opinion on his Chennai Super Kings teammate and skipper MS Dhoni’s retirement chatter by saying that only he can decide when he leaves the game of cricket for good.
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featurecricket21 days ago

India's hypocrisy in Rishabh Pant fiasco sheds light on team management's two-facedness

In WWE, when a superstar who is perceived to be good turns on or betrays another superstar, it is commonly referred to as the “Heel turn”. Rishabh Pant might not quite be working in the wrestling industry, but thanks to the team management, he now already has a taste of what a heel turn feels like.
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newscricketa month ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Nothing to prove to anyone, I play on my own terms, says Ambati Rayudu

Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu is unapologetic and has made it clear that he's unanswerable to anyone regarding his return from retirement. The 33-year-old seems to be in good form, looking at his training session with the Hyderabad team at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, on Sunday.
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newscricketa month ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Hyderabad appoint Ambati Rayudu as captain

Hyderabad has named Ambati Rayudu as the skipper of the team for the upcoming edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy which is scheduled to start from the 24th of September. Notably, Rayudu had announced his retirement from all formats earlier this year before some wise counsel made him retract his decision.
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newscricketa month ago

Decided to retire due to disappointment with the way things were shaping up, reveals Ambati Rayudu

Indian cricketer Ambati Rayudu, who recently came out of retirement, has revealed that he took the decision to retire in the first place due to his disappointment over the way things were panning out. He then went on to reveal that he changed his decision after realizing he'd made a mistake.
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newscricketa month ago

I'm sure committee made selection in team's best interest, says Ambati Rayudu

Ambati Rayudu has said that he has no regrets about his infamous ‘3D’ comment at MSK Prasad, the chairman of selectors. he also admitted that he understands that the committee’s decision to include Vijay Shankar in the World Cup squad ahead of him was in the best interest of the team.
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newscricketa month ago

Didn’t feel like giving up on something I have worked for 20-odd years, reveals Amabti Rayudu

Ambati Rayudu has admitted that his decision to retire was taken in a hurry and stated that he still had a lot to offer which made him reverse his stance. He credited several people for convincing him to do the same and also talked about missing out on the World Cup as well as the way forward.
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newscricket2 months ago

VVS Laxman and me consoled and convinced Ambati Rayudu to return, reveals Noel David

Noel David has claimed that he and VVS Laxman had to make Ambati Rayudu realize that he still had a long way to go before hanging up his boots, which made him reconsider his retirement and return to cricket. Rayudu had previously written a letter to the HCA thanking the two gentlemen for the same.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ambati Rayudu to come out of retirement and play for Hyderabad, confirms HCA

The Hyderabad Cricket Association has confirmed that Ambati Rayudu has withdrawn his retirement and will be in the mix to represent Hyderabad in the shorter formats of the game. Rayudu had announced his retirement from cricket after being axed from the 2019 World Cup squad on multiple occasions.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ambati Rayudu set to come out of retirement to play in the Indian Premier League

Ambati Rayudu has declared that he will make a comeback to the Indian Premier League despite earlier announcing his retirement from all forms of cricket. The former India batsman has, meanwhile, stated that he wasn't angry at the selectors but disappointed at not making the cut for the World Cup.
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