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newscricket8 days ago

Looking forward to learning art of bowling 'flipper' from Anil Kumble, attests Ravi Bishnoi

Ravi Bishnoi revealed that he is excited to meet his idol Anil Kumble, as he gears up to represent KXIP in IPL, and added that he wishes to learn to bowl the 'flipper' from the Indian great. The teenager further attested that his ultimate dream was to represent the Indian national team some day.
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newscricket13 days ago

IPL 2020 | Looking forward to pick Anil Kumble’s brain and learn during IPL, states Ravi Bishnoi

Star U19 leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi is looking forward to hone his skills under the guidance of legendary leggie Anil Kumble during his time at KXIP. Bishnoi who emerged as the highest wicket taker of the tournament revealed that all he wanted was to contribute for his side and not go for records.
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newscricketa month ago

Everybody wants to play Test cricket, that is very clear, states Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble believed that there was a great desire among the players still to play and excel in Test cricket even though the craze of T20 cricket is increasing day by day. Kumble was initially the head of the ICC Cricket Committee, will chair a discussion over four-day Tests in March.
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featurecricket2 months ago

A stance to stand apart - Virat Kohli's evolution as leader and statesman

After India outclassed South Africa in late 2015 to usher in a new era, it was Virat Kohli’s comments that was the major talking point. He sounded annoyed about 'our own people' who he believed went looking for “areas of criticism” instead of talking about the good cricket played by the team.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC to discuss four-day Tests in March meeting

The ICC has decided to discuss the proposal to introduce four-day Test matches in March playing down heavy criticism from both current and former players. While the idea has been welcomed by some players, CA and ECB have given their nod for the same in a bid to free up the global cricket calendar.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC to discuss four-day Test amid growing concerns, confirms Anil Kumble

Head of the cricket committee of ICC, Anil Kumble, has confirmed that the proposal to have four-day Tests will be discussed in the next round of meetings in March in Dubai amid the growing criticism against it. ICC are understood to be pushing for the move in a bid to free up space on the calendar.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rohit Sharma the standout performer for team India in 2019, reckons Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble hailed Rohit Sharma as India's player of the year following the fabulous run of form the opener has had this year across formats. Kumble also picked Mayank Agarwal as the young Indian player of the year following his consistent performances opening the batting in Tests.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | It was important to fill the gap caused by Ashwin's departure, opines Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble felt that Kings XI Punjab had not only lost a captain in R in Ashwin but also a quality off-spinner and thus it was important for them to replace him. Punjab brought in Krishnappa Gowtham from Rajasthan Royals and Jagadeesha Suchith from Delhi Capitals in the trade window.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Right time for KL Rahul to lead Kings XI Punjab, reckons Anil Kumble

Newly-appointed Kings XI Punjab head coach Anil Kumble believes that it is the right time for KL Rahul to step in as the skipper of the side. Rahul has been a prolific run-getter for the side over the past two years and Kumble believes that Rahul will thrive under some extra responsibility.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Right time for KL Rahul to take over as KXIP captain, reckons Anil Kumble

Kings XI Punjab head coach Anil Kumble believes that the decision to bestow KL with captaincy was a good one due to its perfect timing. Kumble is also happy with how the franchise performed in the IPL auction and hopes for a better season in the thirteenth edition of the marquee T20 league.
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