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newscricket14 days ago

Reports | BCCI to find India’s new head coach before T20 World Cup

The BCCI is likely to start the process of finding India’s next head coach this week as the Indian team will be gearing up for the T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman. The contract of India's current head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar will end in November.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Credit goes to Kartik Tyagi for the way he bowled, asserts Anil Kumble

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble has praised Rajasthan Royals pacer for the way he bowled in the last over to defend four runs as Royals won the match by two runs. Kumble added that the strategy was to finish the game off in 19 overs and not to take the game in the last over which they lost.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman in contention for Indian Team Head Coach

The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI may approach Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman for the post of head coach of the Indian team when Ravi Shastri’s tenure comes to an end after the T20 World Cup. Kumble was the head coach for one year in 2016-17 before he resigned after a fallout with the captain, Virat Kohli.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Looking forward to learn from Anil Kumble at the IPL, says Adil Rashid

England leg-spinner Adil Rashid, who was recently roped in by Punjab Kings as Jhye Richardson’s replacement, is keen on acquiring leg-spin bowling lessons from the team head-coach Anil Kumble. He also believed that playing the tournament in the UAE will benefit him ahead of the T20 World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

Technology will influence decision making even more in future, reckons Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble believes that there will be more technological influence on decision-making in cricket in future, citing the example of how the Decision Review System (DRS) has evolved the game. He also feels that the OTT (over the top) platforms will only enhance the use of technology in sport.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | Don’t want to get too ahead of ourselves but we are coming together as a team, insists KL Rahul

KL Rahul, post a nine-wicket victory over Mumbai, has insisted that the Punjab Kings are slowly coming together as a team while stating that he doesn’t want his side to get ahead of themselves. Rahul also backed his decision of chasing, adding that Ravi Bishnoi has worked immensely hard in the nets.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 | Shahrukh Khan reminds me of Kieron Pollard, says Anil Kumble 

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble has heaped huge praise on young Tamil Nadu batsman Shahrukh Khan and compared the latter with Mumbai Indians' Kieron Pollard. Shahrukh was snapped by the Punjab Kings franchise in the mini-auctions, earlier, after his good finishing displays in SMAT 2020/21.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 | Kumble has a sharp cricket brain, it's easy when you have a coach like him, asserts Mayank Agarwal

Punjab Kings opener Mayank Agarwal has applauded the coach of the side Anil Kumble and stated that the latter is someone who makes things easy for players, terming him a 'sharp cricket brain.' Mayank also added that he is keen to help Punjab lift their first ever IPL title, come IPL 2021.
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newscricket7 months ago

ICC retains the umpire’s call but makes a few changes to the current rule

Despite the call from Virat Kohli publicly for ICC to look at the current umpire’s call ruling, the ICC on Thursday, announced that the umpire’s call ruling would continue to stay but with a few changes. ICC has increased the height of the wicket zone, which had caused so much confusion in the past.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 | Fit Mohammed Shami good to go for IPL 2021, confirms Anil Kumble

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble has confirmed that pacer Mohammed Shami, who broke his arm in December, has recovered completely and will be good to go for the forthcoming IPL season. Shami last took to a cricket field four months ago in the infamous Adelaide Test, where he hurt himself.
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