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newscricket2 months ago

Washington Sundar, Gill and Avesh Khan ruled out of England tour; Shaw and Suryakumar roped in as replacements

The BCCI have confirmed that the trio of Washington Sundar, Avesh Khan and Shubman Gill have been officially ruled out of the England tour due to injuries, with Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav roped in as replacements. When Shaw and Suryakumar will fly to England, however, remains unclear.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Indian players in Sri Lanka could fly to England as injury replacements

In the wake of Washington Sundar’s finger injury worsening, it is believed that the BCCI are reportedly pondering the option to fly players currently in Sri Lanka to the UK, post the conclusion of the three T20Is. Shubman Gill, Avesh Khan and Sundar are all set to miss the England tour.
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newscricket2 months ago

Injured Avesh Khan to take no further part in County XI warm-up match

The BCCI has confirmed that India’s Avesh Khan, who hurt his left thumb on Tuesday on Day 1 of the warm-up match representing ‘County XI’, will be taking no further part in the three-day game. Avesh opened the bowling and conceded 41 off 9.5 overs, but left the field after picking up an injury.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kohli and Rahane rested from warm-up game against County XI as precaution, reveals BCCI

The BCCI, in a release, revealed that India's skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane were ruled out of the practice game against County XI due to fitness concerns. The BCCI also revealed that India had to lend two players to the County XI side upon the host's request.
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featurecricket4 months ago

How uncapped bowlers led from the front to change teams' dynamics in IPL 2021

Uncapped Indian bowlers are the real deal - they have the ability to change the fortune of a side and also help the franchises strike the right balance. This season, four uncapped bowlers - Chetan Sakariya, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh and Harshal Patel - changed their respective team's dynamics.
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newscricket4 months ago

Aakash Chopra picks his team of IPL 2021; Shaw and Bumrah miss out

Aakash Chopra has picked his best XI from IPL 2021, where he has preferred KL Rahul over Prithvi Shaw and Rohit Sharma as the opener of his side. He also picked Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and Chris Morris as his four foreign picks in the playing XI from the 2021 tournament.
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featurecricket4 months ago

In or out - Rating every Indian probable's World T20 chances based on their IPL 2021 showing

While IPL 2021 certainly showed that India’s current openers - Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma - have a big problem with intent and strike rate, it also saw plenty of WT20 probables put their hands up for national selection. So amongst the many, who really made the fullest use of the opportunity?
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featurecricket4 months ago

Honing the arduous powerplay skills - the Mohammed Siraj way

It was in 2017, that a raw bowler - Mohammed Siraj - playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad caught the attention of one and all in the IPL, with ten wickets in the season. But 1/53 off four overs on the Indian debut, against New Zealand, and three T20Is later, he was discarded - into the wild.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket5 months ago

Hoping to use India A and first-class experience to my advantage in England, asserts Avesh Khan

India’s latest pace sensation Avesh Khan, who on Friday was named as a reserve for the Tests in England, has asserted that he hopes to use India A and first-class experience to his advantage to impress in England. Avesh further stated that he wants to continue his IPL rhythm in England.
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featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Delhi’s clash against Kolkata

The caravan has already moved to Ahmedabad, and playing the third game of the leg will be Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders on double-header day on Thursday. Both sides endured contrasting fortunes in their last respective encounters and will be hoping to walk away with 2 points.
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