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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | India can rest Bhuvneshwar Kumar and include Avesh Khan in the last T20I, feels Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir feels that the Indian team can rest pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and replace him with Avesh Khan against New Zealand in the last T20I. The Men In Blue have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series and will look to clean sweep the Kiwis in Kolkata on Sunday.
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newscricket2 months ago

England tour gave me a lot of confidence, says Prasidh Krishna

Prasidh Krishna has said that travelling and training with India team during the tour of England as a standby player earlier this year was a platform to learn and gave him a lot of confidence. He said that the tour helped him polish his skills, consistency and to evaluate his game.
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newscricket2 months ago

Venkatesh Iyer can be Hardik Pandya’s backup, feels VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman believes that Venkatesh Iyer, who earned his maiden India call-up for the home T20I series against New Zealand, can be groomed into a utility all-rounder and marked him as a potential backup for Hardik Pandya. Iyer had excelled as an opener for Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL 2021.
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newscricket2 months ago

My dream has been fulfilled now, says Avesh Khan on his India call-up for New Zealand series

After earning the national call-up for India’s upcoming T20I series against New Zealand, Avesh Khan was delighted that his dream to represent the country has been fulfilled now. The right-arm quick scalped 24 wickets from 16 matches during Delhi Capitals run to the playoffs in IPL 2021.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rohit Sharma named new T20I captain, Jasprit Bumrah and Virat Kohli rested for New Zealand series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday, November 9 announced Team India's 16-member squad for the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand. Rohit Sharma was named as India's new T20I captain for the series, while Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammad Shami have been rested.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Avesh Khan to stay back in UAE as net bowler for Indian team

Delhi Capitals young pace bowler Avesh Khan has been asked by the BCCI to stay back in UAE as a net bowler for the Indian team in the upcoming T20 World Cup. The 24-year-old has been impressive for the Delhi-based franchise as he scalped 23 wickets so far in the 14th edition of IPL.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Don't have words to explain how we are feeling, says Rishabh Pant as CSK beat DC to enter final

After losing to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets in Qualifier 1 of IPL 2021, Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Rishabh Pant said words were not enough to express the feeling his team was going through. Delhi had ended the league stage as the table-toppers and had entered the match as favourites.
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newscricket3 months ago

RCB vs DC | We deserved to lose with the way we fielded, says Rishabh Pant

Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant rued the missed opportunities in the field as they went down to the Royal Challengers Bangalore in a thrilling last-ball finish in Dubai on Sunday. With five needed off the final ball, Srikar Bharat struck a six off Avesh Khan to power RCB to a seven-wicket win.
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newscricket4 months ago

CSK vs DC | Twitter reacts on MS Dhoni’s scratchy 27-ball 18 against Delhi Capitals

MS Dhoni could manage only 18 runs during his 27-ball stay at the crease, during Chennai Super Kings’ first innings effort of 136/5 against the Delhi Capitals in Dubai on Monday. Dhoni had joined Ambati Rayudu in the 9th over, and added 70 with the right-hander before falling in the last over.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Knew I will win the match for Delhi Capitals, says Shreyas Iyer after 33-ball 33 not out vs MI

After playing a crucial role with an unbeaten knock of 33 runs in Delhi Capitals winning against Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets, Shreyas Iyer has stated that he was confident that he will win the match for the team. He also praised Ravichandran Ashwin for showing positive intent against Mumbai.
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