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Ex-Pakistan cricketers ‘shameless’ for accusing India of deliberately losing, claims Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has launched a scathing attack on ex-Pakistan cricketers, including Waqar Younis, who have claimed that India deliberately lost to England in the 2019 WC in order to knock Pakistan out. The claim from the Pakistan players came after Stokes, in his book, questioned India’s intent.
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newscricket2 days ago

ENG vs WI | Joe Root to take paternity leave as Ben Stokes to lead in first Test

After the exciting news of cricket’s resumption was announced yesterday, it is mixed news for Joe Root, who will not be a part of the first Test as he is expecting his second child at the start of July. Ben Stokes will lead the side in his absence during the first Test in Southampton.
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newscricket3 days ago

Aakash Chopra names best ODI XI; picks Eoin Morgan as captain over Virat Kohli

Aakash Chopra has named his 'Best ODI XI' and has opted to give leadership duties to Eoin Morgan over India’s Virat Kohli, alongside picking Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep and Mohammad Shami in the team. A host of big names, including Jasprit Bumrah, Williamson and Steve Smith, were missing from the side.
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newscricket5 days ago

Windies players told me India didn’t want to see Pakistan qualify for the WC semis, reveals Mushtaq Ahmed

Mushtaq Ahmed has stated that Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, and Andre Russell had told him that India did not want Pakistan to qualify for the 2019 World Cup semis. As a matter of fact, India had to win against England for Pakistan to hold any chance to dethrone New Zealand from qualifying.
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newscricket7 days ago

Ben Stokes slams India for lack of intent in WC loss; calls out Sikander Bakht for twisting facts

Ben Stokes has slammed India’s approach in their 2019 World Cup encounter against England, calling MS Dhoni’s partnership with Kedar Jadhav as a partnership that ‘lacked intent.’ He also slammed Sikander Bakth for twisting his words on the encounter, denying that India lost the game deliberately.
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featurecricket7 days ago

Super Sixes SRL | IND vs ENG Evaluation Chart - Tantalilizing Ben Stokes seals exciting win in last-over thriller 

After having registered a convincing win against Pakistan their previous Super Sixes fixture, India were shocked by England in a last-over thriller today. On the other hand, England registered their fourth straight win in the Super Sixes contest, with Ben Stokes(49 n.o. off 33) last minute whacking.
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newscricket7 days ago

Fox Cricket predicts 2025’s best Test XI; leaves out Indian star Virat Kohli

Fox Cricket’s prediction for the 2025’s best Test XI has some spectacular names missing out from the list, including Indian skipper Virat Kohli and star Rohit Sharma. On the list, there was the inclusion of Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw amongst the host of International stars in the lineup.
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featurecricket12 days ago

Our fielding drills are designed keeping match situations in mind, reveals Dishant Yagnik

Rajasthan Royals fielding coach Dishant Yagnik has stated that they follow a different fielding drill, keeping the game situation and field placements in mind. Yagnik further added that he is extremely dynamic in managing drills, with venue-specific training programmes with time constraints.
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newscricket16 days ago

Hard to determine whether 2019 World Cup was high or low, states Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has revealed his bittersweet feeling about New Zealand’s 2019 World Cup campaign that saw the team lose its second World Cup final in a row. On July 14, New Zealand and England were involved in what is considered as the one of biggest thrillers in World Cup history.
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newscricket20 days ago

Two Indians in Adil Rashid’s World XI; No place for MS Dhoni

England’s Adil Rashid, on Friday, named his ‘World XI’, and interestingly decided to omit MS Dhoni, instead opting for teammate Jos Buttler as the side’s wicket-keeper. Apart from that, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the only two Indians in Rashid’s side, which features three English players.
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