newscricket7 days ago

IND vs WI | Only one pacer spot open for WT20, reveals Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, on Thursday, revealed that there is only one spot left to be filled in the team's pace bowling unit for the next year's T20 World Cup in Australia. The Indian skipper, ahead of the series against West Indies, has clearly indicated that three pacers’ spots have already been sealed.
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newscricket11 days ago

We’re one of top two teams in world cricket across formats, insists Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli believes his India team is one of the top two teams in world cricket across all three formats at the moment. The Indian skipper further emphasized that the Men in Blue are all about enjoying each other’s success and working progressively towards success at the global level.
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newscricket21 days ago

IND vs WI | Bhuvneshwar Kumar returns after three-month lay-off; Sanju Samson dropped

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who last played for India in the West Indies series back in August, has returned to the Indian team for the West Indies home T20 series while Sanju Samson has been dropped from the side. Despite regular poor performances, Rishabh Pant has been trusted with the keeping duties.
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newscricketa month ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar back in training with Indian team, confirms sources

Recovering from a hamstring injury and a side strain, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was seen participating in a "skill session" during team India's practice ahead of the series-opener against Bangladesh. It seems that the team management has taken over for the final phase of Bhuvi’s rehab from the NCA.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs BAN | Winners and losers ft. MS Dhoni, Sanju Samson and R Sridhar

The T20I series between India and Bangladesh was completely off the charts, it was like entering a concert expecting Imagine Dragons and getting Iron Maiden instead. The series almost resembled a circus and had its own share of clowns and ringmasters, and so we’ve compiled our very own list.
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newscricketa month ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar nursing hamstring injury for a long time, reveals NCA source

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been out of action since coming back from the Windies limited-overs series in August, and now an NCA source revealed that he is nursing a hamstring and side strain. Bhuvneshwar has been carrying the injury since July last year, after he came back from the tour of England.
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newscricketa month ago

Need proper explanation from NCA on Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s injury, says top BCCI official

A top BCCI official has demanded a proper explanation from the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru on the details of Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s injury and recovery schedule. Although not made official by the BCCI, it is understood that Bhuvi is nursing a hamstring and side strain.
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newscricket2 months ago

Will look back at Mohali chase really fondly for rest of my life, states Ashton Turner

Ashton Turner, who famously stunned India in Mohali earlier this year with his breathtaking stroke play, has stated that he will look back on that knock fondly for the rest of his life. Turner has been plagued by injuries since but has now been named in Australia's T20 squad to face Sri Lanka.
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newscricket2 months ago

Without doubt, this is the best pace attack India has ever had, says Kapil Dev

The legendary Kapil Dev heaped praise on India's current pace battery, saying the fast bowlers are the best attack that India has ever had over the years. Kapil commended the opportunities that have been given to the youngsters to express themselves and completely change the face of Indian cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND v SA | Not wise for India to look at the World T20 next year, says Sourav Ganguly

Contrary to popular opinion, Sourav Ganguly believes that it is important that the Indian team does not focus all their attention towards the T20 World Cup next year. Instead, Ganguly hopes that the team management offers youngsters as many chances as possible to prove themselves.
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