newscricket3 days ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar uses his IPL knowledge to get rid of David Warner

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who picked up three wickets at the cost of just nine runs in the Kolkata ODI, has revealed that he knew about David Warner’s struggles against outswingers in the IPL and that helped him plot his dismissal. The pacer has also credited trainer Shankar Basu for increasing his pace.
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featurecricket19 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | India’s probable XI for Colombo T20I

India humiliated Sri Lanka 3-0 in the Test series, followed it up with a 5-0 whitewash in the ODIs, and will now want to wrap up the tour with a T20I victory in Colombo. India have played a ruthless brand of cricket and will want to repeat the same in the 20-over match to finish the tour on a high.
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reportcricket21 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Virat Kohli century leads India to another series whitewash

Virat Kohli’s yet another century in a run chase and a patient half-century by Kedar Jadhav helped India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets and thus whitewashing the hosts 5-0. Earlier, a five-wicket haul by Bhuvneshwar Kumar restricted the Lankans for a paltry 238, which eventually proved to be short.
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newscricketa month ago

Sanjay Majrekar believes MS Dhoni will stay in the team as long as he is the best wicketkeeper-batsman in India

Former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar believes MS Dhoni's future in the Indian team is dependent on his wicketkeeper-batsman stature in the country. Dhoni equaled the world record of ODI stumpings in the second ODI against Sri Lanka while leading India to a slender 3-wicket win over the hosts.
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newscricketa month ago

I am an offspinner, my wicket-taking balls are leg-spin and googly: Dananjaya

Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya has revealed that despite being an offspinner, he outfoxed Indian batsmen with his leg-spin and googly in the second ODI yesterday. However, his efforts couldn't win the hosts the match and the off spinner is admitted to be quite saddened by the loss.
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newscricketa month ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar : MS Dhoni told me to bat like I do in Test cricket

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has revealed that MS Dhoni advised him to build his innings like he does in Tests during their unbeaten 100-run partnership for the eighth wicket in the second ODI against Sri Lanka yesterday. The pacer scored an unbeaten 53 runs which helped India register a three-wicket win.
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reportcricketa month ago

India vs Sri Lanka | MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar hold nerve to guide India to three-wicket victory

MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar weaved a 100-run eighth wicket partnership to steal the game away from Sri Lanka's grasp to register a three-wicket victory for India over the hosts. Earlier, the Indian bowlers restricted the Sri Lankan innings to 236 in 50 overs to contribute to the win.
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newscricketa month ago

Manish Pandey, KL Rahul make a return to ODI squad; Yuvraj, Ashwin, Jadeja left out

The selection committee announced India's 15-man squad for the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka and Manish Pandey and KL Rahul made a return to the team. Meanwhile, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, and Mohammed Shami have been rested for the white-ball format.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Predicted 15 man squad for India's ODI series against Sri Lanka

The selection committee is scheduled to meet on Sunday to decide on the team for the five-match ODI series and one-off T20I against Sri Lanka commencing from August 20th. Reports have suggested that the likes of Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Aswin, and Mohammed Shami will be rested for the series.
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newscricketa month ago

The Indian team has finally started to rely on fast bowlers, says Kapil Dev

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev is pleased with how the fast bowlers have started to spearhead India's bowling lineup. Dev also stated that Ravi Shastri claiming the current team to be the best ever is his own thought process and backed younger teams to perform better on any given day.
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