featurecricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | Predicted XI for 2nd T20I in Centurion

With Virat Kohli already expressing his willingness to give fresh faces a chance in South African conditions, he would desperately want to wrap up the series on Wednesday itself. Interestingly, with certain changes working well for the visitors last time, India have a tricky task at team selection.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs SA | Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling effort hampered SA's run-chase, says Kris Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth has asserted that it was Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s superb display of 5/24 in the first T20I against the Proteas in Johannesburg that hampered the hosts' batting lineup during their chase. He also said that Bhuvneshwar’s variations with knuckleball make him more lethal than any other bowler.
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | Sunil Gavaskar believes Yuzvendra Chahal will play key role in Centurion

Sunil Gavaskar has predicted that Yuzvendra Chahal will play a crucial role in the second T20I of the series as the Centurion pitch is expected to offer help for the spinners. The former Indian cricketer has hoped that the visitors will continue their exploits in the upcoming games of the series.
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | Junior Dala asks hosts to be more proactive with their approach

Junior Dala, who picked up two wickets on his T20I debut at the Wanderers, emphasized on the need of being proactive rather than reactive ahead of the second T20I in Centurion. The pacer has also admitted that he was nervous ahead of his debut but he was eventually happy with his performance.
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newscricket5 days ago

India’s blistering 78/2 in powerplay made difference, says Reeza Hendricks

Reeza Hendricks asserted that India’s blistering start where they ended up with a score of 78/2 in the powerplay overs made the difference in the first T20I against South Africa. He also praised the Indian bowling contingent for not allowing the Proteas batsmen to score freely in their run chase.
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newscricket5 days ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar believes India’s struggles with short ball in overseas are over

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has confidently claimed, after India’s blazing start at the Wanderers on Sunday, that the side had successfully overcome their poor reputation of playing short balls overseas. The pacer also revealed an optimal use of workload management has brought the best out of him on the tour.
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reportcricket6 days ago

India vs South Africa | India win first T20I to take 1-0 lead

Virat Kohli’s side kept their dominance intact in the limited-overs format as India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first T20I in Johannesburg. After India posted a mammoth 204-run target batting first, South Africa’s top order collapse ensured that the side ultimately fell short while chasing.
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newscricket7 days ago

Sanjay Manjrekar : India’s dominance in One-day series does not surprise me

Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that he was not surprised by India’s dominance in the ODI series against SA as the visitors registered their 9th consecutive series win in the 50-over format. He has asked India to find two middle-order batsmen especially for T20Is who can play a 360-degree game.
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newscricket8 days ago

Sunil Gavaskar bats for Kuldeep-Chahal duo’s inclusion in Test squad

As the spinning duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal ripped apart the South African batting line up in the ODI series, Sunil Gavaskar has asked for the duo's inclusion in the Test team for future tours. Gavaskar also added that he doesn't see any reason for them to be unsuccessful in Tests.
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newscricket10 days ago

"If you want to win World Cup, you can’t drop catches" - Sunil Gavaskar warns India

While praising India’s series win, Sunil Gavaskar has also warned that India can’t drop these many catches if they really want to win the World Cup next year. In the same broadcasting, Shaun Pollock has stated that the way South Africa were beaten in their own conditions was worrisome.
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