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featurecricketa day ago

Playing Ashwin and Jadeja together is a tantalizing prospect, but it might not be feasible in England

During his press conference on the eve of the final, Indian skipper Virat Kohli revealed that team India would be announcing their playing XI post the conclusion of the presser. Though everyone knew what to expect, the wait was anxious as funny things had happened in the past.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 days ago

WTC Final | India are missing Bhuvneshwar Kumar in English conditions, reckons Aakash Chopra

Indian cricket expert Aakash Chopra has reckoned that India are missing Bhuvneshwar Kumar who can do an excellent job with the brand new cherry. He further added that bowlers with higher pace will be getting lesser swing and feels that Bhuvi and Deepak Chahar should have been considered.
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newscricketa month ago

Pace helps to maintain swing and outfox batsmen, reveals Bhuvneshwar Kumar 

One of the best swing bowlers in the world, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has revealed that increasing speed helps a pace bowler to maintain swing and keep the batsmen at bay. He further added that improving on his pace really helped him become a better bowler in latter stages of his international career.
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newscricketa month ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar quashes suggestions that he no longer wants to play Test cricket

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken to Twitter to dismiss suggestions that he no longer has the motivation to play the longest format of the game and is content with being a white-ball specialist. Kumar asserted that he will continue to prepare to be available for all three formats of the game.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Bhuvneshwar Kumar excluded from England tour due to doubts over fitness

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar is reportedly said to have been left out of the 20-man squad for the World Test Championship Final and the England Tests owing to concerns over his fitness. Bhuvi has endured a wretched three years with respect to injuries, starting from the 2018 tour of England.
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newscricketa month ago

Not surprised by Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s omission from the Test squad, states Deep Dasgupta

While several showed their surprise over Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s omission, Deep Dasgupta has insisted that the bowler’s omission wasn’t surprising to him, given his injury record. However, ahead of the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, Dasgupta called the bowler a good captaincy candidate.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Honing the arduous powerplay skills - the Mohammed Siraj way

It was in 2017, that a raw bowler - Mohammed Siraj - playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad caught the attention of one and all in the IPL, with ten wickets in the season. But 1/53 off four overs on the Indian debut, against New Zealand, and three T20Is later, he was discarded - into the wild.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Disappointed with Bhuvneshwar and Shaw’s omission, Kuldeep’s axing is harsh, opines Aakash Chopra

Renowned commentator Aakash Chopra expressed disappointment over the Indian selectors omitting Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Prithvi Shaw for the WTC Final and England tour, and claimed that they are match-winners who should have been considered. Chopra also reckoned that Kuldeep’s axing was harsh.
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newscricket2 months ago

India announce squad for World Test Championship final; Shaw and Pandya left out

The BCCI have announced an extended squad for the World Test Championship Final against New Zealand next month and have left out the duo of Prithvi Shaw and Hardik Pandya, while retaining Mayank Agarwal. Meanwhile, opener KL Rahul has also been included, subject to fitness clearance.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to clueless Khaleel pulling off contender for ‘worst boundary-save attempt’ of season

Khaleel Ahmed is not a sharp fielder and often has left many a bowler frustrated with his lack of effort but today, the left-arm seamer took his shenanigans to a whole new level. Fielding at short third man, Khaleel made a mess out of a Jos Buttler outside-edge to gift four easy runs to the Royals.
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