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newscricket3 days ago

Think Sachin, Lara and myself made cricket exciting with our battles, claims Shane Warne 

Shane Warne feels that the big three of his era that included him, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara made cricket more exciting and interesting with their battles on the 22 yards. He added that Sachin and Lara stood out among the rest and are two of the greatest batsmen to have played the game. 
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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2020 | Would love to have KL Rahul in teams across all formats, admires Brian Lara

After KXIP’s win over Mumbai, Brian Lara has admired KL Rahul’s batting display and style, admitting that he would love to have him in the T20, Test and the ODI team. While critiquing his inability to finish games earlier in the season, Lara credited his turnaround performance against Mumbai.
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newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2020 | Rishabh Pant now has the ability to score runs on all parts of the grounds, reckons Brian Lara

In what comes as a big compliment for the Indian and Delhi Capitals gloveman, Rishabh Pant, legendary Brian Lara has asserted that the youngster can now make runs in all parts of the ground. Pant impressed Brian Lara with his cameo against RCB, where he hit great shots on the off-side at death.
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newscricket19 days ago

IPL 2020 | KL Rahul should not be burdened with gloves for India, opines Brian Lara

Brian Lara has opined that the Indian management should not burden KL Rahul with the gloves and instead should allow him to solely focus on his batting, which makes him ‘great.’ In Rahul’s absence behind the wickets, Lara added that Rishabh Pant should be entrusted with the responsibility.
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newscricket3 months ago

Brian Lara takes to instagram to quash rumours; confirms Covid negative test

Brian Lara, in an Instagram post on Wednesday, confirmed that he had indeed tested negative for the coronavirus and rendered rumours of him having contracted the virus as false. Lara expressed disappointment over the rumours and labelled the spread of wrongful information ‘careless’.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC should consider removing umpire’s call from DRS decisions, feels Sachin Tendulkar

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar is of the opinion that Cricket, just like Tennis, must hand over the duty of making decisions completely to technology and thus has batted for the removal of ‘Umpire’s call’ from DRS decisions. Sachin feels that the ‘umpire’s call’ is a bit unfair on the players.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Hard-hitting reality of Windies’ batting points to inevitable English rout

You’ll have to go all the way back to December 3, 2013, to find the last instance of the West Indies scoring over 500 runs in a single innings of a Test match.
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newscricket4 months ago

Was constantly thinking of not running Sachin Tendulkar out at Lord’s, recalls Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has recalled his memory of batting alongside Sachin Tendulkar for MCC in 2014, where he was worried that he would run the Indian batsman out in front of a jam-packed crowd at Lord’s. He also reckoned that it was an unbelievable experience batting with the cricketing legends.
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newscricket4 months ago

Piyush Chawla names three Indians in all-time Test XI; no place for Dhoni or Kohli

Indian leg-spinner Piyush Chawla, on Saturday, picked his ‘All time Test XI’ and interestingly only opted for three Indians in his XI - Sachin Tendulkar, Sehwag and Kapil Dev. Chawla, who played three Tests himself, picked four Australians in his XI, including Hayden, Ponting, Gilchrist and Warne.
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newscricket5 months ago

Wasim Akram names his all-time top batsmen; ranks Sachin Tendulkar fifth

Wasim Akram has named his all-time top five batsmen that he has played with or played against, where he noted Viv Richards, Martin Crowe, Brian Lara and Inzamam-ul-Haq as top four. The pacer named Sachin Tendulkar as the fifth-best and reasoned out that the duo didn’t meet much in Tests.
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