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newscricket3 days ago

Virat asks a lot of questions about match situations when he comes out to bat, reveals Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara has stated that Virat Kohli would enquire about a lot of things related to the game situation when he comes out to bat and he would try to formulate his own approach accordingly. The Indian No.3 has also added that oppositions’ focus on Kohli helps him relax a bit at the other end.
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featurecricket6 days ago

What was the IPL like the last time it was played in UAE

In exactly 49 days’ time, the Indian Premier League will return to The United Arab Emirates, six years after the country hosted no less than 20 IPL matches as a result of the general elections taking place back home in India.
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newscricket9 days ago

Ahmedabad Camp for Indian contracted players in doubt due to health risk

In all possibility, the BCCI might cancel their plan of organising a camp for centrally-contracted players in Ahmedabad with the players directly joining their franchise camp in the UAE. However, there is no clarity on Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari who don’t have any IPL contracts.
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newscricket25 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin needs to decide if he is an off-spinner or not, feels Dilip Doshi

Former India spinner Dilip Doshi has stated that R Ashwin needs to bowl more of his stock balls if he wants to call himself an off-spinner. Doshi further added that it hurts him when people call a high-class batsman such Cheteshwar Pujara as 'too slow’ and that he would pick him in the ODI team.
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newscricketa month ago

Best thing about Rahul Bhai is he understands a player’s psychology, reveals Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara has heaped praise on his ‘idol’ Rahul Dravid, saying that the former Indian skipper perfectly understands a player’s psychology. Pujara has also added that Dravid helped him understand the importance of switching off from cricket and always having a clarity of thought.
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newscricketa month ago

Don’t see any series happening in next two-three months; have to resume gradually, states Cheteshwar Pujara

After returning to outdoor training post-COVID-19 lockdown, Cheteshwar Pujara has stated that he doesn’t see any bilateral series happening in the country for the next two to three months. While adding that cricket should resume gradually, he pointed out that the break will be of help to cricketers.
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newscricket2 months ago

Pink ball’s pace and visibility very different from red ball, admits Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara has revealed that unlike the red ball, which has been used since the start of Test cricket, the pink ball’s pace and visibility are very difficult for a batsman. Pujara also reckoned that Australian pacers will get more bounce and pace off the pitch with the pink ball.
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newscricket2 months ago

Five players given NADA notice as BCCI cites Password glitch

National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has sent five of BCCI's centrally contracted cricketers, including Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul for failing to disclose their whereabouts. However, later the BCCI has cited that "password glitch" as the reason for the delay in disclosing.
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newscricket2 months ago

Piyush Chawla, Rohit Sharma and Pujara stood out as youngsters, reveals Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad, who had coached the Indian side at the Under-19 World Cup in 2006, revealed that back then, he identified Piyush Chawla, Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara as standout talents. Prasad added that he had even asked the BCCI to fast-track the trio as much as they can.
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newscricket2 months ago

Can’t compare myself to Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, says Rahul Dravid

Talking about how Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have taken ODI cricket to a whole new level, Rahul Dravid was adamant that he could not be compared to them. The former Indian captain added that he always knew what his role in the team was and always took pride in playing his part.
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