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KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant likely to receive A+ promotion in BCCI central contracts - Reports

According to a PTI report, Indian opening batsman KL Rahul and wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant are most likely to receive A+ promotion in the BCCI central contracts for the upcoming season. India white-ball captain Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah are already in the elite A+ category.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND vs SA | Mayank Agarwal didn’t make use of the opportunity, opines Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh is of the opinion that Mayank Agarwal didn’t make use of the opportunity he got in the South Africa series. Harbhajan further added that Shubhman Gill and Prithvi Shaw might replace Agarwal in the next series after he wasn't consistent in the recent Test series in South Africa.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Series defeat against South Africa is going to pinch India, opines Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra feels that the series defeat against South Africa is going to pinch India as they were a far superior side than the opposition. Chopra also added that the Indian batting unit looked much superior but they failed to produce winning performances for the team.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | India’s dream of winning in South Africa has turned into a nightmare, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has opined that India’s dream of winning first Test series in South Africa has turned into a nightmare as they lost to South Africa by 2-1 in Test series. He also suggested that India should have bowled Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami after lunch on last day of Cape Town Test.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Ship has sailed for Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara, opines Atul Wassan

Atul Wassan believes that Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara have not done enough with the bat in the South Africa series and might not get chances in the future. Wassan also added that the batsmen had lost the series this time as they didn’t give bowlers enough runs to defend 20 wickets.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | We will continue to back Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has said that the team management will continue to back Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane because of the kind of players they are. However, Kohli also pointed out that the selectors will take a call regarding the future of both batsmen and he is not the right person to talk about it.
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newscricket12 days ago

IND vs SA | Twitter reacts as Cheteshwar Pujara gives Keegan Petersen a lifeline on Day 4 in Cape Town Test

Cheteshwar Pujara dropped a straightforward chance to dismiss Keegan Petersen while fielding at first slip on Day 4 of the ongoing third and final Test in Cape Town. Petersen, who scored a half-century in the first innings of the Cape Town Test, registered another fifty in the final innings.
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newscricket13 days ago

IND vs SA | Twitter reacts as Keegan Petersen takes a one-handed stunner to dismiss Cheteshwar Pujara

Keegan Petersen pulled off an absolute screamer to send Cheteshwar Pujara packing in the second innings of the series decider in Cape Town. Petersen, who was fielding at leg gully dived full-length to his right, and grabbed the ball after Pujara tried to defend a bouncer from Marco Jansen.
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newscricket13 days ago

IND vs SA | Virat Kohli will need support from Cheteshwar Pujara on Day 3, opines Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has opined that Virat Kohli will need support from Cheteshwar Pujara as both of them will lead the charge on Day 3 for India in Cape Town. The former Indian cricketer further added that the visitors can win the Cape Town Test and secure a series win if Kohli stays the whole day.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs SA | India were 50-60 runs short from what was expected of them, reckons Vikram Rathour

India batting coach Vikram Rathour has stated that India ended up 50-60 runs short from what was expected of them scoring 223/10 in the first innings after the end of day’s play. Rathour further added that there were some soft dismissals in later part of innings and the team could have done better.
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