newscricket13 hours ago

Virender Sehwag hands out the hilarious "Viru Gharelu Awards" on Twitter

After retiring from cricket Virender Sehwag has taken up the role of a commentator and Twitter celebrity. His talents as the latter were on full display after India beat Australia in Dharamsala when he started the "Viru Gharelu Awards" comparing cricketers to everyday objects.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Twitter reacts as India win against Australia and reclaim Border-Gavaskar trophy

Twitter had an absolute field day as a Virat Kohli-less India ended their long home season by reclaiming the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in the final Test match in Dharamsala. Chasing 87 runs on Day 4, India dropped two wickets but eventually ended up winning the game comfortably by eight wickets
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts as Rahul wastes a good start again and Pujara's "Half-marathon"

K.L.Rahul scored his 5th half-century of the series but yet again failed to convert it into a big score. Cheteshwar Pujara was en-route to another marathon innings before he was dismissed by Nathan Lyon for 57. The Twitterati had fun at Pujara's expense for his slow strike rate in Dharamsala.
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reportcricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 2 at Dharamshala

Chasing Australia's first innings score of 300, India dominated the first two sessions of Day 2 in Dharamsala thanks to KL Rahul who scored his fourth fifty in a row. However, a flurry of wickets from Nathan Lyon in the last session gave Australia a lifeline and put the match back in the balance.
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newscricket5 days ago

Yuvraj Singh: Comparison to Trump a huge compliment for Kohli

Yuvraj Singh is the latest to come out in support of Virat Kohli after Australian newspaper Daily Telegraph described the Indian skipper as the ‘Donald Trump of world sport’. Yuvraj said the comparison was a huge compliment. Previously Cheteshwar Pujara has backed Kohli in the incident.
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newscricket5 days ago

BCCI Contracts: Jadeja and Pujara rewarded for their performances with Grade A contracts

Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been upgraded to Grade ‘A in the BCCI contracts, whereas Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina have been excluded from the list, the BCCI announced yesterday. It has also been declared that the amount of money for all three grades have been doubled.
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newscricket9 days ago

Darren Lehmann acknowledges the threat Ravindra Jadeja poses on Day 5

Darren Lehmann has acknowledged the fact that his batsmen will have to be wary of spinner Ravindra Jadeja on the last day of the Ranchi Test. The Australia coach also said his batsmen will have to display the the patience shown by Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha if they are to avoid defeat.
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newscricket9 days ago

Wriddhiman Saha: It's my best Test knock so far

Wriddhiman Saha has rated his 117 in the ongoing third Test against Australia as his best knock and added that the support that he is getting from the team has had a positive impact on his batting. Saha and Cheteshwar Pujara shared in a 199-run partnership to lead India to a mammoth 603/9.
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reportcricket10 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 4 in Ranchi

India ended the day with the upper hand as Australia lost the wickets of David Warner and Nathan Lyon after conceding the first innings lead to India. Riding on a brilliant Pujara-Saha partnership, India managed to score 603/9 before Virat Kohli decided to send the Australians into bat again.
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newscricket10 days ago

Cheteshwar Pujara breaks Dravid’s record of playing longest Test innings

Cheteshwar Pujara has broken an all-time Indian record of the highest balls played in a single Test innings overtaking Rahul Dravid’s record of playing 495 balls on his way to 270 runs against Pakistan in 2004. Pujara, in his ongoing innings, played a total of 525 balls scoring 202 runs.
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