newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and Cheteshwar Pujara feature in ICC Test team of the year

Virat Kohli, along with Cheteshwar Pujara and R Ashwin, has been picked in the ICC Team of the year with the Indian skipper being chosen to lead that side as well. South Africa and Australia also have three representatives in the team while English players grabbed the last two places.
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts as India's nine-series winning streak coming to an end

After winning a record 9 consecutive Test series, India finally ran out of steam as they succumbed to their 2nd loss in the 3-match series to hand the Freedom Trophy back to the Proteas. The Twitterati jumped at the chance of having some fun at India's expense after yet another batting collapse.
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featurecricket8 days ago

South Africa vs India | Probable XI for the Centurion Test

India have come under massive criticism concerning the team selection following their 72-run defeat against South Africa in the Newlands Test. However, on a positive note, the side now has good knowledge about their strengths and weaknesses and could line-up accordingly in the next match.
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newscricket10 days ago

Kapil Dev : Only time will tell if Pandya becomes a genuine all-rounder

Kapil Dev believes that Hardik Pandya has the ability of a genuine all-rounder but that will not happen overnight. The legendary all-rounder has also praised India’s team spirit but added that if the team continue to depend on only two players then they will not be able to replicate home success.
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newscricket11 days ago

Kohli, Pujara slip in ICC Test rankings as Bhuvi eyes top 20.

Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara have slipped down in the ICC Test rankings following their poor display against South Africa in Cape Town. However, Bhuvneshwar Kumar could now be eyeing a chance to break into the top 20 for the first time in his career, after bagging six wickets in the match.
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newscricket13 days ago

Cheteshwar Pujara praises outstanding Hardik Pandya for his heroic performance

Cheteshwar Pujara has heaped on Hardik Pandya for his all-round performance which helped India stay alive in the first Test against South Africa at the Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town. Pandya played 93-run knock and later he grabbed two wickets to give India something to hold on to for Day 3.
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newscricket14 days ago

Twitter reacts to Hardik Pandya's innings saving innings in Cape Town

When the top order failed to get going, the lanky Hardik Pandya stood tall and saved India from an embarrassing total and guided India to a first-innings score of 209. The Twitterati were pleased by the display and couldn't control showering their praises on the Baroda all-rounder.
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featurecricket16 days ago

India well-placed to end frustrating South Africa hoodoo

Sri Lanka - Check, South Africa – Tick, New Zealand – Done, England – Done and dusted, Bangladesh – Okay, No problem. Australia – Cool. Taken care. Sri Lanka – Wow. Get ready, time for some records. This is India, unbeatable India - the best Test team in the World at the moment. Or are they?
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newscricket16 days ago

Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli feature in ESPN's 2017 Test XI

With the culmination of an exciting 2017, ESPN have come out with their Test XI which includes Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara at the helm of affairs. After a string of consistent performances, the duo find themselves in a list alongside the likes of David Warner and Steve Smith.
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newscricket23 days ago

We will make the series tough for South African batsmen, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has admitted that the team will face a huge challenge in the upcoming South Africa tour but he also trusted on his own team and said that they will make it tough for the opponents' players. Shastri has praised Jasprit Bumrah and called him one of the best bowlers in the world now.
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