featurecricket2 days ago

Talking points from Day 3 of India-Sri Lanka Test Match

Sri Lanka have dominated proceedings in the Test so far and the trend continued on Day 3 as well, with the home side restricted to just 172 in the first innings. In reply, riding on a 99-run partnership between Angelo Mathews (52) and Lahiru Thirimanne (51), they have closed the gap to just 7 runs.
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newscricket5 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka - India's predicted XI for first Test in Kolkata

India have successfully managed to beat Sri Lanka on their own patch in a dominating way as they registered 9-0 win which over all three formats. Now, it's Sri Lanka's turn to tour India with the first Test starting tomorrow and both the teams will want to start the series on a winning note.
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newscricket9 days ago

Cheteshwar Pujara understands people's expectations rising due to his knack of scoring big runs

Cheteshwar Pujara has claimed that his habit of putting up big numbers has forced people to expect a lot more from him and also admitted that it is difficult to always fulfill that. The Saurashtra player has stated that he always accepts his failures which helped him learn many things from it.
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newscricket11 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Test runs never come easy, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara, who performed really well during the Sri Lanka tour earlier this year, stated that runs never come easy in the longer format. Pujara also believes that the upcoming Sri Lanka series will give him a good opportunity to prepare for the challenging South Africa series.
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newscricket23 days ago

Virat Kohli’s success mantra inspires youngsters from all around the world, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara has lauded Virat Kohli’s remarkable fitness on the field, stating how his disciplined life should be an inspiration for younger players all across the globe. Kohli’s Test teammate also shed light on the importance of being fit in modern cricket and how it has helped him.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Vijay, Ashwin and Jadeja return to squad for SL Test series

Murali Vijay, along with the spin duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, has been recalled to the India squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka starting November 16. Vijay had missed the previous Sri Lanka series with a wrist injury while the spinners had been dropped for the limited overs series.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings: Kagiso Rabada surpasses Ravichandran Ashwin, Rangana Herath

South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada has gained two slots to reach a career-best third position in the latest ICC Test rankings, which confirmed today. Rabada’s promotion meant Ravichandran Ashwin slipped one spot to fourth, while Rangana Herath moved to the fifth position in the rankings.
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newscricketa month ago

Ranji Trophy | Punjab to play opening match without Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh

Punjab will have to begin this Ranji Trophy season without Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh in the lead as both of them won’t be a part of the opening game against Himachal. Meanwhile, both Cheteshwar Puajra and Ravindra Jadeja will also not be part of Saurashtra squad owing to the national duty.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja set to play tournament opener

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, and M Vijay will play the first round of Ranji Trophy matches, which start on October 6. While Ashwin and Vijay have confirmed their availability to the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, Jadeja and Pujara have been named in the Saurashtra squad.
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newscricket3 months ago

Cheteshwar Pujara : My dedication to the game has made me what I am

Cheteshwar Pujara has claimed that it is his dedication to cricket that has helped him become an Arjuna Award winner. The Saurashtra batsman voiced his gratitude for the award but clarified that he wouldn't be able to receive the same in person due to his County Cricket commitments.
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