reportcricket2 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 3 at Dharamshala

Ravindra Jadeja's all-round performance, on Day 3 of the final Test in Dharamsala, where he scored a very important 63 and claimed 3 wickets put India in the driving seat. After restricting Australia to 137, India need just 87 runs on Day 4 to win the game and reclaim the Border-Gavaskar trophy.
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newscricket5 days ago

Patience pays off for Matt Renshaw as he breaks 119 year old Australian record

Matt Renshaw has impressed all with his maturity while batting in the current series. In the process, he has also broken Clint Hill's record for most runs for Australia before the age of 21 in this tour and his former coach, Phil Jaques says that his patience is the key to his success in India.
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newscricket7 days ago

David Warner not concerned by his loss of form

A lot was expected of David Warner in the lead-up to Australia's Test tour of India, and although he has failed so far, the opener believes that if he keeps putting in the work, good results cannot be far away. The 4-match series is tied at 1-1 with the decider starting in Dharamsala on March 25.
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newscricket8 days ago

Laxman disappointed at Kohli’s over the top celebration

VVS Laxman has expressed his disappointment at Virat Kohli for mocking the Australians by holding his shoulders after David Warner's dismissal on the fourth day of the Ranchi Test. Laxman said had earlier criticized the Australians as well after Glenn Maxwell had imitated Kohli's shoulder injury.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to Steve Smith's "Brain Fade 2.0" and Jadeja's performance

India started the day with momentum on their side as Renshaw and Smith were dismissed by R Jadeja early. But Shaun Marsh and Peter Hansdscombe stood tall and thwarted India's chances of taking a 2-1 lead with a game to play. The Twitterati got to work immediately after Smith's brain fade 2.0.
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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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newscricket13 days ago

Twitter reacts as India finally get a review right and Saha's "funny catch"!

Twitterati had a field day as on the first Day of the third Test between India and Australia in Ranchi. India had a brilliant start to the game as they dismissed Warner, Renshaw, and Marsh for just 89. But a 159-run partnership between Steve Smith and Maxwell has put Australia in the driving seat.
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newscricket16 days ago

Ashwin is always happy when Warner walks in to bat: Pujara

Ravichandran Ashwin has dismissed David Warner thrice in four innings in the first two Tests of the Border-Gavaskar series, Cheteshwar Pujara has revealed how he likes to rub it in when the Aussie opener walks in to bat. Pujara said that he “wanted to make sure their batsmen are thinking about it”.
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newscricket17 days ago

Never mind the risk, I have to respond to Ashwin, says David Warner

David Warner and Ravichandran Ashwin have been involved in a contest of their own during the ongoing Test series and Warner has lost his wicket to Ashwin thrice already. The opener, however, says he won’t stop playing his shots against the off-spinner and will continue to fancy his chances.
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newscricket24 days ago

Watch: Ravichandran Ashwin deceives David Warner with a brilliant delivery

Ravichandran Ashwin and David Warner were involved in a thrilling battle that ended with the off-spinner getting the Australian opener with a delivery that ripped past the bat on pitching to uproot the off-stump. Left-handed Warner scored 33 in Australia's first innings.
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