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T20 World Cup 2021 | Virat Kohli can be a good option as India’s sixth bowler, reckons Deep Dasgupta

Deep Dasgupta believes that India skipper Virat Kohli can be a good choice to fill the team’s sixth bowler’s role at the T20 World Cup 2021. With Hardik Pandya not entirely fit to bowl, Kohli had rolled his arm over during the team’s warm-up match against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 WC 2021 | I’d pick Varun Charavarthy as India’s first-choice spinner at T20 World Cup, states Deep Dasgupta

Deep Dasgupta is of the opinion that Varun Chakravarthy should feature in India’s first-choice XI at the T20 World Cup as the lead spinner, alongside all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. Chakravarthy has picked up 15 wickets from 12 games at IPL 2021 while maintaining an excellent economy of 6.73.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | Ashwin’s competition is with Shardul Thakur and not Jadeja, reckons Deep Dasgupta

Former Indian cricketer, Deep Dasgupta is of the opinion that Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s competition is with seam all-rounder Shardul Thakur and not Ravindra Jadeja. The Indian cricket expert also added that Jadeja's direct competition in the playing XI would be with Hanuma Vihari.
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SL vs IND | Prithvi Shaw's bat flow and footwork have improved considerably, opines Deep Dasgupta 

Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Deep Dasgupta has noted that there has been a considerable change in the bat flow and footwork of young Indian opener Prithvi Shaw. He also added that Shaw is a world-class talent, and it's all about how he converts it into performances for the country.
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ENG vs IND | Mayank Agarwal should replace Gill given his impressive career, opines Deep Dasgupta 

Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Deep Dasgupta has batted for Mayank Agarwal as a replacement for the injured Shubman Gill for the five-match Test series against England. He also added KL Rahul hasn't paid much attention to his defensive technique and should only bat in the middle-order in Tests.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sure that Shubman Gill will be back to scoring runs, will learn from his mistakes, defends Deep Dasgupta

Former Indian wicketkeeper batsman Deep Dasgupta has thrown his weight behind the Indian Test opener Shubman Gill and asserted that he will come back strongly in the WTC final, learning from his mistakes. He added that certain adjustments that he made in Australia backfired for him against England.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs ENG | Imperative for India to win the pink-ball Test, affirms Deep Dasgupta

With the World Test Championship final on the line, Deep Dasgupta has affirmed that it is imperative for the hosts India to win the pink-ball clash against England. While stressing that, he also added that the pink-ball Test in Ahmedabad would be a nightmare for the fielders, spotting the ball.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs ENG | Pant's batting confidence rubbing into his keeping as well, feels Deep Dasgupta

Former Indian wicketkeeper batsman Deep Dasgupta feels that wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant's batting confidence has started to rub on his keeping as well. He also praised his movement in the second innings of the first Test behind the stumps and also the two catches he took yesterday.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs ENG | Don't see any reason why Washington Sundar should be replaced, asserts Deep Dasgputa  

Indian all-rounder Washington Sundar has come under scanner after a poor first Test with the ball but former Indian cricketer Deep Dasgputa has thrown his weight behind the youngster. He, however, also added that both Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav are quality options for the second Test.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | Jasprit Bumrah is a bigger asset with the ball; why risk him as nightwatchman, questions Pragyan Ojha

Pragyan Ojha has questioned team management’s tactic of sending Jasprit Bumrah as the nightwatchman, stating that Bumrah is a bigger asset with the ball. On the other hand, Deep Dasgupta stated that it was a perfect decision to send Bumrah with the only other option being Ashwin.
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