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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Jasprit Bumrah’s absence would not hurt India much, opines Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar believes that India won’t miss Jasprit Bumrah in Asia Cup as they have fantastic bench strength and have unearthed several fast bowlers recently. Vengsarkar also added that Hardik Pandya adds a lot of balance to the Indian team with his all-round skills for the tournament.
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newscricket2 months ago

Don't understand why selectors have rested Virat Kohli for West Indies series, states Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian cricketer and selector Dilip Vengsarkar stated that he cannot understand why the Indian selectors decided to rest Virat Kohli for the series against West Indies. Virat Kohli has not done well with the bat for quite some time and many people feel that he should have played against WI.
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newscricket3 months ago

Virat Kohli will come back strong in Test against England, opines Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar is of the opinion that Virat Kohli will make a strong comeback in the Test match against England. Virat Kohli has struggled to find his form for quite some time but batted well in the second innings of the practice game and scored a fluent fifty.
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newscricket3 months ago

Indian team might be waiting to unleash Umran Malik at the right opportunity, reckons Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that the Indian team might have been waiting for the right opportunity to unleash Umran Malik after he didn’t get any chance in the recent T20I series against South Africa. Umran earned a place in Indian team courtesy of taking 22 scalps in the IPL 2022 from 14 matches.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sarfaraz Khan should have been playing at moment for India, asserts Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has backed Sarfaraz Khan’s inclusion in Indian team saying he should have been considered by selectors after scoring 704 runs in five innings at 140.83 in Ranji Trophy this season. He also added that Sarfaraz is a street-smart cricketer and is always hungry for success.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs SA 2022 | Umran Malik deserves to play, remarks Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar spoke about Umran Malik recently and is of the opinion that the fast bowler deserves to play for the country. Umran Malik was not picked during the first match of the series against South Africa at the Arun Jaitley stadium in New Delhi which India lost.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Virat Kohli was impressive in the Under-16 tournament, Dilip Vengsarkar recalls first time he watched the cricketer

Former chairman of selectors, Dilip Vengsarkar has recalled the series of events which led to Virat Kohli’s selection in Indian team. Vengsarkar revealed that an Under-16 tournament was the first time he saw the cricketer where Kohli didn’t score many runs but was impressive enough to get attention.
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newscricket9 months ago

Split captaincy can work for both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Team India selector, Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that split captaincy can work well for both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Vengsarkar further added handing over white-ball captaincy to Rohit can help Kohli to focus more on Test cricket, which he feels is the ultimate form of cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Ravichandran Ashwin’s constant exclusion is a mystery to me, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Former India captain and chief-selector Dilip Vengsarkar has questioned Ravichandran Ashwin’s exclusion from India’s playing XI at the T20 World Cup 2021. Vengsarkar labelled the team’s performance against New Zealand on Sunday “lacklustre”, and added that the players looked “jaded”.
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newscricketa year ago

Ruturaj Gaikwad came to Pune academy when he was ten, I took him to England six years later, reminisces Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Chairman of selector Dilip Vengsarkar recalled his earlier days with Ruturaj Gaikwad, who came into Vengsarkar’s academy at the age of ten. Vengsarkar added that Gaikwad had excellent skills at that time and he took Gaikwad to England at the age of 16 to play for Lancashire like every year.
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