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IND vs NZ | Virat Kohli is at his best when he is riled up, reveals Gautam Gambhir

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir is of the opinion that skipper Virat Kohli is at his best when he is all charged up. Impressed by the good-natured New Zealand cricketers, Virat had said that if his side were to share the number one ICC Test spot with any team, it will be the Black Caps.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Technique the difference between masterclass and a disaster-class in New Zealand

New Zealand and India are two of the toughest places to play, where the technique is a determining factor between a master-class and a disaster class. Even the greatest of batsmen- Sir Alastair Cook, Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar have struggled in comparison to the numbers they put elsewhere.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND vs NZ | Mayank Agarwal is very organized cricketer, believes Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has backed Mayank Agarwal to shine in the upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand, starting Friday in Wellington. Mayank Agarwal had a lukewarm start to his ODI career, managing scores of 32, 3 and 1, he struck an 86 against NZ XI to gear up for the first Test.
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newscricketa month ago

Madan Lal, RP Singh, Sulakshana Naik picked as three-member Cricket Advisory Committee

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday, January 31, 2020, announced the appointment of its Cricket Advisory Committee. The three-member committee comprises Madan Lal, Rudra Pratap Singh and Sulakshana Naik, and their appointment term will be for one year from now.
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newscricketa month ago

New selection committee will pick squad for South Africa, reveals Sourav Ganguly

On Monday, Sourav Ganguly confirmed that the ODI series against South Africa will be the first assignment for the new selection committee, with Laxman Sivaramakrishnan leading the race to be the new chief selector. Regarding CAC, he admitted that they are looking for Gautam Gambhir’s replacement.
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newscricketa month ago

What happens to Rishabh Pant now, asks Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir lauded KL Rahul for taking up multiple roles successfully in the Indian team for the ODI series against Australia, which India won 2-1. However, he also questioned the move to stick with Rahul over specialist option Rishabh Pant for the near future.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | BCCI ponders upon including selectors in team meetings

The BCCI reportedly now wants the national selectors to have their say in the team meetings. With the tenure of the incumbent selection committee headed by MSK Prasad set to come to an end at the end of this month, the BCCI has also invited applications for the replacement of Prasad and Gagan Khoda.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Selfless Virat Kohli needs to be applauded for batting at No.4, opines Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir believes that Virat Kohli, who threw a surprise by demoting himself down the order in the first ODI, needs to be applauded and criticized for deciding to bat at No.4. The Indian skipper, who ended up scoring just 16, was heavily criticized for choosing to push himself down the order.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Always knew Justin Langer was right man to take Australia forward, attests Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has showered praise on Australia coach Justin Langer and has stated that he always knew that the southpaw was the right man to take Australian cricket forward. Gambhir also revealed that he wanted Langer to be KKR coach, an offer which the latter declined owing to personal reasons.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | No comparison between Virat Kohli and Steve Smith in white-ball cricket, believes Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has insisted that Steve Smith is nowhere close in comparison with Virat Kohli in white-ball cricket while he is eager about the former’s batting position. The former Indian opener believes that Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah’s pace will trouble the Aussies in the upcoming series.
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