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newscricket10 days ago

IND vs SA | WATCH : Jasprit Bumrah gives warning to South Africa batsmen ahead of Cape Town Test

During the fourth day's play in the Johannesburg Test, Jasprit Bumrah lost his cool when Temba Bavuma’s shot injured Hanuma Vihari on his hand, and the pacer gave a stern warning to the Proteas batsmen ahead of the series decider in Cape Town. The final match of the series will begin on January 11.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Virat Kohli likely to return for Cape Town Test, says Rahul Dravid

India head coach Rahul Dravid has stated that Virat Kohli is likely to return for the series decider against South Africa in Cape Town. The India Test captain missed the Johannesburg Test due to an upper back spasm, and KL Rahul led the side in the second fixture of the three-match series.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Will be very unfortunate if Hanuma Vihari doesn’t play Cape Town test, says Gautam Gambhir

After India suffered a seven-wicket defeat against South Africa in the Johannesburg Test, Gautam Gambhir has stated that it will be very unfortunate if Hanuma Vihari does not play the Cape Town fixture. Vihari scored 20 and 40 not out in the first and second innings respectively at the Wanderers.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | We will have conversation with Rishabh Pant around his shot selection, reveals Rahul Dravid

India head coach Rahul Dravid has revealed that the team management will have a conversation with Rishabh Pant around shot selection after he was dismissed for a three ball duck in the Johannesburg Test. Dravid also added that Pant will keep improving and getting better with his experience.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs SA | Shreyas Iyer missed the selection for Johannesburg Test due to stomach bug - Reports

According to an ESPNCricinfo report, India middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer did not make it into the playing XI for the Johannesburg Test due to a stomach bug. Iyer had a brilliant outing in Test cricket against New Zealand recently, as he scored 202 runs from two matches with an average of 50.5.
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newscricket23 days ago

IND vs SA | Would like to play Shreyas Iyer and Hanuma Vihari ahead of Ajinkya Rahane, opines Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra has revealed that he will prefer Shreyas Iyer and Hanuma Vihari ahead of Ajinkya Rahane in the team for the Centurion Test. Chopra also added that if the team wants to play with five bowlers in the series opener they can bring in Shardul Thakur in the team.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs SA | KL Rahul hints India may use five bowler combination saying the tactic has helped team in overseas

India opener, KL Rahul has hinted that India might use a five bowling combination ahead of India’s tour to South Africa saying that the tactic has worked for the team in Test matches away from home. He also added that the workload becomes slightly easier to manage with five quality bowlers.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Hanuma Vihari deserves to bat ahead of Shreyas Iyer in overseas Tests, feels Sanjay Bangar

Former India player Sanjay Bangar has said that Hanuma Vihari would be a better choice than Shreyas Iyer and should bat ahead of him in the overseas Tests ahead of India’s tour to South Africa. Vihari has scored 624 runs from 12 Tests at an average of 32.84 with one hundred and four fifties.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Don’t know what will happen to Hanuma Vihari, opines Dinesh Karthik

India wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has said that Hanuma Vihari's place in the Test squad for South Africa will be uncertain after being dropped from the team for the New Zealand series. Vihari scored 151 runs at an average of 75.50 against South Africa A in two unofficial Tests recently.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Ajinkya Rahane cannot play the first Test in South Africa, says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman feels that Ajinkya Rahane should be benched for India’s first Test against South Africa later this month, citing that continuity is important in terms of team selection. He called for Shreyas Iyer’s inclusion, who had an impressive start to his Test career against New Zealand recently.
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