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ICC World Cup 2019 | Was surprised with the handling of Chahal and Kuldeep, reveals Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has claimed that he was left surprised by the Indian team management’s handling of wrist spinning duo - Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. The world cup winning spinner leapt to the defense of Yadav and Chahal as he added that the former should have played in the semis.
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newscricket12 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We had too many gentlemen in team back then, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly mentioned that the team, he captained, had too many gentlemen, referring to Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, and Sachin Tendulkar, when it came to the mental battles on-field while playing Australia. The conversation took place yesterday when the semifinal was interrupted by rain.
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featurecricket17 days ago

Ambati Rayudu leaves with “what could have been” regrets but who to blame for it all?

After the failure and shame in the 1999 World Cup, the '02 English summer gave a chance for redemption for the Indians and coincidentally, it was not only the senior team which was under the scanner. As many as three teams were in action at the same time, with a lot of promise for the golden future.
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newscricket22 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Harbhajan Singh criticizes former Pakistani cricketers for remarks shaming India

Harbhajan Singh has lashed out at former Pakistani cricketers Basit Ali and Sikander Bhakt for stating that India will intentionally lose its matches to ensure that Pakistan fails to qualify for the knockout rounds. Harbhajan has made harsh remarks of his own to ridicule their claims.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India will go all out against Afghanistan as well, says Harbhajan Singh

As India get ready to take on Afghanistan at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton today, Harbhajan Singh expects nothing less than 100 percent effort from the Men in Blue. The two-time World Cup winners and one of the tournament favourites, India have enjoyed a fine run in this edition so far.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India should stick to the winning combination apart from the forced change, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh backs Vijay Shankar to stay in the playing XI against Afghanistan as he believes that India will not disturb their winning combination on Saturday. Earlier this week, Shankar suffered an injury scare after being hit by a Jasprit Bumrah yorker during the net session.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and other ex-Indian stars told to choose between IPL roles and TV duties

According to the Indian Express, BCCI ethics officer Justice D. K. Jain has asked the former Indian stars to choose between their IPL roles and TV commentary. Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and around 20 other former Indian cricketers have taken up TV duties at the ICC World Cup 2019 in England.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Harbhajan Singh reckons India should go with spin twins for all games

Harbhajan Singh has backed the spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav to feature in all matches at the World Cup and continue their match-winning performances for the country. The duo has picked up 168 ODI wickets since Chahal made his international debut in 2016 and Kuldeep in 2017.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | If a 50-over match happens, India can't be beaten, feels Harbhajan Singh ahead of Pak encounter

Harbhajan Singh has stated that if the Manchester weather permits for a 50-over encounter between India and Pakistan, then the former will have an upper hand in the game. The former off-spinner has also added that Old Trafford is a sand-based ground and even if it rains, it doesn't soak in.
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newscricketa month ago

Sleepless nights, fear of losing and pressure are the memories of 2011 World Cup semi-final, reveals Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has stated that he had sleepless nights before the semi-final encounter in 2011 World Cup, played on March 30 between India and Pakistan. The off-spinner bagged two wickets in the ten overs he bowled and garnered some handy runs lower down the order to help his side win the game.
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