newscricketa day ago

IPL 2019 | Zaheer Khan appointed Mumbai Indians' Director of Cricket Operations

Mumbai Indians have opted to appoint former player, Zaheer Khan, as their Director of Cricket Operations (DCO) ahead of the 2019 season of the Indian Premier League this summer. Khan will join team owners - Nita Ambani and Akash Ambani at the IPL auction to be held in Jaipur on Tuesday.
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newscricketa day ago

The current Indian team fears no one, suggests Sir Viv Richards

Sir Viv Richards offered his support to a disappointed Indian team after the loss in Perth stating that the current squad is a fearless group of individuals led by the magnificent Virat Kohli. Richards further added that Kohli is a player who will not shy away from a fight, much like himself.
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newscricket2 days ago

Hardik Pandya added to Indian Test squad for last two Tests

After proving his fitness in the Ranji Trophy game against Mumbai, Hardik Pandya has been added to the Indian team for the last two Tests, Baroda skipper Kedar Devdhar has revealed today. Pandya scored a half-century and took seven wickets in their Ranji Trophy Group A match at the Wankhede Stadium.
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newscricket5 days ago

Hardik Pandya turns up for Baroda in order to make Test comeback

Hardik Pandya, after a two-month long injury layoff, has decided to make a comeback to the competitive cricket by playing for Baroda against Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy. Hardik had been sidelined with a back injury sustained during the Asia Cup in September, and hasn’t played any cricket since then.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Australia | I’m trying hard to get fit for the ODI series in January, reveals Hardik Pandya

Currently undergoing rehabilitation, Hardik Pandya reckons he should be at peak fitness in time for the ODI series against Australia which is scheduled to start on January 12. Pandya had suffered a back injury during India’s Asia Cup campaign which forced him to withdraw from the tournament.
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newscricketa month ago

Cricketing fitness more important than yo-yo test results, asserts Kapil Dev

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev has stated that cricketing fitness should be the prime factor when considering players for the selection into the team. The Indian management now uses the yo-yo test as the gold standard to assess the players for their match fitness on which he made the comment.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Australia | Visitors have a good chance Down Under, feels Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey is been of the opinion that India has a very good team with some fine pace bowlers, who would give the side a good chance to do well in the Test series in Australia. He asserted that the absence of Hardik Pandya would hurt India as his style would have suited Australian conditions.
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newscricketa month ago

Hardik Pandya represents modern, fearless, Indian cricketer, says Daren Ganga

Former Windies star Darren Ganga has claimed the emergence of Baroda all-rounder Hardik Pandya has not surprised him as the latter represents the modern and fearless crop of Indian cricketers. Ganga credited the IPL for helping selectors scout for talent and nurture youngsters at a tender age.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Windies | Was really surprised when I found out I was selected, reveals Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya, who received a call-up to the Indian team for the upcoming T20I series against Windies and Australia, has revealed that he did not see his selection to the Indian team coming. Pandya is in line to make his India debut in the first T20I, which will be played in Kolkata on Sunday.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Windies | MS Dhoni continues to be integral part of ODI team, asserts Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still an integral part of the Indian ODI team in spite of being dropped from the T20 internationals to be played against Windies and Australia. He further mentioned that Dhoni himself decided to make way for young Rishabh Pant in the T20I squad.
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