newscricketa day ago

Hardik Pandya: I used to be dropped from the junior state team because of the “attitude problem”.

Mumbai Indians star all-rounder Hardik Pandya, revealed how his expressiveness had been coined as an attitude problem in his early years as a cricketer. Moreover, Pandya stated that playing more games has sobered down his attitude as he had learned to keep his emotions in check.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | England will be hard to get past, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has described hosts England as the side to beat at next month's Champions Trophy. The India skipper also said judging by England's dazzling record in the recent past, India will need to step up their game if they are to retain the crown that they won in 2013 under MS Dhoni in England.
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newscricket2 days ago

Kohli thinks MS Dhoni was too burdened in last couple of years

Virat Kohli in a press conference in London said that MS Dhoni was too burdened in the past few years because of the responsibility of the various roles he played in the team. MSD has been striking the ball relatively better lately and Kohli credits that to his ability to play freely now.
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newscricket8 days ago

IPL 2017| Ricky Ponting's top 5 fielders

Ricky Ponting is no stranger to the IPL, having won the title during his time coaching Mumbai Indians. However, the former Australian skipper has been keeping a close eye on things in IPL 2017 as well and he picked his top-5 fielders from the ongoing tournament. Two Indians are on the list.
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newscricket13 days ago

Clarke predicts India-Australia final at Champions Trophy

The former Australian skipper Michael Clarke predicted a clash between India and Australia in the finals of the upcoming Champions Trophy 2017 scheduled to commence on June 1 on Saturday. He also went as far as to predict that Australia would defeat India by a narrow margin of a single run.
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newscricket15 days ago

Harsha Bhogle : India not favorites for Champions Trophy

Harsha Bhogle has claimed that England and South Africa will start as the Champions Trophy, in England, as favourites and not India. Bhogle broke down his assessment of the Indian team to the minutest of details in his post and stated the strengths and shortcomings of the defending champions.
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newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2017 | Kieron Pollard: We can't win every game

Mumbai Indians suffered a narrow seven-run defeat at the hands of Kings XI Punjab, who stayed in contention for a playoff spot with the win. Kieron Pollard, who took MI within touching distance of the challenging target of 231, said the defeat goes to prove that one can't always win.
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newscricket18 days ago

Dilip Vengsakar: IPL form has nothing to do with Champions Trophy chances

Dilip Vengsakar, the former chairman of selectors, gave his views on the 15-man squad chosen for Champions Trophy that will commence on the 1st of June. He stated in an interview on Monday that Indian players' form in IPL will in no way impact India's chances of winning or losing the tournament.
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newscricket22 days ago

Pandya brothers may feature in TNPL

Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya might be a part of the upcoming season of Tamil Nadu Premier League. Last season, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association were not allowed to feature outstation players registered to TNCA in the lineup, but this year the players can be included by means of a player draft.
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newscricketa month ago

Will be surprised if Jasprit Bumrah is not picked for Champions Trophy, says Shane Bond

Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond expects pacer Jasprit Bumrah to be an automatic choice in the Indian squad for the Champions Trophy to be played in England and Wales starting on June 1. The former Kiwi quick expects India's pace attack to be a handful in conditions that aid seam overseas.
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