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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2022 | Irfan Pathan names four players Mumbai Indians should retain ahead of IPL 2022 auctions

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has named four players which five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians should retain ahead of the 2022 IPL auctions. The existing eight teams have the deadline of November 30 to decide on the players they wish to retain, before the auctions take place.
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newscricket11 days ago

Voluntarily went to airport customs counter, says Hardik Pandya giving justification on his lawfully purchased watch

After reports of his Rs 5 crore watches being seized by custom officials at Mumbai airport, Hardik Panyda has issued a statement to clarify what transpired upon his arrival from Dubai, following India's T20 World Cup 2021 campaign. He said that he voluntarily declared the items at customs counter.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs NZ | Hardik Pandya knows exactly what he needs to do, says KL Rahul on the all-rounder’s exclusion

India vice-captain KL Rahul has said that Hardik Pandya knows exactly what he needs to do for making a comeback into the team. The all-rounder was not included in the T20I squad for the home series against New Zealand starting November 17 due to his lack of batting form and bowling fitness.
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newscricket16 days ago

Venkatesh Iyer can be Hardik Pandya’s backup, feels VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman believes that Venkatesh Iyer, who earned his maiden India call-up for the home T20I series against New Zealand, can be groomed into a utility all-rounder and marked him as a potential backup for Hardik Pandya. Iyer had excelled as an opener for Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL 2021.
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newscricket16 days ago

Reports | Hardik Pandya dropped and not rested for New Zealand T20Is

According to reports, unlike Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah, all-rounder has been dropped and not rested for the T20I series against New Zealand. Hardik Pandya's fitness has been an concern for quite sometime now and the he has failed to deliver for India despite being given numerous chances.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs AFG | Twitter reacts as India thrash Afghanistan to register their first victory in T20 World Cup 2021

After losing the first two games at the Super 12 stage, India registered a thumping 66-run victory against Afghanistan on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi. Earlier in the Indian batting innings, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma scored brisk fifties and stitched up a 140-run partnership for the opening wicket.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs AFG | Twitter reacts to Hardik Pandya's collision with Mohammad Shahzad after dropped catch

During the match between Afghanistan and India on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, Hardik Pandya collided with Mohammad Shahzad after he was dropped at mid-off by Najibullah Zadran. The all-rounder smashed an unbeaten 35 off 13 balls, and stitched up a crucial 62-run stand with Rishabh Pant at the end.
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newscricket24 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Suryakumar Yadav should play against Afghanistan if fit, says Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar is of the opinion that Suryakumar Yadav should play against Afghanistan in the Super 12s clash of the T20 World Cup 2021 on Wednesday. Agarkar also called for Rohit Sharma be slotted back as an opener, and backed Hardik Pandya to play given that he bowled against New Zealand on Sunday.
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newscricket25 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Ravichandran Ashwin’s constant exclusion is a mystery to me, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Former India captain and chief-selector Dilip Vengsarkar has questioned Ravichandran Ashwin’s exclusion from India’s playing XI at the T20 World Cup 2021. Vengsarkar labelled the team’s performance against New Zealand on Sunday “lacklustre”, and added that the players looked “jaded”.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | India was a completely lost squad against New Zealand, says Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that India was a completely lost squad against New Zealand, and they pressed the panic button which resulted in the defeat. The former Pakistan pacer further added that apart from Jasprit Bumrah and Varun Chakravarthy, the Indian bowling squad looked very ordinary.
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