newscricket14 days ago

Squad for remaining Two Tests announced; Pandya misses out

The BCCI has released injured all-rounder Hardik Pandya from the squad for the final two Test matches against Australia, to be held in Ranchi and Dharamsala naming a 15-man team. Murali Vijay, who missed the second Test due to a shoulder injury suffered in Pune, has retained his place in the squad.
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newscricket21 days ago

Virat Kohli : You will not see a Pune-like performance from us again

Virat Kohli has assured Indian cricket fans that they would not have to endure a performance like the Pune one from the team again in the ongoing series against Australia. Kohli also accepted that there was a "lack of intent" from the team in the first Test and that it would not happen again.
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newscricket24 days ago

Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav released to play Vijay Hazare Trophy

All-rounder Hardik Pandya and Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav have been released by the BCCI to play for their respective state teams in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy 50-over tournament before rejoining the national squad on March 2 in Bengaluru, two days ahead of the second Test against Australia.
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newscricketa month ago

Hardik Pandya: I am more matured in my work ethic now

Hardik Pandya believes that he has become more focused and matured in his work ethics by being around the Indian team over last one year, which helped him to make his career more systematic. He has also said that he wants to make a mark in the selectors' minds in the warm-up game.
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newscricketa month ago

Indian team for Australia Test series announced

The Indian team for the upcoming four-Test series against Australia was announced by the BCCI today and the team saw no changes from the 16-man squad that was announced for the one-off Test against Bangladesh last week. India's victory in that Test led to no changes being made to the squad.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kumble hails Ajinkya Rahane’s contribution to the team

Anil Kumble has lauded the contribution of Ajinkya Rahane, who is returning from injury and a poor run for the one-off Test against Bangladesh, saying the team hasn’t forgotten his contribution. Coach Kumble also believes Baroda all-rounder Hardik Pandya has it in him to succeed in all formats.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli : Dhoni, Nehra told me to bowl Bumrah instead of Pandya

Virat Kohli has revealed that he handed the 14th over of the 3rd T20I to Jasprit Bumrah, instead of Hardik Pandya, yesterday only at the insistence of MS Dhoni and Ashish Nehra. Bumrah bowled exceptionally to curtail the English chase after Yuzvendra Chahal had started the collapse in the 13th over.
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newscricket2 months ago

Hardik Pandya to lead India A against Australia

All-rounder Hardik Pandya will lead India A in a three-day game against Australia at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai from Feb 16 in the lead-up to the four-Test series. The first Test will be played in Pune from Feb 23, with the other three to be held in Bengaluru, Ranchi and Dharamsala.
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newscricket2 months ago

India v England | India's predicted XI for the second T20I

Two changes are expected from the Indian team that went down to the visitors in the first T20I at Kanpur earlier this week. Amit Mishra is likely to replace Parvez Rasool in the spin department, and Rishabh Pant might finally get his first and much-awaited crack at international cricket.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India v England | India's predicted XI for the first T20I

After a record-breaking One-day series against England, India would look to dominate the 2016 ICC World T20 finalists in the first game of the T20I series at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. This game will be the first T20I match for Virat Kohli as the full-time captain of the Indian senior team.
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