newscricket6 days 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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newscricket9 days 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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newscricket15 days 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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newscricket21 days 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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newscricket22 days 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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newscricket25 days 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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featurecricketa month 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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newscricketa month ago

Hardik Pandya : I have learnt from my mistake

Hardik Pandya lamented his poor shot in the final ODI against England in Kolkata that resulted in India losing by five runs. The Baroda all-rounder said he has learnt from the mistake while crediting his development to the time spent under India A coach Rahul Dravid on the tour of Australia.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli hails India’s series win against “best balanced ODI team”

Virat Kohli hailed the performances of Kedar Jadhav and Hardik Pandya in the ODI series against England which concluded on Sunday and spoke of the balance that Baroda’s Pandya brings to the team as a useful No 7 batsman and pace-bowling option going into the Champions Trophy in England in June.
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reportcricketa month ago

India vs England | England secure consolation win in third ODI

Virat Kohli’s India succumbed to a first ever home loss after their defeat to England by 5 runs in the third ODI game in Kolkata. Earlier, with the help of half-centuries from Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, and  Ben Stokes, England scored 321 runs, after being asked to bat first by India.
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