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IPL 2020 | Spin consultant role for RR is challenging, admits Ish Sodhi

Ahead of the 2020 edition of the IPL, Ish Sodhi has revealed that the role of spin consultant for RR is a challenging job, having been a feature of the franchise in the past. Sodhi has further revealed the tips that he had got from Shane Warne during his time with the Royals across two seasons.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Big hearted Yuzvendra Chahal is great person to tap into, reveals Ish Sodhi

Ish Sodhi has insisted that Yuzvendra Chahal is a great person to tap into and is a big-hearted person which allows the Kiwi to pick his brains. Sodhi has also showered praise on Ravichandran Ashwin, stating that it was amazing an off-spinner like him can bowl googlies with effortless esse.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner to join Kiwi squad for final ODI, confirms New Zealand Cricket

Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi and medium-pacer Blair Tickner — both of whom are currently playing for New Zealand A in the second unofficial Test against India A — have been recalled to the New Zealand squad for the third ODI against India. The illness-marred Kiwis have already won the series 2-0.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Ankle injury rules Will Sommerville out of Test series

New Zealand off spinner Will Sommerville has been sidelined from any action of the field as he has to undergo ankle surgery. The news means that Somerville misses out on the Test series against India opening the path for Ajaz Patel to make a comeback in whites after almost two years.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND VS NZ | Kyle Jamieson set to make international debut for New Zealand in second ODI

Towering quick Kyle Jamieson is all sewed up to make his international debut for the Blackcaps in the second ODI against India on February 8. Jamieson, who stands tall at 6 feet 8 inches, played three games for New Zealand A against India A last month and accounted for 6 scalps in just 3 matches.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli being stunned by turn after another failure to tackle Ish Sodhi

That Virat Kohli is 'terrible' against leg-spin doesn’t need any further reiteration but the pattern of dismissals has left a lot to be desired. Another thing that has remained unique though is his reaction to the dismissal each time ball sneaks through his gate to disturb the furniture behind.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to 'clueless' Shreyas Iyer giving away wicket twice on same ball

If there are ten different kinds of dismissals in the game of cricket, India’s Shreyas Iyer added another one to the sport’s dictionary. Tackling Ish Sodhi’s googly, India’s much-celebrated No.4 gave away his wicket through an outside-edge, after which Seifert followed it with a bizarre stumping.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Jasprit Bumrah’s disbelief at Mohammad Shami attempting risky catch at boundary

After a bittersweet show of fielding by New Zealand in the first innings, India were evidently giving in extra effort at every attempt of fielding. However, Mohammad Shami’s dangerous attempt, at the boundary, of bagging an improbable catch wasn’t one of Jasprit Bumrah’s favourites.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Need to be more aggressive with ball to contain India, attests Ish Sodhi

Ish Sodhi believes that Kiwi bowlers need to be more aggressive so as to contain the world-class Indian batting lineup if they are looking to conquer the five-match T20I rubber. Sodhi admitted that it’s tough to run through the visitors’ batting line up but has faith in his skipper Kane Williamson.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Rob Cassell replaces Steffan Jones as Rajasthan Royals fast bowling coach

Rob Cassell has been appointed as Rajasthan Royals' new fast bowling coach, replacing Steffan Jones, who has been appointed the development coach for the off-season. While Andrew McDonald had already been appointed as the head coach of the side, Ish Sodhi will play the role of spin consultant.
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