newscricket10 days ago

Axar Patel pens deal with English County club Durham in the second division

Axar Patel signs up for second division English County club Durham in a six-match contract that will see him debut against Glamorgan in August. Patel followed in the footsteps of Ishant Sharma, Varun Aaron, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in penning deals with County clubs.
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newscricket23 days ago

Bob Willis calls Surrey’s decision of allowing Virat Kohli to play County as “Nonsense”

Former England pacer Bob Willis has lashed out at Surrey county club and termed their move of including Virat Kohli in their squad as “nonsense” stating that it will help the latter adjust to English conditions. Willis has also claimed that allowing the foreign players will cost the local talents.
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newscricketa month ago

Kapil Dev urges Virat Kohli to play county cricket before the England Tour

Former India captain Kapil Dev believes that a stint in the County Championship before this year’s England Tour will help Virat Kohli. The legendary all-rounder said that to be termed as the best player in the world, one has to get runs all around the world.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ishant Sharma to join Sussex for two months this county season

Indian seamer Ishant Sharma will join the Sussex for a period of two months after he went unsold at last month's IPL mega-auction and is expected to report to the club by April 4. He is expected to provide cover for Chris Jordan and Jofra Archer who will be playing in the Indian Premier League.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs South Africa | Dropping Bhuvi wasn’t chopping and changing, it was decision making, says Ravi Shastri

Head coach Ravi Shastri, who faced vile criticisms for benching Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the Centurion Test, has justified it as decision-making and not chopping and changing tactics. He has also clarified that it was a no-brainer to bench Ajinkya Rahane after his struggles in the nets and the matches.
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newscricket3 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy : Gautam Gambhir and Ishant Sharma to miss tournament start

Syed Mushtaq Ali Champions, Delhi will be without the likes of Gautam Gambhir and Ishant Sharma for their first few games of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. In Ishant’s absence, it will be Pradeep Sangwan who will lead the Delhi side for the first two games of the Round-Robin and Playoff format tournament.
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newscricket3 months ago

MS Dhoni’s presence will definitely benefit Virat Kohli in SA, believes Virender Sehwag

Stating that Virat Kohli needs someone to help him out on the field, Virender Sehwag has stated that MS Dhoni's return, to the ODI side, will be a big boost for the Indian skipper. He also added that winning at Wanderers would have lifted the morale of the side which should help them in the ODIs.
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reportcricket3 months ago

India vs South Africa | India finish three-match Test series with consolation victory

Team India managed to avoid the whitewash and win the last Test of the series by 63 runs, despite Hashim Amla and Dean Elgar’s fighting partnership, thanks to an exceptional bowling performance from their pace bowlers. Mohammed Shami took five wickets to make the series 2-1.
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newscricket3 months ago

Allan Donald impressed by variety in Indian bowling department

Former South Africa pacer Allan Donald feels that the current Indian bowling unit has the variety needed to pick 20 wickets and win on foreign soil in the near future. Donald further added that he would have liked the opportunity to face 'highly-aggressive' batsman like Virat Kohli in his heydays.
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newscricket3 months ago

Virat Kohli & co did not gain anything playing Sri Lanka, says Harbhajan Singh

After a hectic 2017, which saw the Indian team play the likes of Australia, England, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Harbhajan Singh feels that the home series versus Sri Lanka could have been avoided. Singh also said that he preferred Bhuvaneshwar over Sharma as the former is more of a 'match-winner'.
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