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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs NZ | Expect strong comeback from Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami, says Harsha Bhogle

Prominent commentator and cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle believes that Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami will come back strongly in the second Test against New Zealand at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. The duo, rated highly in world cricket, fared poorly in India’s 10-wicket loss in Wellington.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs NZ | Don’t have any doubt about Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, insists Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has thrown his weight behind Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, saying the team has full trust on what the duo has to offer and he backed them to come back stronger at the Hagley Oval. He has also added that playing the first session of the first day is the key to a good performance.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | Steve Smith dethrones Kohli as number one batsman; Bumrah drops out of Top 10

Steve Smith, in the latest ICC rankings for Tests, has dethroned Virat Kohli as the number one batsman after the latter’s dismal showing in the first Test in Wellington. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah, who took a solitary wicket at the Basin Reserve, has dropped out of the Top 10 in bowler’s rankings.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs NZ | India's lack of pure swing bowlers difference between sides, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar reckons that India’s lack of pure swing bowlers in its attack was the difference between the two sides in the first Test at Wellington. Barring Ishant Sharma, the Indian seamers looked out of sorts in windy conditions at the Basin Reserve. 
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs NZ | Out of sorts India need to find quick answers, admits John Wright

Former India coach and New Zealand captain John Wright has advised the Indians who were out of sorts during the first Test at the Basin Reserve to find answers quickly. The Men in Blue lost the first match of the series by 10 wickets, with the series finale starting on February 29 in Christchurch.
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newscricket4 days ago

MS Dhoni adviced me to just enjoy myself on debut, reveals Jasprit Bumrah

India’s pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah, who made his debut for India in 2016, revealed how MS Dhoni’s advice helped him to settle his nerves on his ODI debut against Australia. Bumrah debuted for India under the leadership of Dhoni and famously registered Steve Smith as his first international scalp.
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newscricket5 days ago

Credit to John Wright for shaping my career, reveals Jasprit Bumrah

India’s star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has revealed that ex India and Mumbai Indians coach John Wright is the reason for his rise to the top of the international game. Bumrah revealed that Wright had spotted him during a Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 match and brought him into the Mumbai Indians setup.
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newscricket5 days ago

Legends and pundits react to India's first loss in World Test Championship

After a thumping T20I whitewash against New Zealand, India kept on disappointing every Indian fan with their shambolic performance in three-match ODI and first Test match. Cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to express their perception on Team India's drastic failure over Kiwis.
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newscricket5 days ago

Twitter reacts to Daryl Mitchell’s ‘blinder’ to send Jasprit Bumrah packing

India’s bad day with the bat and New Zealand’s brilliant day on the field continued when the substitute fielder Daryl Mitchell pulled off a blinder in the second slip to dismiss Jasprit Bumrah. The Indian pacer turned around only to see Mitchell pull off the catch inches away from the ground.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Ishant Sharma - the binder and leader of Indian bowling attack

When Ishant Sharma made his stunning debut against Australia, the future for Indian bowling looked bright - before his career faded in International cricket. After the stint under the Australian Jason Gillespie, he returned back roaring in International cricket to become India’s bowling binder.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam