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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs ENG | Team India fined for slow over-rate in 5th T20I

For the second time in the five-match T20I series, team India have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate, after the hosts fell two overs short of the target on Saturday. Earlier, the Virat Kohli-led side were fined 20% of their match fee for slow over-rate in the 2nd T20I, which they won.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs ENG | India fined for slow over-rate in the second T20I

Indian cricket team have been fined for slow over-rate in the second T20I game against England, which they won comfortably on Sunday in Ahmedabad. The Men in Blue have been penalized with 20 per cent of their match fees after they were found guilty of maintaining a slow over-rate in the encounter.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Pitch for the final Test in Ahmedabad to be a batting beauty 

The pitch for the fourth and the final Test between India and England is set to be a batting beauty if reports are to be believed. Also, it has been revealed that the English team hasn't lodged a complaint about the third Test pitch yet but the BCCI understands that such pitches can backfire.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs ENG | Home umpires confirmed for the first two Tests in Chennai

According to the reports from Cricbuzz, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that home umpires would officiate the first two Tests between India and England in Chennai. Nitin Menon would be on-field umpires in both the Tests, alongside Anil Chaudhary and Virender Sharma.
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newscricketa year ago

Batsmen taking undue advantage, should not invoke ‘spirit of game’, opines Javagal Srinath

India fast bowler Javagal Srinath has opined that he is perfectly fine with the batsmen being Mankad if they are taking undue advantage and they should invoke ‘spirit of cricket’ debate on this. He added that the onus is on the batsman to stay within the crease until the ball has been delivered. 
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newscricketa year ago

Would have been embarrassing to ask Srinath to bowl one more over to aid 10-wicket haul, feels Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble, who took a ‘perfect 10’ against Pakistan in Delhi in 1999, revealed that it would have been embarrassing for him to ask Srinath to bowl one more non-threatening over to help him pick 10 wickets. Srinath bowled an over filled with negative tactics to help Kumble claim the ‘perfect 10’.
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newscricketa year ago

Winning the 2003 WC final could have been feather in my career, reckons Javagal Srinath

Javagal Srinath has stated that winning the 2003 World Cup against the then Australian team would have been a real feather in his cricketing career. However, he also accepted defeat in a fine fashion, admitting that Australia were better and that the Indians needed to play atl twice their potential.
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newscricketa year ago

Ganguly pleaded with me to play for India in 2002 but I turned it down, reveals Javagal Srinath

Javagal Srinath narrated an incident from 2002 when he, upset due to the selectors forcing him to take a break, declined then skipper Sourav Ganguly’s plea, asking him to play in the England tour. Srinath revealed that he felt disrespected by the selectors, who forced him to take a break.
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newscricketa year ago

Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy made India tough team, admits Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain has revealed that before Sourav Ganguly was made India’s captain, the team was a very polite team before turning into a tough one during Ganguly’s captaincy. On top of that, Hussain credited KL Rahul, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma as his top three batsmen that he looks forward to.
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newscricketa year ago

Javagal Srinath didn't get the credit he deserved, proclaims Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock has stated that Javagal Srinath was a fine bowler for India but didn't get the credit he deserved simply because of the other willy operators of his era. Pollock further added that he has a lot of respect for Dale Steyn whose ability to shape the ball upfront made him special.
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