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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Shubhman Gill is a No. 3 player and not an opener, opines Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra believes that No. 3 is the right batting position for Shubhman Gill and not as an opener while playing for the Indian national team. Chopra further added that the Punjab youngster will have to wait for his opportunity and might not find a place in the playing XI against Sri Lanka.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs SA | Jayant Yadav replaces Washington Sundar for South Africa ODI series

The BCCI on Wednesday, January 12 announced Jayant Yadav as a replacement for Washington Sundar, who recently tested positive for Covid-19, for the three-match ODI series in South Africa starting from January 19. Navdeep Saini has been added to the ODI squad as cover for injured Mohammed Siraj.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs NZ | Rahul Dravid gives us confidence, his work ethic and player management skills are amazing, says Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer lauded head coach Rahul Dravid for giving players confidence, and hailed his work ethics and player management skills after India defeated New Zealand by 372 runs in the second Test in Mumbai. Iyer had a fine start to his Test career, with scores of 105 and 65 on his debut in Kanpur.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Jayant Yadav, R Ashwin run through New Zealand to complete India’s biggest ever Test win

It took just 45 minutes for Jayant Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin to run through New Zealand's lower-order on the fourth morning of the Mumbai Test, which completed India's massive series-clinching 372-run win. It’s the biggest ever winning-margin for India in Test cricket, in terms of runs.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Ashwin, Siraj help India bundle out New Zealand for 62

After Ajaz Patel bagged a record 10-wicket haul in India’s first innings effort of 325 in the ongoing second India-New Zealand Test in Mumbai, the hosts bundled out Blackcaps for a paltry 62 to take a massive 263-run lead. It was the lowest ever Test innings total for any team against India.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs NZ | Ravindra Jadeja is a three-dimensional player, India will miss his services in Mumbai, says Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra labelled Ravindra Jadeja as a three-dimensional player, adding that India will miss his services in the ongoing second Test against New Zealand in Mumbai. Chopra felt that Jayant Yadav, who replaced Jadeja, will be a good bowling option against the left-handers in New Zealand line-up.
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newscricketa year ago

SL vs IND | Didn’t bowl any googlies to right-handers because of short boundaries, reveals Yuzvendra Chahal

After the first T20I, Yuzvendra Chahal revealed that he didn’t bowl any googlies to the right-handers because of the short-boundaries on the leg-side. While stating that there is competition for places, Chahal insisted on the need to keep it simple and perform well whenever given a chance.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Shaw, Suryakumar and Jayant Yadav to join Indian Test team in England 

The trio of Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav and Jayant Yadav are likely to join the Indian Test team in England as injury replacements if reports are to be believed. Injuries to Shubman Gill, Avesh Khan and Washington Sundar have forced the BCCI to fly in the replacements to the UK. 
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featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: DC vs MI - The experienced duo of Dhawan-Mishra end Delhi's losing streak against Mumbai

At 76/3, no one expected Mumbai Indians and their powerful middle-order to fold to a total of 137/9, not even Rohit Sharma, who scored a 30-ball 44. However, even that 137 troubled Delhi Capitals, as they needed a 45 from Shikhar Dhawan and a late Lalit Yadav cameo of 22 to get Delhi home.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs ENG | Finding a place and performing for Haryana gave me confidence, expresses Rahul Tewatia

Rahul Tewatia, who was picked in the Indian T20I squad, expressed that finding a place and performing for the Haryana team was what gave him confidence and helped him back his skills. He also added that he cannot wait to share the dressing room with Indian skipper Virat Kohli and co.
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