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newscricket3 days ago

DC vs DRH | Twitter reacts as Kane Williamson takes a spectacular running catch to dismiss Prithvi Shaw

Kane Williamson wasn’t quite at his fluent best with the bat during his side’s first game of the IPL 2021 second leg against the Delhi Capitals in Dubai, enduring a 26-ball struggle for 18. However, he made a mark with an outstanding catch while running backwards, to get rid of Prithvi Shaw.
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newscricket7 days ago

Strange that cricketers take these big decisions alone, says Kapil Dev as Virat Kohli decides to quit T20I captaincy

India great Kapil Dev has expressed surprise on Virat Kohli's decision to step down as the T20I captain after the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. The former captain said it was strange how cricketers these days take 'big decision' on their own, adding that selectors should have a say in such matters.
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newscricket11 days ago

If Virat Kohli returns to his old form, he'll deliver a triple-hundred, asserts Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has dispelled all the talks regarding Virat Kohli’s recent form, and stated that the right-hander could deliver with a triple-hundred, once he's back to his fluent best. The former World Cup winning captain also stated that captaincy had nothing to do with Kohli's recent batting returns.
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newscricket13 days ago

ENG vs IND | Jasprit Bumrah has been a sensational Test-match bowler, remarks Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev was in all praises for the "sensational" Jasprit Bumrah, who became the fastest Indian bowler to reach 100 Test wickets during the fourth Test against England at The Oval last week. Bumrah reached the mark in just his 24th game, one better than India's 1983 World Cup winning captain.
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newscricket15 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021: BCCI's decision to appoint MS Dhoni as India's mentor a special case, says Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has backed BCCI's decision to appoint MS Dhoni as Team India's mentor for the upcoming T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. The former India captain has also opined that head coach Ravi Shastri testing Covid-positive in England could also be a reason behind BCCI's decision to appoint Dhoni.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs IND | Don’t think India needs a third option with Rahul and Agarwal in the squad, states Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev, following the reports of inclusion of Prithvi Shaw in the England squad, has stated that he doesn’t think there is a need for a third option with KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal already in the squad. He also called the reports an insult to the openers already selected for the tour.
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newscricket4 months ago

WTC Final | Expect Virat Kohli to excel but he shouldn't be over-aggressive, cautions Kapil Dev 

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev has warned Virat Kohli from being over-aggressive, though he does feel that the Indian skipper will excel in England. He also stated that Rishabh Pant has turned into a mature player but the English conditions would be tricky and he should take his time in the middle.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | Know what it feels like to be a young captain, Pant needs seniors’ support, says Kapil Dev

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev insisted that he can relate to Rishabh Pant’s situation of being a young captain, and asserted that it will be imperative for the Delhi Capitals seniors to guide the wicket-keeper batsman. Dev hoped for Pant to pass his first test as captain with flying colours.
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newscricket9 months ago

India should experiment with Hardik Pandya at No.4 in T20s, suggests Kapil Dev

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev believes that India, in the era of IPL, should experiment more with the T20 side and has called for Kohli to try batting Hardik Pandya at No.4 to add more bite to the middle order. Dev also called for the Indian management to put more faith on youngsters like Samson.
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newscricket10 months ago

T Natarajan was my hero of IPL, reckons Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has stated that the way T Natarajan bowled in the Indian Premier League to subsequently book his place in the Indian team for the tour of Australia made him his hero in the IPL. The former Indian skipper further asserted that split captaincy doesn’t work in Indian culture.
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