newscricket5 days ago

Kedar Jadhav bats too low, feels Rahul Dravid

Former Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has suggested that Kedar Jadhav is batting too low and needs to be given opportunities to prove himself. Meanwhile, Ajit Agarkar feels that Virat Kohli needs to justify choosing both MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh in the playing XI to suit long-term goals of the team.
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featurecricket8 days ago

How and why India will win Champions Trophy final against Pakistan

Rivalries have always been the very basis on which a sport is able to build its success, be it Ali vs Frazier (Boxing), Brazil vs Argentina (Football), Federer vs Nadal (Tennis) or India vs Pakistan, in their respective sports. When the two great rivals take the field, it a spectacle to behold.
Faizan Qadiri
newscricket9 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Virat Kohli: MS Dhoni encouraged me to give the ball to Kedar Jadhav

Virat Kohli revealed that MS Dhoni suggested him to bring Kedar Jadhav into the attack who scalped the wickets of two set Bangladeshi batsmen to help India restrict the opponents to a modest 264. He also added that Jadhav's smartness helped him to adapt to the situation and trouble the batsmen.
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featurecricket9 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and where India won against Bangladesh

India showed their big-match temperament and secured a 9-wicket victory over Bangladesh thanks to the brilliant innings by Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma. But more than that, it was Bangladesh’s lack of planning against the Indian batsmen that proved to be their undoing in the end.
Bastab K Parida
reportcricket9 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | India thrash Bangladesh to set up historic final against Pakistan

A fiery Indian side eliminated Bangladesh, today, beating them by 9 wickets courtesy of blazing knocks by Virat Kohli (96*) and Rohit Sharma (123*) to set up an epic final against Pakistan. Earlier, the Indian bowlers had restricted Bangladesh to a modest score of 264/7 on a batting-friendly pitch.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts as India thrash Bangladesh in Champions Trophy semi-final

Twitter went wild after India reached yet another Champions Trophy final after beating Bangladesh with ease. Tamim and Rahim steadied the ship after Bangladesh lost 2 early wickets to reach 265 but Rohit, Dhawan, and Kohli made a mockery of the total by winning the game easily by 9 wickets.
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newscricket10 days ago

Virat Kohli indicates Ashwin will play against Bangladesh

Heading into India's semi-final against Bangladesh today, Virat Kohli has indicated that India will go into the game with the same side that comprehensively beat South Africa in their last game. This means that Ravichandran Ashwin will play his second consecutive game ahead of Umesh Yadav.
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newscricket18 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | India needs to work on their ground fielding, feels Geoffrey Boycott

English cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott has suggested that the Indian team needs to finesse its ground fielding skills which would help them emerge victorious in tight matches. However, the Englishman was impressed with India's dominant performance over Pakistan in their opening game.
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newscricket25 days ago

VVS Laxman backs government's decision to not play Pakistan

VVS Laxman has welcomed the India's decision of abstaining from playing a bilateral series against Pakistan citing the broader context of the diplomatic relations between the two countries. Earlier, Sports Minister Vijay Goel had ruled out the possibility of the Indo-Pak series in the near future.
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newscricketa month ago

Kohli thinks MS Dhoni was too burdened in last couple of years

Virat Kohli in a press conference in London said that MS Dhoni was too burdened in the past few years because of the responsibility of the various roles he played in the team. MSD has been striking the ball relatively better lately and Kohli credits that to his ability to play freely now.
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