featurecricket2 days ago

India in dire need to eschew 2019 WC model for avoiding identical WT20 debacle

Here we go again. A major ICC tournament beckons and team India, despite plenty of holes in the team, will enter the tournament firmly as favorites. But the question is, can they, this time around, actually fix them on time to finally get a taste of glory after seven long years?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket10 days ago

Deodhar Trophy 2019 | Three hours of bad batting cost us trophy, laments Shubman Gill

India ‘C’ captain Shubman Gill has admitted that it was three hours of bad batting on Monday that cost his team the 2019 Deodhar Trophy. India ‘C’ fell short of their target by 51 runs, after some solid middle-order performances led by Kedar Jadhav and Yashasvi Jaiswal saw India ‘B’ post 283.
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newscricket11 days ago

Deodhar Trophy | India B clinches title with middle-order as key

The final game of the Deodhar Trophy, which India C lost by 51 runs, was always in India B’s grasp as their middle-order showed immense disposition in the first innings itself. Chasing a target of 284 India C, on the other hand, saw their middle-order collapse as they fell short by quite a bit.
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newscricket14 days ago

VIDEO | Jaydev Unadkat's 'brain fade' moment leads to bizarre run-out

Left-arm bowler Jaydev Unadkat experienced a 'Brain-Fade' moment when he got run out in the most bizarre fashion one could imagine. In the opening match of the Deodhar Trophy between India A and India B , Unadkat was batting for India A and was run out which left players bursting in laughter.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Chris Gayle's retirement after masterclass against India in his last ever ODI

As he promised before, Chris Gayle finally signed off in style after a trademark innings against India. He struggled to get going in the first two ODIs, but alas, he bounced back in the third by scoring an astute 72 off 41 deliveries today in Trinidad, and Twitterati poured blessings on the same.
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featurecricket3 months ago

WI vs IND | India’s predicted XI for the third ODI at Port of Spain

As India take on West Indies in the third ODI knowing that they cannot lose the series, it is possible that the Men in Blue will look to tinker with their playing XI. However, given how the previous match – on the same ground, panned out– there may only be one or, at most, two changes in the side.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter explodes as "UNIVERSE BOSS" Chris Gayle surprasses Brian Lara to be Windies' highest ODI run-scorer

"Universe Boss" Chris Gayle has gone past Brian Lara's record to become highest run-scorer for the Windies in the second ODI in Trinidad. Gayle needed 7 runs to overcome Lara's record and he did it with ease against Team India, after which Twitter went berserk to congratulate the big man.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter goes berserk after Virat Kohli overcomes Sourav Ganguly's record

Virat Kohli has surpassed Sourav Ganguly's record to become India's second-highest run-scorer in the One Day International Cricket. He achieved this in today's match while playing the second ODI against West Indies and Twitterati poured blessings on him for the incredible feat.
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featurecricket3 months ago

WI vs IND: India’s predicted lineup for clash against West Indies in 2nd ODI

After an impressive World Cup and an emphatic win in the T20s, India will be looking forward to experimenting in the fifty over format having rested a couple of their senior players. With the number four spot mystery still unsolved, it’ll be interesting to see how they fare in Carribean conditions.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricket3 months ago

It is difficult not to be inspired by Virat Kohli, says former India support staff Shankar Basu

India's former strength and conditioning coach Shankar Basu heaped praise on the dedication displayed by Virat Kohli who served as an inspiration to the rest of the team. Basu further used the example of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav to highlight the squad's progress in the last four years.
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