newscricket8 days ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar back in training with Indian team, confirms sources

Recovering from a hamstring injury and a side strain, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was seen participating in a "skill session" during team India's practice ahead of the series-opener against Bangladesh. It seems that the team management has taken over for the final phase of Bhuvi’s rehab from the NCA.
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featurecricket9 days ago

IND vs BAN | Winners and losers ft. MS Dhoni, Sanju Samson and R Sridhar

The T20I series between India and Bangladesh was completely off the charts, it was like entering a concert expecting Imagine Dragons and getting Iron Maiden instead. The series almost resembled a circus and had its own share of clowns and ringmasters, and so we’ve compiled our very own list.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket9 days ago

Aggressive style best suited for Khaleel Ahmed, opines childhood coach

India international Khaleel Ahmed has an inherent aggressive approach, that is known to his childhood coach Imtiyas Ali Khan, who believes that the fast bowler should stick to it. The coach further stated that Khaleel’s talent is not being utilized completely by the coaches of Team India.
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featurecricket13 days ago

IND vs BAN | 2nd T20I Evaluation Chart - The most entertaining non-competitive game you will see

After the Delhi T20I, India were back to their very best, at least as far as batting was concerned, and sealed a comfortable 8-wicket victory to level the series. However, more than the result of this game, it was the way that it played out that will remain in the minds of many for quite some time.
Faizan Qadiri
newscricket16 days ago

IND vs BAN | Would’ve defended 148 if we were smart on field, admits Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma reckons India would have defended 148 against Bangladesh on a slow pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi had they been smarter on the field. Instead, the visitors sailed through to a first-ever T20 win against India, by seven wickets, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
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featurecricket17 days ago

IND vs BAN | 1st T20I Evaluation Chart - Rahim exorcises ghosts of Bengaluru as Bangladesh go 1-0 up

A clinical all-round performance by Bangladesh saw them taking a 1-0 lead in the series despite India managing to take it to the last over. Mushfiqur Rahim was at the forefront of the run-chase with a solid half-century after Soumya Sarkar and Mohammad Naim set up a base for the visitors.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

Jasprit Bumrah ruled out until the start of 2020

Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah is set to miss out the rest of this year with a stress fracture that he picked up in September. The 25-year-old was expected to be fit for the two-match Test series against Bangladesh but is advised to rest keeping in mind the upcoming tours in 2020.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Batted first to test ourselves in tough situations ahead of the World Cup, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has defended his decision to bat first, stating that he took the decision to help his team prepare for tougher challenges in the future keeping the WT20 in mind. Kohli became the first captain to bat first in a T20I in Bengaluru, subsequently losing the match by nine wickets.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as Bangalore crowd chants "RCB RCB" as India slump to defeat

It was a well rounded effort by the Proteas who coasted to victory with 9 wickets and 19 balls to spare. Team India showed Bangalore crowd a glimpse of RCB by performing like RCB and the crowd acknowledged it too. Fans on Twitter reacted on the same and expressed their displeasure for this loss.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IND v SA | India’s predicted XI for the 3rd T20I in Bengaluru

With India guaranteed an unassailable lead in the series, the third T20I provides an opportunity for Virat Kohli to tinker with the combination. However, whether the Men in Blue are willing to risk losing a series-win for the bigger picture of next year’s World Cup is to be seen.
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