newscricket3 days ago

IND vs SA | Rishabh Pant needs to be wary of Sanju Samson's threat, believes Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir believes that Kerala's wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson is posing serious threat to Rishabh Pant's place in the shorter formats. Gambhir also believes that this three-match T20I series will be a golden opportunity for other youngsters to cement their spots.
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newscricket4 days ago

IND vs SA | It will be an honour to don Team India whites, says Shubman Gill

Punjab's batting sensation Shubman Gill, who on Thursday received his maiden call-up to the Test team, revealed that it'll be an honour to don the Test whites if indeed he gets an opportunity. Gill also said that he is ready to bat in any position and that he is grateful for the opportunity given.
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newscricket5 days ago

IND vs SA | Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up for South Africa Tests

The Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) met on Thursday to announce the squad for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa in October. 20-year-old batsman Shubman Gill has received a maiden test call-up, while misfiring Karnataka opener KL Rahul has been left out of the squad.
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newscricket6 days ago

Entire team management and selectors were part of the decision making for No. 4 spot, reveals Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar, who was recently relieved from his duty of team India's batting coach, has revealed that it was a collective decision from everyone involved to pick the batsman for the No.4 spot. All three of KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar and Rishabh Pant batted at No.4 for the team in the World Cup.
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newscricket11 days ago

Middle-order in ODIs and opening slot in Tests is a cause for concern, admits Vikram Rathour

India's newly-appointed batting coach Vikram Rathour has admitted that the middle-order in ODIs and the opening slot in Tests are an area concern for the Indian cricket team. However, he also reassured that there are enough young players coming through the ranks who can fill in the spots.
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newscricket11 days ago

KL Rahul has to come out and back his natural game, says Wasim Jaffer

Former India opener Wasim Jaffer wants KL Rahul to go out and back his natural game when he opens for the Men in Blue. Jaffer reckons that Rahul’s ability will only get him so far if he continues to be inconsistent, as both Rohit Sharma and Prithvi Shaw are waiting in-line for a chance.
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newscricket12 days ago

KL Rahul has often flattered to deceive, reckons VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has come down strongly on KL Rahul stating that it is time he gets settled down and starts performing on a consistent basis to keep his place in the side. He also expressed disappointment with Cheteshwar Pujara’s poor performance before heaping praise on Hanuma Vihari and Jasprit Bumrah.
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newscricket12 days ago

Rohit Sharma is too good a player to be left out, he can open in Tests too, opines Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly reckons that Rohit Sharma can open the innings in Test cricket too, given how good a player he is and KL Rahul’s inconsistency at the top. While he praised the Indian fast bowlers for their excellent showing in the Caribbean, Ganguly called for them to be given proper breaks.
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newscricket15 days ago

7 Things you missed | From Rahkeem Cornwall leaving balls like Steve Smith to Ajinkya Rahane's Lionel Messi nutmeg

We have a bad news and a good news. The bad news is that you have missed a lot from the 3rd day of Test because of the weird timings of the match. The good news is that we understand your love for cricket and so we are covering everything from India tour of West Indies. So don't worry, just enjoy.
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newscricket15 days ago

Twitter trolls KL Rahul for another failure as he falls cheaply against West Indies

In the second innings of the second Test, Indian opener KL Rahul yet again failed to register a big score in a pressure-less situation and ended up scoring just 6 runs off 63. Indian fans on Twitter got furious because of the same and bashed KL Rahul for his back to back failure in Test cricket.
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