newscricket13 hours ago

Virender Sehwag hands out the hilarious "Viru Gharelu Awards" on Twitter

After retiring from cricket Virender Sehwag has taken up the role of a commentator and Twitter celebrity. His talents as the latter were on full display after India beat Australia in Dharamsala when he started the "Viru Gharelu Awards" comparing cricketers to everyday objects.
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reportcricket18 hours ago

India v Australia | India regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

KL Rahul led the charge as India made light work of a paltry target of 106 to win the final Test by eight wickets and clinch the four-match series 2-1 to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, as cricket finally took center stage in a series that was marred by controversies both on and off the field.
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts as Rahul wastes a good start again and Pujara's "Half-marathon"

K.L.Rahul scored his 5th half-century of the series but yet again failed to convert it into a big score. Cheteshwar Pujara was en-route to another marathon innings before he was dismissed by Nathan Lyon for 57. The Twitterati had fun at Pujara's expense for his slow strike rate in Dharamsala.
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reportcricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 2 at Dharamshala

Chasing Australia's first innings score of 300, India dominated the first two sessions of Day 2 in Dharamsala thanks to KL Rahul who scored his fourth fifty in a row. However, a flurry of wickets from Nathan Lyon in the last session gave Australia a lifeline and put the match back in the balance.
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newscricket5 days ago

BCCI Contracts: Jadeja and Pujara rewarded for their performances with Grade A contracts

Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been upgraded to Grade ‘A in the BCCI contracts, whereas Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina have been excluded from the list, the BCCI announced yesterday. It has also been declared that the amount of money for all three grades have been doubled.
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newscricket12 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from second Day of the third Test

Riding on a defiant 67-run innings by KL Rahul, India ended the Day 2 with 120/1 on the board, chasing the 451 that the Australia posted in the Ranchi Test. Ravindra Jadeja was the star of the show for India as he claimed five wickets stopping the visitors from going past the 500-run mark.
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newscricket22 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 3 of the 2nd Test

India regained a semblance of control on the third day of the second Test at Bengaluru as Ravindra Jadeja ran through the Australian tail at the start of the day to restrict Australia to 276 before half centuries from KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara took India to 213/4, giving them a lead of 126.
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newscricket25 days ago

WATCH : Virat Kohli takes an unsuccessful review for plumb lbw

What is it with India and DRS decisions? Virat Kohli took an unsuccessful review after being trapped plumb in front of middle stump by a Nathan Lyon delivery on day 1 of the Bengaluru Test against Australia today despite apparently being advised against it by non-striker KL Rahul.
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newscricketa month ago

KL Rahul responds to 'focus on scoring runs' jibe

KL Rahul gave a fitting reply to a tweet from a follower who advised him to focus on scoring runs after the India opener posted a screenshot of R Ashwin following him on Twitter with a tweet: “Oh my my.. what a start to the day. got the legend @ashwinravi99 to follow me. #humbled #blessed.”
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featurecricketa month ago

Why Australia's win could turn out to be a positive for India

Australia have refused to lie down and adhere to the norms. They have pushed India out of their comfort zone, and that is the best thing they could have done for Indian cricket at the moment.
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