newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sending MS Dhoni to bat at no.7 was team decision, states Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has stated that the decision to send Dhoni to bat at no.7 was a unanimous one with everybody agreeing with it. Shastri also admitted that India needed a solid batsman in the middle-order to stabilize things when the chips were down which ultimately led to their defeat.
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newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Had to ask a lot of questions against that world class batting lineup, says Matt Henry

Matt Henry admitted that the Kiwi bowlers had to ask a lot of questions with probing deliveries to knock out the world-class batting lineup of India. Henry, who nicked off both the Indian openers, earned the Man of the Match award for his performance that led his team to the final at Lord’s.
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newscricket7 days ago

Twitter blasts Sanjay Manjrekar as Sir Ravindra Jadeja comes up with one of the best cameos ever

Ravindra Jadeja stole the show with a fabulous throw as he get rid of Ross Taylor who could've made a difference to the total at the death. He also removed Latham with a stunning catch in the very next ball. Twitter lashed out at Sanjay Manjrekar for call Jadeja a bits and pieces crciketer.
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featurecricket10 days ago

IND vs SL | Takeaways – No weak-link in India’s top-order and India’s selection conundrum

On the back of fighting tons from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, India romped home to another convincing win to finish with 15 points in their kitty at the end of the group stages. Angelo Mathews century went in vain as Indian bowlers did well to keep others quiet and were well supported by the batsmen.
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newscricket10 days ago

VIDEO | Lasith Malinga dismisses KL Rahul by flooring him with an unplayable bouncer

Lasith Malinga is more often than not reckoned as that lion, who has gotten old but still hunting down his prey with ease. Despite being in the twilight of his career, Malinga has weaved magic with the ball and on this occasion, got the better of a well set KL Rahul with his wily bouncer.
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newscricket13 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I am learning with each innings and getting better, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul has stated that he is learning the role of an opener effectively and only getting better with every innings. After Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the tournament due to a thumb injury, Rahul was elevated to the top and has done reasonably well with the bat alongside Rohit Sharma.
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newscricket14 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You would be a fool to be tempted to bat like Rohit Sharma, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul stated that Rohit Sharma was on a different planet altogether and one would be wrong to assume that he could bat like him. He also added that Rohit’s innings against Bangladesh came on a two-paced wicket, where the ball was not coming to the bat easily, and made it look ridiculously easy.
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newscricket14 days ago

Ambati Rayudu calls it a day from all forms of cricket

Ambati Rayudu has announced retirement from all forms of cricket on Wednesday, which is incidentally after he was ignored for the World Cup for the second time. He was in the stand-by list when the 15-member squad was announced but even after two injuries for India, he hasn't been called up.
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newscricket14 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Rohit Sharma gifts personally autographed hat to fan injured by his six

Rohit Sharma handed over an autographed hat to a young Indian fan after she was hit by one of Sharma’s sixes during the 28-run win against Bangladesh at Edgbaston. The attacking opener smashed seven fours and five sixes during his 92-ball-104 which earned him the man of the match award.
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newscricket15 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It is really unfair that the focus is only on MS Dhoni, feels Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that MS Dhoni has wrongly been made the scapegoat by the media for the loss against England even though the other under-performers managed to escape criticism. He went on to discuss Dhoni’s role in the team and offered his opinion on Mayank Agarwal’s inclusion.
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