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Felt I repaid my father’s sacrifices the day I made my India debut, says Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya reflected on his journey from playing in local tournaments during his younger days to emerging as the national team's prime all-rounder. The 28-year-old, who has represented India in 123 matches across formats, acknowledged his late father’s role in his rise to the top.
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newscricketa month ago

MI vs PBKS | Belief in one another is what we have in the dressing room, explains Kieron Pollard

After registering a crucial win against Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Tuesday, Kieron Pollard said that the players in Mumbai Indians (MI) dressing room have belief in one another. Mumbai chased the target of 136 runs to keep their playoffs qualification alive thanks to Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya.
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newscricketa month ago

MI vs PBKS | Twitter reacts as Krunal Pandya sportingly withdraws run-out appeal against KL Rahul

Krunal Pandya showcased fine spirit of sportsmanship, withdrawing a run-out appeal against Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Rahul, who was at the non-striker’s end, was struck by a firm push from Chris Gayle, and Krunal grabbed the ricochet and fired the ball onto the stumps.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings - BONS preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

Mumbai Indians (MI) will play against Punjab Kings in match 42 of IPL 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, September 28. In their last fixtures, MI went down to the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 54 runs, while Punjab Kings secured a five-run victory against the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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newscricketa month ago

Shikhar Dhawan could have been selected in the Indian T20 World Cup, states MSK Prasad

Expressing his views on the recent selection of the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup 2021, MSK Prasad said that Shikhar Dhawan could have been added to the squad considering his recent form. He also stated that Krunal Pandya should have also been added since he is doing well in the T20 format.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Royal Challenger Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians - BONS Preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI) will square off in match number 39 of the IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday, September 26. Bangalore suffered a 6-wicket defeat versus Chennai while Mumbai lost against Kolkata by 7 wickets in their last game.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Shikhar Dhawan and Krunal Pandya could have been accommodated in squad, opines MSK Prasad

Former chief of selectors MSK Prasad has opined that senior India opener Shikhar Dhawan and all-rounder Krunal Pandya could have been accommodated in the India squad for the T20 World Cup 2021. The 46-year-old pointed out that Shikhar Dhawan has always performed well for India in the ICC events.
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newscricket2 months ago

Let's hope it happens soon, says Krunal Pandya on dream of playing World Cup with brother Hardik

With three back-to-back World Cups (T20 World Cup 2021 and 2022 and World Cup 2023) approaching, Krunal Pandya hopes that both he and his brother Hardik Pandya will feature in the marquee events together. Notably, India's squad for the T20 World Cup 2021 is expected to be announced on Wednesday.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 WC 2021 | Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma should open at the T20 World Cup, opines Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma should open for India in the upcoming T20 World Cup, as they had done in the home series against England earlier this year. Gavaskar overlooked Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer while picking his 15-member squad for the tournament. 
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Hardik, Krunal Pandya join Mumbai Indians camp in Abu Dhabi

Mumbai Indians star all-rounders Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya have joined their team's camp in Abu Dhabi ahead of the second phase of IPL 2021. With four wins and three losses from seven matches played in India, the five-time IPL champions are currently placed fourth on the IPL 2021 table.
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