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newscricket15 days ago

Twitter reacts to commentator's controversial Hindi remark in Karnataka vs Baroda game

A BCCI commentator has found himself in hot water after his controversial remarks in the Karnataka vs Baroda game where he emphasized on the need for every Indian to 'know hindi’. The Twitterati did not take the comments well and lambasted the commentator for his on-air remarks.
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newscricketa month ago

New player contract criteria to be approved at next apex meeting, says BCCI official

A BCCI official has said that the additional criteria — of minimum 10 T20I appearances — for new players being granted contracts will likely be approved in the next apex council meeting. Meanwhile, India’s most experienced woman cricketer, Mithal Raj was downgraded to a Grade B contract.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Takeaways from T20 team selection - Closed doors on Krunal Pandya and the test of pace

Every squad selection in cricket tells a story, Ambati Rayudu can tell you best. And while it can mean closed doors to many, to some it marks the start of a career. As India have already named their 16-man T20I squad touring New Zealand, the resulting narrative is as interesting as it can get. 
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 months ago

VVS Laxman names India squad for T20 World Cup; MS Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan excluded

Veterans MS Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan were left out of the India squad picked by former cricketer VVS Laxman for the T20 World Cup in Australia later this year. Laxman’s 15-man squad also has no place for Sanju Samson either, with KL Rahul providing backup to Rishabh Pant with the gloves.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Baroda, Tamil Nadu take home opening day advantage

Baroda and Tamil Nadu showed amazing performances with the ball as they bowled out Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh respectively and while the Baroda bowlers shared wickets, Ravichandran Ashwin starred with a five-wicket haul. Elsewhere, Jaydev Unadkat took four wickets against Railways.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs WI | Sanjay Bangar urges Virat Kohi and Ravi Shastri to back Kuldeep Yadav

Former Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar is hopeful that skipper Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri will back Kuldeep Yadav as he believes wrist spinners are very important in T20s. Kuldeep was dropped from India's T20 squad for the South Africa and Bangladesh series after a poor IPL 2019.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Sanju Samson getting dropped from T20I squad without getting chance

Yesterday evening (November 21st), the selectors have announced 15-member T20I and ODI squad for the upcoming series against West Indies. After this squad announcement, many people were left disappointed and the Twitterati bashed the selectors for not giving Sanju Samson a chance to prove himself.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians release Yuvraj Singh, Evin Lewis; retain Quinton de Kock

Mumbai Indians decided to part ways with veteran Yuvraj Singh, West Indian Evin Lewis, and five others for the upcoming IPL season. The defending champions have, meanwhile, retained the likes of Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McCleneghan and most of their squad ahead of the auction in Kolkata.
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featurecricket4 months 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
newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shafiul Islam’s ‘priceless’ send off to Rohit Sharma

There’s no question as to why a bowler would celebrate intensely after getting the extremely dangerous Rohit Sharma out. The stand-in Indian captain was sent back to the pavilion by Bangladesh quick Shafiul Islam, who in turn gave the audience a reaction to be remembered for a long time.
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