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newscricket4 months ago

Reports | KS Bharat to travel to England as cover for Wriddhiman Saha

The Indian selectors have reportedly roped in Andhra wicket-keeper KS Bharat as cover for Wriddhiman Saha, who only recently recovered from the Covid-19 virus. The move is said to be precautionary, and Bharat, who is an India A regular, is expected to travel to England with the rest of the squad.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | KS Bharat called up as cover for Rishabh Pant

The Indian management have called up the Andhra wicket-keeper KS Bharat, after Rishabh Pant was all but ruled out of the second ODI against Australia, as a cover. Despite calling Bharat, India are expected to start the Rajkot ODI with KL Rahul as the wicketkeeper in the playing XI ahead of Bharat.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs BAN | Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill released to play Mushtaq Ali T20, KS Bharat called-up

The Indian selection committee has released Rishabh Pant and Shubman Gill from the Test squad to get some match time playing in the Mushtaq Ali T20 ahead of the limited-overs series against the West Indies next month. Andhra’s keeper-batsman KS Bharat has been called-up as Wriddhiman Saha’s backup.
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newscricket2 years ago

We are grooming back ups for Rishabh Pant, reveals MSK Prasad

Not that his days are numbered considering the talent that Rishabh Pant is but given his form he could be replaced any day and that has been made clear by the captain and the coach. Meanwhile, chief selector MSK Prasad has revealed that they have been preparing other youngsters as a backup for Pant.
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newscricket2 years ago

Nadeem, Saha and Dube star as India 'A' take 1-0 lead against West Indies 'A'

The Indian 'A' team continued to impress on their tour to the Windies, as they clinched the first unofficial test against West Indies 'A' on Saturday. Fifties from Wriddhiman Saha, Shivam Dube and a 10-wicket haul from Shabaz Nadeem helped India seal victory in the first match at Antigua.
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newscricket2 years ago

Shivam Dube, Wriddhiman Saha's half-centuries give India A lead on Day 2

Shivam Dube and Wriddhiman Saha hit half-centuries as India A progressed to take a 71-run lead at stumps on the second day of the unofficial Test match against West Indies A in Antigua. Priyank Panchal, Shubman Gill, and Hanuma Vihari, all got starts but failed to convert them into big scores.
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newscricket6 years ago

Naman Ojha to lead Rest of India team for Irani Cup

Madhya Pradesh wicket-keeper batsman Naman Ojha will captain the Rest of India team that will take on 2015/16 Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai for the 2016 Irani Cup. Stuart Binny and Barinder Sran are also part of the squad for the match that will take place in Mumbai from March 6th to 10th.
Arun S Kaimal