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newscricket4 days ago

IND vs AUS | India could have used the variety that Kuldeep Yadav possesses, feels Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar has expressed his disappointment at the absence of Kuldeep Yadav in the Indian Playing XI for the Brisbane Test, as Washington Sundar received a call-up ahead of him. The former Indian pacer has also added that the wicket would flatten out and a spinner will be beneficial later.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Spinners not irrelevant in pink-ball Tests, they’re difficult to read under lights, feels Kuldeep Yadav

India’s wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav believes that spinners might have a role to play in the forthcoming Adelaide Test and has claimed that the slower bowlers are generally hard to read under the floodlights. Kuldeep’s comments come on the back of India fielding an all-pace attack in the warmup game.
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featurecricketa month ago

Ind A vs Aus A | 2nd Day Takeaways : Australia’s opening conundrum and Ravi Ashwin’s agility

Australia grafted with the bat, Indian regulars did deliver as the second day of the first warm-up game between India A and Australia A lived up to its potential. Australia solved a few problems while identifying another, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was India’s biggest positive.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

Super sub Yuzvendra Chahal: the spectator who turned into an unlikely ringmaster

That Jonny Bairstow turns into a villainous monster when he has a point to prove is something which, by now, has been well chronicled. There was nothing short of rage in his eyes and his strokes in the 86* he struck at Cape Town last week.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

From Shreyas Iyer’s E to Navdeep Saini’s F: Grading every Indian player who played the ODIs

After enduring pain, agony and disappointment for five days and two ODIs, the Men in Blue redeemed themselves in the 3rd ODI in Canberra on Wednesday to remind the world that they are no pushovers. The T20Is start in just over a day’s time, but chapter one needs to be scrutinized before we move on.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Haven’t faced quality spinners such as Indian spinners, acknowledges Cameron Green

After his debut on Wednesday, Cameron Green has acknowledged that he hasn’t faced a quality spin attack such as India’s before in his life, adding that they are a different beast in the middle. He also stated that he was taken aback by KL Rahul’s kindness behind the wickets during their run-chase.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Thought the changing point was probably the run out with Alex Carey, reckons Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has reckoned that the changing point of the third ODI against India was the run-out of Alex Carey, which he claims was 100 percent his fault, falling short of the target by 13 runs. He added that it’s up to the bowlers to combat the evolution of batsmen, who are scoring massive runs.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Shardul Thakur provides a point of difference to India which I like, opines Tom Moody

Tom Moody has opined that Shardul Thakur provides a point of difference to the Indian ODI side which he likes and believes that the pacer will be a crucial part of the team going forward. He added that Thakur is an ‘exciting package’ to him as he has many ways of getting wickets with his variations.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Navdeep Saini should be rested and asked to focus on red-ball cricket, opines Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir wants India to rest the under-fire Navdeep Saini, as he feels one bad game might shatter the youngster’s confidence, and instead ask the right-armer to focus on doing well with the red-ball. Gambhir also wants the Indian side to swap Yuzvendra Chahal with Kuldeep for the 3rd ODI.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

Game Plan | How India can turn tables in the third ODI against Australia 

If India ever thought changing venues will change their fortunes, they might be mistaken because things are only going to get worse if they don't start rectifying their wrongs. The last four first innings ODI scores at Manuka Oval read 372 for 2, 411 for 4, 348 for 8, and 378 for 5.
Harshit Anand