newscricket2 days ago

WI v IND | Stunned by R Ashwin’s exclusion from playing XI for 1st Test, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has revealed he was left stunned by the decision to exclude Ravichandran Ashwin from India's starting XI for the first Test in Antigua. Ashwin has now been left out for a fourth straight Test after missing the last three in Australia with an injury.
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reportcricket6 days ago

India vs Windies A | Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav shine to put India in command on Day 2

After India declared on their overnight score of 297 for five, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, and Kuldeep Yadav picked up three wickets each to restrict West Indies to 181. India reached 84 for one in their second innings, with Ajinkya Rahane (20) and Hanuma Vihari (48) at the crease at stumps.
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newscricket7 days ago

World Cup exit was the biggest disappointment in the last two years, states Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri, who two days ago was re-appointed as the head coach of the Indian men's cricket team, has pointed to the World Cup exit as his biggest disappointment since taking over as coach. He also emphasized that Team India will prioritize the Test Championships over everything else.
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newscricket13 days ago

Twitter explodes as "UNIVERSE BOSS" Chris Gayle surprasses Brian Lara to be Windies' highest ODI run-scorer

"Universe Boss" Chris Gayle has gone past Brian Lara's record to become highest run-scorer for the Windies in the second ODI in Trinidad. Gayle needed 7 runs to overcome Lara's record and he did it with ease against Team India, after which Twitter went berserk to congratulate the big man.
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featurecricket14 days ago

WI vs IND: India’s predicted lineup for clash against West Indies in 2nd ODI

After an impressive World Cup and an emphatic win in the T20s, India will be looking forward to experimenting in the fifty over format having rested a couple of their senior players. With the number four spot mystery still unsolved, it’ll be interesting to see how they fare in Carribean conditions.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricketa month ago

As friendly as I am with Kuldeep (Yadav), I am the same MS, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that anyone in the dressing room can go up to anyone and say anything he wants while adding that he is as friendly with the likes of Kuldeep Yadav as he is with MS Dhoni. Kohli has also added that he is excited for the upcoming Test championship and is eagerly waiting for it.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs West Indies | Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey return to ODI set-up as Jasprit Bumrah rested

After impressive performances on the A tour, Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey have returned to the Indian ODI side for the series against West Indies. On the other hand, the selectors have decided to rest Jasprit Bumrah to manage the workload ahead of the Test series and the upcoming home season.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Was surprised with the handling of Chahal and Kuldeep, reveals Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has claimed that he was left surprised by the Indian team management’s handling of wrist spinning duo - Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. The world cup winning spinner leapt to the defense of Yadav and Chahal as he added that the former should have played in the semis.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India’s team combination for the semi-final is baffling, really baffling

Prior to the start of the semi-final, seven out of ten people would have backed Mohammed Shami or Kuldeep Yadav to make the cut. But many eyebrows were raised when Virat Kohli revealed his playing XI at the toss as both the players were axed from the playing XI, in favour of Bhuvi and Jadeja.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India need to play both Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal against New Zealand, states Anil Kumble

Having just fielded one wrist-spinner in their games against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Anil Kumble believes that India should go with both Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in the semi-final. Kumble also added that India should only play Bhuvneshwar Kumar in case of the pitch being a slow one.
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