newscricket2 days ago

There is nothing without hardwork and discipline, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav, who is going through a difficult phase of his cricketing career, has stated that he will continue to work hard. After a disappointing performance in the World Cup, the wrist-spinner has been warming the bench in Test matches while he has been sidelined from the T20 side.
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newscricket8 days ago

Whether MS Dhoni wants to come back or not is for him to decide, says Ravi Shastri

India head coach Ravi Shastri has said that although the management is open to MS Dhoni's return, ultimately the decision rested with Dhoni himself. Shastri also lauded the comebacks of the ‘world-class’ Ravichandran Ashwin and the ‘world’s best’ Wriddhiman Saha for the series against South Africa.
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featurecricket10 days ago

IND vs SA | Winners and losers from Vizag Test ft. Kuldeep Yadav, Senuran Muthusamy and Rohit Sharma's critics

After stern resistance from the visitors for four days, sanity was restored on Day 5 as the Protean batters folded like a pack of cards within the first hour. As is always the case, there were multiple winners and losers from the game and we, at SportsCafe, have compiled a list from the first Test.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket16 days ago

IND v SA | Wriddhiman Saha will keep against South Africa in first Test, confirms Virat Kohli

Indian captain Virat Kohli has confirmed that Wriddhiman Saha will replace the struggling Rishabh Pant in the Indian line-up for the first Test against South Africa. Kohli also confirmed that both Ravindra Jadeja and Ravi Ashwin will feature in the playing XI ahead of leg-spinner Kuldeep Yadav.
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newscricket20 days ago

IND vs SA | Virat Kohli has to bring back wrist spinners into T20s, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has stated that Virat Kohli should bring back the wrist-spinning duo after finger spinners failed to mark an impression against South Africa in the T20 series. He has also suggested Kohli to stay calm and not pay heed to the opinions of "so-called interested parties in cricket".
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featurecricket23 days ago

India's hypocrisy in Rishabh Pant fiasco sheds light on team management's two-facedness

In WWE, when a superstar who is perceived to be good turns on or betrays another superstar, it is commonly referred to as the “Heel turn”. Rishabh Pant might not quite be working in the wrestling industry, but thanks to the team management, he now already has a taste of what a heel turn feels like.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket23 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah has got his awkward action to work as an advantage, says Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has commended Jasprit Bumrah on making his awkward bowling action work in his favour over batsmen in world cricket. The 40-year-old is also is looking forward to how Kagiso Rabada adapts to Indian conditions when he features in the three-match Test series starting on October 2.
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newscricketa month ago

IND v SA | Maybe selectors felt some changes were required, I respect that, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has stated that he respects the selectors' decision to leave him out of two successive T20I series either as a break for him or because they felt some changes were required. Currently, Kuldeep is in a three-man race against Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for a place in the Test XI.
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newscricketa month ago

IND v SA | Not wise for India to look at the World T20 next year, says Sourav Ganguly

Contrary to popular opinion, Sourav Ganguly believes that it is important that the Indian team does not focus all their attention towards the T20 World Cup next year. Instead, Ganguly hopes that the team management offers youngsters as many chances as possible to prove themselves.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs South Africa | Wanted to give opportunities to successful domestic cricketers, asserts Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has revealed that the reason Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav were rested for the T20I series against South Africa was because India wanted to give successful domestic cricketers a chance at the highest level. India will play the first match of the series in Dharamsala today.
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