newscricket4 days 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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newscricket7 days ago

IND vs SA | Would like to see Manish Pandey retain his place to showcase his talent, opines VVS Laxman

Legendary Indian cricketer VVS Laxman is of the opinion that Manish Pandey must retain his place in the playing XI and be given an opportunity to showcase his talent. Laxman also believes that India must take a call on the future of Shikhar Dhawan, who has been struggling for runs off late.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND vs SA | Rishabh Pant needs to be wary of Sanju Samson's threat, believes Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir believes that Kerala's wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson is posing serious threat to Rishabh Pant's place in the shorter formats. Gambhir also believes that this three-match T20I series will be a golden opportunity for other youngsters to cement their spots.
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newscricket16 days ago

Middle-order in ODIs and opening slot in Tests is a cause for concern, admits Vikram Rathour

India's newly-appointed batting coach Vikram Rathour has admitted that the middle-order in ODIs and the opening slot in Tests are an area concern for the Indian cricket team. However, he also reassured that there are enough young players coming through the ranks who can fill in the spots.
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newscricket20 days ago

Manish Pandey shines as India A take unassailable 3-0 lead against South Africa A

Current captain of the India A team, Manish Pandey paved the way for India A to win the five-match One Day series against South Africa A by scoring a match-winning 59-ball 81. The hosts reached the target of 208 with four wickets and 13 balls remaining and hence taking an impregnable lead of 3-0.
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newscricket22 days ago

IND A vs SA A | Ishan Kishan's 21-ball fifty propels hosts to 2-0 lead

Ishan Kishan's stunning blitz with the bat blew South Africa 'A' off the park as hosts India won by two wickets with an over to spare. Earlier, India 'A' had restricted the Proteas to 162 in their 21 overs, with the spin trio of Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal and Krunal Pandya bowling economically.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND A v SA A | Shivam Dube, Axar Patel, and Yuzvendra Chahal star in India A’s 69-run win

Shivam Dube, Axar Patel, and Yuzvendra Chahal starred as India A beat South Africa A by 69 runs in the first of five one-dayers at the Greenfield Stadium in Trivandrum. While Dube and Patel smashed half-centuries to take India A to 327, Chahal picked up five wickets for just 47 runs.
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newscricket24 days ago

Lack of consistency is what let me down in the past years, admits Manish Pandey

Manish Pandey admits that lack of consistent performances are what has led to him being on the fringes of the Indian national side for the shorter formats of the game. However, Pandey suggested that it would be difficult for any batsman to settle down unless given a permanent spot.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI announce India A squad for one-day series against South Africa A

The BCCI have announced two sets of 15-man squads of India A for the upcoming five One Day games to be played against a touring South Africa A side. The first of the five One Day fixtures will be played on August 29. All the five games will be played at The Sports Hub, Thiruvananthapuram.
Press Release
featurecricketa month ago

WI vs IND | India’s Predicted XI for the first ODI in Guyana

After a rather underwhelming T20I series which saw a string of low-scoring matches, India and West Indies will lock horns in the 50-over version of the game. The match will also mark the Men in Blue’s first ODI clash since their heartbreak against the Kiwis in the semi-final of the World Cup.
Anirudh Suresh