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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs SA | Mayank Agarwal didn’t make use of the opportunity, opines Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh is of the opinion that Mayank Agarwal didn’t make use of the opportunity he got in the South Africa series. Harbhajan further added that Shubhman Gill and Prithvi Shaw might replace Agarwal in the next series after he wasn't consistent in the recent Test series in South Africa.
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newscricket18 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | KL Rahul gains 18 places in batting charts, Jasprit Bumrah enters top 10

Indian opener, KL Rahul has made an 18-slot gain, and reached 31st position in the latest ICC Men's Test Ranking, following his Man of the Match effort in Centurion against South Africa. Indian speedster, Jasprit Bumrah has moved up three spots and gained the ninth position in the bowler's list.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Couple of breakthroughs early morning could turn the game on its head, says Lungi Ngidi

Lungi Ngidi has said that a couple of early breakthroughs on the second day could turn the match on its head after the end of first day’s play. Ngidi was the sole wicket-taker for South Africa returning with 3/45 in 17 overs dismissing Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Not allowed to express my opinion on it, Mayank Agarwal refrains from talking about LBW call

India opener Mayank Agarwal has refrained from commenting on his LBW dismissal on DRS in the Centurion Test saying he is not allowed to express his opinion on it and doesn't want to get his money docked. Agarwal was dismissed on a score of 60 runs by Lungi Ngidi on a delivery nipping back in.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | India’s struggle in batting is biggest worry in the series, opines Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has pointed out that India’s batting struggles are the biggest worry for the team ahead of the three match Test series against South Africa starting from December 26. Chopra also added that the form of opening pair can also be a concern as Rohit Sharma will miss the Tests.
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newscricketa month ago

Mayank Agarwal has given lot of importance to self belief, says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman lauded Mayank Agarwal, after the opener scored match-winning 150 and 62 in the decider of the two-match Test series against New Zealand in Mumbai last week. Laxman was highly impressed with the right-hander’s “outstanding” strokeplay against Blackcaps spinners, especially Ajaz Patel.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings | R Ashwin rises to No. 2 in all-rounder list, Mayank Agarwal jumps to 11th in batting charts

Indian spinner, R Ashwin has moved a place up in the latest ICC Test rankings to attain the No.2 spot among the all-rounders in red-ball cricket. Mayank Agarwal, who notched up a hundred and a fifty in the second Test match against New Zealand in Mumbai, has gained 30 spots to reach 11th position.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Mayank Agarwal can be a good option to bat at number 3, says Saba Karim

Former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim has opined that Mayank Agarwal can be a good option to bat at number 3 for the South Africa series as he can handle the pacers and attack the spinners as well. Saba further added that it is time to give new players a chance to play against South Africa.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Don’t know what will happen to Hanuma Vihari, opines Dinesh Karthik

India wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has said that Hanuma Vihari's place in the Test squad for South Africa will be uncertain after being dropped from the team for the New Zealand series. Vihari scored 151 runs at an average of 75.50 against South Africa A in two unofficial Tests recently.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Wouldn’t be surprised if Ravichandran Ashwin doesn’t play in South Africa Tests, says Steve Harmison

Steve Harmison says that he’s uncertain whether Ravichandran Ashwin will feature in India’s XI against South Africa, given the unpredictability in Virat Kohli’s team selections. He also called for Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer’s inclusion ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane.
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