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IND vs NZ | Prithvi Shaw can learn playing straight from Kane Williamson, advises VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has advised Prithvi Shaw to learn from Kane Williamson on playing in seamer-friendly conditions after the youngster was found wanting in the opening Test against New Zealand. Williamson’s side cruised to a 10-wicket win inside four days with their pacers all over the Indian batsmen.
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ICC Test Rankings | Steve Smith dethrones Kohli as number one batsman; Bumrah drops out of Top 10

Steve Smith, in the latest ICC rankings for Tests, has dethroned Virat Kohli as the number one batsman after the latter’s dismal showing in the first Test in Wellington. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah, who took a solitary wicket at the Basin Reserve, has dropped out of the Top 10 in bowler’s rankings.
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IND vs NZ | Cautious approach away from home never pays off, attests Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli launched a scathing attack on his batsmen for their defensive approach in the first Test and attested that a negative mindset away from home never pays off. India, led by Pujara, employed defensive tactics in the second innings, but the move eventually backfired.
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Legends and pundits react to India's first loss in World Test Championship

After a thumping T20I whitewash against New Zealand, India kept on disappointing every Indian fan with their shambolic performance in three-match ODI and first Test match. Cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to express their perception on Team India's drastic failure over Kiwis.
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Twitter reacts to Daryl Mitchell’s ‘blinder’ to send Jasprit Bumrah packing

India’s bad day with the bat and New Zealand’s brilliant day on the field continued when the substitute fielder Daryl Mitchell pulled off a blinder in the second slip to dismiss Jasprit Bumrah. The Indian pacer turned around only to see Mitchell pull off the catch inches away from the ground.
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IND vs NZ | Anything in region of 220-230 would have made it different, feels Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that another 60-70 runs in the first innings would have kept things on an even position and India could have made a comeback to put New Zealand under pressure. Kohli has also added that Prithvi Shaw has just played one game away from home and will learn things sooner.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | My role in the game was to bowl against the wind, reveals Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin, who conceded 99 runs for his three wickets, has revealed that his role was to bowl against the wind for the entirety of the game, even though it was really difficult. Ashwin has further praised Mayank Agarwal and suggested him not to move away from his set template.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Mayank showed his teammates how to bat in New Zealand, feels Scott Styris

Former New Zealand international Scott Styris was all praises for Mayank Agarwal’s valiant half century to put things straight for an Indian resurgence. Some quick fire runs from the Kiwi tailenders piled up a lead of 183 as Rahane and Vihari grind their way through after some quick wickets.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli struggling to find his feet yet again in New Zealand

Virat Kohli once again failed to deliver his best in the second innings today in Wellington as he was dismissed by a Trent Boult delivery. The Indian skipper has failed to score a century in the last 20 innings and Twitterati went berserk by trolling the Indian skipper left, right and centre.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli convincing 'walking' Mayank Agarwal to take DRS for faint nick

Mayank Agarwal, after edging one down the leg-side to Tim Southee, was readily walking off the ground and was not entirely interested in taking the DRS. However, Virat Kohli convinced him with two seconds remaining on the counter but in the end, the ultra edge found a mini spike on the screen.
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