newscricket2 days ago

IND v SA | The fast bowlers give me good practice with the moving ball, assets Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha has revealed that all the Indian fast bowlers provide him good practice bowling at him with the moving ball. After a long injury-break, Saha has returned to take over as the No.1 Test wicket-keeper in style with a convincing performance in the second Test against South Africa.
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newscricket5 days ago

Without doubt, this is the best pace attack India has ever had, says Kapil Dev

The legendary Kapil Dev heaped praise on India's current pace battery, saying the fast bowlers are the best attack that India has ever had over the years. Kapil commended the opportunities that have been given to the youngsters to express themselves and completely change the face of Indian cricket.
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featurecricket7 days ago

IND v SA | India’s Predicted XI for second Test in Pune

After a near-perfect display at Vizag, India head to Pune with firm hopes of getting their fourth consecutive win in the ICC Test Championship and sealing the series. Given the nature of India’s win, with contributions coming from almost every player, it is unlikely that India will make any changes.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND v SA | I told Mohammad Shami that he could become the king of reverse swing, reveals Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that he had told Mohammad Shami that he could become the next king of reverse swing during a phone conversation between the two. Akhtar further expressed that he believes Rohit Sharma will go on to become a great Test player from here on. 
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newscricket9 days ago

IND v SA | Even with the fight South Africa showed, we were always ahead, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli believes that his team were always ahead in the game despite the resistance shown by the South African batting and bowling unit throughout the first Test at Vizag. Courtesy of a five-fer from Mohammad Shami and a four-fer from Ravindra Jadeja on day five, India won the match by 203 runs.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND v SA | Ishant Sharma and I simply planned to keep attacking the stumps, reveals Mohammad Shami

After proving to be India’s second innings hero once again with a five-fer, Mohammad Shami revealed that he and Ishant Sharma only planned on attacking the stumps. Shami’s spell, assisted by cracks and variable bounce, was crucial to India bowling out South Africa on day five at Vizag.
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featurecricket11 days ago

IND vs SA | Vizag Day 3 Talking Points: Dean Elgar’s innings of bloody-mindedness and Kohli underusing Shami

Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock showed their class in front of the rampant run of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja as South Africa put up a stiff fight against India in the first innings. However, Virat Kohli was left to rue his chances as he underused Mohammed Shami when the going was tough.
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newscricket15 days ago

IND vs SA | This series will tell me how good I am, says Keshav Maharaj

Orthodox left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj, who will be leading South Africa in the spin department, believes that the upcoming three-match Test series against India will tell him if he is good enough for international cricket. He also added that reverse swing will be key in the Indian conditions.
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newscricket20 days ago

Always felt that Rohit Sharma had the X-factor to open innings in Tests, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri said that he has always felt that Rohit Sharma had the X-factor to open the innings in Test cricket and prove to be a match-winner, just like his white-ball exploits. Shastri also spoke about team selections and the need to be extra patient with a special talent like Rishabh Pant.
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newscricket21 days ago

Avoid risking Jasprit Bumrah in India home Tests, urges Chetan Sharma

Former India fast bowler Chetan Sharma has urged the Indian team selectors to not waste a talent like Jasprit Bumrah in Test cricket in India as he believes Indian pitches carry a risk of injury. Bumrah has missed only 3 Test matches due to injury, since making his Test debut in South Africa.
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