newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It's very unfair to criticise MS Dhoni, says Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev believes that the criticism aimed at MS Dhoni is unfair, stating that the wicketkeeper-batsman has done well considering the team’s requirements. Dhoni has scored 223 runs at a strike rate of 93.30 and effected nine dismissals during the league stage of the 2019 World Cup.
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newscricket14 days ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli argues with umpire after inconclusive evidence costs India a review

Going for the verdict so soon has been a norm in this World Cup and when that made its appearance at Edgbaston today, Virat Kohli was visibly furious. The skipper turned animated as India’s review was taken away despite the third umpire not having clear evidence of a bat-pad upon an LBW request.
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newscricket23 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Mohammed Shami’s hat-trick keeps memory of my hat-trick alive, says Chetan Sharma

Chetan Sharma has expressed that Mohammed Shami’s hat-trick against Afghanistan will rekindle memories of the same feat he had achieved way back in 1987. Sharma had clean bowled three New Zealand batsmen at the 1987 World Cup on home soil to claim the first hat-trick by an Indian in the tournament.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Shikhar Dhawan’s threshold for pain is incredible, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has mentioned that Shikhar Dhawan’s "threshold for pain is incredible", referring to the fact that the southpaw went on to score a century despite injuring his thumb against Australia. Dhawan scored a brilliant 117 off 109 but was not able to take the field in the second innings.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Had a point to prove after home series loss, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli mentioned that the Indian team had a point to prove against Australia in Sunday’s encounter at The Oval, referring to the home series loss against the same side earlier this year. India had set a huge target of 353 runs for their opponents and comprehensively won the match by 36 runs.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Tournament will open up if India defeats Australia, says Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that the World Cup will completely open up if India manage to defeat Australia in Sunday’s encounter at The Oval. Australia will come into the game with two back to back wins over Afghanistan and West Indies whereas India had defeated South Africa in their lone game so far.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Variety in India’s bowling attack makes them strong, says Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell has stated that the variety in India’s bowling attack makes them a strong side and it can also help them in favourable conditions. India has gone ahead with three pacers in their side along with two leg-spinners, add to that two fast-bowling all-rounders and a spin all-rounder.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I would like MS Dhoni to bat at number four, says Andy Bichel

Andy Bichel has stated that he would like veteran MS Dhoni to bat at number four for India at the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, starting May 30. The number four position has been a highly debated topic and it is very likely that Vijay Shankar will be the starter at that position.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I feel proud when people talk about India's bowling unit, says Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has stated that he feels proud about the fact that the Indian bowling unit is touted as one of the bests at the moment. The troika of Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shami form the Indian bowling attack for the World Cup along with spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav.
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newscricket2 months ago

Hoping to learn from India pacers and become a better bowler, says Navdeep Saini

Navdeep Saini has stated that he is hoping to learn a few tricks from the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he will travel along with them during the World Cup. The Delhi pacer has been named as one of the four net bowlers who will be on the flight to England.
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