newscricket21 days ago

As of now, Jasprit Bumrah doesn't need surgery, reveals Bharat Arun

Much to the relief of fans, according to bowling coach Bharat Arun, India's ace paceman Jasprit Bumrah won't be undergoing surgery for his back injury and is expected to heal naturally before the New Zealand tour. Earlier, it was revealed that Bumrah will be sitting out of the entire home season.
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newscricket21 days ago

We have an embarrassment of riches in spin department, says Bharat Arun

Bharat Arun has stated that Indian spin resources are pretty equipped to bowl in any conditions and the team has an "embarrassment of riches" thanks to the pool of players they have. The bowling coach also heaped praises on Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami for their performance in the home conditions.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND v SA | We try to maintain right line and length, says Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has admitted that the success of the Indian pacers, even in subcontinent conditions, is because of maintaining right line and length throughout. India took just two overs on day 4 of the third Test to wrap up the match by an innings and 202 runs and win the series 3-0. 
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Pacers have been exceptional for India over last two years, says Bharat Arun

India's bowling coach Bharat Arun has stated that Indian pacers have done exceptionally well in the last two years, helping India become a formidable force in Test cricket. He has also added that the wicket had become placid apart from a few wears and tears when South African lower-order batted.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter explodes as “superman” Wriddhiman Saha grabs one-handed stunner to send Thenuis de Bruyn packing

Eyebrows were raised when Wriddhiman Saha was picked ahead of Rishabh Pant for the series, but skipper Kohli said that it was the latter’s keeping skills that helped him get the nod. Today, Saha proved his skipper right, grabbing a stupendous one-handed catch diving to his left to dismiss de Bruyn.
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newscricketa month ago

Was a bit injudicious but Philander kept me in right mindset, says Keshav Maharaj

South Africa didn't seem to learn from the Vizag Test as they trail by 326 runs in the ongoing Test match in Pune. Although Keshav Maharaj couldn’t make a mark with the ball he did with the bat scoring his maiden half-century and said that the game plan was to play spin by going forward.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as Faf du Plessis loses ninth straight toss in Asia

Faf du Plessis once again failed to call it right at the Toss on Thursday morning, making it nine straight lost tosses for him in Asian conditions. With du Plessis having no luck at winning the toss in Asia, the Twitterati trolled the South African skipper for losing the toss yet again.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Mohammed Shami taking five wickets in second innings big positive for us, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has heaped praise on Mohammed Shami's bowling in the second innings of the Vizag Test, where he reversed the ball well to help India win the match. Shastri has also admitted that Jasprit Bumrah might need surgery in order to recover from the ailing back affected by stress fracture.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Any conditions that come our way, we accept it as home conditions, says Bharat Arun

Bowling coach Bharat Arun has stated that being the number one team in the world, India are not bothered about the kind of pitches dished out to them and will adapt to perform to the best of their abilities. He also said that freedom given by skipper Kohli to his pacers is the key to their success.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Vizag Day 5 Talking Points: Piedt-Muthusamy’s grit and Mohammed Shami’s second innings genius

India wrapped up the proceedings in Vizag on the final day with a solid bowling performance from Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja. While the former put on a masterclass of seam movement, Dane Piedt and Senuran Muthusamy stood tall to give their top-order a lesson on the go.
Bastab K Parida