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newscricket9 days ago

Virat Kohli has been highly supportive of the pace bowling unit, admits Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami, who recently came back from injury, has admitted that Virat Kohli has been highly supportive of the pace bowling unit, adding that the pace bowlers have utmost freedom. The pacer also added that the Indian skipper doesn’t put undue pressure on the bowler or interfere in their plans.
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cricket25 days ago

Deepak Chahar, Rashid Khan and more: who you should back to finish as each franchise’s Top wicket-taker

They call T20 a batsman’s game, but the first 16 matches of IPL 2021 have largely dished out wickets that have let the bowlers dominate proceedings. Plenty of individuals have stepped up, but we’re here to tell who you should be backing to finish as each franchise’s Top wicket-taker.
featurecricketa month ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Punjab Kings edition ft. New season but old chinks

When someone asks you to describe Punjab, tell them the following: they are the only franchise in the history of T20 cricket to have taken the, ‘Hey, can I copy your homework’ meme seriously.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab's death bowling seems better compared to last year, feels Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has stated that the new overseas additions this year will help Punjab Kings in good stead as he believes death bowling won't be a concern anymore. The pacer has further confirmed that he is fully fit and is raring to go after having recovered from the injury he suffered in Australia.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Fit Mohammed Shami good to go for IPL 2021, confirms Anil Kumble

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble has confirmed that pacer Mohammed Shami, who broke his arm in December, has recovered completely and will be good to go for the forthcoming IPL season. Shami last took to a cricket field four months ago in the infamous Adelaide Test, where he hurt himself.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Shami, Saini set to join team for 3rd Test, Pant and Suryakumar likely for T20Is

As per reports, Mohammed Shami and Navdeep Saini are likely to join the team for the last two Tests while Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant are also likely to make it to the T20I squad. After the second Test, the selectors will announce the squads for the last two Tests and five T20Is.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Umesh Yadav to return to India, T Natarajan likely replacement

According to ANI reports, Umesh Yadav, who suffered a calf strain in the second Test in Australia, will take no further part in the series and will return to India immediately. T Natarajan, who is currently with the squad, will be taking that spot in the side with an SCG debut looming large.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs AUS | Shami is a very skillful bowler and will be sorely missed, insists Andy Flower

KXIP's assistant coach Andy Flower reckons that Mohammed Shami will be greatly missed in the Test series as he finds him a very skilful fast bowler. He also added that India have the capability of bouncing back in the Test series despite losing the Adelaide Test, though it will be tough to do so.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs AUS | Kohli and Shami's absence gives us advantage, opines Justin Langer

Australian head coach Justin Langer feels the absence of India's big guns Mohammed Shami and Virat Kohli will given weaken Indian team and give the hosts an advantage. He also added that's he glad that India are feeling stressed than them over the Christmas weekend for the Boxing Day Test. 
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featurecricket5 months ago

From R Ashwin's A+ to Prithvi Shaw's F: Grading Indian player's performance in the Adelaide Test

For all the hype, anticipation and drama built around the day-night Test, it didn't even last more than two and half days. In the end it turned out to be a comfortable win for the Australians as they routed out India for 9/36 after being down and out at the finish of the second day.
Harshit Anand