newscricket7 days ago

Morne Morkel calls Centurion wicket similar to sub-continental one

Morne Morkel has expressed his disappointment over the Centurion pitch as he took a dig at the curators and compared the wicket to pitches that are available in India. The pacer also praised Virat Kohli’s effort and claimed that the visitors showed the potential of winning a first-ever series in SA.
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newscricket17 days ago

Twitter reacts to Hardik Pandya's innings saving innings in Cape Town

When the top order failed to get going, the lanky Hardik Pandya stood tall and saved India from an embarrassing total and guided India to a first-innings score of 209. The Twitterati were pleased by the display and couldn't control showering their praises on the Baroda all-rounder.
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newscricket18 days ago

Kris Srikkanth : Virat Kohli’s team will push South Africa out of their comfort zone

Kris Srikkanth has backed Virat Kohli's team to push South Africa out of their comfort zone in the three-match Test series that began in Cape Town today. He also predicted that the Indian batsmen would be successful in negotiating the experienced new ball attack of the home team.
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newscricket19 days ago

Hardik Pandya’s talent provides balance to Team India, says Lance Klusener

Lance Klusener has heaped praise on Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya claiming that the emerging youngster provides the all-important balance to the side. The former South African star has also warned the hosts about Pandya's hard-hitting prowess against the bowlers once he gets going.
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newscricket25 days ago

Morne Morkel expresses happiness over comeback performance ahead of India series

Morne Morkel is a happy soul after his latest match-winning performance against Zimbabwe and claimed that it will help him do well in the upcoming series against India. He is also confident about Dale Steyn's comeback in the three-match series but is not worried about losing his place in the team.
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newscricketa month ago

Our duty is to give our 100 percent, says Virat Kohli ahead of South Africa tour

Virat Kohli has seemed positive ahead of the South Africa tour and stated that the team’s job is to give 100 percent effort in the series. He has also tried to remove the created hype from the critics and fans as he cleared that the Indian cricket team doesn’t have to prove anything to anyone.
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newscricketa month ago

Ishant Sharma has not realised his potential yet, believes Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad has expressed that Ishant Sharma has all the qualities of a good pace bowler but still hasn’t realized his true potential. He has also added that it’s a high time for Ishant to lead the pace attack while stating that Steyn and Morkel are not a big threat to the team.
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newscricket2 months ago

Preparing seamer-friendly pitches at home is not enough for India, warns AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers believes that preparing seamer-friendly pitches at home is not a foolproof plan for India ahead of the South African tour as the home bowlers know the pitches better. He also added that in the current era of cricket, it seems unrealistic to have one month for preparation for a tour.
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newscricket5 months ago

Graeme Smith: India’s real test will come in South African conditions

Former South African skipper Graeme Smith has heaped praise on Virat Kohli but believes that the Indian skipper and his team will face a completely different challenge in South African conditions. India visits South Africa in January and February next year for four Tests, five ODIs, and two T20Is.
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newscricket5 months ago

Faf du Plessis to lead World XI in Pakistan

South African skipper Faf du Plessis is going to lead the ICC World XI team that will tour Pakistan for a three-match T20I series, PCB announced today. The first two T20Is of the series will be played on September 12 and 13, and the final game will be played on September 15.
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