newscricket3 months ago

Rahul indulges in friendly banter with Pujara, accuses him of abusing his powers as a senior

Indian opener KL Rahul was at his humourous-best when he accused Cheteshwar Pujara of abuse of power as a senior by not sharing the fielding duties at the short-leg in Tests. On the other hand, Pujara revealed that Rahul and Murali Vijay pull his leg by calling him the best batsman in Test cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sunil Gavaskar believes Hardik Pandya can emulate David Warner

Sunil Gavaskar believes that Hardik Pandya can emulate David Warner when it comes to transforming himself from a Twenty20 specialist to a man for all formats. The 23-year-old had a hugely successful Test debut against Sri Lanka as he scored 178 runs from two matches to help India to a series win.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Why Shikhar Dhawan should be India's preferred opener in Tests

Shikhar Dhawan made a scintillating return to the Indian Test team scoring a 168-ball 190 to put India into a commanding position by finishing the first day with 399/3 on the board. Dhawan opened the innings for India after a gap of almost two years as the position owned by Murali Vijay.
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newscricket4 months ago

Kohli praises unfortunate Vijay, asks others to see this as an opportunity

Virat Kohli has encouraged Shikhar Dhawan and Abhinav Mukund, potential replacements for Murali Vijay in the opening slot, to treat it as an opportunity rather than pressure. The regular Test opener for India is set to miss the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka with a wrist injury.
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newscricket4 months ago

Shikhar Dhawan to replace injured Murali Vijay for Sri Lanka tour

BCCI have announced, today, that Shikhar Dhawan would be replacing the injured Murali Vijay in the Test squad for India's three-match Test series against Sri Lanka. Vijay was ruled out after he complained of pain in his right wrist on which he had suffered an injury during Australia's tour of India.
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newscricket4 months ago

Murali Vijay : I was a wild creature in search of freedom in my early days

Test specialist Murali Vijay revealed that he was a wild spirit in his early days and wandered from place to place in order to discover himself and his needs in life. The 33-year old further shared the struggles he went through in life before getting his big break in Tests.
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newscricket7 months ago

Murali Vijay: I was playing with a fractured wrist

Murali Vijay has admitted that he was battling pain owing to a fractured wrist during the recent four-Test home series against Australia which the hosts won 2-1. The injury ruled him out of the ongoing IPL and the Tamil Nadu opener underwent a wrist surgery in the United Kingdom.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2017 | Wriddhiman Saha : Virender Sehwag’s inputs helped me grow as a player

Wriddhiman Saha is understandably high on confidence following his good performances in the India-Australia series. The wicketkeeper is now gearing up for the IPL season with Kings XI Punjab and has claimed that he is expecting to perform better thanks to the “priceless inputs” of Virender Sehwag.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ravichandran Ashwin and Murali Vijay officially out of IPL 2017

R Ashwin has been ruled out of IPL 2017 after being advised rest for 6-8 weeks for his groin, the BCCI announced. M Vijay is unlikely to play as he has to undergo surgery on his right wrist and rehabilitation for his left shoulder. Kohli's availability will be known in the second week of April.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashwin and Vijay set to miss IPL 10

Ravichandran Ashwin and Murali Vijay are likely to miss the entire duration of the Indian Premier League, owing to the injury concerns sustained during the long home season. It has also been learnt that Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav may also sit out the early stages of their team’s campaigns.
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