newscricketa month 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket2 months ago

Steve Smith not sound enough to lead Australia, claims Kerry O' Keefe

Kerry O’Keefe believes that the emotions that lie at the core of Steve Smith’s game are not ideal to lead Australia in high-pressure situations. O’Keefe added that Smith overreacted more than once during the now concluded Test series against India, even if Smith had a good tour on a personal level.
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newscricket2 months ago

Aussie players friends no more, declares Virat Kohli

Even though India completed the comeback against Australia in the final Test in Dharamsala today, the series has left a sour taste in Virat Kohli's mouth. The Indian captain said he no longer considered the Australian cricketers as his friends following their behavior during the series.
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newscricket2 months ago

Watch | Steve Smith calls Murali Vijay a 'f***ing cheat'

Steve Smith has been caught on camera calling Murali Vijay a ‘f***ing cheat’ after the Indian claimed to have poached a catch that was later ruled not out. The incident is just another one in a series that has already seen a number of flashpoints including DRS and mock-gate.
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newscricket2 months ago

Patience pays off for Matt Renshaw as he breaks 119 year old Australian record

Matt Renshaw has impressed all with his maturity while batting in the current series. In the process, he has also broken Clint Hill's record for most runs for Australia before the age of 21 in this tour and his former coach, Phil Jaques says that his patience is the key to his success in India.
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newscricket3 months ago

Glenn Maxwell to lead Kings XI Punjab in IPL-10

Glenn Maxwell has been named the captain of Kings XI Punjab side for the 10th edition of the IPL, the franchise revealed yesterday. Maxwell will take over the reins from Murali Vijay, who was named captain midway through the season last year, after the David Miller was relieved of the captaincy.
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newscricket3 months ago

Squad for remaining Two Tests announced; Pandya misses out

The BCCI has released injured all-rounder Hardik Pandya from the squad for the final two Test matches against Australia, to be held in Ranchi and Dharamsala naming a 15-man team. Murali Vijay, who missed the second Test due to a shoulder injury suffered in Pune, has retained his place in the squad.
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