newscricket5 years ago

Mohammad Azharuddin insists Yo-Yo test should be conducted before selection

Mohammad Azharuddin stated that Ambati Rayudu missing out on England tour after being selected was unfortunate and insisted that the Yo-Yo test must be conducted before selection. He also mentioned that Yo-Yo test is a good benchmark but the board needs to understand everyone’s body is different.
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newscricket5 years ago

Indian Test team witnessed Tamil Nadu troika after 57 years

With Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay and Dinesh Karthik, all three getting selected for the historic Test against Afghanistan, Indian Test team witnessed a TN troika after 57 years in their history. K. Srikanth stated it as a proud moment for Tamil Nadu cricket and displays the developments in it.
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newscricket5 years ago

MSK Prasad feels there was no point in persisting with Rohit Sharma

Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad didn't see any point in persisting with Rohit Sharma and stated that this was the ‘best opportunity’ to get Karun Nair back in the team. Given their excellent performances, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been picked for ODI and T20 against England.
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newscricket5 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Murali Vijay 'let down' after getting ousted from Tamil Nadu squad

Murali Vijay has expressed his disappointment for the manner in which he was left out of the Tamil Nadu side for his failure to report for the Vijay Hazare match against Mumbai on February 8. The opener has also added that Johannesburg Test win gave the Indian team momentum for the ODI series.
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newscricket5 years ago

Harsha Bhogle impressed by team India’s smart and brave approach in second innings

Harsha Bhogle has said that he is impressed by the Team India’s smart and brave batting effort in the second innings of the third Test at the Wanderers. The Indian batsmen were repeatedly questioned by the umpires about the pitch condition to call off the match but the visitors refused every time.
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newscricket5 years ago

Ranji Trophy | Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja set to play tournament opener

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, and M Vijay will play the first round of Ranji Trophy matches, which start on October 6. While Ashwin and Vijay have confirmed their availability to the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, Jadeja and Pujara have been named in the Saurashtra squad.
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newscricket6 years ago

T Natrajan : I survived on midday meals during school

Tamil Nadu’s fast bowler Thangarasu Natarajan has revealed his childhood struggles wherein he survived on midday meals during his school days. However, his life has changed ever since this year's IPL auction wherein Kings XI Punjab bought him for a whopping Rs. 3 crores.
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featurecricket6 years ago

Missing XI of Indian Premier League 2017

Remember 2016? Just as the IPL took off in all its glitz, one player after another had ruled them out of the tournament due to injury concerns that took some sheen out of the cash-rich league. And this time too, injury has started to play its part as some star players are missing out the league.
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newscricket6 years ago

Twitter reacts to Jadeja's brilliant all-round performance and the last wicket drama

Jadeja and Saha started off the day with a solid partnership which helped India put up a lead of 32. On the other hand, the Australians didn't have a start that they would've expected as Renshaw, Warner and Smith fell early which led to a collapse. Now 91 runs stand between India and a series win.
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newscricket6 years ago

Murali Vijay makes little of Glenn Maxwell mocking Kohli's injury

Murali Vijay refused to pay much heed to Glenn Maxwell mocking Virat Kohli's injury during Day 3 of the third Test between India and Australia yesterday. Glenn Maxwell was seen imitating Kohli's shoulder injury after saving a boundary at the ropes just before the Indian captain's dismissal.
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