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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Don't see Cheteshwar Pujara in Chennai Super Kings' first XI, opines Pragyan Ojha 

Indian left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha feels that India's Test no.3 Cheteshwar Pujara will not be starting in the Chennai Super Kings's first-choice XI in the upcoming IPL. However, he also termed Pujara a brilliant all-format batsman and labelled the latter's IPL selection an inspiring story.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs ENG | Hardik Pandya is a big asset but can he bowl, questions Pragyan Ojha 

Former Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha termed India's all-rounder Hardik Pandya a big asset but at the same time questioned whether he is fit enough to bowl in Test cricket. Ojha also batted for the inclusion of Kuldeep Yadav in the first Test as he feels the left-armer brings variation to the side.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs ENG | Sundar and Axar’s pace might make it difficult for England to sweep, reckons Venkatapathy Raju

Former Indian spinner Venkatapathy Raju reckons that England will unleash the sweep-shot versus the Indians, but believes the pace and trajectory of Washington Sundar and Axar Patel might hinder the visitors’ plans a little. Ojha, like Raju, also opined that the English will rely on the sweep shot.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | R Ashwin is the bowling captain on the field, feels Pragyan Ojha

Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha has asserted that Indian offie R Ashwin, on the field, has emerged as the bowling captain of the team. He also added that Ashwin plays with a lot of confidence that comes when there is no fear of getting dropped from the side, which is the case with him.
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newscricket9 months ago

Pragyan Ojha becomes ICA representative to IPL Governing Council

Pragyan Ojha, who retired from all formats of cricket last year, has been nominated by the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) to be their representative in the Indian Premier League's Governing Council. Ojha will be in the position for a year and he will now replace Surinder Khanna.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | Jasprit Bumrah is a bigger asset with the ball; why risk him as nightwatchman, questions Pragyan Ojha

Pragyan Ojha has questioned team management’s tactic of sending Jasprit Bumrah as the nightwatchman, stating that Bumrah is a bigger asset with the ball. On the other hand, Deep Dasgupta stated that it was a perfect decision to send Bumrah with the only other option being Ashwin.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | Hanuma Vihari is similar to VVS Laxman in terms of being a Test specialist, notes Pragyan Ojha

Pragyan Ojha has stated that Hanuma Vihari is similar to VVS Laxman in term of being a Test specialist for India and added that this series would be crucial in terms of Vihari establishing himself. While adding that Vihari does a thankless job, Ojha spoke about the quandary of playing him at home.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni cannot do everything alone, everyone has to contribute, opines Pragyan Ojha

Former Indian Test spinner Pragyan Ojha has asserted that Dhoni cannot do everything alone and in a team a game, everyone has to contribute. CSK finally won a game in IPL on Sunday against Kings XI Punjab, but they were heavily criticized after their loss to SRH with Dhoni being the prime target. 
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newscricketa year ago

Was gifted by the owner for dismissing Sachin Tendulkar in 2009 IPL, recalls Pragyan Ojha

During the 2009 IPL, Pragyan Ojha has recalled that he was promised a watch by the Deccan Chargers owner for dismissing Mumbai Indians’ Sachin Tendulkar, which he later received. He also admitted that Sachin’s wicket is one of his dream wickets and added that it was special to him.
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newscricketa year ago

Murali promised before India Test he will get to 800 wickets and win the match, reveals Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara revealed that Muttiah Muralitharan had promised before the Galle Test to the Lankan players that he will both get to the 800-wicket mark and ensure that Sri Lanka beat India. Murali called time on his Test career post the Galle Test, in which he took his 800th wicket.
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