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featurecricket7 days ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 | An in-depth low-down of the group stages

Only 9 teams remain in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with 7 of those sides - Gujarat, Mumbai, Saurashtra, Andhra, Karnataka, UP and Kerala - having already booked their place in the quarter-final. Delhi will take on Uttarakhand to decide the final quarter-finalist in what has been a humdinger of a season.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket12 days ago

Twitter reacts to Prithvi Shaw’s ‘classy’ double century in Vijay Hazare Trophy

After suffering a lean period in the IPL and in Australia, Prithvi Shaw has come back to the sublime form that he has been known for, with a double century against Pondicherry in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy. The innings consisted of classy strokes and powerful hits in equal measures.
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newscricketa month ago

Kartik Tyagi has the potential to be the next devastating Indian pacer, believes Ian Bishop

Former Windies pacer Ian Bishop believes that Kartik Tyagi, who was a net bowler in Australia, has the potential to be the next great Indian pacer, owing to his ability to swing the ball at pace. Tyagi did not feature in the international games, but represented India in the tour game versus Aus A.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Prithvi Shaw’s ‘outlandish’ throw to catch Rohit Sharma off-guard

When Saini walked back to the dressing room with an apparent injury, it was widely expected that Prithvi Shaw would do a better job in the field. However, an active Shaw who got to the ball quickly unleashed an outlandish throw catching Rohit off-guard as he tumbled down to the ground.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | India contemplating four-man pace attack if Ashwin’s fitness deteriorates

While the talks of Washington Sundar replacing Ravindra Jadeja was evident for the all-rounder spot, team India are contemplating to feature a four-man pace attack at the Gabba if Ravichandran Ashwin is deemed unfit. The report also suggested that either way, Kuldeep Yadav might not feature.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Washington Sundar in line to make his Test debut against Aussies at the Gabba

Tamil Nadu all-rounder Washington Sundar who stayed back in Indian squad after white-ball series may well make his Test debut in the series decider at the Gabba. Prithvi Shaw is also likely to play if Mayank Agarwal fails to recover from the injury scare he got at the nets ahead of the next Test.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Assiduous Mayank Agarwal has all the reason to be hard-done-by with the snub

Well before Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir stepped onto the field as the openers, India’s struggle with openers in the longest format was well-documented, with several openers tried and tested. And since they left, the problem has not just resurfaced but continued to haunt the management.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Jadeja and Pant return to playing XI for Boxing Day clash; Siraj and Gill debut

Ahead of the Boxing Day clash against Australia, India have announced their playing XI, which has seen the return of Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant instead of Saha and Shaw. Meanwhile, the duo of Mohammed Siraj and Shubman Gill are slated to make their debuts for India in the second Test.
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newscricket2 months ago

Unlike Shaw, Sehwag had the luxury of batting in a strong lineup on flat pitches, opines Aakash Chopra

Renowned expert Aakash Chopra believes that the Prithvi Shaw - Virender Sehwag comparisons are flawed, and feels that people are often thrusting false narratives to make a case against the youngster. Chopra also believes people are subconsciously wanting Shaw to fail for self-satisfaction.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | MCG pitch will suit Prithvi Shaw’s batting style more, proclaims Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey has proclaimed that MCG pitch will suit Prithvi Shaw’s batting style more in comparison to the Adelaide, which had more bounce and seam. He also cited Joe Burns’ example as to how the Indian management can instil faith in changing Shaw’s confidence by selecting him for the MCG Test.
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