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newscricket10 days ago

Cannot see Shikhar Dhawan making a Test comeback anytime soon, opines Aakash Chopra

Renowned commentator Aakash Chopra has stated that he cannot envision Shikhar Dhawan making a comeback to the Test side, with the likes of Rohit, Rahul, Shaw and Agarwal all ahead of him in the pecking order. Chopra, instead, has advised Dhawan to concentrate on his white-ball career.
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newscricketa month ago

Prithvi Shaw has ability of Virender Sehwag, believes Wasim Jaffer

Veteran Mumbai cricketer Wasim Jaffer is of the opinion that fellow Mumbai prodigy Prithvi Shaw, who is now a mainstay in the Indian Test set-up, is a special player who has the stroke-making ability of Virender Sehwag. Jaffer, however, noted that Shaw had to improve his off-field discipline.
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newscricketa month ago

Have come to realize now that I wasn’t ready for international cricket, admits Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer, who played 31 Tests for India between 2000 and 2008, has said that he now realizes that he was not quite ready to handle the rigours of international cricket when he was picked for the Indian side. Jaffer played his last international match in 2008, when he was just 30 years old.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | KKR vs DC Evaluation Chart - Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten 92 thunders the Knight Riders

The stage was well set by the Delhi openers, Dhawan and Shaw, as they put on 90 runs for the first wicket before Dhawan continued his impressive display through to the end of the innings, scoring 92 in Delhi’s 205. Despite a futile attempt from Gill, KKR could only score 162, falling 43 runs short.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

Gill, Jaiswal, Shaw among Aakash Chopra’s 10 players to look forward to in 2020s

Aakash Chopra has picked Yashasvi Jaiswal and Prithvi Shaw among his list of 10 players to look forward to in 2020s. Apart from the Mumbai duo, Chopra has also listed the likes of Shubman Gill, Shaheen Afridi, Tom Banton, Gerald Coetzee, Naseem Shah and Haider Ali.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | Delhi vs RCB Evaluation Chart - RCB overcome mini-blip to register emphatic win

After an otherworldly start with the bat, scoring 79 runs in the powerplay, RCB overcame a mini-stutter to ensure that they registered a convincing 63-run win over a listless Delhi side. After having posted 175 in the first innings, a clinical display from the bowlers saw RCB bowl DC out for 112.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Felt emotional when Sachin Sir gifted me his bat, recalls Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw has recalled the time that Sachin Tendulkar had first seen him play and was so happy that ended up gifting his bat to the youngster. The legendary cricketer had visited the MIG Cricket Club in Mumbai wherein he first spotted an 8-year-old Shaw and was extremely impressed.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | RR vs DC Evaluation Chart - Shikhar Dhawan’s classy 72 helps Delhi hammer Rajasthan

After being asked to bat first, Shikhar Dhawan’s opening wicket partnership with Prithvi Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane ensured that the visitors got to 211 for the loss of four wickets. In the end, Rajasthan’s lacklustre performance with the bat helped the encounter tilt in Delhi’s favour.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Fox Cricket predicts 2025’s best Test XI; leaves out Indian star Virat Kohli

Fox Cricket’s prediction for the 2025’s best Test XI has some spectacular names missing out from the list, including Indian skipper Virat Kohli and star Rohit Sharma. On the list, there was the inclusion of Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw amongst the host of International stars in the lineup.
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newscricket2 months ago

It's been a great journey for me under the guidance of Sachin Sir, asserts Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw has expressed his gratitude for Sachin Tendulkar once again, saying that he has helped him become a better cricketer through his guidance. The Mumbai opener has also added that whenever he speaks to Tendulkar, the latter advised him more on the mental aspect than technical.
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