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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Varun Chakravarthy handed maiden call-up by selectors for T20Is

Kolkata Knight Riders mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy has been handed a shock call-up for the Australia T20Is on the back of his impressive performances in the ongoing edition of the IPL. While the selectors overlooked Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, however, found a place.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Ravichandran Ashwin to be in the plane for Australia ODIs

With the national selection committee set to sit down in the next week to pick teams for the tour of Australia, it has emerged that R Ashwin is the front-runner for a place in the ODI side. Ashwin had last played a limited-overs game for India was back in 2017 and hasn’t been picked after that.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to RR's abysmal loss to DC at their happy hunting ground Sharjah

Rajasthan Royals succumbed to their fourth straight loss in IPL 2020 as Delhi Capitals crushed them at Sharjah Cricket Ground. RR's brittle batting again prevailed as stars of the first two games Steven Smith and Sanju Samson continued their disappointing run even at RR's happy hunting ground.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to R Ashwin seeing Jos Buttler’s back in proper ‘spirit of cricket’ fashion

Ravichandran Ashwin had to face a lot of backlash for mankading Jos Buttler at the non-striker’s end last year, even though it was completely within the rule book. While everyone looked forward to the battle again, Ashwin dismissed him caught by Shikhar Dhawan to send Twitter to a meltdown.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to ‘Ponting’s disciple’ Ravi Ashwin obeying coach to let Finch off with Mankad warning

Death, taxes and Ravichandran Ashwin being in the middle of a Mankad controversy - certainties in life. After hogging the limelight in IPL 2019 with the infamous Buttler incident and after sparking debate on the same pre-IPL, Ashwin, today, obeyed Ponting by letting Finch off with a warning.
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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to Daryl Mitchell’s ‘blinder’ to send Jasprit Bumrah packing

India’s bad day with the bat and New Zealand’s brilliant day on the field continued when the substitute fielder Daryl Mitchell pulled off a blinder in the second slip to dismiss Jasprit Bumrah. The Indian pacer turned around only to see Mitchell pull off the catch inches away from the ground.
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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rishabh Pant’s ‘long plead’ to convince umpire to give de Grandhomme out

Rishabh Pant looked like a wicket-keeper on a mission on Day 3 with his chirpy attitude behind the wicket and his long plead to convince the umpire to give the New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme out stood out. However, Grandhomme was quick enough to walk off after gloving it to the keeper.
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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli’s ‘nasty’ send-off to Ross Taylor on his 100th Test

Like him or hate him, you cannot ignore Virat Kohli and his long list of nasty send-offs to the opposition batsmen in a crunch encounter. After praising Ross Taylor in the pre-match press conference, Kohli was seen giving a mouthful to Taylor on his way back to the pavilion in his 100th Test.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs NZ | It might spin a bit because of moisture and dampness, insists Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane believes that the dampness of the Basin Reserve will bring the spinners into the equation and the first session of every day will see the spinners having a crucial role to play. Rahane has further added that the weird angle that New Zealand stadia provide make for a fine challenge.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma pointing finger at dressing room for his redemption act at slip

After dropping a catch off Mushfiqur Rahim in the first session, Rohit Sharma went back to the drawing board to practise slip catching with R Sridhar during lunch. That had a positive ripple effect as the opener took a catch at slip, after which he gestured to the dressing room for his success.
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