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IND vs SA | We are a team of ‘good cricketers without superstars’ , opines Lungi Ngidi

Lungi Ngidi believes that his team is not full of superstars but they have good cricketers and good cricketing brains at the end of third day’s play of the Cape Town Test. South Africa are poised on 101/2 chasing 212 in second innings and will look forward to complete the chase on penultimate day.
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newscricketa month ago

Marnus Labuschagne overtakes Joe Root for top spot in ICC Test Rankings

Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has climbed to the top of the ICC Test rankings, courtesy his recent knocks of 103 and 51 in the Adelaide Test. Pakistan captain Babar Azam has risen to the No. 1 spot in T20I rankings, returning to the position he had slipped down from, only last week.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2022 Auctions | Ravichandran Ashwin opens up on possible CSK return

Ravichandran Ashwin, who was a part of Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) two IPL winning titles and as many Champions League T20 triumphs, stated that the franchise remains close to his heart, and that he wouldn’t mind a return. However, he maintained that he would be committed to whichever team picks him.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Wouldn’t be surprised if Ravichandran Ashwin doesn’t play in South Africa Tests, says Steve Harmison

Steve Harmison says that he’s uncertain whether Ravichandran Ashwin will feature in India’s XI against South Africa, given the unpredictability in Virat Kohli’s team selections. He also called for Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer’s inclusion ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs Scotland | Twitter reacts to George Munsey's fearless attitude against R Ashwin

Bowling in the fourth over against Scotland in Dubai on Friday, India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin completed his run-up before deciding against delivering the ball as George Munsey lined up for a reverse-sweep. However, the southpaw went for the same shot on the next delivery and got a boundary.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup | 'Bhai don't worry', says Rashid Khan's in cheeky reply to Ashwin ahead of Afghanistan vs New Zealand clash

Rashid Khan has given a cheeky reply to Ravichandran Ashwin after he offered help to get injured Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman fit and fine for the all-important clash against New Zealand on Sunday. Notably, India can qualify for the semi-finals if Afghanistan beat the New Zealand side.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup | R Ashwin not there just to survive, having him an advantage, says Rohit Sharma

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma has said that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who played his first white-ball match for India after 2017, doesn't just try to survive while on the field. Ashwin was electric against Afghanistan on Wednesday, taking two wickets after spending 14 runs from his 4 overs.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Afghanistan is an exceptionally dangerous team, states Sunil Gavaskar ahead of India’s Super 12s clash

Sunil Gavaskar labelled Afghanistan as a “dangerous” team, ahead of India’s T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12s face-off in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, November 3. Gavaskar further believed that Ravichandran Ashwin could be a good addition in India’s XI, even if it means going in with three spinners.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs NZ | Experienced Ravichandran Ashwin may replace Varun Chakravarthy, opines Sanjay Bangar

Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar, ahead of India's second match of the T20I World Cup 2021 against New Zealand on Sunday, has said that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin might replace Varun Chakravarthy. Bangar reckoned that India will need the experience of Ashwin in the high-pressure match.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | VVS Laxman leaves out Ravichandran Ashwin from his playing XI vs Pakistan

Ahead of India's T20 World Cup 2021 opener against Pakistan on Sunday, batting great VVS Laxman has penned down his ideal playing XI for the high-octane clash, leaving out premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Laxman has named both Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja for the Super 12s fixture.
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