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Virat Kohli seems like a panther on the field, the break has done him wonders, opines R Sridhar

Former India fielding coach R Sridhar feels Virat Kohli's recent good form in India's fixtures has finally arrived due to the much-needed break that he took after the England tour. Kohli, who has been batting brilliantly in recent times, will be in action in India's T20I series versus South Africa.
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newscricket2 months ago

Fielding, running were non-negotiable for MS Dhoni, reveals R Sridhar

Former India fielding coach R Sridhar has recalled an incident during his tenure when MS Dhoni, the then Indian captain, said he can't compromise on fielding and running between the wicket. Sridhar, who came aboard the team in 2014, also believes it was an ‘eye opener’ in Indian cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Totally confused by India's approach to Ravichandran Ashwin, admits R Sridhar

R Sridhar expressed bafflement at the way India has been picking Ravichandran Ashwin in their squads, offering no clarity as to whether he is a part of their plans for the upcoming World T20. He also discussed the team's potential bowling lineup for the event and the best combinations available.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World T20 | Problem of plenty with pace attack, reckons R Sridhar

R Sridhar has acknowledged the plethora of options India has in the pace department and the difficulty in picking between them for the World T20. However, he was pretty quick to opt for the trio of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the marquee event, before explaining why.
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newscricket2 months ago

Opening with Rohit Sharma at the 2013 Champions Trophy was a brilliant move by MS Dhoni, recalls R Sridhar

India's former fielding coach R Sridhar highlighted an MS Dhoni masterclass that took place at the 2013 Champions Trophy. Sridhar recalled how Dhoni brought out the best version of Rohit Sharma to ask him to open the innings in that tournament and that move has been still yielding rich dividends.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shikhar Dhawan has established himself as a reliable opening batter, claims R Shridhar

Former India fielding coach R Shridhar has stated that Shikhar Dhawan has proved himself to be a reliable opening batter and has also improved fitness in recent years. Shridhar further added that Dhawan will continue to excel in the ODI format and will surely play till the 2023 ODI World Cup.
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newscricket2 months ago

Prithvi Shaw’s fitness was the reason behind him falling down, reckons R Sridhar

R Sridhar has reckoned Prithvi Shaw's fitness was the main reason behind not being selected in the Indian squad in recent times. Shaw was initially rated highly due to his prolific first-class career at such a young age but he did not get a chance to wear a national jersey since last July.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Bharat Arun and R Sridhar have done an outstanding job, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has credited Bharat Arun and R Sridhar for India’s performances during his tenure as head coach, saying that both of them have done an outstanding job. Shastri praised Arun in particular for his communication skills, and stated that he instilled professionalism in the bowling unit.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Ravi Shastri approached by the CVC Capital to coach Ahmedabad team in IPL 2022

According to a reports on Cricbuzz, Ravi Shastri and his associates have been approached by the owners of the Ahmedabad franchise for the IPL 2022. Shastri and co. are currently part of the Indian team for the ongoing T20 World Cup in the UAE and their contracts will expire after the tournament.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | BCCI to find India’s new head coach before T20 World Cup

The BCCI is likely to start the process of finding India’s next head coach this week as the Indian team will be gearing up for the T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman. The contract of India's current head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar will end in November.
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