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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2022 Auctions | RCB will break the bank for Rahul Chahar, Jason Holder can be a captaincy option, says Aakash Chopra

With RCB having rather surprisingly released their premier spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, Aakash Chopra feels that Rahul Chahar could be his replacement, and the franchise would go all-out after the 22-year-old in the mega auctions. Chopra also identified Jason Holder as a possible captaincy candidate.
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newscricket12 days ago

WATCH | Rahul Chahar throws sunglasses after umpire denies LBW appeal

India A leg-spinner Rahul Chahar threw his sunglasses after the umpire denied a leg-before appeal on his bowling while playing against South Africa A in Bloemfontein on Wednesday. The incident happened in the 128th over of the Proteas innings when Chahar appealed against Sinethemba Qeshile.
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newscricketa month ago

Rahul Chahar will be wondering what went wrong, reflects Sunil Gavaskar on leg spinner’s exclusion from NZ T20Is

After India announced their T20I squad for the home series against New Zealand, Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the selection committee for excluding Rahul Chahar and Varun Chakravarthy from the 16-member team. However, Gavaskar was pleased with the return of Yuzvendra Chahal to the national squad.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | India should play with a leg-spinner against Scotland, says Sunil Gavaskar

Ahead of India's match against Scotland on Friday, November 5, Sunil Gavaskar has opined that India should play with a leg-spinner in the must-win game. He also added that India need to take care of their Net Run Rate (NRR) and so batsmen should play fearlessly and put on a high total on the board.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup | Drop Bhuvneshwar Kumar and play Shardul Thakur if Hardik Pandya not bowling, says Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar believes that Virat Kohli should pick Shardul Thakur ahead of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar if Hardik Pandya does not bowl in the T20 World Cup 2021. The former pacer also opined that Kohli might opt to play with six bowlers (three seamers and three spinners) if the pitches are flat.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Dropping Yuzvendra Chahal was a difficult call, admits Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli admitted that dropping Yuzvendra Chahal from the India's T20 World Cup squad was a difficult decision for the selectors and the team management. The India captain explained the selection of Rahul Chahar over Chahal, stating that the former was more suitable to the UAE pitches.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Hardik Pandya not bowling will create an imbalance in Indian team, reckons Saba Karim

Saba Karim feels that if Hardik Pandya does not bowl in the T20 World Cup, it will create an imbalance in the Indian team. He further added that the all-rounder's current form could be a major concern for the 2007 champions ahead of the tournament in UAE and Oman, beginning October 17.
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newscricket2 months ago

Yuzvendra Chahal has never disappointed Virat Kohli, says MSK Prasad on spinner's exclusion from T20 World Cup squad

MSK Prasad has stated that the competition with Rahul Chahar ruled out Yuzvendra Chahal from the T20 World Cup squad despite being India’s best T20 bowler and not disappointing his captain Virat Kohli. However, Prasad further stated that there has been a dip in Chahal's performance in recent times.
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newscricket2 months ago

MI vs PBKS | Belief in one another is what we have in the dressing room, explains Kieron Pollard

After registering a crucial win against Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Tuesday, Kieron Pollard said that the players in Mumbai Indians (MI) dressing room have belief in one another. Mumbai chased the target of 136 runs to keep their playoffs qualification alive thanks to Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Ravindra Jadeja would be the first name in the Indian team management’s minds, believes Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra believes that all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja would be the first player to be included in the playing 11 of the Indian team during the T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman. India have a spin contingent of R Ashwin, Rahul Chahar, Axar Patel and Varun Chakravarthy for the T20 World Cup.
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