newscricket5 days ago

3.1 crore Indians tune in to Star Sports network for U-19 World Cup final

After India’s magnificent performance throughout the tournament, the ICC U-19 World Cup finals on 3rd February attracted 3.1 crore Indian viewers on Star Sports network. The grand finale also witnessed 48.1 million gross impressions and 3.9 million average impressions on the network.
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newscricket13 days ago

Sourav Ganguly feels Virat Kohli stands with India’s Fab Four

Praising Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly has stated that the Indian skipper is at par with India’s Fab Four - Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, and Virender Sehwag. Ganguly has also lauded the "commendable" performance of the wrist-spinning duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav.
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newscricket14 days ago

Prithvi Shaw credits coach Rahul Dravid’s positive vibes for World Cup triumph

U-19 captain Prithvi Shaw has heaped praise on coach and mentor, Rahul Dravid's positive approach that inspired the youngsters to international glory. The team captain also stated that he likes leading the side as he has his sights set on the senior team in the near future.
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newscricket14 days ago

Javed Miandad doesn’t think Rahul Dravid’s coaching had impact on India U-19 team

Javed Miandad doesn’t believe that Rahul Dravid’s coaching had too much impact on India’s U-19 team as he feels that it is the raw talent that is quintessential. Criticizing the lack of support from the PCB for youth cricket, he also stated that Pakistan were lucky to reach the semis of the event.
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newscricket16 days ago

It’s important that Prithvi Shaw & Co. make the leap to the senior side says Rahul Dravid

Coach Rahul Dravid has pointed out that the boys from the U-19 team need to make the leap to the senior team in order for their victory to truly mean something. He also stated that he doesn't feel the pain of not lifting the World Cup anymore and is satisfied with the process of helping youngsters.
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newscricket16 days ago

U-19 coach Rahul Dravid concerned over unequal distribution of cash prize by BCCI

India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid has expressed concern over the unfair compensation being given to the players and the support staff of the title-winning team. After being bestowed with a reward of Rs 50 lakh, Dravid feels that the backroom staff and players should have also been equally compensated.
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newscricket16 days ago

Kamlesh Nagarkoti wants to emulate Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Kamlesh Nagarkoti has admitted that he wanted to follow Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s steps in his cricketing career. Praising his pace bowling teammate Shivam Mavi, Nagarkoti has stated that sharing his company has been a great experience and bowling alongside him helped him perform well.
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newscricket16 days ago

Shubman Gill credits Yuvraj Singh for his brilliant performance in World Cup

Shubman Gill has revealed that Yuvraj Singh gave him a lot of guidance and tips which helped him during the U-19 World Cup campaign where he scored 372 runs. He has also talked about his century against Pakistan in the semifinal where Rahul Dravid had asked him to bat till the end.
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newscricket16 days ago

On IPL auction days I was bit worried, reveals Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid has revealed that he was worried during the auction of the upcoming Indian Premier League season as he wanted the U-19 team to focus only on their U-19 World Cup campaign. The former Indian batsman also added that he was impressed with the youngsters' dedication regardless of that.
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newscricket17 days ago

Rahul Dravid draws warm words from Pakistan U-19 coach after touching gesture

Rahul Dravid managed to draw praise from India’s fiercest rivals as the U-19 Pakistan coach Nazeem Khan appreciated Dravid’s gesture. After beating the Pakistan team in the semi-final, the former India skipper made a visit to Pakistan dressing room and gave a pep talk to the players.
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