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newscricket6 hours ago

Rahul Dravid was shocked after he saw me bat for the first time, reveals Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer has revealed the first-ever experience that he had shared with Rahul Dravid, during a four-day match, wherein he had hit a six off the last over of day’s play. The Indian top-order batsman has also said how his approach was initially compared to Virender Sehwag’s but barely praised.
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featurecricket2 days ago

Fact check | Why Yuvraj Singh’s statement on MS Dhoni not backing him is utterly wrong

'I have more memories of time under Sourav because of the support he gave me. I didn’t have that kind of support from Mahi and Virat,' was the statement from Yuvraj Singh to Sportstar a couple of days ago. While he may have done a classic comparison of style, there was more to it than meets the eye.
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newscricket6 days ago

Ian Chappell hails Laxman’s 'iconic' Eden innings as all time great knock

Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell included VVS Laxman’s renowned 281 at Eden Gardens in his top two innings against high quality spin with the second one being by Aussie Dough Walters. Chappell hailed Laxman’s exquisite footwork for the unprecedented success he enjoyed against spin.
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newscricket9 days ago

RCB poor with their auction strategy while CSK’s scouting system too strong, admits Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid, who has been involved with the RCB camp previously as captain has admitted that the franchise has been poor with their auction strategy in contrast to its rivals CSK. He went on to reveal that India Cements’ presence in cricket allowed them to build a good scouting system for CSK.
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newscricket16 days ago

Kolkata 2001 Test gave us belief that we can win from any situation, reveals VVS Laxman

Former India cricketer VVS Laxman has said that it was the comeback win in the epic 2001 Test against Australia in Kolkata that gave the team the belief that they could win from any situation. Laxman also revealed that both he and Rahul Dravid were on drips by the end of play on day four.
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newscricket19 days ago

Indian cricketers will only be ‘recognised and respected’ if they play all three formats, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Following his retirement, Wasim Jaffer revealed that Indian cricketers will only be recognised and respected in the country if they play all three formats of the game. He also added that players such as Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman did not get their share because of being one-formatted.
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newscricket2 months ago

Dravid and Sachin’s advice guided me in final, reveals Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal has revealed that tips from legends Tendulkar and Dravid helped build his innings in the final despite all the verbal volleys from the Bangladesh players. Jaiswal shared that the tournament was a memorable one but added that victory in the final would have made it unforgettable.
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newscricket2 months ago

Firmly believe next-gen cricketers will emerge from small towns and cities, attests Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid, who is currently the head of the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru, is confident that a vast majority of the next generation of young cricketers will come hail small cities and towns. Dravid, on Sunday, was present at Kattuveppilaipatti to inaugurate the SCF Cricket Stadium.
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newscricket2 months ago

BCCI to spend nearly Rs 500 crore for new Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s grand project to build a new Centre of Excellence (CoE) to replace the National Cricket Academy (NCA) is likely to cost around Rs 500 crores. With active involvement of Rahul Dravid, the project is likely to take only two years to be completed.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC U-19 World Cup | Vijay Hazare double century instilled massive motivation, shares Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal has shared that his List A double ton against Jharkhand inspires him to work hard and prove his mettle in the very competitive setup of Indian cricket. Jaiswal has hailed Rahul Dravid’s invaluable advice to keep a cool head in the middle for his consistency in the South Africa tour.
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