newscricketa day ago

Playing practice matches is something India should look into, says Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid has stated that he expects cricket boards across the world to make good quality oppositions available for visiting teams to play practice matches prior to any Test series. He mentioned that such practice matches are a crucial part of preparations and make Test matches exciting.
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newscricket14 days ago

India vs England | I called Rahul Dravid the day before I made my debut, reveals Hanuma Vihari

India’s 292nd Test player - Hanuma Vihari has spoken about his pre-debut nerves as he revealed that he called up Rahul Dravid the night before he turned up in the Indian whites in the fifth Test at the Oval. Vihari scored a hard-fought 56 as India registered a total of 292 in the first innings.
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newscricket19 days ago

Not a single Indian finds place in Alastair Cook's all-time Test XI

Following the surprising announcement of retiring from Test cricket, Alastair Cook has revealed his all-time Test XI, but interestingly not a single Indian cricketer has found a place in his side. The English opener also mentioned that the team is based on players with or against whom he has played.
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newscricket24 days ago

We're trying to get as much cricket as we can, says Rahul Dravid

India A and India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid has stated that they are trying to get the team to play as many matches as they can in order to improve their skills and experience. Recently, India B performed exceptionally, defeating Australia A in the finals of the Quadrangular series.
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newscricketa month ago

VVS Laxman picks Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar in his modern day Test XI

VVS Laxman chooses his modern day Indian Test XI amidst the ongoing five-match Test series against the three lions. Laxman picked Virender Sehwag and Murali Vijay to open the innings in England while he hands Virat Kohli a spot amongst the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly.
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newscricketa month ago

India A tour to England has been very helpful in getting used to such conditions, believes Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant has credited his India ‘A’ stint in England this summer for his impressive showing on the Test debut, saying it helped him cope with the pace and bounce at Trent Bridge. The Delhi wicket-keeper made a confident start to his Test career, scoring an attacking 24 and taking 7 catches.
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newscricketa month ago

Rahul Dravid's feedback on Prithvi Shaw is all you would want to know, says Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar has stated that Rahul Dravid’s feedback would be more than enough to take a decision about Prithvi Shaw’s inclusion in the Test side of the senior Indian team. He also feels that just to be around and sharing the dressing room and training with them shall work wonders for Shaw.
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newscricketa month ago

Shane Warne didn't ask me to change anything with my bowling and batting, says K Gowtham

K Gowtham has stated that Shane Warne has been a very crucial man in his transformation and development into a better professional and gave him the opportunity to express himself. The Karnataka all-rounder has also spoken highly of Rahul Dravid, who he once dismissed at practice.
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newscricket2 months ago

We are always looking at new talents, says Rahul Dravid

Chief Coach for India Under-19 and India A side, Rahul Dravid has revealed that they are always in search of new talents who could be prospered. He also said that the support staff and his work is to present young talents with new opportunities and to cater to the requirements of the national team.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid as important as "larger than life" Virat Kohli, claims David Richardson

ICC chief executive, David Richardson has stated that players like MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid are equally important as “larger than life” players like Virat Kohli and Ben Stokes in order to maintain a perfect balance in cricket. He also questioned coaches for siding with the players and not the game.
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