newscricket2 days ago

Sourav Ganguly : Virat Kohli right up there with Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar

After watching Virat Kohli’s 50th century, Sourav Ganguly couldn’t resist himself from praising the Indian skipper stating that he is at par with the likes of Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar. Ganguly has also warned the Lankans to pull up their socks in order to come close to beating India.
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newscricket4 days ago

Kumar Sangakkara reveals Brian Lara was Rahul Dravid’s favourite player

It is hard to imagine that for any Indian cricket fan who has watched the game through the 1990s, he could have any other favourite player apart from Sachin Tendulkar. In 2011, Kumar Sangakkara reveals that Rahul Dravid had told him, during a game, that his favourite batsman was Brian Lara.
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newscricket5 days ago

Reports | Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals want Ricky Ponting as coach

According to reports, Ricky Ponting could soon return to the Indian Premier League as the head coach of Delhi Daredevils for the 2018 season. Like the Delhi based team, Rajasthan Royals are also keen to get the former Australian skipper’s services in the upcoming edition of the league.
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newscricket16 days ago

Rahul Dravid opposes Yo-Yo test for junior cricketers

India’s junior cricket team management and coach Rahul Dravid are reportedly against Indian cricket board’s plans of extending the Yo-Yo Test to the U-19 team. The fitness test is mandatory for the senior players and has kept players like Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina out of the national team.
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newscricket21 days ago

Twitter reacts to Ashish Nehra's emotional farewell in Delhi

After a brilliant batting performance, Indian bowlers lived up to the billing and restricted New Zealand to 149/8 runs to present Ashish Nehra a worthy farewell in New Delhi. Twitteratis shared their feelings for old warhorse Nehra and hailed his contribution to the Indian cricket.
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newscricket23 days ago

Rahul Dravid : Sometimes when I read what Virat says, I cringe

Rahul Dravid has revealed that he sometimes feels very uncomfortable with some of the statements that Virat Kohli makes in public but quickly added that it worked for him. Dravid also explained that even though Anil Kumble was a terrific coach, the true power in cricket was still with the players.
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newscricket24 days ago

Kumble's ouster should never have played out the way it did, says Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid feels that portrayal of the resignation of Anil Kumble by the media was unfair and he called the entire ruckus an unfortunate episode. Also, Dravid stated that players are more powerful and have more influence than the coaches.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli will get rest when he wants, says Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid has dismissed Virat Kohli’s rest rumour during the Test series against Sri Lanka next month stating that he will get rest when he wants and also supported the rotation policy which gives break to players. There were rumours that Kohli might be rested for the whole of the Lankan series.
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newscricketa month ago

Mithali Raj : Women's cricket has been changed by Social media & live TV coverage

India women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj believes that the coverage of ICC World Cup and the publicity on social media has been instrumental in changing the fate of women cricket. Moreover, Mithali recalled the struggles of old days and said that there are no records of the previous games.
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newscricketa month ago

Focus on coaching young cricketers to be better human beings, says Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid, who is coaching the India ‘A’ and U-19 teams, has claimed that he is not only trying to make the players better cricketers but better human beings as well. Dravid also added that they have taken the decision of restricting young players from playing in more than one U-19 World Cup.
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