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KL Rahul becomes first Indian to score seven consecutive half-centuries

KL Rahul became the first Indian batsman to score seven consecutive half-centuries when he managed yet another fifty on the first day of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Pallekelle. With this, Rahul levelled the world record of seven consecutive half-centuries in Tests and joined an elite group.
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newscricket2 months ago

Pujara becomes fastest Indian to score 4000 Test runs; KL Rahul scores sixth successive fifty

Indian batsman Cheteswar Pujara took 84 innings to become fastest Indian to score 4000 Test runs which he completed in the 42nd over of the match against Sri Lanka in Colombo. On the other hand, KL Rahul marked his return to the Test side with his sixth consecutive half-century.
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newscricket2 months ago

Mohammad Yousuf : Virat Kohli is a class act, but Tendulkar and Dravid were perfectionists

Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has praised Virat Kohli for his quality but believes that he isn’t at par with Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. Yousuf has also expressed his disappointment with the dwindling quality of modern-day cricket which has almost nothing for the bowlers now.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rahul Dravid not available for Indian senior men, says Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators ( CoA) chief Vinod Rai has cleared that Rahul Dravid will not be available for Indian senior team’s abroad tours due to his India A and India Under-19 commitments. Rai has further added that Zaheer Khan's contract is in the process of being sorted.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri : If Rahul Dravid is free, I'm all for it

Newly appointed head coach Ravi Shastri has aired his views on Rahul Dravid by stating that if the former batsman is available, then he has no problem working with him. He also mentioned that he's fine if Zaheer meets all conditions as required by the BCCI and can be invited as and when required.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jason Gillespie: I may consider coaching India in future

Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has acknowledged that he was in two minds about applying for the Indian coaching job this time around, but may seriously consider applying for the post in the future. Having said this, the 42-year-old also congratulated Ravi Shastri on his appointment.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are being humiliated, says Ramachandra Guha

Former CoA member Ramachandra Guha has said that Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are being subject to public humiliation by the manner in which their appointment as consultants has been put on hold. Guha further added that both Dravid and Zaheer deserve to be treated in a much better way.
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newscricket2 months ago

Bharat Arun appointed as bowling coach of Indian team: Reports

Former India pacer Bharat Arun has been reappointed as the bowling coach of the Indian cricket team and will join the team on the Sri Lankan tour, reports have emerged. Earlier, newly appointed head coach, Ravi Shastri had put in a request with the BCCI to bring in Arun as the bowling coach.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri likely to be paid over 7 crores as Indian coach

The newly appointed Indian head coach Ravi Shastri is likely to be paid over 7 crores per annum for fulfilling his duties which is the same amount that had been suggested by Anil Kumble in his presentation. The bowling and batting coaches salaries will also be hiked up to INR 2 crores.
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newscricket2 months ago

Tom Moody and Richard Pybus presentations far better than Ravi Shastri's reveals BCCI source

A well-placed BCCI source revealed that Tom Moody and Richard Pybus should have been the frontrunners for the post of the head coach based on the exceptional presentations that they pitched to the CAC. However, it was Ravi Shastri who bagged the job based on his relationship with the Indian players.
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