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featurecricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli and India digging their own grave by trying to fix the unbroken

“If it ain't broke don't fix it. That's the trouble with government: Fixing things that aren't broken and not fixing things that are broken.” Thomas Lance’s words in 1977 created quite the stir back in the day, and now, those words look truer than ever - at least for the Indian Cricket Team.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 days ago

Twitter bashes Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri for changing batting order

Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri took a huge gamble and changed the batting order which saw KL Rahul coming in at No.3 instead of Virat Kohli, which saw the Indian batting order collapsed. Twitterati weren't happy when the experiment went south as India couldn't put up a decent total on the board.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket4 days ago

Small innovations are fine, but five-day Test cricket is romance, states Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has said that while he is supportive of minor innovations like names on jerseys and pink ball Tests, he cannot be for the soul of 5-day Tests being changed. With his remarks, Sehwag has joined the likes of Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri in backing the traditional format.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 days ago

Four-day Test is worth a try, insists Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India batsman and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that Test cricket needs to be presented eyeing fans’ interests in the sport and opined that it is worth trying out. The ICC has proposed this latest concept of a four-day Test so as to find space for another World event.
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newscricket7 days ago

Five-day tradition of Test cricket can’t be toyed with, says BCCI official

The BCCI has confirmed that will stand with India skipper Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri in their defence of five-day Tests as they believe the tradition cannot be toyed with. However, the Indian board is keen to discuss the matters with the Australian, English, and South African boards. 
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 days ago

Four day Test is nonsense, no need to tamper Test cricket, opines Ravi Shastri

Team India head coach Ravi Shastri, on Thursday, slammed the new concept of implementing four-day Tests, calling it ‘nonsense’ and tampering the traditional format. The ICC has proposed the idea of four-day Tests that have found the cricketing world in two splits with most players opposing it.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket8 days ago

IPL performance to decide MS Dhoni’s WT20 participation, implies Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has hinted at MS Dhoni’s future in India's T20I setup, more specifically his participation the WT20 in Australia, depending on his IPL performance. The former India captain has not played professional cricket since India’s semifinal loss against New Zealand in 2019 WC.
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newscricket18 days ago

Reports | Ravi Shastri meets Jay Shah to discuss Indian cricket's roadmap

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah met Ravi Shastri in a hotel in South Mumbai to discuss Indian cricket's roadmap for the next year and what the management expects from the board. Among other things, Shastri is understood to have pointed out the hotel, food, gym and other logistical improvements.
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newscricket18 days ago

Australia will be bigger challenge for India in 2020-21 tour, admits Sourav Ganguly

Even India secured their first Test series victory Down Under, Sourav Ganguly believes that the 2020-21 tour of Australia will be a bigger challenge for the Indian team. The former Indian skipper has also added that the 2018 Australia team was not the best Australian team of this generation.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs WI | Ravi Shastri motivated me to play the cameo in third ODI, reveals Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur has revealed that head coach Ravi Shastri boosted his confidence saying he had the talent to take India home in the decider ODI against West Indies at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. The No.8 batsman slammed 17 runs off just six balls, as India won the match by four wickets.
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