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"Sachin Tendulkar would have scored one lakh runs", says Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that had India's star batter Sachin Tendulkar played in today's era he would have gone on to score one lakh runs due to the batting oriented cricket in most of the games. He criticised the rules that are in place in white-ball cricket saying that it was too easy for batters.
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newscricketa day ago

If you stick with the same squad for too long, adjustments will be difficult, opines Ravi Shastri

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has said that the team management should look for youth in the next six months and sticking with the same squad might make adjustments difficult. Shastri also added that he believes that there should always be a mix between youth and experience in a squad.
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newscricket2 days ago

In India it’s going to be difficult for a fast bowler to captain, opines Ravi Shastri regarding Jasprit Bumrah’s captaincy

Ravi Shastri, while sharing his views on Jasprit Bumrah being the next Test captain, has said that it will be difficult for a fast bowler to captain the side in India. Shastri further added that a fast bowler captain needs to be an all-rounder to captain the team as he should be always in the game.
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newscricket5 days ago

Virat Kohli could have easily continued for next two years as captain, feels Ravi Shastri

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has opined that Virat Kohli could have captained the Indian Test team for another two years as he stepped down from the post after a 1-2 defeat against South Africa. Shastri also added that Rohit Sharma should captain the team in the longest format of the sport.
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newscricket17 days ago

Losing the World Test Championship was the biggest disappointment in my tenure, opines Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has opined that losing the World Test Championship final against New Zealand was the biggest disappointment during his tenure as head coach. Shastri further added that the team didn’t deserve to lose that fixture and should have at least drawn it after being No. 1 for five years.
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newscricketa month ago

Captain and coach should have a say in team selection, opines Ravi Shastri

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has opined that the captain and the head coach of a team should have a say in the squad selection. Shastri further added that the captain of a team will be able to understand the mindset of selectors if he is a part of the meetings for the team selection.
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newscricketa month ago

Split captaincy can be blessing in disguise for Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, says Ravi Shastri

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has stated that the split captaincy in Team India can be a blessing in disguise for Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Shastri further added that he would not have considered himself as a successful coach if he was not able to get the best out of Rohit as an opener.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni wanted to prolong his white-ball career, Ravi Shastri recalls former captain’s Test retirement

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has recalled the moment when MS Dhoni announced his retirement from Test cricket, and stated that the right-hand batsman wanted to prolong his white-ball career. Dhoni announced his Test retirement in 2014 during the Border-Gavaskar trophy in Australia.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | India are the firm favourites to win the series, says Monty Panesar

Former England cricketer, Monty Panesar has opined that India are firm favourites to win the three match Test series in South Africa ahead of the series starting from December 26. Panesar further added that this team is motivated to fight any situation and have the best chance for the series win.
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newscricketa month ago

‘My job is not to butter everyone’s toast', says Ravi Shastri on R Ashwin's 'absolutely crushed' remark

Responding to R Ashwin’s 'absolutely crushed' remark, Ravi Shastri has stated that his job is not to butter everyone’s toast. Ashwin recently revealed that he felt 'absolutely crushed' when Shastri referred to Kuldeep Yadav as India's premier spinner in overseas conditions in Test cricket.
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