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featurecricket7 hours ago

SL vs IND | Winners and losers from the ODIs ft. Ravi Shastri, Prasidh Krishna and Manish Pandey

Sri Lanka were forced to dig deep to claim their first win over India in home soil in 9 years, so it’s only fair that SportsCafe, too, digs deep and brings back a long-gone article. It’s been almost a year, but today Winners and Losers makes a special comeback to lighten up your day.
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newscricketa month ago

WTC Final | This game is the big daddy of all World Cups, declares Ravi Shastri 

India's head coach Ravi Shastri believes that the World Test Championship Final is more significant than all the World Cups. Shastri reasoned it by saying that it's a big final in the toughest format of the game which is what makes it such a humungous occasion for everyone involved.
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newscricket2 months ago

World Test Championship Final arguably the ‘biggest match ever’, says Ravi Shastri

Ahead of team India’s departure to England, captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri addressed the media, and gave their thoughts on a host of things. Below are the important excerpts from the press conference.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shastri and Kohli have worked hard and given the freedom that has helped us do well, reveals Umesh Yadav 

Indian pacer Umesh Yadav has credited Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli for team India's success and revealed that the freedom they give to the players has helped them perform to the best of their abilities. He also added that for Test specialists like him, the WTC finale is like a World Cup event.
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newscricket4 months ago

Shastri and Kohli's aggression has made a massive difference to this Indian team, feels Rameez Raja

Former Pakistan skipper Rameez Raja believes that Ravi Shastri was a misfit in the Indian team back in his days and that inherent aggression is helping the Indian team move forward. The cricketer-turned-commentator further added that the India-England series is a great series ahead of the World Cup.
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newscricket4 months ago

Will certainly use DRS better in future series' at home, insists Ravichandran Ashwin

The premier Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has insisted that he will certainly make better use of the Decision Review System in the future after a disappointing run in the England series. He also added that he is at peace with himself regarding his limited-overs career for the Indian team.
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newscricket5 months ago

‘Please don’t shift the goalpost mid-match’ - Ravi Shastri chastises ICC for WTC rule change

India head coach Ravi Shastri lashed out at the ICC for shifting to a ‘percentage of points’ system mid-way through the WTC, but expressed pride over how his side overcame the challenge to finish top. India needed a series win over England to qualify for the WTC Final, and they did it in style.
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newscricket5 months ago

Washington Sundar has far more natural ability than I ever had as a player, admits Ravi Shastri

With Washington Sundar playing a big role in India’s comeback win against England, Ravi Shastri has admitted that the youngster has a far more natural ability than he ever had. While stating that, Shastri also complimented the other youngsters while praising Axar for taking his opportunities.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | Pant's century was the best counter-attacking knock I have seen in India, declares Ravi Shastri 

India's head coach Ravi Shastri has stated that Rishabh Pant's century in the fourth Test was the best counter-attacking inning that he has ever seen in India. He also added that the boys were like zombies and were tired during the first Test, besides terming the bubble experience a tough one.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | Records are just numbers for me; will keep playing with same aggression, reckons Ishant Sharma

Ahead of his landmark 100th Test, Ishant Sharma reckoned that records are just numbers for him and instead stated that he will keep playing with the same aggression for the rest of his career. He also insisted that one key thing that he has learnt over the year is working on his fitness.
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