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IND vs NZ | Nothing has changed at Basin Reserve from 39 years ago, recalls Ravi Shastri

Head coach Ravi Shastri, who made his Test debut at the Basin Reserve — the venue for the first of two Tests between India and New Zealand — has said that nothing has changed from 39 years ago. Shastri also recalled moments from his first outing in 1981, which India eventually lost.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND vs NZ | Rest will do world of good for KL Rahul, feels Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri believes that KL Rahul, who’s been left out of the Test squad to face New Zealand, will benefit from the rest and expressed his pleasure in the headspace the Karnataka man has found himself in. The India coach also feels that bilateral series are the perfect ground for experimentation.
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newscricket20 days ago

MS Dhoni’s comeback unlikely having been away from the game for so long, attests Kapil Dev

World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev believes that the return of MS Dhoni isn’t very much on the cards as he has been away from the game for far too long. With the IPL drawing closer, talks about Dhoni’s return and how his form will be in the yellow jersey has been doing the rounds lately.
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newscricket23 days ago

IND vs NZ | India will be looking to whitewash New Zealand at Bay Oval, attests Manish Pandey

Manish Pandey, whose unbeaten fifty rescued India from a precarious position on Friday, attested that the team will be aiming to whitewash the hosts in the fifth T20I on Sunday. Pandey further revealed that coach Ravi Shastri’s valuable inputs have helped him adapt to the No.6 position.
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newscricket24 days ago

Want to make a comeback to limited-overs set-up, reveals Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav has revealed that he is eager to make a comeback into the Indian T20 and ODI setup as soon as possible. Yadav, who was the highest wicket-taker for India in the 2015 ODI World Cup, has since played in only 27 ODIs and was left out of the 2019 World Cup squad altogether. 
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Virat Kohli instrumental in Team India’s success, admits Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri is of the opinion that it’s the inevitable influence of captain Virat Kohli on the team that has brought about success for India. The India head coach has hailed Kohli for maintaining the team in great shape, hence being an inspiration to his boys across all three formats.
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newscricketa month ago

All for what's happening in NCA under Rahul Dravid, states Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri backed the kind of awareness that Rahul Dravid has been imparting to the youngsters about doping and banned substances at the National Cricket Academy. The India head coach sternly believes that young players need to be educated about banned substances as unawareness can ruin careers.
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newscricketa month ago

Aim as team is to take toss completely out of equation, reveals Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has revealed that India's primary aim is to play well and excel in all conditions, completely taking toss out of the equation. Shastri also added that the team will not be bothered by the kind of wickets that the visitors will dish out, stating that they will only be looking at facts.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Indian side showed great character to comeback against Australia, admits Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri, following India’s crushing victory over the visitors Australia, admitted that the side showed great character to make a come back in the series. He also added that the third ODI was a huge morale booster for Shreyas Iyer and the bowlers who struggled early on in the series.
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featurecricketa month 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.
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