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T20 World Cup 2021 | Think playing Hardik Pandya was a big mistake, quips Brad Hogg

Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg has said that playing Hardik Pandya was a big mistake in the Indian team against Pakistan on Sunday, October 24. Pandya was hit on the shoulder by Shaheen Afridi’s bouncer while batting and he didn’t take the field during Pakistan’s successful chase of 152 runs.
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newscricket4 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | VVS Laxman leaves out Ravichandran Ashwin from his playing XI vs Pakistan

Ahead of India's T20 World Cup 2021 opener against Pakistan on Sunday, batting great VVS Laxman has penned down his ideal playing XI for the high-octane clash, leaving out premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Laxman has named both Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja for the Super 12s fixture.
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newscricket6 days ago

T20 World Cup warm-up | Twitter reacts as R Ashwin, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav help India thrash Australia

India registered a thumping 8-wicket victory against Australia in their second warm-up match on Wednesday at ICC Academy Ground in Dubai. Batting first, Australia scored 152 runs, and India chased down the target with 13 balls to spare after blistering knocks from Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav.
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newscricket6 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | India can destroy Pakistan if they get rid of Babar Azam early, says Monty Panesar

Former England spinner Monty Panesar has said that India will destroy Pakistan if they git rid of Babar Azam early in the innings. Furthermore, Panesar added that Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin will be the key players for India who are eyeing their first ICC trophy since 2013.
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newscricket10 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Dropping Yuzvendra Chahal was a difficult call, admits Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli admitted that dropping Yuzvendra Chahal from the India's T20 World Cup squad was a difficult decision for the selectors and the team management. The India captain explained the selection of Rahul Chahar over Chahal, stating that the former was more suitable to the UAE pitches.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2021 | I would like to make Ravichandran Ashwin the captain of Delhi Capitals next year, says Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has said that his choice for the skipper of Delhi Capitals will be Ravichandran Ashwin in the next season of the IPL. Ashwin has previously captained Punjab Kings for two seasons in 2018 and 2019 before he started playing for Delhi in 2020 and has been a premium spinner for the team.
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newscricket12 days ago

Would never pick Ravichandran Ashwin in my T20 team, says Sanjay Manjrekar

After Delhi Capitals suffered a three-wicket defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday in Sharjah, Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that he would never include Ravichandran Ashwin in his T20 team. Ashwin had a disappointing season in IPL 2021, as he scalped only seven wickets from 13 matches.
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newscricket12 days ago

DC vs KKR | Twitter reacts as ice-cool Rahul Tripathi guides Kolkata Knight Riders into IPL 2021 final

Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill made a fine start in a 136-run chase, before Rahul Tripathi struck a decisive six to seal a nervy three-wicket win for Kolkata Knight Riders against Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 on Wednesday. KKR will take on Chennai Super Kings in the final on Friday.
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newscricket13 days ago

IPL 2021 Playoffs | Delhi Capitals can manage with 5 bowlers if R Ashwin bowls his 4 overs, believes Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra believes that Delhi Capitals (DC) can manage with the five-bowler theory only when Ravichandran Ashwin bowls his quota of four overs. Chopra’s comments come ahead of IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 between DC and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)to be played on Thursday, October 13 in Sharjah.
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newscricket15 days ago

VIDEO | Ruturaj Gaikwad’s cheeky retaliation after R Ashwin decides not to bowl at the last moment

During Qualifier 1 between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals (DC) on Sunday in Dubai, DC’s Ravichandran Ashwin tried to be cheeky with Ruturaj Gaikwad, and the CSK opener reciprocated in a similar style. CSK defeated the Rishab Pant-led side by four wickets and reached the tournament final.
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