newscricket4 days ago

India vs Australia | Usman Khwaja suffers meniscal tear, in danger of missing India series

Australia suffered a huge injury blow on Thursday as Usman Khwaja was sent for scans following his awkward knee twist in training. The left-handed batsman would require a surgery to fix it, which makes his return date indefinite with just one month left for India’s big tour down under.
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newscricket5 days ago

Dinesh Karthik, Shreyas Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane to lead Deodhar Trophy teams

Dinesh Karthik, Shreyas Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane has been named captains of India A, India B and India C teams for the Prof. D.B. Deodhar Trophy which will be played from October 23 in Delhi. The teams include many international cricketers who are not a part of the ODI squad against the Windies.
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newscricket7 days ago

Don’t understand the fuss behind the use of SG balls in India, says Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin seemed surprised about the sudden criticism directed towards the SG ball that has been used in India in First Class cricket and international games for the last 25 years. The former Indian captain argued that the statistics speak for themselves as far as bowling was concerned.
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newscricket7 days ago

Windies coach handed two match ban after breaching ICC code of conduct

Windies coach Stuart Law will miss the first two ODIs of Windies as he has been handed a two-match suspension following a breach of ICC code of conduct rules. The said incident, which led to his suspension, had occured during the second India-Windies Test which was held at Hyderabad.
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featurecricket8 days ago

India vs Windies | Records and numbers from India’s authoritative 10-wicket win over Windies

India secured their first ever 10-wicket victory over Windies to cap off the Test series in some style. While Prithvi Shaw stole the show in the entire series, the second Test was an opportunity for the Indian team to break many records and restamp their authority after the England series loss.
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newscricket9 days ago

10 Things you missed | From Kohli's dissatisfaction to Ashwin's reaction on Umesh Yadav's 10-wicket haul

What an exciting game of cricket it was! Another crushing win for India. A lot of unexpected things happened on the last day of the match and we are sure you must've missed most of them. But don't worry, we have captured a few amazing moments that everyone had missed on the last day of the game.
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newscricket10 days ago

10 Things you missed | From Umesh Yadav's six-wicket haul to KL Rahul's frustration

So, here we are back guys to satiate your hunger for the daily dose of fun. I know, sitting through the day and watching an India-West Indies Test match is not yours cup of tea. But, why are we here then? Here is 10 things that I am sure, you have missed watching even if you were attentive.
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newscricket12 days ago

Virat Kohli not happy with the quality of balls that SG offer in India; wants Dukes ball instead

Skipper Virat Kohli and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin were not happy with the quick deterioration of the seam of the ball during the first Test match against the West Indies. They instead demand for Dukes ball to be used everyone in the Test format whose seam remains upright for a longer period.
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featurecricket17 days ago

India vs Windies | Takeaways: Ashwin’s seam position lesson and Pant’s wicket-keeping conundrum

India secured a convincing victory by a margin of an innings and 272 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the series. While there have been so many positives for India, our takeaways bring what India missed out in the Test match and how Rishabh Pant needs to work on his balance a lot more as a wicket-keeper.
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reportcricket17 days ago

India vs Windies | Spinners break visitors back to secure historic victory for India

Staying true to the storyline, India secured a convincing victory by a huge margin of an innings and 272 runs to register their biggest victory in Test cricket. After wrapping up the Windies for 181 runs, India enforced the follow-on and then bundled the visitors out for 196 to take a 1-0 lead.
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