newscricket7 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka - India's predicted XI for first Test in Kolkata

India have successfully managed to beat Sri Lanka on their own patch in a dominating way as they registered 9-0 win which over all three formats. Now, it's Sri Lanka's turn to tour India with the first Test starting tomorrow and both the teams will want to start the series on a winning note.
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newscricket9 days ago

Kuldeep Yadav sees Ashwin and Jadeja as mentors and not competition

Kuldeep Yadav has cleared the air calling out senior bowlers Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja as mentors who have always guided him, rather than competitors. The chinaman bowler has also praised ‘classy’ MS Dhoni stating that the wicketkeeper does 60 percent of the job for the bowler.
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newscricket10 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Dimuth Karunaratne ready to tackle Ashwin-Jadeja challenge

Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne has stated that he is ready to tackle the duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in the upcoming series and admitted that he will have to think out of the box for the same. He also said that they are practicing on dusty wickets to counter the Indian spinners.
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newscricket12 days ago

Dinesh Chandimal claims Sri Lanka have plans for Ashwin and Jadeja

Dinesh Chandimal has revealed that Sri Lanka have plans to deal with the Indian spin duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja but when asked, he refused to expand on the statement. Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas asserted that his team needs to be focused and not be “infatuated” with the talented Indian side.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Vijay, Ashwin and Jadeja return to squad for SL Test series

Murali Vijay, along with the spin duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, has been recalled to the India squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka starting November 16. Vijay had missed the previous Sri Lanka series with a wrist injury while the spinners had been dropped for the limited overs series.
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newscricketa month ago

Bishan Bedi : Kuldeep Yadav should be played only in Test, not ODI or T20I

Former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi feels that India’s emerging spinner Kuldeep Yadav hasn’t been under proper guidance as the 22-year-old should be played only in Test and not in ODIs or T20Is. The 71-year-old also lamented how IPL performances are now preferred over Duleep and Ranji Trophy.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli wants India to find right bowling combination for World Cup

Virat Kohli has defended India's decision to rest Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin stating that the squad needs to share the workload of the bowlers and create a strong pool ahead of the 2019 World Cup. Kohli also praised Ajinkya Rahane's versatility while batting in different positions for the team.
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newscricketa month ago

R Ashwin : If I get to 618, that will be my last Test match

R Ashwin has claimed that if he even comes within one wicket of breaking Anil Kumble's record of 619 Test wickets, he would call an end to his Test career. The Indian offie was also full of praise for the Sri Lankan veteran Rangana Herath, who recently decimated Pakistan at the age of 39.
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newscricketa month ago

Kuldeep Yadav : If you can turn the ball on concrete then you can spin it anywhere

Kuldeep Yadav has claimed that bowling on concrete since his childhood has trained him for bowling on any surface and believes that skill and good variation are essential for success in the game. Yadav also added that the Yadav-Chahal duo cannot replace the legends Ashwin and Jadeja anytime soon.
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newscricketa month ago

Bharat Arun : Ashwin and Jadeja exceptional spinners but Kuldeep and Chahal deserve fair chance

Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun has asserted that even though R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are exceptional bowlers, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have done enough to deserve a fair chance at a World Cup berth. Arun also praised fearless Hardik Pandya's ability to learn from his mistakes.
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