newscricket2 days ago

Dhoni brings a lot to the table apart from his batting, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh said that MS Dhoni has earned a place in the side for so long because of his understanding of the game and leadership experience apart from his batting. However, he questioned the selectors for not considering him in the Indian squad for Champions Trophy despite his experience.
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newscricket2 days ago

BCCI to restructure player contracts

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) plans to restructure player contracts on the basis of Test and limited-overs internationals. The idea behind implementing these changes is to set Test cricket as the benchmark for the evaluation of a player's contribution through a season.
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newscricket3 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin bags International Cricketer of the Year award

Ravichandran Ashwin has been awarded the International Cricketer of the Year while Shubhman Gill won the Young player of the year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating International awards 2017. The award was presented by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar at the Cricket Club of India.
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newscricket8 days ago

Revealed: The story behind Washington Sundar's name

Washington Sundar’s father M.Sundar has revealed that Washington was named after an ex-army officer, PD Washington, who helped him during his early days as a cricketer. M. Sundar played first division cricket for the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) in the 90's.
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newscricket12 days ago

Redditors pick Kohli, de Kock, and Rabada as players who could be welcomed in country’s cricket team

Recently, Redditors were asked to choose two cricketers, who could add value to their national team, if given a chance, and most people came up with similar answers. Virat Kohli, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, R Ashwin, and Steve Smith were the most sought after players in the discussion.
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newscricket15 days ago

Harsha Bhogle : India not favorites for Champions Trophy

Harsha Bhogle has claimed that England and South Africa will start as the Champions Trophy, in England, as favourites and not India. Bhogle broke down his assessment of the Indian team to the minutest of details in his post and stated the strengths and shortcomings of the defending champions.
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newscricketa month ago

Michael Clarke terms Jadeja and Ashwin as India's "weapons" in his predicting Champions Trophy XI

In his predicted playing XI of team India, former Aussie skipper Michael Clarke has picked Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin as India's trump cards for the tournament. He, though, excluded in-form Bhuvneshwar Kumar and the last Champions Trophy hero Shikhar Dhawan from his playing XI.
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newscricket2 months ago

R Ashwin : Sometimes I am scared of Virat Kohli's aggressiveness

Virat Kohli's aggression on the field has made him the player he is today. But Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed that he is, at times, scared of Kohli’s aggression and thinks twice before changing the field pointing out the contrast in leadership between Kohli and ex-skipper MS Dhoni.
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newscricket2 months ago

R. Ashwin : People don't like me for my outspoken nature

R Ashwin has claimed that his need for speaking his mind on matters that are close to his heart result in people disliking him. The TN offie, who had a phenomenal home Test season picking up 82 wickets in 13 Test matches, has always had a say on issues no matter how controversial the topic at hand.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2017 | Rising Pune Supergiant pick Washington Sundar to replace injured R Ashwin

While Rising Pune Supergiant's injury problems might not be as bad as that of Royal Challengers Bangalore, the loss of Ravichandran Ashwin is still going to hurt the Maharashtra-based franchise. Pune have chosen Tamil Nadu all-rounder Washington Sundar as a replacement for the ace India spinner.
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