newscricket2 days ago

Gautam Gambhir advises Virat Kohli to play Kuldeep Yadav in all three Test matches

Ahead of the first of three Test matches against Sri Lanka, Gautam Gambhir has suggested that Virat Kohli should play Kuldeep Yadav in all of them. The southpaw further opined that India should hand Hardik Pandya his Test debut only on pacer friendly wickets in the island nation.
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newscricket3 days ago

R Ashwin believes sustaining spot in Indian team harder than entering it

Ravichandran Ashwin has claimed that maintaining a spot in the Indian team in the current scenario is difficult because of the excellent talent available on the fringes. The 30-year old also stated that he is a far better cricketer than he was when India last visited Sri Lanka in 2015.
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newscricket4 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin hails Anil Kumble for the ideas he implemented during his tenure

Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed how overawed he was with Anil Kumble's range of ideas during his tenure as the head coach and praised him for sharing some awesome ideas. The 30-year old also suggested that he bears striking resemblance to the former leg-spinner in terms of preparing for a game.
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newscricket7 days ago

Anil Kumble paid Rs 48 lakhs as fees for April 2017, reveals BCCI release

Former team Indian coach Anil Kumble was paid Rs 48 lakhs for his services in April 2017 while Rohit Sharma received Rs 1.12 crores and Ravichandran Ashwin earned Rs 1.01 crores according to their contracts. Meanwhile, Ajinkya Rahane was paid over Rs 1.10 crores as per to his central contract.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC Rankings: Jadeja leads the list, Herath replaces Ashwin in second spot

Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja maintained the No.1 Test bowler spot in the latest ICC Test rankings which was released on Wednesday. While Ravichandran Ashwin slipped from the second to the third position, Sri Lanka’s experienced bowler Rangana Herath overtook him to second.
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newscricket8 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin claims his comments on CSK and Manchester United were misquoted

R Ashwin has clarified his comments wherein he compared CSK’s return to the IPL and Manchester United’s Munich disaster, saying that he was misquoted. Ashwin faced a backlash for saying that CSK’s absence from the IPL would increase their value like it did for United after the 1958 tragedy.
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newscricket10 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin believes Zimbabwe's win over Sri Lanka is healthy for cricket

India's seasoned spinner Ravichandran Ashwin believes that Zimbabwe's historic win over Sri Lanka is beneficial for the sport of cricket. The 11th ranked Zimbabwe created history when they outplayed Sri Lanka 2-3 in a five match ODI series on the latter's home turf for the first time in history.
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newscricket11 days ago

Muttiah Muralitharan calls Ravichandran Ashwin a smart cricketer

Legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has praised Ravichandran Ashwin, calling him a smart cricketer and expects him to utilize his talent in the upcoming competitions. The 45-year old also believes that the nascent Sri Lankan side is slacking and needs to learn to solve their own problems.
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newscricket15 days ago

Virat Kohli maintains top position in ODIs rankings, Dhoni also up the ranks

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has managed to hold on to the no.1 position in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, followed by Australia’s David Warner and South Africa’s AB de Villiers. Former India captain and wicket-keeper MS Dhoni also rose three positions to 12th.
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newscricket17 days ago

India slip to fifth spot in T20I rankings after West Indies loss

India dropped down one place, to the fifth position, in the latest T20I rankings after their nine-wicket loss against West Indies in the one-off T20 yesterday. Meanwhile, West Indies moved up a place gaining three points to displace India from the fourth spot with 115 rating points.
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