newscricket12 hours ago

Twitter reacts as Rahul wastes a good start again and Pujara's "Half-marathon"

K.L.Rahul scored his 5th half-century of the series but yet again failed to convert it into a big score. Cheteshwar Pujara was en-route to another marathon innings before he was dismissed by Nathan Lyon for 57. The Twitterati had fun at Pujara's expense for his slow strike rate in Dharamsala.
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newscricket18 hours ago

WATCH | Australian dressing room mistake Matthew Wade's milestone

The Australian dressing room was caught prematurely celebrating Matthew Wade's half-century after failing to realize that the umpire had signaled leg byes to a delivery that deflected off Wade's thigh pad and went for a boundary. The visitors realized their error when Wade didn't celebrate.
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newscricketa day ago

Ashwin breaks Dale Steyn's record of most wickets in a single season

Ravichandran Ashwin has broken Dale Steyn's record by picking the most number of Test wickets in a season of Test cricket. With the dismissal of Steve Smith today, the Indian took his tally to 79, going past the South African's tally of 78 wickets that he had achieved in the 2007/08 season.
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newscricket3 days ago

BCCI Contracts: Jadeja and Pujara rewarded for their performances with Grade A contracts

Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been upgraded to Grade ‘A in the BCCI contracts, whereas Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina have been excluded from the list, the BCCI announced yesterday. It has also been declared that the amount of money for all three grades have been doubled.
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newscricket5 days ago

Bishan Singh Bedi hails Ravindra Jadeja's contributions as 'remarkable'

Bishan Singh Bedi has praised Ravindra Jadeja’s all-round development, saying the Saurashtra cricketer was closing in on Ravichandran Ashwin as a match-winning bowler, although the spin great said there was no comparison between the two. Jadeja is currently the top-ranked Test bowler.
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newscricket5 days ago

David Warner not concerned by his loss of form

A lot was expected of David Warner in the lead-up to Australia's Test tour of India, and although he has failed so far, the opener believes that if he keeps putting in the work, good results cannot be far away. The 4-match series is tied at 1-1 with the decider starting in Dharamsala on March 25.
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newscricket6 days ago

ICC Rankings | Jadeja replaces Ashwin as the best Test bowler, while Pujara overtakes Kohli

Ravindra Jadeja has overtaken his spin bowling partner Ravichandran Ashwin to go top of the ICC Test bowlers' rankings. After his exceptional performance in the Ranchi Test. Cheteshwar Pujara, too, made inroads as he climbed to a career-best No.2, following his fabulous knock of 202 runs in Ranchi.
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newscricket6 days ago

Sourav Ganguly : Starc's absence restricted Ashwin and Lyon

Sourav Ganguly has said the absence of Mitchell Starc was a reason for the ineffectiveness of off-spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Nathan Lyon in the third Test in Ranchi. Starc had to cut his tour short after he suffered a stress fracture on his right foot in the second Test in Bengaluru.
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newscricket9 days ago

Matthew Hayden supports Steve Smith in the DRS incident

As a player, Matthew Hayden was an intimidating batsman whose records in the sub-continent speaks volumes of his calibre. In the wake of DRS-gate, Hayden has come out in support of Steve Smith stating that 15 seconds is not enough time to get a 'message across and back from the dressing room'.
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newscricket11 days ago

Watch: India finally get the review right in the Australia series

For a change, Virat Kohli was spot-on with his DRS call as Ravichandran Ashwin managed to extract an edge of Shaun Marsh's blade and Cheteshwar Pujara gobbled up the catch at forward short-leg. The successful review has put a pause to India’s travails with the review system in the series thus far.
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