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newscricket6 days ago

WATCH | Indian team comes up with a unique victory lap after series win against West Indies

India completely dominated the fifth T20I against West Indies registering 88-run victory and secured a 4-1 series win on Sunday. However, the Indian team stole the limelight with their celebration and expressed their joy as Rohit Sharma and co. hopped on a buggy for a victory lap around the venue.
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newscricket8 days ago

First-class structure will get better only by playing Test cricket, proclaims Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has recently shared opposing views to Ravi Shastri’s suggestion of limiting Test cricket to the top six nations will hamper the first-class structure. He further cited the example of West Indies saying the first-class in the country is almost gone due to emphasis on T20 cricket.
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newscricket8 days ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Totally confused by India's approach to Ravichandran Ashwin, admits R Sridhar

R Sridhar expressed bafflement at the way India has been picking Ravichandran Ashwin in their squads, offering no clarity as to whether he is a part of their plans for the upcoming World T20. He also discussed the team's potential bowling lineup for the event and the best combinations available.
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newscricket11 days ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Ravichandran Ashwin’s selection is confusing, opines Kris Srikkanth

Former India cricketer Kris Srikkanth has stated that Ravichandran Ashwin’s inclusion against West Indies is confusing as he has been in and out of team consistently. Srikkanth further added that it is weird to see Ashwin being excluded from England series and then to be played against West Indies.
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newscricket14 days ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Ravichandran Ashwin doesn't give you attacking option, reckons Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel believes India's other spinners provide them with greater variety and opportunities to take wickets, making Ravichandran Ashwin's chances to get into the World T20 team rather slim. He went on to commend the side's unusual team selection in the first T20I against West Indies.
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newscricket16 days ago

WI vs IND 2022 | It was a great effort by batting unit, reckons Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has said that the way the team finished off in the first innings it was a great effort after winning the first T20I against West Indies by 68 runs. Rohit also added that the shot-making wasn’t easy on the pitch from the start and posting a total of 190 was surprising for the team.
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newscricketa month ago

Why was Ravichandran Ashwin totally sidelined after last T20 World Cup, questions Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has questioned the BCCI selectors regarding their decision of recalling Ravichandran Ashwin in the T20I mix for India's upcoming West Indies tour. Ashwin was picked in India's last T20 World Cup squad but did not play an international match in the longest format since last November.
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newscricketa month ago

Switch hit should be banned completely, opines Scott Styris

Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris has called for a complete ban on switch hit in the future as it hands bowlers an unfair disadvantage. Styris further added that batter shouldn’t be allowed the freedom to change their hands and feet over as there are too many field restrictions in existence.
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newscricketa month ago

ODI cricket needs to find its relevance, remarks Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Aswin has stated that the 50-over format needs to find its relevance with its importance being reduced as compared to other formats. Ashwin also suggested that only one ball per innings should be used instead of using two new balls per innings as the spinner will come into play more.
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newscricketa month ago

ODIs now just an extended form of T20, opines Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has expressed disappointment over the decline of ODI cricket, stating its aggressive nature makes it feel like just an extended form of T20 cricket. The spinner went on to talk about what makes ODIs special and offered suggestions to keep the uniqueness of the format alive.
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