newscricket20 hours ago

Shikhar Dhawan not included for last two ODIs; Axar Patel replaces Ravindra Jadeja

Shikhar Dhawan has not been named in India’s squad for the last two ODIs against Australia. He was left out for the first three ODIs to take care of his unwell wife. Meanwhile, Axar Patel has returned to the side to replace Ravindra Jadeja, who did not feature from the start in any of the games.
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newscricket2 days ago

Kuldeep, Chahal have made us forget Ashwin, Jadeja, says Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has praised Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal's performance stating that they've helped the Indian cricket team not to feel the absence of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin. Sehwag has also picked India to complete a 5-0 clean sweep if Australia in the series.
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newscricket3 days ago

With the current spinners doing well, comeback of the senior spinners is difficult, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh supposes that with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal performing well, it is unlikely that they will get replaced by the senior spinners Ashwin and Jadeja. Singh praised Yadav's hattrick in the 2nd ODI and had a déjà vu moment, going back to his own hat trick in the 2001 series.
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newscricket6 days ago

Virat Kohli is an excellent captain but true test will be in England, says Farokh Engineer

Former Indian cricketer Farokh Engineer has praised Virat Kohli for leading the team brilliantly but also added that the England tour will be the real test for Team India. According to Engineer, in England, the Indian team will face the different conditions which can be challenging for them.
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newscricket9 days ago

Ravindra Jadeja replaces injured Axar Patel for the first three ODIs against Australia

The All-India Senior Selection Committee have named Ravindra Jadeja as the replacement for Axar Patel for the first three ODIs in the five-match series against Australia starting tomorrow in Chennai. Axar sprained his left ankle during a practice session and has been advised rest.
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newscricket13 days ago

Dropped Ashwin and Jadeja can play for Australia, jokes Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke showed his funny side while commenting on R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja's absence from the Indian ODI team stating that Australia would be happy to sponsor the duo to play for them. He added that tackling spin would be not a major concern for the Australians on flat Indian pitches.
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newscricket13 days ago

We can't play Ashwin and Jadeja all the time, explains Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has justified the snub on R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja by saying that India's emphasis was on Test cricket and the duo needed a break. Ashwin and Jadeja have now been "rested" for the second series in a row after being absent in the recently concluded series against Sri Lanka as well.
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newscricket14 days ago

If I were captain, I would definitely take Ashwin and Jadeja, says Azharuddin

Former India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin believes India should have used their best spinners, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, against Australia in home conditions. The selectors have replaced them with Axar Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal following their impressive performances against Sri Lanka.
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newscricket15 days ago

ICC Test Rankings | James Anderson overtakes Ravindra Jadeja in Test rankings

England pacer James Anderson’s recent performances have helped him in displacing Ravindra Jadeja at the top of the ICC Test rankings for bowlers. He is the only English bowler in the top 10, followed by the Indian spin duo of Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin in second and third place respectively.
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newscricket16 days ago

Ashwin, Jadeja rested for Australia tour; Shami, Umesh recalled

BCCI has announced its 16-man squad for the first three ODIs of the five-match ODI series against Australia, and R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have missed out yet again. The MSK Prasad-led committee has decided to stick with Axar Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal, who impressed on the Sri Lanka tour.
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