newscricket17 hours ago

IPL 2019 | MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli disappointed with track in Chennai for season opener

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli have expressed their unhappiness over the slow Chennai track after the first game of the 12th season turned out to be a low-scoring and one-sided one. Royal Challengers Bangalore were bowled for only 70 runs in 17.1 overs and the target was achieved by Chennai in 17.4 overs.
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newscricket2 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja not dropped, we wanted variety in spin bowling, says MSK Prasad

BCCI chief selector MSK Prasad has stated that veteran spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were not dropped but the board wanted a variety in spin bowling in the short format. He also stated that the only way to come back into the national team is performing well in domestic cricket.
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newscricket11 days ago

8 Things you missed | From Maxwell crashing into Kedar Jadhav to Jadeja begging for LBW

We are back with your favourite dose of things you missed. India lost the series but we don't want you to stay disappointed. We know you haven't watched all the tiny details of the game that we've documented for you. Our compilation of these 10 unexpected incidents will fill you with excitement.
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newscricket11 days ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli jokingly mocks Ravindra Jadeja after "begging LBW appeal" for clear inside edge

A Ravindra Jadeja special is always on the cards when he is on the field - with the ball in the hands, or by some antics that he pulls. Today, he literally pleaded the umpire to give Marcus Stoinis LBW before Virat Kohli comically pulling him up to tell that it had clearly come off the bat.
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newscricket13 days ago

Bishan Singh Bedi questions team management’s decision to rest MS Dhoni for last two matches

Bishan Singh Bedi has stated that India shouldn’t have left out MS Dhoni for the last two games against Australia as he is the half-captain of the side. The former Indian off-spinner has added that Rishabh Pant is a wild horse and someone needs to tame that as it is not doing any good to the team.
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featurecricket16 days ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Australian middle-order’s soul-searching and Ravindra Jadeja’s fluctuating “intent”

Even a Virat Kohli century couldn’t take India past the Aussie total, resulting in the series coming to an interesting point where Ravi Shastri would say all three results are possible. However, Australians not finding a way out in the middle-overs would be a huge concern for the visitors.
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newscricket16 days ago

VIDEO | MS Dhoni runs out Glenn Maxwell with innovative no look-cum-deflected effort

Just when you think you have seen MS Dhoni pull off everything - from no look run outs to sub-second stumpings - he keeps giving you something new everyday. Today, he managed to run out Glenn Maxwell with a no-look-cum-deflected effort after Ravindra Jadeja’s incredible effort in the field.
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newscricket17 days ago

Sourav Ganguly excludes Ravindra Jadeja from his World Cup 2019 squad

Sourav Ganguly is of the opinion that Ravindra Jadeja doesn’t fit into the scheme of things for the Indian team and should not be a part of the 15-man squad. The former skipper lauded the efforts of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami and stated that the pacers will play a crucial role for India. 
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newscricket17 days ago

India vs Australia | Important to have good spinners in World Cup squad, believes Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon has underlined the fact that it will be important for all the teams to have a couple of good spinners in their team during the upcoming World Cup. The offie has also added that he is trying to have some more variations in his bowling to succeed in the limited-over formats.
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newscricket17 days ago

BCCI awards Grade A contract to Rishabh Pant; Murali Vijay kept out of contract list

The BCCI has awarded a Grade A contract to wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant while Murali Vijay has been dropped out of the list of cricketers having a central contract of the board. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has announced the annual player retainership for 2018-19 cricket season. 
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