newscricket3 hours ago

Twitter reacts to dressing room erupting in joy as Umesh Yadav flicks Abu Jayed for nonchalant six

Umesh Yadav’s fascination to hit sixes with pure muscle power found a different cult status when he thrashed South Africa all over for the fastest thirty in Tests. Today, however, he brought pure skill to play while hitting Abu Jayed for six on the flick that brought life to the dressing room.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Mayank Agarwal's positive response to Virat Kohli's double century instruction

Mayank Agarwal’s hunger for runs reaches new heights with every match and he put up an exhibition of storied batsmanship in Indore as well. When he reached 150 in a completely chanceless manner, Virat Kohli instructed him to play patiently for 200 and Agarwal responded with a thumbs up.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Twitter reacts to “astonished” Mayank Agarwal angrily going for DRS to overturn on-field decision

India’s DRS decisions have mostly been on point lately but the confidence with which Mayank Agarwal went for one today beggar belief. Although he didn’t have a bat on the ball, he was really surprised at the umpire’s decision and didn’t waste time to go upstairs which eventually helped him stay.
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newscricketa day ago

Legends and Pundit react to India's electrifying performance on Day 1 against Bangladesh

A huge round of applause for Team India as they crushed the hopes of Bangladesh's as they on the way to put up a strong total on board. Indian bowlers completely nailed the show with terrific execution to send Tigers packing and cricket fraternity came together to shower blessings on it.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli urging crowd to deflect applause from him onto Mohammed Shami

Virat Kohli’s spirit as a pure team man has never been doubted and he has proved it yet again in front of the Holkar audience at Indore. Seeing the crowd cheering for him, even though Mohammed Shami had just taken the wicket, the Indian skipper gestured the crowd to cheer for the pacer instead.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to R Ashwin’s terrific slider leaving Mominul Haque’s stumps crashing

Ravichandran Ashwin had enough reason to vent his frustration when two catches were dropped off his bowling but he took the matter into his own hands than relying on someone else. His dismissal of Mominul Haque was an off-spinner’s delight as it crashed onto the stumps after holding the line.
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featurecricket2 days ago

India in dire need to eschew 2019 WC model for avoiding identical WT20 debacle

Here we go again. A major ICC tournament beckons and team India, despite plenty of holes in the team, will enter the tournament firmly as favorites. But the question is, can they, this time around, actually fix them on time to finally get a taste of glory after seven long years?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 days ago

IND vs BAN | Five Indian cricketers to practise with pink balls at NCA

Five Indian cricketers will practise with pink balls at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) on Sunday as part of the home team’s preparation for the Day-Night Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata. The teams will play two Test matches, the first one at Indore, as part of the ICC Test Championship.
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newscricket12 days ago

Legends and Pundits react to Bangladesh's historic win over Team India in Delhi

After eight consecutive losses, including several heartbreaking ones, at the hands of team India in T20 cricket, Bangladesh finally broke the duck in Delhi and did it in style. After the bowlers restricted India to a par score, Rahim guided the team home and Twitterati reacted on the historic win.
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featurecricket16 days ago

India should shun conventional wisdom in T20s to create their own dynasty

“Someone comes and says, I am in the team, I am not in the team, kuch farak nahi padhta (It doesn’t matter much).” These were Shreyas Iyer's exact words when he was asked about his India selection despite piling on the numbers that are rare in Indian domestic cricket and hence hard to be ignored.
Bastab K Parida