newscricket2 hours ago

Reports : No final decision on retention policy among IPL franchise

As per the reports, a unanimous view over the retention policy hasn't prevailed in the IPL GC meeting between the team owners and the Committee of Administrators. While teams like Mumbai Indians have favoured the idea of retaining top five players, sides like Rajasthan Royals have raised questions.
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newscricket7 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka - India's predicted XI for first Test in Kolkata

India have successfully managed to beat Sri Lanka on their own patch in a dominating way as they registered 9-0 win which over all three formats. Now, it's Sri Lanka's turn to tour India with the first Test starting tomorrow and both the teams will want to start the series on a winning note.
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newscricket9 days ago

Kuldeep Yadav sees Ashwin and Jadeja as mentors and not competition

Kuldeep Yadav has cleared the air calling out senior bowlers Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja as mentors who have always guided him, rather than competitors. The chinaman bowler has also praised ‘classy’ MS Dhoni stating that the wicketkeeper does 60 percent of the job for the bowler.
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newscricket10 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Dimuth Karunaratne ready to tackle Ashwin-Jadeja challenge

Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne has stated that he is ready to tackle the duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in the upcoming series and admitted that he will have to think out of the box for the same. He also said that they are practicing on dusty wickets to counter the Indian spinners.
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newscricket12 days ago

Dinesh Chandimal claims Sri Lanka have plans for Ashwin and Jadeja

Dinesh Chandimal has revealed that Sri Lanka have plans to deal with the Indian spin duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja but when asked, he refused to expand on the statement. Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas asserted that his team needs to be focused and not be “infatuated” with the talented Indian side.
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newscricket19 days ago

Axar Patel thanks Virat Kohli for allowing them to bowl with freedom

Axar Patel is all praise for his captain Virat Kohli for not pressurizing the bowlers unnecessarily, which allows them to experiment and bowl according to their own plans. The spinner also stated that he does not consider himself as a substitute for Ravindra Jadeja in the limited-overs format.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports : Teams may be allowed to retain three players for 2018 IPL

According to the reports, teams could be allowed to retain three players for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League with the governing council discussing the idea on Tuesday. The final call will be taken on November 14 after the confirmation from all the eight IPL franchise.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Vijay, Ashwin and Jadeja return to squad for SL Test series

Murali Vijay, along with the spin duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, has been recalled to the India squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka starting November 16. Vijay had missed the previous Sri Lanka series with a wrist injury while the spinners had been dropped for the limited overs series.
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newscricketa month ago

Bishan Bedi : Kuldeep Yadav should be played only in Test, not ODI or T20I

Former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi feels that India’s emerging spinner Kuldeep Yadav hasn’t been under proper guidance as the 22-year-old should be played only in Test and not in ODIs or T20Is. The 71-year-old also lamented how IPL performances are now preferred over Duleep and Ranji Trophy.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli wants India to find right bowling combination for World Cup

Virat Kohli has defended India's decision to rest Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin stating that the squad needs to share the workload of the bowlers and create a strong pool ahead of the 2019 World Cup. Kohli also praised Ajinkya Rahane's versatility while batting in different positions for the team.
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