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featurecricket2 days ago

The curious case of Ravichandran Ashwin

At the Basin Reserve, the clock in the Indian dressing room was running backwards and none had a clue on what was happening or why it was happening. Virat Kohli and the management turned back the clock by picking up Ravichandran Ashwin in the playing XI ahead of the in-form Ravindra Jadeja.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 days ago

IND vs NZ | We still need a final look before picking final XI, reveals Ajinkya Rahane

India’s vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has admitted that the management alongside Virat Kohli will have a final look before deciding whether to go with an all-pace attack or to go with a spinner. He further added that the batsmen will have show more intent and move around the crease to put bowlers off.
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newscricket7 days ago

Ravindra Jadeja my favourite player and want to play cricket like him, claims Ashton Agar

After picking the first hat-trick of his career, Ashton Agar has stated that he idolizes Ravindra Jadeja for the all-rounder that he is and wants to play cricket like the Indian does. Agar has also added that talking to Jadeja after the ODI series against India was very inspiring for him.
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newscricket12 days ago

IND vs NZ | Big hearted Yuzvendra Chahal is great person to tap into, reveals Ish Sodhi

Ish Sodhi has insisted that Yuzvendra Chahal is a great person to tap into and is a big-hearted person which allows the Kiwi to pick his brains. Sodhi has also showered praise on Ravichandran Ashwin, stating that it was amazing an off-spinner like him can bowl googlies with effortless esse.
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newscricket17 days ago

ICC ODI Rankings | Jasprit Bumrah falls to No.2 after poor show against New Zealand

Jasprit Bumrah went wicketless for the first time in a bilateral series, which saw him drop to No.2 spot in the ICC ODI Rankings for bowlers with Trent Boult moving up despite not playing a part in the series. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja moved to seventh in all-rounder’s department of rankings.
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newscricket17 days ago

Twitter reacts to Jimmy Neesham's intense rock-paper-scissors battle with KL Rahul

While it looked like a fight early on, it turned out to be just an intense battle of rock-paper-scissors between the two Kings XI Punjab teammates - Jimmy Neesham and KL Rahul. However, as both of them kept stone in the round, none of them turned victorious in the battle amidst the ODI series.
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newscricket18 days ago

IND vs NZ | Three spinners can play together depending on situations, states Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal has stated that India’s all three spinners - Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja and him - can play together, like they did in the Asia Cup, if the conditions permit the team combination. He has also heaped praises on Jadeja, calling him extraordinary in all the three departments.
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newscricket20 days ago

NZ v IND | 'Average' Indian side deserved the series-loss, slams Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has slammed the Indian side for losing the second ODI to New Zealand by 22 runs from a strong position. Akhtar also raised the concern in India’s lack of a wicket-taking bowling option through the middle overs, but also credited New Zealand for their comeback after the T20 series-loss.
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newscricket21 days ago

IND VS NZ | Result could have been different had I not got out, laments Navdeep Saini

Navdeep Saini, who scored a valiant 45 in a losing cause, feels that the result of the game could have been different had he kept his wicket intact in the 2nd ODI. The pacer stitched a 76-run partnership with Jadeja and almost took the team home, before losing his wicket to debutant Kyle Jamieson.
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newscricket21 days ago

Twitter reacts to Ravindra Jadeja and Navdeep Saini trying hard to win the match

Even though the Indian top order failed to keep India in the hunt for the win in the 2nd ODI against New Zealand, there were 2 men who batted down the order refused to give up. It was Ravindra Jadeja and Navdeep Saini. Twitterati showered praises on these players for their valiant effort.
Srijith Gopal