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India vs Pakistan | Legends react as all-round Pakistan end World Cup drought against India

After losing each of their previous 12 matches to India across ODI and T20 World Cups, Pakistan put on a stellar show to down their sub-continent rivals by 10 wickets in their T20 WC 2021 opener on Sunday. Shaheen Afridi set it up with the ball, before Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan aced the chase.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Pakistan | 'Will you drop Rohit Sharma?' questions Virat Kohli after 'brave question' from journalist

Virat Kohli was left shocked after a journalist in the post-match press conference asked if Ishan Kishan could have been preferred over Rohit Sharma for the the India versus Pakistan clash on Sunday. In the match, Rohit Sharma departed for a golden duck and India lost by 10 wickets to Pakistan.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs PAK | Glad I was able to execute to my plans, says Shaheen Afridi after removing India's top three

Pakistan's Shaheen Afridi, who scalped the crucial wickets of Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli during their T20 World Cup clash against India on Sunday, was pleased to have executed his plans successfully. India rode on Kohli's 57 and Rishabh Pant's 39 to finish at 151/7 after being put in.
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newscricket2 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Anyone could upset India in any knockout game, opines Nasser Hussain

Former England captain Nasser Hussain has said that India might get knocked out in the semi-finals if they don't have a Plan B. Nasser pointed that burden of expectation will be high on India in the knockout stage of the T20 World Cup 2021 and if the top-three fails, the team could be exposed.
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newscricket3 days ago

T20 World Cup | Don’t think it matters to Virat Kohli whether he lifts trophy as a captain or player, says Uthappa

Robin Uthappa is of the opinion that it doesn’t matter to current India Captain Virat Kohli whether he wins the World Cup as a captain or as a player. Uthappa further added that Virat Kohli has matured a lot as a captain and has been exceptional over the years, especially in Test cricket.
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newscricket4 days ago

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma followed Sachin Tendulkar but no hero in Pakistan since 2002, opines Shoaib Akhtar

Shoiab Akhtar has said that while the likes of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma followed the footsteps of Sachin Tendulkar and played proper shots to help India achieve global supremacy in cricket, Pakistan cricket went downhill after 2002. He added that Pakistan batsmen just try to smash everything.
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newscricket6 days ago

T20 World Cup warm-up | Twitter reacts as R Ashwin, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav help India thrash Australia

India registered a thumping 8-wicket victory against Australia in their second warm-up match on Wednesday at ICC Academy Ground in Dubai. Batting first, Australia scored 152 runs, and India chased down the target with 13 balls to spare after blistering knocks from Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav.
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newscricket6 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Hardik Pandya should be ready to bowl before the start of Super 12 fixtures, says Rohit Sharma

At the toss during the second warm-up match against Australia on Wednesday, Rohit Sharma stated that all-rounder Hardik Pandya should be ready to bowl by the time Super 12 stage of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 starts. Hardik, last bowled in the T20I series against Sri Lanka in June this year.
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newscricket7 days ago

T20 World Cup | Ishan Kishan forcing team management to accommodate him in playing XI, says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has said that Ishan Kishan is forcing the team management to accommodate him in the playing XI with his form. He also added that Suryakumar Yadav coming to bat at No. 5 against England in the warm-up game was surprising and Hardik Pandya could have been given more time in the middle.
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newscricket8 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | I will be batting at No. 3; KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will open, confirms Virat Kohli

Ahead of India’s warm-up match against England on October 18 at ICC Academy Ground in Dubai, Virat Kohli has revealed that he will be batting at No.3 in the T20 World Cup, and KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will open for India. India will start their campaign against Pakistan on October 24 in Dubai.
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