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featurecricket9 days ago

Sri Lanka tour is Prithvi Shaw’s opportunity to break into India's World T20 squad, opines Santosh Pingulkar

Prithvi Shaw's childhood coach Santosh Pingulkar has stated that the upcoming white-ball tour of Sri Lanka would be a blueprint for his ward's selection in the Indian team for the World T20. He also talked about the opener's chances of making a Test comeback after the display in Australia.
Viransh Shah
newscricket12 days ago

Shreyas Iyer named in Mumbai fitness camp alongside a bunch of stars 

Indian middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has been named in the list of 45 players picked by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for an upcoming fitness camp. It also includes a bunch of stars such as Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Suryakumar Yadav, Shardul Thakur, and Prithvi Shaw.
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newscricket17 days ago

Don’t be surprised if Rohit Sharma repeats his 2019 World Cup form in England Tests, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has commented that Rohit Sharma could likely replicate his incredible form from the 2019 World Cup in the upcoming five-Test series against England. Rohit ended the 2019 WC as the highest run-getter, and Gavaskar noted that the opener proved there that he could score tough runs.
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newscricket20 days ago

Would be unfair on Rohit and Kohli to change captaincy now, opines Deep Dasgupta 

Former Indian gloveman Deep Dasgupta has suggested that changing the captain just a few months ahead of the T20 World Cup would be unfair on both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. He also added that captaining the side full-time in comparison to being a stand-in-skipper is very different.
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newscricketa month ago

Aakash Chopra picks his World XI to take on New Zealand; leaves out Kohli and Babar

Indian cricket expert Aakash Chopra has named his World XI to take on the WTC winners New Zealand and decided against picking Indian and Pakistan skippers Virat Kohli and Babar Azam. Only three Indians could make it to his side in the form of Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant.
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featurecricketa month ago

India's problem isn't lack of intent but adaptability 

'The positive approach that we wanted was there. We played the kind of cricket we wanted to play. Wins and losses are part of this game. We didn't play for a draw. We played for a win. We lost,' stated Virat Kohli post a heart-wrenching loss in Adelaide in 2014.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa month ago

Twitter slams Rohit Sharma after his audacious ‘leave’ to Tim Southee’s in-swinger

It was getting to the familiar scoreline, Rohit Sharma batting on 30, knowing that there would criticism for him on Twitter if he got out at this point in the day. And there he was, after racing to 30, Rohit left an in-swinger from Tim Southee, that came sharply into him to catch him plumb in front
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featurecricketa month ago

Kyle Jamieson and the ‘masterful’ art of setting up Indian batsmen

In the last two years, New Zealand’s bowling attack hasn’t been just restricted to the three old-guards of Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner with the emergence of the lanky pacer, in the form of Kyle Jamieson. Against India in Southampton in the big WTC Final, he put on a masterclass.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

WTC Final | Rose Bowl Day 2 Talking Points: Indian opener’s perfection and New Zealand’s tireless-bowling spectacle

India, after losing the toss, were in the ascendancy in the Rose Bowl, with Shubman Gill-Rohit Sharma getting India off to a flyer. However, New Zealand bowlers chipped in with wickets just before lunch and after lunch to crawl their way back into the encounter, with India ending the day on 146/3.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

WTC Final | Will be important for India to not overthink, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, ahead of the World Test Championship final, has stressed on the need for India to keep things simple, and has insisted that it’ll be important for the side to not overthink. Rohit further has claimed that he will enter the contest knowing the strengths and weaknesses of the Kiwis.
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