newscricket3 days ago

Rohit Sharma hits out at critics after clearing Yo-Yo test

Putting an end to speculation about his fitness, Rohit Sharma has cleared the mandatory YoYo test today and then lashed out at his critics, who questioned his exemption from the June 15 test. He had taken permission to be exempted from the fitness test as he had a sponsor commitment in Russia.
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newscricket3 days ago

Reports : BCCI’s Yo-Yo test benchmark lowest among all nations

According to reports, the 16.1 score prescribed by the BCCI for the mandatory Yo-Yo test is the lowest among the top teams of world cricket. England and New Zealand have set the cut-off at 19, South African has set it at 18.5, Sri Lankans have it at 17.4 while Pakistan too has it at 17.4.
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newscricket4 days ago

Rohit Sharma passes BCCI-mandated yo-yo test, will feature in Ireland T20Is

Rohit Sharma has slashed all rumours over his fitness as he cleared the BCCI-made compulsory yo-yo fitness test at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. The right-handed batsman will now travel with the Indian team to Ireland to play two T20Is on June 27 and 29 at Malahide respectively.
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newscricket6 days ago

BCCI to ratify decision on player contracts during SGM in Delhi on Friday

The BCCI authorities will meet at the scheduled Special General Meeting on Friday in Delhi and confirm the CoA’s decision to ratify player contracts for the 2017-18 season as was announced in March. The BCCI introduced the new A+ grade which will hand players contracts worth Rs. 7 crores.
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newscricket20 days ago

Rohit Sharma becomes the first Indian cricketer to throw ceremonial 'First Pitch'

Mumbai Indians skipper and Indian opener Rohit Sharma added another feather to his cap by becoming the first Indian cricketer to throw the 'First Pitch' ahead of the Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field. Rojit is currently on a three-city US tour as part of 'Desh-Legends of Cricket Series’.
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newscricket21 days ago

Rohit Sharma to become first Indian cricketer to throw first pitch for an MLB team

Rohit Sharma is on track to set a new milestone as he will be the first Indian cricketer to throw the first pitch for an American Major League Baseball team. The Indian limited-overs vice captain will appear at the Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field at around 1am IST on Sunday.
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newscricket25 days ago

We can defeat England as we have players, skills, and an aggressive captain, claims Rohit Sharma

Indian opener Rohit Sharma is bullish over India’s chances ahead of the upcoming tour of England which is seen as preparation for the 2019 ICC World Cup which will be played in the same country. Sharma added that the Indian team will not lose momentum like it did on its previous tours of England.
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newscricketa month ago

I am not at a stage to worry about whether I'll be picked or not, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, who was not included in the one-off Test against Afghanistan, has stated that he was not worried about being picked and wants to make the most of the time he continues to play cricket. Sharma insisted that he has no regrets about his career and wanted to focus on big events coming up.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | What worked, what didn't, and what next - a comprehensive IPL review

The eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League came to an end on Sunday with the outcome expected to some while unbelievable to others. We take a look at what worked, what didn’t and what could be the future course of action for all the franchises after two months of total madness.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | When we are thrown into challenges, we tend to respond well, says Rohit Sharma

After a disappointing loss, MI captain, Rohit Sharma insisted that the team have always responded well whenever they have been thrown into challenges, but it just wasn’t their day against Delhi Daredevils. MI have been forced out of the tournament by Delhi Daredevils, who won the match by 11 runs.
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