cricket1 day ago

BGT 2023 | Spin to win: Building up to the finely balanced Nagpur Test

The beginning of the long-awaited Border-Gavaskar Trophy is around the corner as Rohit Sharma’s India are all set to lock horns with the high-flying Pat Cummins-led Australia in Nagpur. Let’s all pad up to witness two of the most brutal forces in this format going head-to-head for elusive glory.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as India clean sweep New Zeland with 90-run win

India outplayed New Zealand by 90 runs in the third ODI and registered a clean sweep over the visitors in a three-match ODI series. Rohit Sharma and Shubhman Gill starred with the bat scoring centuries while Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav shined with the ball taking three scalps each.
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newscricket16 days ago

IND vs NZ | Shubman Gill looks like mini-Rohit Sharma, Ramiz acknowledges youngster's potential

Ramiz Raja became the latest eminent cricket personality to heap praise on youngster Shubman Gill after the opener's consistent performances practically confirmed him a spot in the Indian World Cup squad. The former PCB President compared Gill to all-time great Rohit Sharma after his double century.
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newscricket17 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter laughs as Rohit Sharma's 'ghajini' mode leads to confusion after winning toss

Rohit Sharma’s talks after the toss lead to a dose of laughter sometimes because of forgetting one thing or the other. He caused a similar incident by failing to remember what the team management had decided to do after winning the toss reminding everyone of a movie character ‘Ghajini’.
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newscricket23 days ago

Umpires' verdicts should come instantly if players are out by rule, opines R Ashwin

R Ashwin’s stand has always been clear in non-striker end’s run-outs and he kept advocating for it by saying umpires should raise fingers immediately if one does that on the field. Ashwin’s remark came after Rohit Sharma’s appeal withdrawal when Mohammed Shami attempted to run Dasun Shanaka out.
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newscricket25 days ago

India include Suryakumar Yadav in Test squad to face Australia, Prithvi Shaw picked for New Zealand T20I series

The BCCI on Friday announced the squads to take on New Zealand in the two upcoming white ball series as well as for the first two Border Gavaskar Trophy Tests. Highlights of the announcement included Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan being named for Tests while KS Bharat earned an ODI call-up.
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newscricket28 days ago

IND vs SL | Twitter lauds Rohit Sharma's sportsman spirit as he withdraws 'mankading' appeal

With a new trend of running batters out at the non-striker’s end emerging in world cricket, bowlers are often seen ‘mankading’ in international fixtures. However, Rohit Sharma broke the pattern as he withdrew the appeal after Mohammed Shami ran out Dasun Shanaka at the bowling end.
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newscricket28 days ago

IND vs SL | Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli century drives India to 1-0 series lead with 67-run victory

India started the three-match ODI series on a positive note as they beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati. Virat Kohli registered his 45th ODI century with a knock of 113 runs from 87 balls while Umran Malik starred with the ball, taking three scalps in the fixture.
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newscricket29 days ago

IND vs SL | Rohit Sharma needs to focus on his form and fitness, opines Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has stated that Indian captain Rohit Sharma needs to work on his form and fitness keeping in mind the ODI World Cup to be held in India this year. Irfan further stated that the recent break from competitive action might help him to refresh and perform at his best with the bat.
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newscricket1 month ago

IND vs SL | Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli to miss Sri Lanka T20Is; Shikhar Dhawan dropped from ODI squad

Team India will be without Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in their upcoming three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka, starting January 3. While Rohit and Virat will be back in the ODI leg, the BCCI has decided to drop the ever-present Shikhar Dhawan from their squad for the 50-over format.
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