newscricket8 days ago

Rohit Sharma explains how Dhoni's decision changed his life

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has revealed how MS Dhoni's decision to promote him to the opening position has helped him reinvent his career. Rohit also said that he was never disappointed at losing his Test place to Karun Nair, who scored a triple-century in the final Test against England.
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newscricket14 days ago

Rohit Sharma thanks MS Dhoni for influencing his career

Rohit Sharma has hailed MS Dhoni as a true leader and thanked him for making him open the batting in the 2013 Champions Trophy alongside Shikhar Dhawan. The 29-year-old has played most of his limited-overs international cricket under Dhoni, and said he will miss him at the helm.
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featurecricket15 days ago

SportsCafe Readers’ XI: Results for ODI/T20 team of the year

As 2016 came to an end, we asked our readers to pick their best cricket team of the year in the SportsCafe Readers' XI for ODIs and T20s. The results are finally out with the fans opting for their best eleven, and there are a few surprising inclusions in the limited overs side of the year.
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featurecricket22 days ago

SportsCafe Readers’ XI: Choose your best opening pair of 2016

With 2016 reaching its end, we want our readers to pick their best cricket team of the year in the SportsCafe Readers’ XI. Following our picks for the best wicket-keeper, we bring to you the choices for the best opening batsmen of the year which will be followed by middle-order batsmen and bowlers.
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newscricket23 days ago

Jayant Yadav and Axar Patel could miss England series

Jayant Yadav and Axar Patel are likely to miss out on the ODI series against England after succumbing to hamstring and finger injuries respectively. The news comes a day after reports suggested that both Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja might be rested for the upcoming series.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC select Kohli to captain ODI Team of the Year

Virat Kohli has been selected as the captain of the ICC ODI Team of the Year, which also features two other Indians – Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja. The team, selected by a panel consisting of Rahul Dravid, Kumara Sangakkara, and Gary Kirsten, also features David Warner and Sunil Narine.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Karun Nair's incredible 300, England fans go into a meltdown

In only his third Test, Karun Nair, out of nowhere, went on to score a brilliant triple-century taking the England bowlers apart and took India to the highest-ever Test total. With the visiting bowlers reduced to mere spectators, their fans took out their anger by trolling Alastair Cook and Co.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rohit Sharma: I was more focused during New Zealand Tests

Injured Indian opener Rohit Sharma has expressed his satisfaction in his performance that resulted in the whitewash of New Zealand in the Test series last month. He also said that every series is a learning curve to gain more knowledge about the game and it also teaches situation awareness.
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newscricket2 months ago

Redditors discuss their country’s lowest point in cricket post-2000

Cricket fans on Reddit recently discussed their worst memories while following their respective national teams since the dawn of the millennium. The discussions on the thread will serve both for some trips down the memory lane you did not want to revisit as well as a good dose of schadenfreude.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rohit Sharma undergoes surgery

The medical team of the BCCI confirms that India batsman Rohit Sharma underwent a surgery on his right thigh on Friday, November 11, 2016 in London. The procedure was successful and Rohit will be discharged from the hospital in the next 24 hours.
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