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featurecricket10 hours ago

Fake fielding: a rule making a mockery of the game and fans

Go ahead and Youtube “Most Useless Box”, a ThinkGeek invention. It is a neatly designed, beautiful, square-shaped black box which has one solitary purpose - as soon as you flick its switch “ON”, within microseconds, it gets mechanically turned “OFF”. Yes, that’s all there is to this device.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa day ago

IND vs AUS | Rohit Sharma should be fit in time for third ODI, believes Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli feels that Rohit Sharma, who was in unbearable pain after landing awkwardly on his shoulder in the 43rd over, should be fit in time for the Bengaluru ODI and reassured that the injury was not major. Kohli has also opined that the 52-ball 80 was the best he's ever seen KL Rahul bat.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts as Rohit Sharma leaves India hanging with major injury scare

Team India's injury list has been extended to two in the ongoing ODI series as opener Rohit Sharma injured his shoulder during fielding in the second game. Earlier, in the first innings, Shikhar Dhawan, too, picked a rib injury. Indian fans in Twitter expressed their displeasure on the same.
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newscricketa day ago

Surprised to see guys like Rohit Sharma or Virat Kohli stop bowling, reveals Ajay Jadeja

Former India player Ajay Jadeja shared that he is surprised that Indian players who used to bowl stopped rolling their arm over when the team is searching for options in the middle overs. Jadeja has also urged the team management to look into the issue and encourage batsmen to take up bowling.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma exacting revenge for Australia’s fake fielding attempt with one of his own

A laid back individual on the cricket field, Rohit Sharma’s funnier side is often hidden inside while batting and comes wide in the open when he is fielding. A victim of Australia’s fake fielding earlier, Rohit exacted revenge with an open fake fielding effort that the umpires failed to notice.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma’s cheeky grin after Kane Richardson's 'fake fielding' attempt

Ever since the fake fielding rule has come into effect, it has reduced such cases to a measurable extent, with the umpires being very strict about it. However, Rohit Sharma couldn’t help but let out a cheeky grin after Aussie pacer Kane Richardson tried making one fake fielding attempt in Rajkot.
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newscricket2 days ago

BCCI exclude MS Dhoni from annually contracted players list for 2019-20 season

The BCCI have excluded MS Dhoni from the list of annually contracted players from the period from October 2019 to September 2020. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah are the only three players to have been awarded A+ contracts, which, in turn, has a salary cap of Rs 7 cr.
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newscricket2 days ago

ICC Awards 2019 | It is great to be recognized with ODI player of the year, admits Rohit Sharma

The performances of Rohit Sharma were rewarded as he was named ICC ODI player of the year while Ben Stokes won world player of the year. Deepak Chahar's excellent performance against Bangladesh was the T20I performance of the year while Marnus Labuschagne won emerging player of the year.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC Awards 2019 | Rohit Sharma named ODI Cricketer of the year; Virat Kohli wins Spirit of Cricket award

After a sensational run in the ODI World Cup, Rohit Sharma has sealed the ODI cricketer of 2019 title while Virat Kohli has secured the Spirit of Cricket award. Meanwhile, England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the world player of the year.
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts to momentary delay caused by a kite entangling with spidercam in Wankhede ODI

The touring Australian side got a taste of India’s culture as a kite flew into the Wankhede stadium, causing a short delay in the proceedings of the game, during the first ODI. Twitter, collectively, has reacted to the hilarious incident that left the Aussies confused for a moment.
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