newscricket5 days ago

If Test opportunity comes, I will take it, says Rohit Sharma

Indian cricketer, Rohit Sharma has stated that he is ready for a Test recall and wouldn't mind opening the innings for India if the team management wants him to. He also believes that India can bounce back and make a strong comeback in rest of the matches of current Test series against England.
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featurecricket19 days ago

India vs England | Takeaways : India’s left-arm pacer problem and King Kohli’s flawed masterclass

Virat Kohli silenced the critics once and for all by scoring a majestic century despite suffering a lot of problems countering the moving ball at the start of his innings. However, the Indian batsman's inability to read Sam Curran and England’s flawed slip fielding made up for an interesting Day 2.
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featurecricket23 days ago

India’s slip cordon - A problem that screams for a desperate solution

Sometimes, a moment can make a cricketer a hero or the villain in a flash. It would be blasphemous to say that Pankaj Singh would have reached dizzying heights had Ravindra Jadeja grabbed Alastair Cook’s catch in the slips, but it would certainly remain as one of the saddest moments of his career.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni has got to get in a position where he keeps hitting, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has echoed the popular opinion that MS Dhoni is struggling to stay afloat in the Indian squad and needs to fight for the right spot in the batting line-up. He also added that the Indian selectors need to take proper care of KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane in order for them to perform.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni's struggle reminded me of my most infamous innings, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar stated that MS Dhoni’s slow innings of 37 runs off 59 balls reminded him of his own ‘infamous’ innings, in which he batted whole 60 overs, making just 36 not out as India lost by 202 runs. He also insisted that India should not panic and they have the strength to make a comeback.
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newscricketa month ago

Joe Root : The ruthless side of the England ODI team came out yesterday

Joe Root, who scored a brilliant century in the second ODI against India yesterday, reckoned that the home team were at their very best as they humbled Virat Kohli & Co. in an 86-run win. Root added that the impetus was on the hosts’ to end the series on a positive note in the final match at Leeds.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Yuzvendra Chahal's first ever ODI boundary cheers up a gloomy Indian dressing room

Enjoying your game at the face of an imminent defeat is a forte very few could afford and this Indian team definitely has it. India’s dressing room broke into cheers when Yuzvendra Chahal got his ODI career’s first boundary with a magnificent straight drive and raised his bat to the dressing room.
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newscricketa month ago

Sunil Gavaskar bats for Rohit Sharma and Kuldeep Yadav's inclusion in Tests

Sunil Gavaskar has insisted that Rohit Sharma, who was dropped for the one off Test against Afghanistan, has made a case for himself to be recalled in the Test squad. He praised Kuldeep Yadav for his impressive performances and pointed out that he would be a major problem for the English players.
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featurecricketa month ago

India vs England | Predicted XI for second ODI at Lord’s

The way India dismantled the famed English ODI side at Trent Bridge showed the intent of the Virat Kohli-led team to win the next summer’s World Cup in England. Another trial by spin will await this English team as India will try to seal the series when they face England at Lord’s today.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli gets special acknowledgement by English fan for his sportsmanship

It's not records and runs alone that make a player great, but what people remember forever is how one has played the game and inspired the next generation. Virat Kohli did the same on Thursday by walking off the pitch before the umpire’s decision and an English fan appreciated his gesture.
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