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newscricket15 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Former and present cricketers back Mohammed Shami after pacer faces online abuse

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and other cricketing greats extended their support to Mohammed Shami, after the pacer was subjected to online abuse following India’s defeat to Pakistan at the T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai on Sunday. Leading political figures too, backed the 31-year-old.
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newscricket4 days ago

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma followed Sachin Tendulkar but no hero in Pakistan since 2002, opines Shoaib Akhtar

Shoiab Akhtar has said that while the likes of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma followed the footsteps of Sachin Tendulkar and played proper shots to help India achieve global supremacy in cricket, Pakistan cricket went downhill after 2002. He added that Pakistan batsmen just try to smash everything.
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newscricket19 days ago

Not Virat Kohli but Babar Azam is like Sachin Tendulkar, says Mohammad Asif

Former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has claimed that Virat Kohli is not even close to Sachin Tendulkar and it is Babar Azam who is more like Sachin Tendulkar. Asif reasoned that Babar Azam is a top-handed player like Tendulkar while Kohli is a bottom-handed player unlike the batting maestro.
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newscricketa month ago

Current India batting line-up not as strong as Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly, Laxman and Sehwag, says Shane Warne

Talking about the composition of the current Indian batting line-up, former Australia spinner Shane Warne said that it is nowhere close to the 'Fab 5' list which consisted of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag. Further, Warner praised Kohli and Sharma.
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newscricket2 months ago

Session with Sachin Tendulkar has helped me in my game, states Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal, one of India’s promising batting stars, revelled in the joy of interacting with Sachin Tendulkar, whom he met before Mumbai's limited-overs series against Oman last month. Jaiswal is currently in the UAE, gearing up for the second leg of the IPL, beginning September 19.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Virat Kohli joins Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid with 1,000 Test runs in England

England became the second overseas country after Australia where India captain Virat Kohli completed 1000 Test runs on Day 4 of the fourth match at The Oval on Sunday. Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid are the only other India batsmen to score more than 1,000 Test runs in England.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG v IND | Indian team wear black armbands in honour renowned coach Vasoo Paranjape

The Indian cricket team members wore black armbands in the honour of late cricket coach Vasoo Paranjape, who died on Monday, on the first day of the Oval Test. He is survived by his wife and son Jatin Paranjape, a former cricketer and national selector.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Kohli overtakes Tendulkar to become fastest cricketer to score 23,000 international runs

Virat Kohli, on Thursday, became the fastest batsman to score 23,000 international runs, taking 32 fewer innings than batting great Sachin Tendulkar. The 32-year-old came to bat in his 490th international innings after the fall of KL Rahul's wicket on Day 1 of the 4th Test at The Oval.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Unlike many greats, Virat Kohli has got a very obvious weakness, states Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that Virat Kohli, unlike other greats of the game, has got an obvious weakness that gets exploited. Kohli could last just 17 balls, scoring 7, on Day 1 of the third England-India Test at Headingley, falling to James Anderson for the seventh time in the format.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND VS ENG | Virat Kohli should call Sachin Tendulkar and ask what has to be done, suggests Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has said that out-of-form Virat Kohli should get in touch with Sachin Tendulkar and figure out a way to survive in the English conditions. Kohli was dismissed for 7 by James Anderson on the opening day of the third Test at Headingley.
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