newscricket19 days ago

IND v BAN | Ready to grab the ball and express myself again, says Shardul Thakur

After nearly a year out of action due to injury, Shardul Thakur is ready to grab the ball and express himself again for India when they play Bangladesh on Sunday. Shardul became India’s 294th Test cricketer last year against West Indies but was forced off with injury 1.4 overs into his spell.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Vijay Hazare trophy is important, but I want to set the Ranji Trophy record straight, says Vinayak Samant

Mumbai head coach Vinayak Samant has admitted that he is more eager set his record straight in the Ranji Trophy, ahead of kicking off their title defence in the Vijay Hazare one-dayer tournament. Mumbai will go up against Saurashtra in the tournament-opener at Bengaluru on Tuesday.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IND A vs SA A | Takeaways - The chink in South Africa’s armour and India’s blossoming bench strength

South Africa ‘A’ saved their best for the last in Mysore as they put up their best batting performance of the tour to end the series on a high note. However, there's a danger that it might just turn out to be a false klaxon, as the loops and holes are out there in the open for India to exploit.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Shreyas Iyer to lead Mumbai; Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ankolekar included

Shreyas Iyer has been named the captain of the Mumbai team for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy season which will commence next week. While Suryakumar Yadav has been named vice-captain, U-19 stars Yashasvi Jaiswal and Atharva Ankolekar have also been picked after impressive performances.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Shubhman Gill and Jalaj Saxena score half-centuries as India A holds edge over South Africa A

India A captain Shubman Gill missed out on a century after he was dismissed at 90 on Day two of the 1st unofficial Test against South Africa A. Meanwhile Jalaj Saxena remained undefeated on 61 as India A dominated the entire second day and have South Africa A trailing behind in their second innings.
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newscricket3 months ago

BCCI announce India A squad for one-day series against South Africa A

The BCCI have announced two sets of 15-man squads of India A for the upcoming five One Day games to be played against a touring South Africa A side. The first of the five One Day fixtures will be played on August 29. All the five games will be played at The Sports Hub, Thiruvananthapuram.
Press Release
newscricket6 months ago

India A squad announced for matches against Sri Lanka A and West Indies A

India have announced their A teams for matches against Sri Lanka A and West Indies A. The All-India Selection Committee has named Ishan Kishan as India A captain for the two multi-day matches against Sri Lanka while Priyank Panchal will lead the side for five one-day matches against the same side.
Press Release
newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2019 | Wasn't one of those years where we played very good cricket to reach the final, says MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni has admitted to the fact that Chennai Super Kings were not at their best this year and they were lucky to reach the final despite obvious middle-order problems. The CSK skipper has also added that both the teams were committing errors and the team with one less error became the champion.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 months ago

IPL FInal | Player Ratings: Shane Watson’s fighting 80 in vain as CSK lose last-ball thriller

Shane Watson once again delivered in the big final and scored a fighting 80 to keep CSK afloat in the run chase, but a last over fumble cost them the game. Watson lacked support from one end as CSK fumbled on the last delivery where the side just needed 2 from the last ball.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket6 months ago

IPL Final | Meme Report - Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah help Mumbai Indians win fourth title despite Watson heroics

Shane Watson played one brilliant innings and almost helped Chennai Super Kings win the title, but Lasith Malinga held his nerve in the last over to guide Mumbai to a win. Earlier, Kieron Pollard’s late order surge was the major reason behind Mumbai reached a comfortable total in the first place.
Srijith Gopal