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newscricket12 days ago

IND vs SA | We are a team of ‘good cricketers without superstars’ , opines Lungi Ngidi

Lungi Ngidi believes that his team is not full of superstars but they have good cricketers and good cricketing brains at the end of third day’s play of the Cape Town Test. South Africa are poised on 101/2 chasing 212 in second innings and will look forward to complete the chase on penultimate day.
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newscricket20 days ago

IND vs SA | WATCH : 'You guys are giving me heart attack every over' - Marais Erasmus to Indian players

The ongoing second Test between Team India and South Africa have witnessed a lot of drama so far, and on Day 3, on-field umpire Marais Erasmus quipped that the Indian players were giving him a ‘heart attack’ with every passing over. South Africa are chasing 240 runs to win the Johannesburg Test.
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newscricket21 days ago

IND vs SA | It is my best figures, but my best is yet to come, says Shardul Thakur after seven-wicket haul against South Africa

Shardul Thakur has stated that his seven-wicket haul against South Africa on the second day of the Johannesburg Test is his best figures, but the best performance is yet to come. Thakur scalped seven wickets in the first innings, and played a crucial role in restricting South Africa to 229.
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newscricket22 days ago

IND vs SA | Twitter reacts as R Ashwin asks Shardul Thakur, "Who are you? Wicket falls if you just bowl"

During the second day of the Johannesburg Test between India and South Africa, R Ashwin asked Shardul Thakur, "Who are you? Wicket falls if you just bowl," after the pacer scalped the wicket of Kyle Verreynne. Thakur was the pick of the bowlers for Team India as he scalped seven wickets on Day 2.
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newscricket22 days ago

IND vs SA | Twitter reacts as Shardul Thakur brings India back to game with triple strike before lunch on Day 2

During the second day of the Johannesburg Test between India and South Africa, Shardul Thakur scalped three wickets in quick succession before lunch, and provided crucial breakthroughs for the visitors. The Indian speedster clinched the wickets of Dean Elgar, Keegan Petersen, and Van der Dussen.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | If we set a target of about 400 runs, we can then allow South Africa to bat, reveals Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has revealed that India will look to set a target of about 400 runs for South Africa and allow them to bat for four sessions. Shami further credited his father and brother for a successful international career so far as they backed him despite lack of facilities in his village.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Hope I can repeat my success in England and Australia, says Shardul Thakur

India pacer Shardul Thakur has commented that he will be looking to repeat his success on tours to Australia and England with his performance in the series against South Africa. Thakur has 14 wickets and 190 runs including three fifties to his name from four Tests playing a crucial role in the team.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Legends react as Ajaz Patel emulates Anil Kumble, Jim Laker in a record 10-wicket haul

Ajaz Patel achieved a special milestone, when he bagged all 10 wickets in the first innings of the ongoing second India-New Zealand Test in Mumbai. The left-arm spinner returned 10/119, and joined legendary yesteryear spinners, England’s Jim Laker and India’s Anil Kumble, in achieving the feat.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports| Participation of Shardul Thakur in the India A tour to South Africa on hold

As per a report in the Indian Express, BCCI has informed Shardul Thakur that his participation in India A tour to South Africa is on hold at the moment with the fear of the new Covid variant. The pacer will join the senior team camp which will tour South Africa for a series from December 17.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Shardul Thakur to join India A squad in South Africa, Suryakumar Yadav included for New Zealand Tests

According to an Indian Express report, pacer Shardul Thakur has been asked to travel with the India A squad to South Africa, and will play the third match of the A series in Bloemfontein. Suryakumar Yadav has been asked to stay with the Test team for the upcoming series against New Zealand.
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