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newscricket2 months ago

Sheldon Jackson set to return to Saurashtra following one-year stint with Puducherry

Domestic stalwart Sheldon Jackson is set to return to his home state Saurashtra, whom he represented till 2019, following a one-year stint with Puducherry, for whom he played 10 white-ball matches. The development has been confirmed by Saurashtra Cricket Association chief Jaydev Shah.
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newscricketa year ago

Will get noticed more if I score runs for Puducherry, states Sheldon Jackson

Wicket-keeper batsman Sheldon Jackson, who, on Sunday, completed his switch from Saurashtra to Puducherry, believes that he will get noticed more if he scores tonnes of runs for a plate side like Puducherry. Jackson also added that he is still hopeful of getting picked for the India ‘A’ side.
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newscricketa year ago

Sheldon Jackson shifts base to Puducherry

Sheldon Jackson, who has, till date, plied all his trade for the Saurashtra state cricket team, has decided to shift base to Puducherry ahead of the 2020/21 Indian domestic season. The move comes as a huge blow for defending champions Saurashtra, as Jackson was their highest run-getter last season.
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featurecricketa year ago

Why selectors are not to be blamed for overlooking individuals from winning sides

As a cricket fan in India, every year, certain episodes repeat itself. So much so that it becomes an annual ritual of sorts. You have players from the class of ‘11 dissing Dhoni for absolutely no reason and then you have the likes of Manoj Tiwary getting agitated over going unsold in IPL auction.
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newscricketa year ago

India 'A' snub contributed to the dark headspace I found myself in, reveals Sheldon Jackson

Sheldon Jackson shared how being overlooked season after season flunked him into an unstable state of mind as he toiled through physical and mental hardships to keep going. Jackson revealed that he didn’t open up about his struggles, fearing shaming, and the thoughts eventually ate his mind.
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newscricketa year ago

Realized I needed to improve my physical fitness to get back in IPL, states Sheldon Jackson

Saurashtra’s Sheldon Jackson, who has found himself ignored by IPL franchises for three seasons now, has revealed that he understood that physical fitness was of utmost importance for him to compete at the highest level. Jackson ended the 2019 Ranji campaign as Saurahsra’s highest run-getter.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | GUJ v SAUR - Bowlers backup Sheldon Jackon ton to put Saurashtra in command

Saurashtra’s bowlers carried on the momentum given to them by Sheldon Jackson’s century to put their side into a commanding position over Gujarat in the first semi-final of the 2019-20 Ranji season. Gujarat were six down, still trailing by 185 runs when play ended on the second day in Rajkot.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Need to take responsibility in absence of senior players, asserts Sheldon Jackson

Saurashtra batsman Sheldon Jackson, who struck a masterful ton in the semis, shared that he has to carry the burden of the side in the absence of senior pros like Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja. With 783 runs to his name, Jackson is the highest run-getter for Saurashtra this season.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | GUJ v SAU - Sheldon Jackson fifty gives Saurashtra edge

An unbeaten half-century from senior batsman Sheldon Jackson helped Saurashtra end day one of the first semi-final of the 2019-20 Ranji season with their noses in front of Gujarat. Medium-pacer Arzan Nagwaswalla impressed with three wickets, while left-arm spinner Axar Patel bagged the other two.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | AP v SAU - Triple fifties keep Saurashtra afloat

Triple fifties from the middle-order — Vishvaraj Jadeja, Sheldon Jackson, and Chirag Jani — helped Saurashtra reach a respectable total at the end of day one of play against Andhra Pradesh in Ongole. Yarra Prithviraj starred for the hosts with three wickets, while KV Sasikanth took two.
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