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newscricket3 hours ago

Zaheer Khan picks his 15-man India squad for WT20, leaves out Dhawan, Iyer and Kuldeep

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan picked his preferred Indian squad for this year's T20 World Cup and decided to leave out the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Kuldeep Yadav and Shreyas Iyer. He also added that he will pick Yuzvendra Chahal as the lead spinner over the man-in-form Rahul Chahar.
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newscricket4 hours ago

SL vs IND | Sanju Samson will regret this missed opportunity, asserts Aakash Chopra 

Indian cricket expert Aakash Chopra was left disappointed with Sanju Samson's performance in the series-decider and stated that the gloveman will regret the missed opportunity. He added that Shikhar Dhawan will also be disappointed with his performances as he could have strengthened his case.
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newscricket4 hours ago

SL vs IND | Talked to Dravid about how India approach their innings, reveals Dasun Shanaka

Leading Sri Lanka to their second T20I series win in the last two years, Dasun Shanaka has revealed that he talked to Rahul Dravid about how India approach their innings in white-ball format. He also backed Wanindu Hasaranga to topple Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner in T20Is.
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newscricket5 hours ago

SL vs IND | Some players were under-prepared but don’t think the talent was missing, states Rahul Dravid

After India’s disastrous 1-2 loss against Sri Lanka, India’s head coach Rahul Dravid has stated that some of the youngsters were under-prepared but insisted that the talent wasn’t missing. Dravid also was vocal that he wasn’t disappointed with the efforts and stated that they will keep improving.
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newscricket15 hours ago

SL vs IND | It was a difficult situation for us but we decided to stay and play, states Shikhar Dhawan

Post the stunning 2-1 series defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka, Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan stated that it was a difficult situation for the visitors but insisted that he was glad they decided to stay. He also added that losing too many early wickets did not help India’s cause in the third T20I.
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featurecricket16 hours ago

SL vs IND | 3rd T20I: SC’s Sedentary Review - SL taste victory again as IND forget the art of batting

In a tour of ‘firsts’, Sri Lanka rediscovered the feeling of victory today in Colombo as they thumped India by seven wickets to register their first T20I series win at home in three years. They did so by tormenting India by spin, with the visitors not having a clue against the Lankan spinners.
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newscricketa day ago

SL vs IND | Have high hopes from Sanju Samson to deliver in the series-decider, says Aakash Chopra 

Renowned cricket expert Aakash Chopra has thrown his weight behind India's wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson and has stated that he has high hopes for him in the final T20I against Sri Lanka. He added that both Samson and Shikhar Dhawan are pillars of the side and will be key in the series-decider.
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newscricket2 days ago

SL vs IND | We were 10-15 runs short and that made a difference in the end, admits Shikhar Dhawan

Following a four-wicket loss at the hands of Sri Lanka, Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan has admitted that the visitors were 10-15 runs short after the first innings, which made the difference. However, Dhawan also insisted that he continues to be proud of his team for putting up a fight.
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featurecricket2 days ago

SL vs IND | 2nd T20I: Today I Learnt - Shikhar Dhawan’s slow trails, IPL batting stars and Kuldeep means business

After the delay, the drama and India fielding their third-string side, a lot of hopes were on Shikhar Dhawan-led batting unit, which could only score 132 on a tricky surface. The Indian bowlers, however, even at their effervescent best failed against the hosts, who won by four wickets.
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newscricket5 days ago

SL vs IND | Were 10-15 runs short but the way Suryakumar batted was amazing to watch, asserts Shikhar Dhawan 

After winning the T20I series opener, the Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan stated that the team fell 10-15 short of the target they had in mind and expressed that Suryakumar Yadav batted brilliantly. He also added that the way Surya batted took the pressure away from him as he played calculated shots.
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