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newscricket23 days ago

Not in as Hardik Pandya’s replacement but to win matches for India, asserts Shivam Dube

Young all-rounder Shivam Dube has asserted that he is in the Indian side to win matches for the country, not replace senior all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Dube was fast-tracked into the senior team last year and played 14 matches given the long-term injuries to Hardik and second-in-line Vijay Shankar. 
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featurecricket2 months ago

Failed Shivam Dube experiment a lesson for Indian selectors

If you were a kid in the mid-2000s who lived in the suburbs of a metropolitan city, chances are that you might have been enrolled by your parents in a Karate class or a Guitar class or Swimming class, especially during the summer holidays. I was no exception.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Need to give Shivam Dube more time to perform, feels Yuvraj Singh

According to Yuvraj Singh, Dube needs time to churn out performances after failing miserably during the T20I's against New Zealand. The southpaw also admitted that Hardik Pandya's comeback doesn't guarantee success as it will be difficult for him to bowl fast after coming back from a back injury.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shivam Dube conceding 34 runs in an over to 'almost' equal Stuart Broad

Shivam Dube, today, conceded 34 runs in one over to register the most expensive over by an Indian bowler and second most expensive in T20I cricket after Stuart Broad. Fans on Twitter reacted on the same and expressed their anger and displeasure on Dube conceding 34 runs in the only over he bowled.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to flying Sanju Samson's extraordinary effort to stop a certain six

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, its Sanju Samson at the boundary in Indian colours with an incredible save at cow-corner. The opener latched on to a ball that was heading for a six, caught it one-handed before throwing it back to play, thus, in the process, saving four valuable runs for India
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma limping off field due to calf injury

Rohit Sharma, who is captaining India in the ongoing T20I between India and New Zealand, picked a calf injury while batting and retired hurt after adding 60 runs. The Indian fans on Twitter imploded and expressed their concern after watching Rohit Sharma limp off the field with pain in his calf.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Can’t have younger players being slow on field, warns Harsha Bhogle

Prominent cricket commentator and analyst Harsha Bhogle has sent out a warning to the Indian team, saying that it cannot have younger players like Shivam Dube or Kuldeep Yadav being slow in the field. Bhogle also raised the question of the number of dropped catches which may have proved crucial.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shardul Thakur-Virat Kohli’s relay teamwork to run 'lazy' Colin Munro out

Just during the previous game, Kohli and Bumrah were furious at Shardul Thakur, whose wayward throw cost India an extra run. But this time, Thakur found his redemption by carrying out exactly what his captain ordered, as Munro's laziness gifted India their most important wicket of the night.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Tom Bruce-Daryl Mitchell duo bagging synchronised acrobatic catch to dismiss Shivam Dube

New Zealand are inarguably one of the best fielding sides in the current international scene. Those crazy catches by Mitchell Santner had already set the standards high for fielding in the ongoing 4th T20I, and to add to it, there were the newcomers in the series who lit up the stage even further.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to 'clueless' Shreyas Iyer giving away wicket twice on same ball

If there are ten different kinds of dismissals in the game of cricket, India’s Shreyas Iyer added another one to the sport’s dictionary. Tackling Ish Sodhi’s googly, India’s much-celebrated No.4 gave away his wicket through an outside-edge, after which Seifert followed it with a bizarre stumping.
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