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newscricket3 days ago

Rahul Dravid was shocked after he saw me bat for the first time, reveals Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer has revealed the first-ever experience that he had shared with Rahul Dravid, during a four-day match, wherein he had hit a six off the last over of day’s play. The Indian top-order batsman has also said how his approach was initially compared to Virender Sehwag’s but barely praised.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Selectors should try Shreyas Iyer in Test cricket, feels Wasim Jaffer

In an exclusive conversation with SportsCafe, Wasim Jaffer has thrown his weight behind his fellow Mumbaikar Shreyas Iyer to be a part of India’s Test team sooner than later. Jaffer has further stated that the definition of opening has changed with the attacking batsmen dominating the scene.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket9 days ago

How IPL teams would look and fare if they only comprised of Indian players

Earlier this week, we argued why the absence of overseas players will not dent the quality of IPL by any imagination and now, we’re here to prove our point. What will be the outlook of each and every franchise if they only had Indian players and, in that case, how strong would they be?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket13 days ago

Amount of freedom Ricky Ponting gives to his players is mesmerizing, believes Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer, in a Q&A session on Twitter, labelled Ricky Ponting, the coach of the Delhi Capitals franchise, as outstanding and attested that the freedom the Aussie gives to his players is mesmerizing. Iyer has further revealed that his ultimate dream was to play Test cricket for India.
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newscricket15 days ago

Shreyas Iyer best suited to bat at No. 4 during WT20, feels Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has backed Shreyas Iyer to be India’s No. 4 option, while Hardik Pandya to be the primary allrounder in Team India for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Iyer was the leading run-getter in the five-match T20I series and the three ODI games, in New Zealand, that followed.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs SA | India’s Predicted XI for the first ODI in Dharamsala

India’s answer to Newlands, HPCI Cricket Stadium in Dharamsala is a wanderlust’s paradise. It is where the state’s money is made, with the tourism sector booming day by day as corporate culture takes precedence in southern parts of India - Bangalore and Hyderabad being the two most copious entities.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Delhi Capitals' Chris Woakes opts out of IPL 2020

England all-rounder Chris Woakes, who was snapped up by the Delhi Capitals franchise in the auction for a fee of Rs 1.5 crore, has reportedly pulled out of the tournament to focus on staying fresh for the home summer. Woakes is believed to have already communicated his decision to the franchise.
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newscricketa month ago

Hoping my dream of playing Test cricket comes true, reveals Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer has revealed that he still aspires to play Test cricket, which he believes is the highest level of cricket, and is hopeful of realizing his dream in the near future. Iyer, post the World Cup, has been a revelation for India and has asserted his authority in both the ODI and T20I sides.
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newscricketa month ago

I’m talented, but need to keep my feet on the ground and work hard, admits Shreyas Iyer

Middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has admitted that though he is gifted naturally, he needs to keep his feet on the ground and work hard to have a good, long career at the international level. Iyer also put aside any plans for the 2023 World Cup, saying that he wants to take it innings-by-innings.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shreyas Iyer has ended the discussion on the No.4 spot, believes VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman believes that Shreyas Iyer, who’s now scored 7 fifties in his last 11 ODIs, has well and truly ended the discussion for the much-debated No.4 slot. Laxman further heaped praise on the Iyer-Rahul duo, but was critical on India’s bowling and fielding, which he believes let the team down.
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