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newscricket5 days ago

Rohit Sharma or Ravichandran Ashwin should be stop-gap Test captain, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian cricketer, Dilip Vengsarkar has stated that either Rohit Sharma or Ravichandran Ashwin should be the stop-gap Test captain of the national team. He further added that KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant need another year before getting appointed as the skipper of the Test team.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2022 | KKR interested to rope in Shreyas Iyer as captaincy option - Reports

As per a report by Times of India, Kolkata Knight Riders are interested in signing Shreyas Iyer as their captain for the IPL 2022 after being released by Delhi Capitals (DC). Iyer has previously captained DC in IPL 2020 and guided the franchise to the summit clash in the 13th edition of the league.
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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs SA | Shreyas Iyer missed the selection for Johannesburg Test due to stomach bug - Reports

According to an ESPNCricinfo report, India middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer did not make it into the playing XI for the Johannesburg Test due to a stomach bug. Iyer had a brilliant outing in Test cricket against New Zealand recently, as he scored 202 runs from two matches with an average of 50.5.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Would like to play Shreyas Iyer and Hanuma Vihari ahead of Ajinkya Rahane, opines Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra has revealed that he will prefer Shreyas Iyer and Hanuma Vihari ahead of Ajinkya Rahane in the team for the Centurion Test. Chopra also added that if the team wants to play with five bowlers in the series opener they can bring in Shardul Thakur in the team.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | KL Rahul hints India may use five bowler combination saying the tactic has helped team in overseas

India opener, KL Rahul has hinted that India might use a five bowling combination ahead of India’s tour to South Africa saying that the tactic has worked for the team in Test matches away from home. He also added that the workload becomes slightly easier to manage with five quality bowlers.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Shreyas Iyer's real Test will come in South Africa, says Sourav Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly feels that Shreyas Iyer’s real Test will come during the upcoming South Africa tour, after the youngster enjoyed a dream Test debut against New Zealand last month. The right-hander registered scores of 105 and 65 on his Test debut against New Zealand in Kanpur.
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newscricketa month ago

You don't need rocket science to judge Ravichandran Ashwin's talent, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has heaped praise on Ravichandran Aswhin, and stated that one doesn’t need rocket science to judge the veteran off-spinner's talent. The BCCI president further added that Ashwin is an all-format player, who can bowl in powerplays and difficult situations for his team.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Hanuma Vihari deserves to bat ahead of Shreyas Iyer in overseas Tests, feels Sanjay Bangar

Former India player Sanjay Bangar has said that Hanuma Vihari would be a better choice than Shreyas Iyer and should bat ahead of him in the overseas Tests ahead of India’s tour to South Africa. Vihari has scored 624 runs from 12 Tests at an average of 32.84 with one hundred and four fifties.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Don’t know what will happen to Hanuma Vihari, opines Dinesh Karthik

India wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has said that Hanuma Vihari's place in the Test squad for South Africa will be uncertain after being dropped from the team for the New Zealand series. Vihari scored 151 runs at an average of 75.50 against South Africa A in two unofficial Tests recently.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Wouldn’t be surprised if Ravichandran Ashwin doesn’t play in South Africa Tests, says Steve Harmison

Steve Harmison says that he’s uncertain whether Ravichandran Ashwin will feature in India’s XI against South Africa, given the unpredictability in Virat Kohli’s team selections. He also called for Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer’s inclusion ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane.
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