newscricket4 hours ago

IND vs WI | Mayank Agarwal in line to replace Shikhar Dhawan for ODI series

Mayank Agarwal is likely to replace Shikhar Dhawan for the West Indies ODIs as the latter has not yet recovered from his knee injury. Agarwal's form in Tests has been fantastic this season as he scored two double-hundreds against South Africa and Bangladesh and can be rewarded with an ODI call-up.
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featurecricket3 days ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Where would your favourite team finish ft. Elite Group A

One of the most complicated aspects of Elite Group A and B is the process of selection for the knock-outs. To keep a fair margin and give top teams a fair chance as compared to Elite Group C, only five teams will be promoted to the knock-out phase - making it a race between 18 teams instead of nine.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket10 days ago

Floating middle order only solution for Team India in T20s

India’s struggle with the No.4 position in limited-overs format is well-known with the selectors struggling to finalise a particular player. However, is it the fault of the players or the fault of the system that is not getting the most out of the players who have shown their capability in the IPL.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket18 days ago

IND vs BAN | Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill released to play Mushtaq Ali T20, KS Bharat called-up

The Indian selection committee has released Rishabh Pant and Shubman Gill from the Test squad to get some match time playing in the Mushtaq Ali T20 ahead of the limited-overs series against the West Indies next month. Andhra’s keeper-batsman KS Bharat has been called-up as Wriddhiman Saha’s backup.
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newscricket20 days ago

IND vs WI | Bhuvneshwar Kumar returns after three-month lay-off; Sanju Samson dropped

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who last played for India in the West Indies series back in August, has returned to the Indian team for the West Indies home T20 series while Sanju Samson has been dropped from the side. Despite regular poor performances, Rishabh Pant has been trusted with the keeping duties.
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newscricketa month ago

Sharing dressing room with seniors helped improve my game, states Shubhman Gill

India international Shubhman Gill has asserted that sharing the dressing room with top players has helped him with the wisdom to grow and improve his game. Gill further said that the difference between playing for India A and for the Men in Blue is the amount of mental preparation.
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newscricketa month ago

Deodhar Trophy 2019 | Three hours of bad batting cost us trophy, laments Shubman Gill

India ‘C’ captain Shubman Gill has admitted that it was three hours of bad batting on Monday that cost his team the 2019 Deodhar Trophy. India ‘C’ fell short of their target by 51 runs, after some solid middle-order performances led by Kedar Jadhav and Yashasvi Jaiswal saw India ‘B’ post 283.
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newscricketa month ago

Deodhar Trophy 2019 | India A knocked out after whopping 232-run loss to India C

India A was knocked out of the Deodhar Trophy after a whopping 232-run loss to India C on Friday, following up a 108-run loss against India B in the opening match yesterday. Set a massive total of 367 runs to win, India A collapsed before the off-spin of Jalaj Saxena, who finished with seven for 41.
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newscricket2 months ago

Going forward, Shubman Gill will definitely be one of our key players, insists MSK Prasad

MSK Prasad is of the opinion that Shubaman Gill will be a handy performer in all three formats for India, and he has time in his hands. Gill, who is a a part of the Test set-up, has failed to find a spot for the T20 series against the Asian opponents, and Prasad justified the case why.
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newscricket2 months ago

Hanuma Vihari, Parthiv Patel and Shubman Gill to lead in Deodhar Trophy

Hanuma Vihari, Parthiv Patel and Shubman Gill will lead the India A, India B and India C sides respectively in the upcoming Deodhar trophy. The teams were picked by the senior selection committe while in Mumbai and the tournament will be played in Ranchi from October 31st to Novermber 4th.
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