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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs ENG | Selectors to pick Indian squad for England series on January 19

The Chetan Sharma-led Indian selection committee will pick its first squad on Tuesday (January 19) over a zoom call where all selectors and Virat Kohli will be present. The focus will be on Jasprit Bumrah and R Ashwin and how to manage their workload after the duo sat out of Brisbane with injuries.
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newscricket9 months ago

Reports | Ishant Sharma ‘looking good’ after completing long bowling session at Chinnaswamy

Ishant Sharma, who is currently racing against time to get fit for the Australia Tests, is reportedly looking good to return back to full fitness after enduring a lengthy bowling session at the Chinnaswamy on Wednesday. Sharma’s progress is said to have been monitored by chief selector Sunil Joshi.
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featurecricket10 months ago

On this Day | The figure of a life-time - Sunil Joshi’s day-out under Nairobi sun

Sunil Joshi had a dream of playing cricket and when he got a chance, he was living it, quite literally. With the faith’s obsessive affair playing its cards, his craft reveled in its truest glory when South African batsmen found themselves wanting against him, exactly 21 years to this day.
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featurecricketa year ago

‘Mental Strength Matters’ - 17-year-old Aryan Joshi out to abolish a taboo and start a conversation

‘I think being a cricketer myself, mental strength is one aspect which many times is not given enough importance and it’s often ignored in the budding stages of many people’s careers. So through this initiative, I am hopefully trying to spread awareness about mental strength.’
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year ago

Sunil Joshi’s advice key to my resurgence, reveals Liton Das

Bangladesh opener Liton Das, who has had a remarkable last 12 months in international cricket, has revealed that a piece of advice from Sunil Joshi helped him stay calm and take his batting to the next level. Liton further said that he now understands his game better and knows his limitations.
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featurecricketa year ago

Five players you didn't know played in Indian Premier League

Well, IPL has been home to some of the biggest stars around the world - be it MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli or Chris Gayle. However, apart from these names, there are several ones that you might have missed, and today, we give you five players that you surely do not remember or know that played in the IPL.
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newscricketa year ago

Sunil Joshi was best candidate for chairman of selectors, asserts Madan Lal

Former India cricketer and member of BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) Madan Lal has put his weight behind Sunil Joshi, saying he was the best candidate, out of 40, for the role of the chairman of selectors. Joshi and Harvinder Singh were inducted into the senior committee two weeks ago.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Selectors' stance on MS Dhoni ‘unchanged’ before IPL 2020

The selectors have reportedly made it clear that IPL 2020 will still be MS Dhoni’s last chance to prove his form and fitness ahead of the WT20 in Australia later this year. While the former selection panel led by MSK Prasad made it clear, the Sunil Joshi panel are also set to not change that stance.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Hardik Pandya, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar set to return for South Africa ODIs

Team India are set to be bolstered by the return of superstar names like Hardik Pandya, Shikhar Dhawan, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the three-match ODI series against South Africa. All three have showcased strong performances in the DY Patil T20 tournament in Navi Mumbai this week.
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newscricketa year ago

Joshi and Harvinder had ‘best answers’ for our questions, reveals Madan Lal

Madan Lal, a member of the CAC who announced India’s new selection committee, revealed that selectors’ communication with captain was key and Joshi and Harvinder had the best answers for the same. Lal further revealed that selectors in the past maintained a great relationship with the captain.
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