newscricket3 days ago

Reports : No final decision on retention policy among IPL franchise

As per the reports, a unanimous view over the retention policy hasn't prevailed in the IPL GC meeting between the team owners and the Committee of Administrators. While teams like Mumbai Indians have favoured the idea of retaining top five players, sides like Rajasthan Royals have raised questions.
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newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2018 | BCCI yet to take final decision on IPL retention policy

The BCCI officials have failed to reach a final decision on player retention for the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League in the board meeting. The IPL governing council (GC) had proposed the retention of three players with a maximum of two Indians in next year’s mega auction.
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newscricket15 days ago

Mohammad Azharuddin bats for Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina’s return to Indian side

Mohammad Azharuddin has put his support behind Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina’s international return stating that the fitness levels of veteran players should be relaxed a little. The duo have not been considered for selection after they failed the yo-yo test before the Sri Lanka tour in August.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports : Teams may be allowed to retain three players for 2018 IPL

According to the reports, teams could be allowed to retain three players for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League with the governing council discussing the idea on Tuesday. The final call will be taken on November 14 after the confirmation from all the eight IPL franchise.
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newscricketa month ago

Suresh Raina credits Anil Kumble for Kuldeep Yadav’s performance

Suresh Raina has praised Kuldeep Yadav’s performance in the international cricket and has claimed that the credit should be given to former head coach Anil Kumble who moulded the young spinner. Raina, currently who is out of the squad, has admitted that he is working hard to earn his place back.
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newscricket2 months ago

Amit Mishra dismisses reports of failing Yo-Yo test

Amit Mishra has cleared the air concerning him failing the Yo-Yo Test along with teammate Suresh Raina and Washington Sundar by claiming that the selectors know he didn't take part in it. Mishra is currently recovering from a knee injury and has been doing his rehab at the National Cricket Academy.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports: Fitness test failure reason behind Suresh Raina’s exclusion from India A team

Suresh Raina and Amit Mishra have reportedly failed to clear their fitness tests at the National Cricket Academy and as a result, the duo have been ruled out of the India A one-day series against the New Zealand A team. Washington Sundar has also been excluded from the team for the same reason.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri : The door is not closed on Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh yet

Ravi Shastri has stated that Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina can still make a comeback to the national team, but for that, they must prove their fitness first. The Indian coach has also added that fielding, current form, and fitness are the major factors for selection in the Indian team.
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newscricket3 months ago

Suresh Raina unsure about his Test cricket future

Suresh Raina, who had last played a Test back way back in 2015, is not sure whether he can make a comeback to the Test arena ever again. However, the southpaw is not leaving a stone unturned for a comeback as he practiced with Sachin Tendulkar and admitted that made him a more compact player.
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newscricket3 months ago

I have been talking to different people, improving my game, says Suresh Raina

India discard Suresh Raina has stated that he has been trying to get his spot back in the Indian squad by improving his style of play and taking advises of different people for the same. Further, the southpaw has also added the 2019 ICC World Cup is too far ahead and he likes to stay in the present.
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