newscricket3 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter in awe of Suryakumar Yadav's frog-like leap to take absolute blinder at slips

Apart from being brilliant with the bat in T20 cricket, Suryakumar Yadav is also a world-class fielder and he proves it by taking some magnificent catches frequently. Suryakumar pulled off two blinders with timely jumps while fielding in the slips on Wednesday to push the Kiwis into deep trouble.
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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as India ink series-levelling win in low-scoring Lucknow thriller

After losing the first T20I of the series, India scripted a comeback owing to a clinical effort from the bowling unit in a closely contested fixture. Arshdeep Singh scalped two wickets while the spinners chipped in with one wicket each to help India orchestrate a six-wicket victory.
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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Sundar sacrifices his wicket after miscommunication with 'SKY'

A mix-up between two batters at the crease often leads to both of them running towards the same end to save their wicket. However, Washington Sundar behaved contrary to the norm as he selflessly sacrificed his wicket for Surykumar Yadav despite the latter blatantly ignoring his call to not run.
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newscricket7 days ago

Suryakumar Yadav will bring revolution to T20 cricket, states Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting has heaped praise on Suryakumar Yadav saying he will bring revolution to the shortest format of the game with his skill and innovation. Ponting also praised the batter’s ability to score over different areas of the ground saying no one plays 360 degrees shots better than him.
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newscricket10 days ago

IND vs AUS | Suryakumar Yadav should be playing all three formats, believes Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has backed Suryakumar Yadav to get some game time in the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy saying he should play all three formats of the game. Raina further added that Suryakumar would score multiple centuries in red-ball cricket and the Australia series would be the right opportunity.
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newscricket10 days ago

Suryakumar Yadav bags ICC T20I Cricketer of the Year 2022 Award for his stupendous form

ICC on Wednesday announced Suryakumar Yadav as the T20I Cricketer of the Year for his stellar performances in 2022. The Indian batter beat Sam Curran, Mohammed Rizwan, and Sikander Raza to the award, scoring 1164 runs in 31 matches at an average of 46.56 and a superb strike rate of 187.43.
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newscricket12 days ago

Seven Indians including Virat Kohli and Deepti Sharma make it to ICC's 2022 T20I Teams of the Year

The International Cricket Council on Monday announced the teams of the year in the shortest format of the game to acknowledge the best performers of 2022 in both men's and women's cricket. While three Indian players made it to the men's lineup, the women's side boasted four players from India.
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newscricket17 days ago

Border Gavaskar Trophy | Sarfaraz Khan's exclusion abuse to domestic cricket, raves Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad has come down harshly on the Indian selectors for ignoring Sarfaraz Khan for the side's Test squad against Australia, highlighting how the decision sheds a negative light on domestic cricket. He went on to defend the batter's fitness, stating runs are the more important metric.
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newscricket21 days ago

Border-Gavaskar Trophy | Sarfaraz Khan deserved selection over Suryakumar Yadav, feels Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has expressed his disagreement with Suryakumar Yadav's selection in the India Test squad for the marquee Test series against Australia, stating Sarfaraz Khan deserved a chance instead. The expert highlighted the latter's average, opining it warranted him being offered the open slot.
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newscricket22 days ago

India include Suryakumar Yadav in Test squad to face Australia, Prithvi Shaw picked for New Zealand T20I series

The BCCI on Friday announced the squads to take on New Zealand in the two upcoming white ball series as well as for the first two Border Gavaskar Trophy Tests. Highlights of the announcement included Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan being named for Tests while KS Bharat earned an ODI call-up.
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