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newscricket25 days ago

T Natarajan released from Tamil Nadu Vijay Hazare squad to stay ‘fresh’ for England ODIs and T20Is

T Natarajan, who starred in the ODIs and T20Is versus Australia, has been released by the TNCA from Tamil Nadu’s Vijay Hazare squad upon request from the BCCI to not overburden him. Natarajan is instead now expected to head to the NCA in Bengaluru to prepare for the England ODIs and T20Is.
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newscricketa month ago

Keen to work on my fitness and endurance level to play all three formats for India, reveals T Natarajan

Having made his debut across all formats against Australia, T Natarajan has revealed that he is keen to work on his fitness and endurance level in order to play all three formats consistently for India. He also stated that there was complete backing for him from the management in Australia.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Natarajan is a good bowler, bowls unbelievable yorkers, asserts Mohammed Siraj 

Indian fast bowler Mohammed Siraj has heaped praise on his fellow pacer T Natarajan and termed him a 'good' bowler, who delivers phenomenal yorkers. He also added that the bowling unit had clear cut plans and it was to build pressure and cut off areas of run scoring for the Australian batsmen.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Playing for India was like a dream, wanted to make use of opportunity, reveals T Natarajan 

Indian pacer T Natarajan has received a hero welcome on his return from Australia and stated that it was dream come true for him to play for India and wanted to make full use of the chances he got. He also thanked Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane for their support to him on the tour.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Not taking the Aussie bait was this Indian team’s biggest legacy Down Under

Grit, gumption, determination, character, intent, approach, audacity, and much more. The Indian Tour of Australia 2020-21 will surely be remembered as much for the kind of cricket India played in the southern hemisphere as for the raving qualities they had been bestowed upon.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | There is a lot to like about India's T Natarajan, feels Andrew McDonald

Australia's assistant coach Andrew McDonald is of the opinion that T Natarajan did a great job and there's lot to like about him. He also added that he found Indian bowlers very disciplined and also lavished praise on Washington Sundar for filling in the place of senior spinner R Ashwin well.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Won’t regret my dismissal, it was part of my role in the team, states Rohit Sharma

Despite failing to convert yet another start, Rohit Sharma has stated that he won’t regret his dismissal of holing to the deep fielder, admitting that it was part of his role to attack the bowlers. He also commended the bowling efforts of the debutants - Natarajan and Washington after day 2.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | We did great as a bowling unit to reduce them on a good batting wicket, reckons Washington Sundar

Washington Sundar, who made a vital breakthrough of Steve Smith, has reckoned that the visitors did great as a bowling unit to reduce Australia to 274/5 at the end of day’s play. He also stated that the last 24 hours have been crazy for him and added that it is a dream come true moment for him.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Gabba Day 1 Talking Points: India’s bowling gems and Australia’s batting frailties

When India lost the toss, there was a familiar feeling of uncertainty at the Gabba for the Indian fans but the first spell from the pacers gave enough hopes, with two quicks wickets. However, since then, it has been all Australia, with Marnus Labuschagne riding on his luck to a triple-figure score.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | India contemplating four-man pace attack if Ashwin’s fitness deteriorates

While the talks of Washington Sundar replacing Ravindra Jadeja was evident for the all-rounder spot, team India are contemplating to feature a four-man pace attack at the Gabba if Ravichandran Ashwin is deemed unfit. The report also suggested that either way, Kuldeep Yadav might not feature.
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