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IND vs NZ | Kohli is very passionate, energetic guy on field, defends Tim Southee

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Tuesday defended Virat Kohli saying that the Indian skipper Virat Kohli is a very passionate guy and very energetic in the field. Southee who has played alongside Kohli in the RCB squad in the IPL says Kohli is someone who tries to bring out the best in himself.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings | Jasprit Bumrah surges back into top ten; Kohli 25 points behind top-ranked Smith

Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah made his way back into the Top ten bowlers in the ICC’s Test Rankings after being pushed out of the top ten following his terrible display in the first Test. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli’s second Test failure means that Steve Smith extends the gap between the two by 25 points.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Christchurch Day 3 Talking Points - India’s unpreparedness and Umesh Yadav’s betrayal

Christchurch had a Game of Thrones-esque end to the Test as after promising so much in the first two days, Day 3 ended up being boring and anti-climatic. After bundling out India within the first hour, 36 overs were all the hosts needed to hand India their first whitewash in Tests since 2011.
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newscricketa month ago

IND VS NZ | Tim Southee is Virat Kohli's weakness, says Richard Hadlee

New Zealand’s greatest-ever all-rounder Richard Hadlee has stated that Virat Kohli’s inability to play swing has made Tim Southee his weakness. A proper set-up by the Kiwi pacer reaped rewards against Virat Kohli as the Indian skipper ended the Test series with a total of 38 runs across two Tests.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | India can't be regarded as a great team until they win in NZ & England, says Michael Vaughan

Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that India must win in places like New Zealand and England to prove their dominance in the longest format of the game. India are in a dire situation at the Hagley Oval having been bowled out for just 242 with Kylie Jamieson claiming his maiden fifer.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Christchurch Day 1 Talking Points - ‘Shaw’-shank redemption and the Tim Southee show

It was déjà vu for India as, after being asked to bat on a green Christchurch wicket, Virat Kohli’s men folded in under 65 overs to hand New Zealand the initiative early in the game. The Indian bowlers will have their work cut-out on Day 2 on a pitch that still has plenty of help for the seamers.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Twitter lambasts ‘egoistic’ Virat Kohli for reviewing plumbest of plumb LBWs

Virat Kohli and ‘unsuccessful reviews’ have made quite the pairing over the course of the last few years and today at the Hagley Oval, the couple’s love story continued. An over-confident Kohli, after Agarwal had already wasted a review, went upstairs the plumbest of plumb LBWs, leaving fans fuming.
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newscricketa month ago

Legends and pundits react to India's first loss in World Test Championship

After a thumping T20I whitewash against New Zealand, India kept on disappointing every Indian fan with their shambolic performance in three-match ODI and first Test match. Cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to express their perception on Team India's drastic failure over Kiwis.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Pitch’s tennis-ball bounce had a lot to offer for bowlers, reveals Tim Southee

Man of the match for the Wellington Test Tim Southee has revealed that the pitch’s tennis-ball bounce had a lot to offer for the bowlers throughout the game. He has further revealed that the pitch had a little more on offer than usual in Wellington with less wind allowing bowlers to get more swing.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Bit more swing this week due to less windy conditions, reveals Kane Williamson

While wind was a much talked-about factor this week, Kane Williamson has stated that it was actually lesser in comparison but that didn't take away from the fact that there was more swing on offer. Williamson has also praised the lower order batsmen for adding valuable runs to boost the team total.
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