featurecricketa day ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Virat Kohli’s Lord’s encore and Finch’s struggle against induckers

Although bowlers made a good comeback in the second session of the day, Australia should be happy for their score of 277/6 that is becoming increasingly difficult to bat. While the pace was the calling card of the day, footmarks on the surface means India might have gotten the combination wrong.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Australia | India has got the team wrong, feels Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has asserted that the Indian team management has got the playing XI wrong for the second Test match against Australia in Perth. Virat Kohli has gone into this game with four pace bowlers and without a proper spinner in the Indian team considering the pace and bounce on the pitch.
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs Australia | Tom Moody believes India’s strong bowling bench augurs well for them in coming matches

Tom Moody has stated that India’s bowling bench strength is as good as their first team players and it is a good sign for them as the series progresses. The Aussie has also added that India was always the favourites in the series because the hosts are in a transitional phase right now.
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newscricket14 days ago

India vs Australia | Best chance for India to beat Australia, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar is extremely positive that the Indian team, led by Virat Kohli, will make the most of the series against Australia and register a rare win on Australian soil in the coming weeks. Manjrekar added that the Indian bowlers have gotten stronger in recent years as compared to earlier.
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newscricket14 days ago

India vs Australia | India have some terrific fast bowlers, says Geoff Lawson

Geoff Lawson has lavished praise on India’s pace unit and has labelled the Indian attack as ‘one of the best’ he's seen in a long time ahead of the four-match Test series against Australia. Lawson added that the first game at Adelaide on December 6 will work in the favour of the Indian bowlers.
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newscricket15 days ago

India vs Australia | Zaheer Khan believes Indian pacers experience in Australia will keep them in good stead

Zaheer Khan reckons that the experience of the Indian bowling attack will play a vital role in the tour of Australia as the likes Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami know the conditions well. Khan added that it is highly unlikely that Bhuvaneshwar Kumar will be guaranteed a starting spot.
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newscricketa month ago

Hardik Pandya represents modern, fearless, Indian cricketer, says Daren Ganga

Former Windies star Darren Ganga has claimed the emergence of Baroda all-rounder Hardik Pandya has not surprised him as the latter represents the modern and fearless crop of Indian cricketers. Ganga credited the IPL for helping selectors scout for talent and nurture youngsters at a tender age.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Windies | Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah & Kuldeep Yadav rested for third T20I

BCCI have announced, via a press release, that the Indian bowling trio of Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav will be rested for the third T20I against the Windies. Rohit Sharma & Co. take on Windies in the third and final ODI on Sunday at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Windies | Krunal Pandya finds a place in India's 12 as Umesh Yadav misses out for Kolkata T20I

India may see the elder of the Pandya brothers making his debut for India as Krunal Pandya has been picked in the team for the first T20I in Kolkata. Khaleel Ahmed has also found a spot in the 12-man team and can get a go to make his T20I debut if India decide to go with three pacers in the team.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs Windies | Rishabh Pant likely to debut as India announce squad for 1st ODI

Young Rishabh Pant is likely to be handed his ODI debut when India take on West Indies in Guwahati on Sunday as the management decides to keep KL Rahul and Manish Pandey on the bench. Following his Asia Cup heroics, Khaleel Ahmed is also in the 12-man squad and would be hoping for a chance.
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