featurecricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | Winners and losers from Pune ft. Rishabh Pant, Anrich Nortje and Zubayr Hamza

As expected, Pune turned out to be the storm before the calm that was Vizag and India, unsurprisingly, steamrolled through a hopeless South African side. Despite an overwhelming number of losers from one side, we, here at SportsCafe, have tried our best and compiled a fairly reasonable list.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 days ago

IND v SA | The fast bowlers give me good practice with the moving ball, assets Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha has revealed that all the Indian fast bowlers provide him good practice bowling at him with the moving ball. After a long injury-break, Saha has returned to take over as the No.1 Test wicket-keeper in style with a convincing performance in the second Test against South Africa.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND v SA | Two of my wickets should really go down as Wriddhiman Saha’s, says Umesh Yadav

Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav reckons that two of his six wickets in his comeback Test — both caught down the leg-side — should be credited to wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha. Yadav impressed one and all on his comeback into the national team, as India crushed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs.
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newscricket2 days ago

Legends and pundits react as India demolish South Africa in Pune

India secured their 11th consecutive series win at home by defeating South Africa in the second Test by a margin of an innings and 137 runs in Pune. The cricketing fraternity reacted on the same and lauded the Virat Kohli-led Indian team's triumph over the Proteas in a pretty convincing manner.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs SA | Pacers have been exceptional for India over last two years, says Bharat Arun

India's bowling coach Bharat Arun has stated that Indian pacers have done exceptionally well in the last two years, helping India become a formidable force in Test cricket. He has also added that the wicket had become placid apart from a few wears and tears when South African lower-order batted.
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter reacts as Wriddhiman Saha juggles and takes incredible reflex catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis

Just when we thought Wriddhiman Saha’s catch to dismiss Thenuis de Bruyn would be the best catch of the day, the man himself went one better just a few overs later. After Ravi Ashwin inflicted an inside-edge off Faf du Plessis’ bat, Saha juggled four times to take an incredible reflex catch.
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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter explodes as “superman” Wriddhiman Saha grabs one-handed stunner to send Thenuis de Bruyn packing

Eyebrows were raised when Wriddhiman Saha was picked ahead of Rishabh Pant for the series, but skipper Kohli said that it was the latter’s keeping skills that helped him get the nod. Today, Saha proved his skipper right, grabbing a stupendous one-handed catch diving to his left to dismiss de Bruyn.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts as Quinton de Kock stands in disbelief after being bowled by Ravi Ashwin’s ‘magic delivery’

It is not often that you see batsmen stand their ground in disbelief after getting dismissed like Quinton de Kock did today. Batting on 31, De Kock was castled by an absolute peach by Ashwin and such was the quality of the delivery that de Kock stood his ground refusing to believe he was out.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts as South Africa get tormented by 'out of syllabus' Indian pacers

After all the spotlight being on South Africa's lack of ability to play the Indian spinners, it was ironically the pacers who led to their batters' downfall, scalping five of the six wickets to fall. The visitors were certainly taken aback by the pacers and the Twitterati trolled them for the same.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts as South Africa troll themselves by finally dismissing Virat Kohli - off a no-ball

Oh South Africa! The saying “Just when you think it cannot get worse, it can” can’t get truer. Just when it looked like they got some breathing space after finally dismissing Virat Kohli post his double century, horror struck the visitors as replays showed that Muthusamy had indeed overstepped.
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