featurecricket2 days ago

The Faiz you know but the Fazal you don’t - understanding the man behind calm disposition

When things are put up in a carton box, it is only memories that the objects leave behind. Be it a letter from your ex-girlfriend or that pencil your best friend left behind before moving to a new city, memories are everything we cherish for life. For Faiz Fazal, it has been the ultimate thing.
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newscricket11 days ago

We’re one of top two teams in world cricket across formats, insists Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli believes his India team is one of the top two teams in world cricket across all three formats at the moment. The Indian skipper further emphasized that the Men in Blue are all about enjoying each other’s success and working progressively towards success at the global level.
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newscricket11 days ago

Umesh Yadav’s batting form could help him play at No.3, jokes Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli was impressed by the way Umesh Yadav performed in the concluded Test series against South Africa, where the right-hander scored 31 runs off just 10 balls, making a Test record. Further, Kohli commented that the Indian batting-order is deep, even without the presence of Hardik Pandya.
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newscricket13 days ago

Pacers are role models for future generation, states Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid believes that the current lot of fast bowlers would be perfect role models for the coming generation, with the pacers in sublime form at the moment. Currently serving as the Director of the National Academy, he wants to bridge the gap between the U-19 stage and first-class cricket.
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newscricket14 days ago

I'm always learning and evolving while sitting outside, reveals Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav has stated that he tries to stay positive when on the sideline and try to learn new things by watching other pacers operate. The Vidarbha pacer has also expressed his happiness for the fact that the talk around bowling in India has changed and pacers have started dominating the talks.
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newscricket15 days ago

Healthy competition motivation for producing more match-winning performances, reveals Umesh Yadav

India speedster Umesh Yadav has pointed out that healthy competition in the team is the motivation to produce more match winning performances. Yadav, who came in to fill Bumrah’s spot, did a tremendous job as he picked up as many as 23 wickets in just 4 Test matches since his comeback.
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newscricket15 days ago

India has built strong teams across formats, proclaims MSK Prasad

India's chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has upheld the Indian management for having built a team for all formats that is not afraid of any seaming track in the world. He also recalled on some of the important decisions that he had to take during his tenure as the head of the selection panel.
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newscricket15 days ago

Bouncers just to push batsman to the back foot, opines Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav believes that ever since the Phil Hughes incident rocked the cricketing world, bowlers have not bowled bouncers to hit the batsman but only to use it as a weapon to push the batsman on their backfoot. Yadav bagged a five-wicket haul in the final innings of the pink ball Test in Kolkata.
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newscricket16 days ago

Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and I enjoy each other’s success, attests Mohammad Shami

Seasoned paceman Mohammad Shami has revealed that it’s the bowling unit’s collective effort that matters and his mates, Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav, bagging the bulk of wickets is just a part of it. Shami further spoke about his fitness, a department he is now very satisfied with.
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newscricket17 days ago

IND vs BAN | Tweaking my bowling grip has helped immensely, attests Umesh Yadav

Indian pacer Umesh Yadav has hailed that changing his bowling grip has had an immense impact on his bowling performance and its quite evident given his recent exploits. Ishant also revealed that a slight change in his wrist position has helped him land the ball at much better line and length.
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