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newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2022 | KKR played a vital role for me in wearing the India jersey, says Venkatesh Iyer

Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer has said that the franchise played a big role in him representing the country at international level and provided immense support. He revealed that playing at Eden Gardens in front of a packed crowd is always special and he is looking forward to it.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs NZ | Whatever challenge comes my way, I will accept it, says Venkatesh Iyer

After India won the three-match T20I series against New Zealand at home with a clean sweep, Venkatesh Iyer has stated that he is ready to take up any role offered by the captain and the management. The Indian all-rounder also revealed that Rohit Sharma handed the trophy to him, and said "well done".
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newscricket17 days ago

IND vs NZ | Venkatesh Iyer has won Rohit Sharma’s confidence in the bowling unit, says Robin Uthappa

After India claimed a resounding series victory against New Zealand, Robin Uthappa stated that Venkatesh Iyer has earned Rohit Sharma’s respect with his brilliant bowling performance in the third T20I on Sunday in Kolkata. Iyer scalped his maiden T20I wicket by dismissing Adam Milne in the match.
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newscricket17 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts to India whitewashing New Zealand in T20I series

India claimed a thumping 73-run victory against New Zealand in the third T20I on Sunday in Kolkata, and have whitewashed the three-match series 3-0. Rohit Sharma starred for Team India with the bat scoring a brisk fifty, whereas Axar Patel scalped three wickets and made the win easy for his side.
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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs NZ | Promoting Venkatesh Iyer to No.3 indicates India are already thinking of the next T20 WC, says Zaheer Khan

After India defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the second T20I on Friday in Ranchi, Zaheer Khan has stated that the promotion of Venkatesh Iyer to No.3 proves India are already thinking of the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. Zaheer termed the decision of the management as a ‘proactive move’.
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newscricket21 days ago

IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts as Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma set up tense win for India

Suryakumar Yadav (62) and Rohit Sharma (48) laid the platform, before debutant Venkatesh Iyer and Rishabh Pant applied the finishing touches to help India secure a five-wicket win in the first T20I against New Zealand on Wednesday. The hosts have now taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
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newscricket21 days ago

IND vs NZ | Want to learn whatever I can from Rahul Dravid, says Venkatesh Iyer

After earning his maiden international call-up, Venkatesh Iyer has stated that he is heading into the New Zealand T20I series with a blank mind, and wants to learn whatever he can from head coach Rahul Dravid. Iyer added that Dravid and skipper Rohit Sharma have been giving him a lot of confidence.
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newscricket21 days ago

IND vs NZ | Impossible to pick India playing XI without being unfair on few players, says Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra has stated that it will be extremely difficult for India to pick the playing XI for the first T20I without being unfair to a few players. The Men in Blue will play their first T20I of the three-match series against New Zealand on Wednesday, November 17 in Jaipur.
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newscricketa month ago

England tour gave me a lot of confidence, says Prasidh Krishna

Prasidh Krishna has said that travelling and training with India team during the tour of England as a standby player earlier this year was a platform to learn and gave him a lot of confidence. He said that the tour helped him polish his skills, consistency and to evaluate his game.
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newscricketa month ago

Venkatesh Iyer can be Hardik Pandya’s backup, feels VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman believes that Venkatesh Iyer, who earned his maiden India call-up for the home T20I series against New Zealand, can be groomed into a utility all-rounder and marked him as a potential backup for Hardik Pandya. Iyer had excelled as an opener for Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL 2021.
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