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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Arshdeep Singh is as good as anyone in death overs, opines Venkatesh Prasad

Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad has backed Arshdeep Singh for his performance in the recent West Indies series saying he is as good as anyone in death overs in world cricket. Arshdeep scalped six wickets from five matches in the ongoing T20I series against West Indies and had an impressive run.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Picking Shreyas Iyer ahead of many was ‘bizarre’, remarks Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad has questioned India's think tank for picking Shreyas Iyer ahead of Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, and Ishan Kishan for the No. 3 position on Friday during their first T20I against West Indies. Iyer departed cheaply in the series opener, falling without scoring after a four-ball stay.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG 2022 | Players no longer dropped but rested for poor form, vexes Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad expressed displeasure at the current state of affairs in Indian cricket, stating players who fail to perform are merely given a break instead of being left out of the team. He cited examples of past legendary players to drive home his point of everyone needing to prove themselves.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 Final | Extremely proud of the fight we have shown, says Eoin Morgan as KKR go down to CSK by 27 runs

After losing the IPL 2021 final against Chennai Super Kings by 27 runs, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan has praised his team for showing character by winning seven out of their 10 matches in the UAE leg. Morgan also praised KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan and CEO Venky Mysore for the support.
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newscricketa year ago

Greg Chappell had rejected Deepak Chahar for his height at RCA, reveals Venkatesh Prasad

After Deepak Chahar’s match-winning 69, former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad has hit out at Greg Chappell, who infamously rejected Chahar due to his height during his stint at the Rajasthan Cricket Academy. Prasad also batted for the inclusion of more Indian coaches and mentors in the setups.
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newscricketa year ago

WTC Final | Ashwin and Jadeja with three pacers the best combination for India, opines Venkatesh Prasad 

Former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad has suggested that India should play two spinners alongside three pacers in the World Test Championship final against New Zealand. He also expressed that he was surprised to know that an 'experienced' Ishant Sharma is considered number three among pacers.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Devdutt Padikkal’s shots remind me of Yuvraj Singh, claims Venkatesh Prasad

Devdutt Padikkal has been one of the best young batsmen in IPL this season and former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad has claimed that some of his shots remind him of Yuvraj Singh. He said that the fact he is a left-hander struck him first and then also how good he has been in the field.
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newscricket2 years ago

Piyush Chawla, Rohit Sharma and Pujara stood out as youngsters, reveals Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad, who had coached the Indian side at the Under-19 World Cup in 2006, revealed that back then, he identified Piyush Chawla, Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara as standout talents. Prasad added that he had even asked the BCCI to fast-track the trio as much as they can.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ganguly and Kohli’s captaincy along similar lines, opines Venkatesh Prasad 

Former India cricketer Venkatesh Prasad has admitted that Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli’s captaincy has been ‘pretty much on similar lines’ as both transformed their respective teams. Prasad noted that while Ganguly seldom showed his emotions, Kohli is way more aggressive on the field.
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newscricket2 years ago

Venkatesh Prasad made the team practice bowl outs during WT20 2007, reveals Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa, who was one of India’s star performers in their triumphant World T20 win in 2007, revealed how then-bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad made the team practice bowl-outs during practice sessions. The practice helped Men in Blue down Pakistan in a bowl out in the group stages of the WT20.
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