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newscricket8 days ago

NZ vs IND | Vijay Shankar an ideal candidate at No.6 for India, believes Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar hailed Vijay Shankar as the perfect pick for Test series in New Zealand where conditions support a pace bowling all rounder. Shankar has replaced Hardik Pandya in India ‘A’ for the NZ tour after the former failed a fitness test and his performance might earn him a maiden Test call up.
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newscricket12 days ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik included in Tamil Nadu squad

Veteran Tamil Nadu cricketers Ravichandran Ashwin and Dinesh Karthik, who missed each of the side's two clashes, have been included in the team's 15-man squad for the games against Mumbai and Railways. Opener Abhinav Mukund also makes a return to the side, while Murali Vijay continues to miss out.
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newscricket14 days ago

TNPL 2020 | Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik among retained players ahead of TNPL 2020

The franchises have announced the list of players that they are retaining ahead of the new season of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. Notable names amongst the list are Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay, Washington Sundar, Baba Aparajith alongside youngsters who stood out last year.
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newscricket15 days ago

R Prasanna taught us all; had quite an impact on us, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar hailed Tamil Nadu’s assistant coach R Prasanna for his strong comeback after a string of injuries since the World Cup. Shankar played crucial roles in TN’s run to the finals of Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy and was rewarded with the captaincy of the Ranji side.
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newscricket21 days ago

Health of Indian cricket heading into the future looks good, feels Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble feels that the Indian cricket team is in prime shape heading into the next year with all aspects covered, but believes there is still scope for improvement. Further, Kumble also opined that team India could have handled the No.4 fiasco at the World Cup in a more mature manner.
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newscricket21 days ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Baba Indrajith likely to return for Tamil Nadu-Mumbai clash in Chennai

After captaining Tamil Nadu last year, Baba Indrajith is preparing himself to return to professional cricket with the fifth round of Ranji Trophy against Mumbai, starting on December 11 in Chennai. Indrajith has missed the entire season so far owing to a shoulder injury that he sustained last year.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Love giving my best for Tamil Nadu, says Dinesh Karthik

Skipper Dinesh Karthik has admitted that he loves giving it his all when playing he represents Tamil Nadu, whether in the Ranji Trophy or the shorter formats. His 113 against the mighty Karnataka in a crunch situation, followed by Ravi Ashwin’s four-fer, has put Tamil Nadu on the brink of a win.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Floating middle order only solution for Team India in T20s

India’s struggle with the No.4 position in limited-overs format is well-known with the selectors struggling to finalise a particular player. However, is it the fault of the players or the fault of the system that is not getting the most out of the players who have shown their capability in the IPL.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 | Tamil Nadu breeze through to final with seven-wicket win

Tamil Nadu eased their way through to the final of the 2019 edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament with a seven-wicket win over Rajasthan. After their seven-man bowling attack restricted Rajasthan to a mere 112 for nine, Tamil Nadu rode on Washington Sundar’s fifty to clinch victory.
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newscricket2 months ago

Being an all-rounder I need to stay a lot fitter, admits Shivam Dube

Shivam Dube, the latest to have donned the India jersey, has admitted that being an all-rounder he needs to work harder on his fitness. Against Bangladesh in the recently concluded T20 series, Dube played a crucial role in the series-decider by picking three wickets with his medium-pace. 
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