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newscricket14 days ago

Goal is to have a fixed batting position for India, admits Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has admitted that his goal for the national team is to have a fixed batting position, which he believes will help him start converting the 30s and 40s into three figures. He also regrets that constant comparison with Hardik Pandya has affected his performance in the recent past.
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newscricketa month ago

Doing my best to earn a Test cap, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar, who made his international debut for India in 2018, has revealed that he’s been doing everything he can to earn a Test call-up and added that his red-ball ambitions are alive and well. The all-rounder also expressed his displeasure at being under-utilized as a bowler, by Tamil Nadu.
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newscricket2 months ago

Aim to win matches for every team I play, reveals Vijay Shankar

Out-of-favour Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar has revealed that his sole aim when he walks onto the field is to win games for his side, and believes that he will get back into the Indian side if he keeps doing the same. Shankar’s last appearance in an Indian shirt came in the 2019 World Cup.
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newscricket2 months ago

No message, nothing, not a word from my franchise regarding IPL, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has shared that there has been no word from his franchise regarding the IPL which has been shifted to April 15 due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic. Shankar feels that it’s too early to say anything as the situation around the World worsens with each passing moment.
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newscricket3 months ago

Not in as Hardik Pandya’s replacement but to win matches for India, asserts Shivam Dube

Young all-rounder Shivam Dube has asserted that he is in the Indian side to win matches for the country, not replace senior all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Dube was fast-tracked into the senior team last year and played 14 matches given the long-term injuries to Hardik and second-in-line Vijay Shankar. 
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newscricket3 months ago

Was literally shattered by all the criticism that followed the Nidahas Trophy final, shares Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has recalled how the criticism that followed his horrific outing in the Nidahas Trophy affected him while adding that it's easy to change the perception of people. He has also opined that social media allows people to comment on every other thing and it does affect the players.
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newscricket3 months ago

TNPL 2020 | Vijay Shankar snapped up by Salem; Tiruppur sign Abhinav Mukund

The Tamil Nadu duo of Vijay Shankar and Abhinav Mukund were picked up for the maximum price of ₹6 lakhs in the 2020 TNPL draft on Thursday, with the duo being signed by the Salem and the Tiruppur franchises respectively. Meanwhile, CSK’s N Jagadeesan was signed by Chepauk Super Gillies.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND A vs NZ A | Ajinkya Rahane and Vijay Shankar close off the game in Licoln

India A concluded their NZ tour with a draw as the Indian stalwarts joined the side to hear up for the upcoming Test series against the Kiwis. It was an amazing display of dominance by India as they piled up 467 runs as Ajinkya Rahane and in-form Shubman Gill scoring centuries to close off the game.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Green, Red and Yellow - Where does every Indian player stand ahead of the World T20

India’s WT20 preparations started on 3rd August, 2019, in Lauderhill against the Windies, and now, 19 matches, 6 series and 185 days later, the team has landed at its first pit stop. The next destination is the IPL, which is a good 2 months away, but where does each and every player stand as of now?
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newscricket4 months ago

IND A vs NZ A | Cleaver misses out on double ton as Panchal and Gill hold fort for India A on Day 3

Day 3 of the first unofficial Test between India A and New Zealand A saw the Kiwis declare their innings for 562, after a dominant performance, as Dean Cleaver missed out on a well-deserved double ton. The visitors ended the day on 127/2, still trailing by 219, with Gill and Panchal at the crease.
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