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newscricketa month ago

WTC Final | Anything over 250 will be a very reasonable score, feels Vikram Rathour

Team India’s batting coach Vikram Rathour acknowledged the complexity of the conditions in Southampton and insisted that his side will be more than happy if they manage to post a total over 250 in the first innings. India ended day 1 on 146/3, with both Kohli and Rahane batting unbeaten.
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newscricket2 months ago

WTC Final | Rohit Sharma is finally in control of himself in Tests, reveals Vikram Rathour

India's batting coach Vikram Rathour has asserted that unlike before, Rohit Sharma is finally in control when it comes to his mindset and approach in red-ball cricket. He also added that the WTC final is a World Cup final and his team knows very well what needs to be done in the all-important clash.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs ENG | Three failures don’t define KL Rahul’s calibre in this format, asserts Vikram Rathour

Indian batting coach Vikram Rathour has stated that KL Rahul is India’s best T20 batsman and a few failures don’t change that fact. Rathour further added that it was a tough surface to bat on initially but after three games, the team has a clear idea of what to do when they bat next on this surface.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Barring Sanju debacle, Indian team for England series is a step in the right direction

‘West Indies will be a totally different team as they have a lot of players who can hit sixes but they don't have an idea about how to rotate the strike against spinners by taking singles and twos.’ It was Raina at the top of his mind game ahead of the Windies encounter in the 2014 T20 World Cup.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs ENG | As long as we are winning T20Is, I am not concerned about strike rates, says Vikram Rathour

India's batting coach Vikram Rathour has stated that the team has a success formula of its own and they are not really concerned about the strike rates of the batsmen. Rathour has further added that Rohit Sharma has a set template of his own and there is no need to tweak anything with that.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | Love to credit Vikram Rathour for improved batting displays, praises Ravichandran Ashwin 

Indian offie Ravichandran Ashwin has credited India's batting coach Vikram Rathour for his improved batting in the last four-five Test matches. He also admitted that it was great to see how Mohammed Siraj reacted when Ashwin got to his hundred and also thanked the crowd for their support.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | Always believed Pant was a match-winner, last two Tests proved our point, opines Vikram Rathour 

India's batting coach Vikram Rathour has stated that the management feels vindicated with Rishabh Pant's performances as they always believed he has always been a match-winner. He also added that under-fire opener Prithvi Shaw is working on minor technical adjustments and will return back stronger.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | Toughness in Indian team comes from their hard work and preparation, states Vikram Rathour

Indian batting coach Vikram Rathour has revealed that the toughness and character that the visitors have showcased in the series comes from preparation and hard work. He also added that India are still unsure of their XI due to injury concerns and they will take a call on the team tomorrow only.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | Smith’s actions didn’t affect Pant, he was unaware and unbothered, clarifies Vikram Rathour

India’s batting coach Vikram Rathour has clarified that Steve Smith’s actions on Day 5 had no bearing on Rishabh Pant’s batting and claimed that the youngster, in fact, was unaware that Smith had strode to the crease. Rathour further asserted that a call on Bumrah’s fitness will be taken tomorrow.
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newscricketa year ago

Wasn’t going to be easy for Pant to replace Dhoni, admits Vikram Rathour

Team India batting coach Vikram Rathour has admitted that it wasn’t going to be easy for Rishabh Pant to replace MS Dhoni given the latter’s rich legacy. The youngster didn’t have a great year after a string of failures and head coach Ravi Shastri lashed out at the choice of his shots.
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