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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs SA | India were 50-60 runs short from what was expected of them, reckons Vikram Rathour

India batting coach Vikram Rathour has stated that India ended up 50-60 runs short from what was expected of them scoring 223/10 in the first innings after the end of day’s play. Rathour further added that there were some soft dismissals in later part of innings and the team could have done better.
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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs SA | Virat Kohli needs to carry on playing drives but he needs to pick better balls, says Vikram Rathour

India Batting coach Vikram Rathour has said that Virat Kohli needs to carry on playing drives but he needs to pick better balls after he was dismissed on 18 in the Centurion Test. Rathour added that sometimes the strength of a batsman turns out as his weakness citing Kohli's example.
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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs SA | Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are trying their best, says Vikram Rathour

Vikram Rathour has backed Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara despite their poor form saying that they are trying their best to regain their form. Rathour also added that both of them need to be given time to overcome the lean patch they are going through and make important contributions for India.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane will play important knocks for India in the future, says Vikram Rathour

Vikram Rathour has backed Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara saying that both of them will play important knocks for the team in future at the end of Day 4 of the ongoing Test between India and New Zealand. Rahane managed scores of 35 and 4 in the Kanpur Test while Pujara has scored 26 and 22.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Afghanistan has done well and they will challenge us with spin bowling, says Vikram Rathour

India’s batting coach Vikram Rathour has praised the Afghanistan team saying that they have done well in the tournament and will challenge the Indian team with spin bowling. India are having a horrendous run in the showpiece event after losing both their matches by massive margins so far.
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newscricket3 months ago

Vikram Rathour reapplies for India's batting coach role

India’s current batting coach Vikram Rathour has confirmed of his reapplication for the post on the eve of the team's Super 12s match against Afghanistan at the T20 World Cup 2021. India’s coaching group is set to undergo major changes as the Ravi Shastri led staff is set to part ways after the WC.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup | India's batting struggle more to do with difficult UAE pitches, says batting coach Vikram Rathour

India batting coach Vikram Rathour has defended India batsmen at the T20 World Cup 2021 and said that executing the big shots have been difficult because of the difficult surfaces in the UAE. In the last match against New Zealand, India could manage only 110 runs after being asked to bat first.
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newscricket4 months ago

Reports | Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman in contention for Indian Team Head Coach

The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI may approach Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman for the post of head coach of the Indian team when Ravi Shastri’s tenure comes to an end after the T20 World Cup. Kumble was the head coach for one year in 2016-17 before he resigned after a fallout with the captain, Virat Kohli.
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newscricket5 months ago

Vikram Rathour a suitable candidate to replace Ravi Shastri as Team India’s head coach, opines Salman Butt

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has reckoned that India batting coach Vikram Rathour could be a suitable candidate to replace Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the team. Notably, Shastri's tenure is set to end after the completion of the upcoming T20 World Cup.
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newscricket7 months 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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