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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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricket8 months 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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newscricket9 months ago

Difference between bat and ball won’t be too big, hopes Vikram Rathour

India batting coach Vikram Rathour is of the belief that despite the ban on saliva, recommended by the ICC, there won’t be a huge difference between bat and ball given the usage of sweat is allowed. Rathour also hopes that since the rules would be equal for all teams, it wouldn’t be a major problem.
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newscricket9 months ago

Break has given me opportunity to have one-on-one conversations with players, feels Vikram Rathour

Vikram Rathour has stated that the unprecedented outbreak has given him, as batting coach, an opportunity to have one-on-one conversations with the players. The Indian batting coach has further added that it will be equally challenging for both batsmen and the bowlers to get back to their peak.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs NZ | Don’t see many changes for T20 World Cup in Australia, admits Vikram Rathour

Ahead of the third T20I against New Zealand, India’s batting coach Vikram Rathour has admitted that the team balance and combination for the T20 World Cup is going to remain similar. He also added that Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul’s form has been a blessing for the Indian team at the right time.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | India's lower order not an issue, claims Vikram Rathour

India's batting coach Vikram Rathour believed that there were enough options in India's lower order and that scoring quick runs was not an issue for them. Hardik Pandya's absence has been dearly missed by the team and with the ODI series against Australia upon them, the lower order needs to fire.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs AUS | Good to have dilemma on opening slot, says Vikram Rathour

India's batting coach Vikram Rathour has reckoned that it is good for the side to have a dilemma regarding the two players for the opening slot between Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, and Shikhar Dhawan. Rathour added that a win in the ODI series against Australia will be good for the team’s confidence.
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