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newscricket12 days ago

Kohli and Rahane rested from warm-up game against County XI as precaution, reveals BCCI

The BCCI, in a release, revealed that India's skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane were ruled out of the practice game against County XI due to fitness concerns. The BCCI also revealed that India had to lend two players to the County XI side upon the host's request.
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newscricket17 days ago

Kohli doesn't back players as much as Ganguly used to, opines Mohammad Kaif

Former Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif has opined that Sourav Ganguly was a classic leader who would back his players to the hilt, which isn't the case with Virat Kohli. He also added that if a player isn't backed properly, it leads to fears and doubts in his mind, which doesn't bode well.
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newscricketa month ago

Shubman Gill will have to work on his footwork, reckons Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has criticized Indian batsman Shubman Gill for his footwork, after being dismissed against Tim Southee in the second innings of the WTC final. The commentator also pointed out that Indian batsmen have the preconceived notion of playing each ball on the front foot.
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newscricket2 months ago

WTC Final | Kohli will struggle like he did in NZ if ball seams and swings, insists Glenn Turner

Ahead of the much-awaited WTC finale, former Kiwi captain Glenn Turner has insisted that Virat Kohli will struggle with the bat if a seaming track is prepared in Southampton. He also added that conditions will play a crucial role in the outcome of the much-awaited clash between both teams.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli speaks a lot about mindset, reveals Shubman Gill

Indian Test opener Shubman Gill has revealed that the Indian skipper Virat Kohli is someone who talks a lot about mindset when it comes to interacting with youngsters. He also added that taking one session at a time is crucial to opening in England or anywhere else, as an opening batsman.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RCB vs RR - ‘Clinical’ Bangalore hammer Rajasthan to regain top spot

In what turned out to be a clinical show from Bangalore, they outclassed Rajasthan in all departments to make it four straight wins and regain the numero-uno position on the points table. Kohli and Paddikal made light work of the chase after the Challengers restricted Samson's men to just 177.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | We wanted Glenn Maxwell to bat at No.4 and his innings was the game-changer, reckons Virat Kohli

Throwing light on Glenn Maxwell's promotion to No.4, RCB skipper Virat Kohli has reckoned that it was an obvious ploy from the management to send the Australian all-rounder at No.4 to maximize their batting depth. Kohli also showered praises on all-rounder Harshal Patel for his bowling performance.
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to Kohli-Rohit ‘rift’ intensifying as RCB skipper rushes to run Hitman out

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and run-outs. Find us a better trio, we dare you. We’ve seen these two be involved in run-outs, a lot, but today, for once, it was Kohli who did a number on Rohit. After debutant Chris Lynn sold his skipper down the river, Kohli put his skates on to ensure Rohit perished.
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to Hardik thanking Dhawan with folded hands after latter helps cover up his mess

Both Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan are two characters on the cricket field and help entertain the audience with some real theatrics. Today, Hardik dropped a silly catch at mid-off to give Ben Stokes a reprieve, but when Dhawan gobbled up one, Pandya was full of incredible reactions.
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to ‘pumped-up’ Kohli sending off Buttler with words of wisdom

With Virat Kohli, comes aggression and entertainment, be it batting or in the field and today was no different, especially in a tense finish to the game. The Indian skipper did not just share words with the departing batsman Jos Buttler but he almost walked him back to the dressing room.
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