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newscricket16 days ago

Players go back home as IPL franchises call off camps till further notice

The eight Indian Premier League franchises have called off their respective pre-tournament camps till further notice, three days after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a suspension of the cash-rich event from March 29 to April 15. India has reported 114 positive cases for COVID-19 with two deaths.
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newscricketa month ago

Legends and pundits react to India's first loss in World Test Championship

After a thumping T20I whitewash against New Zealand, India kept on disappointing every Indian fan with their shambolic performance in three-match ODI and first Test match. Cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to express their perception on Team India's drastic failure over Kiwis.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli struggling to find his feet yet again in New Zealand

Virat Kohli once again failed to deliver his best in the second innings today in Wellington as he was dismissed by a Trent Boult delivery. The Indian skipper has failed to score a century in the last 20 innings and Twitterati went berserk by trolling the Indian skipper left, right and centre.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli convincing 'walking' Mayank Agarwal to take DRS for faint nick

Mayank Agarwal, after edging one down the leg-side to Tim Southee, was readily walking off the ground and was not entirely interested in taking the DRS. However, Virat Kohli convinced him with two seconds remaining on the counter but in the end, the ultra edge found a mini spike on the screen.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Rishabh Pant’s ‘long plead’ to convince umpire to give de Grandhomme out

Rishabh Pant looked like a wicket-keeper on a mission on Day 3 with his chirpy attitude behind the wicket and his long plead to convince the umpire to give the New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme out stood out. However, Grandhomme was quick enough to walk off after gloving it to the keeper.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli’s ‘nasty’ send-off to Ross Taylor on his 100th Test

Like him or hate him, you cannot ignore Virat Kohli and his long list of nasty send-offs to the opposition batsmen in a crunch encounter. After praising Ross Taylor in the pre-match press conference, Kohli was seen giving a mouthful to Taylor on his way back to the pavilion in his 100th Test.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli's horrendrous run of form in 2020

After being put to bat, India and Virat Kohli did not have the best of starts to the series, with Kohli getting out cheaply on 2 while India stranding at 122/5 at the end of Day 1. In the last nine innings, Kohli has scored zero hundreds in 19 innings to endure his worst run since 2014 England tour.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shardul Thakur's breathtaking final over to take game to Super Over

It was deja vu all over as New Zealand, for the second time in two games, choked comically in the final over to take the game to a super over and eventually lose it. And this time around, it was Shardul Thakur who was the hero for India and the Twitterati lauded the pacer for his ice-cold last over.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Shardul Thakur-Virat Kohli’s relay teamwork to run 'lazy' Colin Munro out

Just during the previous game, Kohli and Bumrah were furious at Shardul Thakur, whose wayward throw cost India an extra run. But this time, Thakur found his redemption by carrying out exactly what his captain ordered, as Munro's laziness gifted India their most important wicket of the night.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Tom Bruce-Daryl Mitchell duo bagging synchronised acrobatic catch to dismiss Shivam Dube

New Zealand are inarguably one of the best fielding sides in the current international scene. Those crazy catches by Mitchell Santner had already set the standards high for fielding in the ongoing 4th T20I, and to add to it, there were the newcomers in the series who lit up the stage even further.
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