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Suresh Raina credits Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri for supporting him in bad times

India’s comeback hero Suresh Raina has revealed that head coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat Kohli always kept encouraging him during bad times. The southpaw also stated the during his one-year absence from international cricket, he always remained positive about returning to national colours.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Virat Kohli hails India’s batting display, calls it “most balanced performance”

India’s domineering display continued in South Africa on Sunday as they took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series buoyed by a blistering first innings batting display. The skipper also hinted at giving chances to the fresh faces in the squad in the upcoming games, after taking an early lead.
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featurecricket15 hours ago

India vs South Africa | Indian players rated and slated from their 28-run win in Johannesburg

After Shikhar Dhawan's 39-ball 72 helped India put up a massive 203, Bhuvneshwar Kumar's five-wicket haul ensured South Africa would eventually fall short of it by 28 runs. Reeza Hendricks's commendable effort couldn’t save the hosts' blushes as they continued their terrible run in coloured clothes.
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newscricket15 hours ago

VIDEO | “Hard of Hearing” South Africans find a new way to lose against India

While fans can use any negative adjective to describe SA’s performance in the limited overs series, they can certainly add “hard of hearing” to the list as well. The Proteas failed to hear a nick off Shikhar Dhawan’s glove which resulted in him scoring 62 extra runs in India’s 203-run innings.
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reportcricket16 hours ago

India vs South Africa | India win first T20I to take 1-0 lead

Virat Kohli’s side kept their dominance intact in the limited-overs format as India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first T20I in Johannesburg. After India posted a mammoth 204-run target batting first, South Africa’s top order collapse ensured that the side ultimately fell short while chasing.
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newscricket17 hours ago

VIDEO | Jasprit Bumrah’s incredible boundary-line effort goes in vain due to ICC rule change

Jasprit Bumrah’s name never comes up while discussing the best fielders in India, but he has come to his own as a fielder lately. He showcased a valiant effort to save the ball from going for a six by stretching every muscle of his body but it was eventually adjudged a six as per the new ICC rules.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Virender Sehwag bats for MS Dhoni to take up No.4 role

Virender Sehwag believes that even though Virat Kohli wants MS Dhoni to play in the finishing role, the Indian skipper should give his predecessor an extended run at the No. 4 role. For the vacant role of the finisher, Sehwag suggested the names of Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, and Kedar Jadhav.
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featurecricket20 hours ago

Has Ravi Shastri come close to what Anil Kumble achieved as an Indian coach

And just like that, Virat Kohli smashed the South Africans in the ODI series and led India to an unprecedented 5-1 win in the Proteas own background. Not only did India outmanoeuvre a depleted SA from the pinnacle to achieve the Numero Uno status in the rankings, they did in some style as well.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Virender Sehwag predicts Virat Kohli’s centuries, suggests alternate names for Kul-Cha, and names his favourite wicketkeeper

Virender Sehwag has shown to the world post-retirement that he could be equally bold off the field as he was on it during his playing days. The Nawab of Najafgarh came up with brilliant answers after opening gates for his Twitter followers for a question and answer round yesterday.
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newscricket21 hours ago

India vs South Africa | 1st T20I Preview, Match Predictions, Weather, Line-ups, Live Streaming, Press Conferences

After wrapping up the ODI series 5-1, Virat Kohli would want to leave South Africa as a victor with the T20I series in the bag as well. With the hosts already taking precautions ahead of the Australia series by resting big names, India aren’t expected to struggle much in the last series of the tour.
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