newscricket2 days ago

India vs England | Former players criticize visitors for not practicing after Lord’s defeat

The Indian cricket team has not had a practice session in the past few days after the unforgettable innings defeat in the second Test match at Lord’s. While Geoffrey Boycott said that India deserved the thrashing, Sourav Ganguly emphasized on the importance of practice in any sport.
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newscricket3 days ago

England vs India | I would want Virat Kohli to play even if he’s only 50 percent, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has claimed that he would play Virat Kohli in the third Test at Trent Bridge even if the 29-year old was just 50 percent fit after he complained of back pain in the post-match interview. Kohli has a niggling back injury and was seen receiving treatment on the ground at Lord's.
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newscricket3 days ago

India vs England | Team management will have to take harder look at it's decisions, says Akash Chopra

Former Indian Test batsman Akash Chopra feels that the Indian team management will have to be careful while selecting the overseas squad as traveling does not bode well with the Indian team. Referring to Indian skipper Virat Kohli, he mentioned that his selection techniques are quite unpredictable.
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newscricket4 days ago

India Vs England | Virat Kohli loses top spot to banned Aussie skipper Steven Smith

A below-par performance from Virat Kohli in the second Test at Lord’s meant that banned Australian skipper Steven Smith will return to the top spot in the ICC Test rankings. The Indian captain recorded scores of 23 and 17 as India slumped to an embarrassing loss by an innings and 159 runs.
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newscricket4 days ago

India vs England | No threat to no. 1 Test ranking for India even if incur a 5-0 whitewash

India’s no.1 spot in Test rankings shall not be threatened even if they are subjected to a 5-0 whitewash by England in the ongoing Test series, which looks like a possibility now. The only impact of the whitewash shall be that England shall jump from rank no.5 to rank no.2 in the Test rankings.
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newscricket4 days ago

Reports : BCCI to question Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli after dismal performance in England

BCCI authorities will reportedly question Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri after India’s poor performance in the ongoing Test series against England so far, which they currently trail by 2-0. It has also been revealed that Indian batting and fielding coach, Sanjay Bangar and Sridhar will be evaluated.
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newscricket4 days ago

India vs England | India’s loss at Lord’s make them the worst travelers on English soil

India’s recent loss to England at Lord’s became the fifth consecutive Test match which they lost against England and continued to extend their miserable record away from home. Virat Kohli & Co. have won just one of their last 11 matches on foreign soil, which will be a major cause for concern.
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newscricket4 days ago

India vs England | Former Indian cricketers lash out at Virat Kohli & Co.

India’s crushing defeat at the hands of the English cricket team did not go down well with some of India’s former cricketers as they took to Twitter to express their grievances over the loss. The likes of Virender Sehwag, Bishan Singh Bedi, and VVS Laxman were some people who voiced their concerns.
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newscricket4 days ago

India vs England | Not very proud of our performance in such conditions, says Virat Kohli

Indian cricket team’s captain Virat Kohli has said that he is not very proud of the way the team played in the second Test match against England. Kohli has added that he won’t crib about not having the best of conditions throughout the match as a team should be able to counter it at that level.
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newscricket4 days ago

India’s dismal performance at Lord’s worse than 42 all out in 1974, says Farokh Engineer

Former Indian cricketer Farokh Engineer has stated that team India’s dismal batting performance at Lord’s in the second Test match against England was worse than the 42 all out back in 1974 at the same venue. He also added that the current Indian batsmen are getting the basics wrong.
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