featurecricket6 hours ago

IND vs SA | Player Ratings - Virat Kohli’s reckless decision at the toss comes back to bite as India face crushing defeat

Right after Shikhar Dhawan, who set the tone for India, lost his wicket and Virat Kohli got out cheaply, the Indian middle-order found themselves in the same old morass that has been haunting them for a while now. Perhaps, the skipper should’ve after all not defied the rules of Chinnaswamy.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Twitter reacts as Bangalore crowd chants "RCB RCB" as India slump to defeat

It was a well rounded effort by the Proteas who coasted to victory with 9 wickets and 19 balls to spare. Team India showed Bangalore crowd a glimpse of RCB by performing like RCB and the crowd acknowledged it too. Fans on Twitter reacted on the same and expressed their displeasure for this loss.
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newscricket8 hours ago

Twitter slams Rishabh Pant as he fails to deliver yet again

Rishabh Pant's poor form has become a genuine concern for the Men in Blue as the wicketkeeper-batsmen failed to deliver again. Pant started well but his poor shot-selection got him out for 19. Twitterati are not surprised with him and ruthlessly trolled him for failing again in the absence of Dhoni.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Virat Kohli as captain was indeed responsible for India's World Cup loss, says Vinod Rai

CoA chief Vinod Rai has revealed that the blame of a major loss will be put on any team's captain and, as opposed to common belief, India skipper Virat Kohli was treated no differently as far as the World Cup semifinal loss is concerned. However, Rai believes captains shouldn't bear all the blame.
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featurecricket17 hours ago

India vs South Africa Statistical Preview - Everything you need to know about 3rd T20I in Bengaluru

After a total annihilation in Mohali, South Africa will be determined to pull one back and keep the streak of not losing a T20 series in India alive. However, with Bengaluru being the venue for the final showdown, expect anything but an Indian masterclass in batting thanks to the flat bed on offer.
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featurecricketa day ago

IND v SA | India’s predicted XI for the 3rd T20I in Bengaluru

With India guaranteed an unassailable lead in the series, the third T20I provides an opportunity for Virat Kohli to tinker with the combination. However, whether the Men in Blue are willing to risk losing a series-win for the bigger picture of next year’s World Cup is to be seen.
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newscricket2 days ago

Really worried for Rishabh Pant because of the way he is playing, says coach Rajkumar Sharma

Rishabh Pant's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma has stated that he is really worried for Rishabh Pant because of the way he's batting, terming his dismissals as "alarming". Rajkumar also added that Pant needs to be selective with his shot selection and start delivering in his favorite format, T20s.
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newscricket3 days ago

Can’t compare myself with Virat Kohli, but to know I averaging 60 is great, says Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari has admitted although he cannot be compared with Virat Kohli that it is a great feeling to know that his first-class average is seven more than the Indian skipper. After a successful tour of West Indies, Vihari is eagerly preparing for his debut home season in international cricket.
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newscricket3 days ago

Steve Smith better batsman in Tests but Virat Kohli trumps as overall package, opines Monty Panesar

Former England cricketer Monty Panesar believes it's impossible to stop run-machine Virat Kohli across format and that the Indian captain will break all records overhauling Sachin Tendulkar. Panesar also feels that as an overall batsman Kohli beats Steve Smith as the best batsman of the era.
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newscricket3 days ago

There has been no question mark over Virat's captaincy, says new RCB director Mike Hesson

RCB director of cricket Mike Hesson has stated that the team management doesn't have any question over Virat Kohli's captaincy and everyone is on the same page at the moment. He has also added that the team will keep a close eye on different domestic tournaments to get better players on board.
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