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newscricket19 hours ago

Kohli told me he was shocked looking at my pace, reveals Mohammad Irfan

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan revealed an incident involving himself and Kohli, where the now-Indian skipper allegedly expressed his disbelief in the left-armer being able to clock 150 kph. Irfan said that Kohli, due to feedback from coaching staff, had initially thought of him as a ‘medium pacer’.
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newscricket2 days ago

Glenn Maxwell names best IPL XI; picks Mohit Sharma as frontline seamer

Australia’s Glenn Maxwell, in a chat with Harsha Bhogle, picked his Best IPL XI and interestingly chose former Kings XI Punjab teammate Mohit Sharma as one of the three frontline seamers of his side. Maxwell’s side included Kohli, Warner, and ABD, but there was no place for Rohit Sharma.
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newscricket6 days ago

Four Indians in Cheteshwar Pujara’s World Test XI; Williamson picked as opener

India’s Cheteshwar Pujara, on a Cricbuzz chat show with Harsha Bhogle, picked his ‘World Test XI’ and opted for four Indians - himself, Virat Kohli, Ravi Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah. While the side had obvious inclusions such as Smith and Stokes, Pujara interestingly opted for Williamson to open.
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newscricket7 days ago

England white-ball tour of India postponed until early 2021

Due to the ICC T20 World Cup postponement and the present COVID-19 situation in India, the BCCI and ECB have confirmed that England men’s white-ball tour to India will be postponed until early 2021. The tour was originally scheduled to be played in late September to early October 2020.
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featurecricket7 days ago

A strategy to multi-dimensional success in T20 Cricket

T20 cricket, being a fast-paced format, has garnered a great deal of interest from almost everyone and the growth of this format have also led to the formation of international and domestic teams with an increased amount of focus in strategies, coaches, analysts and dissections of abilities.
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newscricket7 days ago

Hope my experience comes in handy for RCB and Virat Kohli, states Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has stated that he hopes his experience comes in handy and of help for the Virat Kohli-led RCB side in UAE. While admitting that he can’t wait to join RCB, Finch also added that he hopes to ease some pressure off the shoulders of Virat Kohli in the 2020 edition of the tournament.
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newscricket8 days ago

ENG vs PAK | Babar Azam under-appreciated because Pakistan in Indian cricket’s shadow, feels Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain is of the opinion that Babar Azam’s remarkable achievements have flown under the radar due to Pakistan’s underwhelming nature abd getting lost in the shadow of Indian cricket. The former English skipper argued that Azam’s performances have given birth to a ‘Fab 5’.
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newscricket9 days ago

Virat asks a lot of questions about match situations when he comes out to bat, reveals Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara has stated that Virat Kohli would enquire about a lot of things related to the game situation when he comes out to bat and he would try to formulate his own approach accordingly. The Indian No.3 has also added that oppositions’ focus on Kohli helps him relax a bit at the other end.
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newscricket10 days ago

Dhoni told me that I wasn’t in selectors’ plans for 2019 World Cup, reveals Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh, who announced his international retirement in June 2019, revealed that it was MS Dhoni who told him that he was not in the selectors’ plans for the 2019 World Cup. Yuvraj was phased out of the Indian set-up by the selectors in 2017, post the tour of Windies which followed CT 2017.
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newscricket11 days ago

Ravi Shastri gives Virat Kohli his space which extracts the best out of him, states Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra has stated that Ravi Shastri gives Virat Kohli his space, which helps the management get the best out of the Indian captain. While adding that they share a good relationship, Nehra admitted that it should be a 50-50 partnership between the two which would help the team.
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