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newscricket11 hours ago

Rohit Sharma is my idol, reveals Haider Ali

Pakistan cricket’s rising talent Haider Ali has revealed that India’s limited-overs vice-captain and opening batsman Rohit Sharma is his idol. The 19-year-old right-hander scored 239 runs in nine matches of PSL 2020 for the Peshawar Zalmi’s, before the T20 league was postponed due to COVID-19.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli pledges support in battle against COVID-19 pandemic

Indian men's cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma pledged their support to the PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister's Relief Fund in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Kohli has been urging people to stay at home and took it to Twitter to announce the decision.
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featurecricket2 days ago

Kuldeep Yadav - an unfulfilled dream in whites

The ball leaves the hand, draws Glenn Maxwell forward, and before he could realise anything, it turns the other way to leave him flummoxed. The dismissal was Kuldeep Yadav’s Test debut in a nutshell - more of a spin masterclass than relying on his mystery factor.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 days ago

Wasim Jaffer names Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni in his all time IPL XI

Former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer, who announced his retirement last month, has picked his all-time IPL XI and included the star trio of Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma. Jaffer has also opted for Chris Gayle, Rashid Khan, Lasith Malinga and Andre Russell as his four overseas players.
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featurecricket2 days ago

How IPL teams would look and fare if they only comprised of Indian players

Earlier this week, we argued why the absence of overseas players will not dent the quality of IPL by any imagination and now, we’re here to prove our point. What will be the outlook of each and every franchise if they only had Indian players and, in that case, how strong would they be?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 days ago

KL Rahul is an all-format player for India, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer, in a Q&A session on Twitter, labelled Indian batsman KL Rahul as an all-format player, which Jaffer believes is one of his strengths. He also admitted no one would break Rohit’s ODI score of 264 while also mentioning that Virat Kohli has the skills to set multiple records.
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newscricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli is the boss, I’m merely there to take pressure off him, admits Ravi Shastri

Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has labelled skipper Virat Kohli as the ‘boss’ and admitted that his role in the team is to merely support the captain and ensure that the players are well-prepared. Having been appointed as coach in 2017, Shastri has now worked with Kohli for three years.
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newscricket3 days ago

India’s fitness revolution started with Virat Kohli, states Ravi Shastri

India’s coach Ravi Shastri believes that Virat Kohli is solely responsible for bringing about the fitness revolution that the Indian side has witnessed in the last five years. Kohli is widely renowned as one of the fittest athletes in the world and made sacrifices aplenty to fine-tune his body.
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newscricket3 days ago

Physical and mental fatigue started to creep into Indian dressing room, reveals Ravi Shastri

India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has admitted that towards the end part of the New Zealand series, the Indian dressing room had players suffering from both physical and mental fatigue before cricket came to a halt. Shastri sees the break as a good one both for players and coaching staff.
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featurecricket4 days ago

The Indian cricketers needed this break but they hate to admit it

What good can come out of a Global Pandemic? If you think about it, there’s not much. The world goes into panic mode, economies crash, thousands of people lose their jobs, millions are left affected and a million more stranded, and the chaos that ensues ensures that normalcy is wiped out for good.
Anirudh Suresh