newscricket17 hours ago

Chahal thinks seniors like Virat Kohli can’t be blamed for RCB’s poor performance

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended last in this year’s IPL, but Yuzvendra Chahal thinks it is not right to blame seniors like Virat Kohli for their dismal show. The leggie had been the leading wicket-taker for the franchise last year with 21 wickets but ended up with just 14 wickets this year.
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newscricketa day ago

Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli differ in opinion regarding pay hike

Indian team coach Anil Kumble and Indian skipper Virat Kohli may have a difference in opinion on the salary hike as proposed by Kumble. In a meeting with the BCCI Kumble suggested an extra allowance for Kohli. However, an official revealed that Kohli has not personally requested for a hike yet.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | England will be hard to get past, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has described hosts England as the side to beat at next month's Champions Trophy. The India skipper also said judging by England's dazzling record in the recent past, India will need to step up their game if they are to retain the crown that they won in 2013 under MS Dhoni in England.
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newscricket2 days ago

Kohli thinks MS Dhoni was too burdened in last couple of years

Virat Kohli in a press conference in London said that MS Dhoni was too burdened in the past few years because of the responsibility of the various roles he played in the team. MSD has been striking the ball relatively better lately and Kohli credits that to his ability to play freely now.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli: You take a lot away from failures

Virat Kohli feels that season for Royal Challengers Bangalore's “bizarre” season was a learning curve. Kohli and his troops displayed incredible performances last year to finish as runners-up but finished with the wooden spoon in the latest edition of the Indian Premier League.
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newscricket2 days ago

BCCI seeks applicants for Head Coach as Kumble’s tenure ends

Earlier today, the BCCI invited applications for the position of Head Coach for India’s Senior India Men’s Team post as Kumble’s tenure comes to an end on June 24. The BCCI made it clear that there will be no auto-extension for the veteran and will follow the same procedure as other applicants.
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newscricket2 days ago

Need to be best player motivates me, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul has said that his hunger to be the best batsman in the longest format of the game is what drives him to perform better. The Karnataka batsman, who started the season at the 57th position, managed to break into the top 10 due to some exceptional performances against England and Australia.
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newscricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli : India-Pakistan is just another game of cricket

Virat Kohli, in a press conference today, has said that the India-Pakistan rivalry is certainly a clash that fans look forward to, but from the players' point of view it as just another game of cricket. The two teams will face each other for the first time in an ODI since World Cup '15 on June 4.
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newscricket6 days ago

Ajit Agarkar's all-time IPL XI

Ajit Agarkar named Virat Kohli as the captain of his all time IPL XI. Meanwhile, MS Dhoni was the notable absentee from Agarkar’s squad as the former Indian speedster chose AB de Villiers as his wicketkeeper- batsman for the side. Agarkar seemed to have found an interesting balance in his squad.
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newscricket7 days ago

Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers miss out on Cricinfo's all-time IPL XI

Cricinfo announced their all-time IPL XI but surprisingly both Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers failed to make the cut. While the website included all the usual suspects, the list raised more questions around who didn't make the cut rather than who was actually picked in the playing XI.
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