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IND vs NZ | Expectation vs Reality ft. flat Wellington wicket and Navdeep ‘Siraj’ Saini

The last time I came up with one of these predictions, it fell flat on my face. Humble pie is what I’ve been eating for the past month and with the Tests about to begin, I figured this would be the perfect time to do away with it. So, what is really going to unfold in the first Test in Wellington?
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs NZ | India unlikely to field all-pace attack in Wellington, admits Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli, on Wednesday, admitted that the team are unlikely to field an all-pace attack in Wellington, despite the pitch expected to have a green tinge that will assist fast bowling. Kohli further described the World Test Championship as the pinnacle of all ICC tournaments.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs NZ | Will take a call on my career probably after three years, reveals Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has minced no words in admitting that he might follow the path of partial retirement when he hits 34-35 in order to keep his body injury-free. Kohli has further added that India will not go into the New Zealand series with a set template, rather with an approach of adapting on the go.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs NZ | Ishant was very normal in nets like he used to, reveals Virat Kohli

Ahead of the first Test against New Zealand, Virat Kohli has stated that Ishant Sharma looked very normal in the nets and bowled with the same intensity like he used to before the ankle injury. Kohli has also hinted that Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw will open the innings at the Basin Reserve.
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newscricket2 days ago

Will pick Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam over Steve Smith and Root, reveals Aakash Chopra

Former India opener Aakash Chopra has come up with his very own 'fab four' where he's picked Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam over incumbents Joe Root and Steve Smith. Chopra also stated that the ‘Fab Four’ will always begin with Virat Kohli, who he believes is the best batsman across all formats.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs NZ | Play the game to get guys like Virat Kohli out, reveals Trent Boult

Fit-again New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult says that he plays the game to get out guys like Kohli and test himself against the best. Boult further stated that everyone recognizes Kohli's greatness and attested that he is ready to challenge the Indian captain in the upcoming two-Test series.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs NZ | Big hearted Yuzvendra Chahal is great person to tap into, reveals Ish Sodhi

Ish Sodhi has insisted that Yuzvendra Chahal is a great person to tap into and is a big-hearted person which allows the Kiwi to pick his brains. Sodhi has also showered praise on Ravichandran Ashwin, stating that it was amazing an off-spinner like him can bowl googlies with effortless esse.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC T20I Rankings | KL Rahul remains at No.2 as Kohli nears a top ten exit

India’s KL Rahul maintained his place as No.2 batsman in ICC’s latest release of T20I rankings with the Indian skipper Virat Kohli drops to No.10 after the terrible display against New Zealand in the recently concluded series. Babar Azam, however, has maintained himself at the top of the rankings.
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newscricket4 days ago

Reports | India set to play day-night Test in Australia

A BCCI source confirmed on Sunday that India are set to play a day-night Test during their much-anticipated tour of Australia later this year. Skipper Virat Kohli had expressed his team’s readiness to take on the challenge a day-night Test prior to Australia’s ODI tour of India last month.
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newscricket6 days ago

Twitter reacts to RCB fans relaunching 'Ee Saala Cup Namde' campaign after logo change

Fans of Royal Challengers Bangalore took to Twitter to belt out 'Ee Saala Cup Namde' after an overhaul in the design similar to Delhi Capitals, who reached playoffs in the first season after logo change. Meanwhile, a few other fans were disappointed that it was still Bangalore and not Bengaluru.
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