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IND vs NZ | Legends react as Ajaz Patel emulates Anil Kumble, Jim Laker in a record 10-wicket haul

Ajaz Patel achieved a special milestone, when he bagged all 10 wickets in the first innings of the ongoing second India-New Zealand Test in Mumbai. The left-arm spinner returned 10/119, and joined legendary yesteryear spinners, England’s Jim Laker and India’s Anil Kumble, in achieving the feat.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | India should play fearless brand of cricket in the white-ball format, opines Virender Sehwag

Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag has stated that India should play a fearless brand of cricket in the white-ball format despite their early exit from the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. The former Indian cricketer also added that the players should express themselves freely and take risks.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Virat Kohli shouldn’t leave Test and ODI captaincy, feels Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag feels that Virat Kohli shouldn’t leave Test and ODI captaincy, after having already quitted as the team’s T20I captain. Following India’s early T20 World Cup 2021 exit, Sehwag added that the team should introspect on having not won any major ICC tournament for a long time.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | IPL contract is just around the corner for Najibullah Zadran, feels Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag believes that Afghanistan batsman Najibullah Zadran is very close to getting IPL contract, following his brilliance at the T20 World Cup 2021. Zadran scored an explosive 73 off 48 against New Zealand on Sunday, was the lone batting star in his team's first innings effort of 124/8.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Virender Sehwag names five India players who should be groomed for next T20 World Cup

Virender Sehwag has named Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shreyas Iyer in his five-players list be groomed for the T20 World Cup 2022. The former India opener added that these players can be given opportunities in near future to gain valuable experience.
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newscricketa month ago

Rohit Sharma is the best candidate to lead India in T20Is, feels Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag feels that Rohit Sharma is the best candidate to lead the Indian team in T20Is, as he has done well for Mumbai Indians in the IPL. His comments came while replying to a fan query on his Facebook Watch show Virugiri.com, and he admitted that there are many candidates to fit the role.
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newscricketa month ago

'Don’t tell Rahul Dravid how to run the team' – Ajay Jadeja's request to BCCI

Ajay Jadeja has requested BCCI to let Rahul Dravid run the Indian team on his own, and move alongside his vision, after the former captain was appointed as the head coach. The home series against New Zealand, beginning right after the T20 World Cup will mark the start of Dravid’s tenure.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Former and present cricketers back Mohammed Shami after pacer faces online abuse

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and other cricketing greats extended their support to Mohammed Shami, after the pacer was subjected to online abuse following India’s defeat to Pakistan at the T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai on Sunday. Leading political figures too, backed the 31-year-old.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Pakistan's chances to beat India are best in this format, says Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has said that Pakistan has the best chance to beat India in the T20I format as Pakistan might not play well in the ODI format. Sehwag added that it takes only one player to win the match for his team in T20Is but Pakistan still haven't managed to beat Indian in the ICC event.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | I would like to make Ravichandran Ashwin the captain of Delhi Capitals next year, says Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has said that his choice for the skipper of Delhi Capitals will be Ravichandran Ashwin in the next season of the IPL. Ashwin has previously captained Punjab Kings for two seasons in 2018 and 2019 before he started playing for Delhi in 2020 and has been a premium spinner for the team.
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