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newscricket15 days ago

Thought we won World Cup after Eden Gardens frenzy on IPL debut, shares Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar recalled his glorious IPL debut at the Eden Gardens where he picked up 4 wickets for just 11 runs to dismantle a solid Delhi batting line up. Then KKR skipper Sourav Ganguly shared how difficult it was to lead him as he withdrew after just three games.
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newscricket15 days ago

Road Safety World Series | Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends to take on Brian Lara’s Windies side in opener

Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends side will take on the West Indies legend side captained by Brian Lara in the opening fixture of the Road Safety World Series on March 7. A total of 11 matches will be played between five teams with Australia, Sri Lanka and South Africa amongst the other three.
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newscricketa month ago

Hope communication between Pant and Kohli is better than what it was between me and Dhoni, states Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag believes that communication between the team management and a player about his role should be clear so as to maintain healthy relationships in the side. Sehwag referred to the miscommunication between him and MS Dhoni pointed out that something like it shouldn’t happen with Pant.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Dhoni would have chosen Jadeja over Bumrah for super over, believes Virender Sehwag

Former India opener Virender Sehwag believes that MS Dhoni wouldn’t have picked “a struggling” Jasprit Bumrah for the super over had he been leading the side in Hamilton on Wednesday. Sehwag shared that Dhoni would have gone with Ravindra Jadeja, which he believes would have been the right decision.
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newscricketa month ago

Hope KL Rahul is persisted with at No. 5 slot, asserts Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag is hopeful that the Indian team management will not repeat their mistake of constant chopping aand changing and will persist with KL Rahul at the number five position. Rahul scored a fantastic knock of 81 against Australia in the second ODI and showcased his finishing skills.
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newscricketa month ago

Rohit Sharma instills fear in the hearts of bowlers just like I did, asserts Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag believes that Rohit Sharma plays the same attacking brand of cricket he, himself, used to play for India, instilling fear in the minds of bowlers. Rohit smashed a brilliant 119 in the final ODI as India were able to chase down the target of 287 and win the final ODI and the series.
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newscricketa month ago

IND v AUS | Preparation was fine but batsmen lacked positive intent, opines Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag reckons it was the lack of positive intent from the batsmen, not preparation, that resulted in India’s humiliating loss against Australia at the Wankhede. Sehwag also called on skipper Virat Kohli to assure players of their place in the side and help them express themselves.
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newscricket2 months ago

Small innovations are fine, but five-day Test cricket is romance, states Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has said that while he is supportive of minor innovations like names on jerseys and pink ball Tests, he cannot be for the soul of 5-day Tests being changed. With his remarks, Sehwag has joined the likes of Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri in backing the traditional format.
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newscricket2 months ago

Mansoor Ali Pataudi’s advice changed my Test style, reveals Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag, who delivered the Tiger Pataudi Memorial lecture on Sunday, has admitted that Mansoor Ali Pataudi’s advice changed the way he played Test cricket. He also talked about Sourav Ganguly as BCCI president and hoped that India would win the World T20 Cup in Australia later this year.
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newscricket2 months ago

Legends and pundits wish Rahul 'THE WALL' Dravid on his birthday

Rahul Dravid's contribution to Cricket in India is brilliant, whether it is as a player for the Indian Cricket Team or as a Coach for the youth of Indian cricket. So, the cricketing fraternity took to twitter and wished him on his birthday and reminded us how big a legend Rahul Dravid was!
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