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newscricket19 days ago

Would be unfair on Rohit and Kohli to change captaincy now, opines Deep Dasgupta 

Former Indian gloveman Deep Dasgupta has suggested that changing the captain just a few months ahead of the T20 World Cup would be unfair on both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. He also added that captaining the side full-time in comparison to being a stand-in-skipper is very different.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to ‘haste’ Virat Kohli wasting a review after ignoring Ajinkya Rahane

Virat Kohli has in the past, paid the price for taking reviews in haste but none bigger than today in the World Test Championship final, where he ignored his partner, Ajinkya Rahane’s advice. Even though Rahane was confident that it was out, Kohli wasted a review, seeing three reds in return.
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cricket3 months ago

Sanju Samson, David Warner and more: who you should back to finish as their respective franchise’s Top Batsman

In stark contrast to the 2020 edition, IPL 2021 has largely overseen low-scoring affairs, but that hasn’t stopped the elite batters from shining. Today, we delve into all eight franchises and hand pick the player who you should be putting your money on to finish as the side’s top run-getter.
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Guys have been welcoming; looking to learn from ABD and Virat, states Glenn Maxwell 

Australia's hard-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell has revealed that RCB camp has been very welcoming and he's keen to learn things from the likes of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. He also added that he's hopeful that the franchise will be able to go further then they did last season.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Pujara wants to emulate the likes of Kohli, Rohit and Williamson; says 'open' to technical tweaks

Cheteshwar Pujara, who will be playing the IPL after 7 years, has revealed that he wants to follow in the footsteps of non-power-hitters, like Kohli, Smith and Williamson, who have succeeded in their own way. He added that earlier he was wary of changing his technique but now he's open to changes.
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featurecricket8 months ago

Game Plan | How India can turn tables in the third ODI against Australia 

If India ever thought changing venues will change their fortunes, they might be mistaken because things are only going to get worse if they don't start rectifying their wrongs. The last four first innings ODI scores at Manuka Oval read 372 for 2, 411 for 4, 348 for 8, and 378 for 5.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | India will get smoked 4-0 if they don't do well in white-ball series, predicts Michael Clarke

Former Aussie skipper Michael Clarke has made a bold prediction and stated that India would get whitewashed in the Tests if they don't do well in the limited-overs series. Indian skipper Virat Kohli will miss the last three Tests and Clarke feels he will need to set the tone in the first Test.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Virat Kohli is just another player, we love to hate him, professes Tim Paine 

The Tim Paine-Virat Kohli rivalry was a big talking point when Australia met India last time at home, however, Paine feels that Virat is just another player and Aussies love to hate him. Indian skipper is all set to miss three games of the four-match Test series as he will be on paternity leave. 
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | We cannot get complacent for a second with or without Virat, feels Justin Langer

Indian skipper Virat Kohli will only feature in first Test against Australia, however, Aussie coach Justin Langer still feels that the team cannot get complacent with or without Kohli. The star Indian batsman will be on paternity leave post the first Test and will miss the final three Tests. 
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newscricket9 months ago

IND v AUS | Australia would better off not saying much to Kohli, warns Steve Waugh

Virat Kohli is one of those combative cricketers who loves to get into fights with the opposition, well aware of that, Steve Waugh warned Australia not to say much to him. He added that sledging won't worry the Indian skipper much as it's better to leave great players alone on their own.
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