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newscricket18 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Ravi sir tells us very inspiring stories from his playing days, reveals Washington Sundar 

Youngster Washington Sundar has admitted that India's head coach Ravi Shastri narrates inspiring stories from his heydays to Indian players. The all-rounder also added that much like Shastri, he also wants to open in Test cricket for India one day and reckons that it will be a blessing.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs AUS | It was actually a dream game for all of us, raves Washington Sundar

Washington Sundar, who made his Test debut in really unforeseen circumstances, stated that his partnership with Shardul Thakur was really crucial for the Indian team in the Brisbane Test. The Tamil Nadu all-rounder further stated that it was actually a dream game for him and the rest of the players.
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newscricket3 days ago

Strengthening the bench was a process the management started 3 years ago, reveals Bharath Arun

Team India’s bowling coach Bharath Arun has stated that reserve bowlers of the Indian team did not become world-class overnight, and claimed that developing a strong bench was a process that the management started 3 years ago. Arun further spoke of the impact the ‘net bowlers’ created in the series.
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featurecricket6 days ago

IND vs AUS | Gabba Day 5 Talking Points: Summer of Pat Cummins, Orchestrator Shubman Gill and History made

328 runs as a target - on Day 5 of the Gabba Test, the rain gods weren’t favouring a result, the odds were stacked against the visitors yet it was Australia under the pump. Their home record, their aggression and everything in between were broken by the Indian attack and the resilience.
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featurecricket7 days ago

A poker-faced Washington Sundar triumphs on a day of Australian Chess

Chess and poker are oddly different sports yet staggeringly similar - both require the best of minds to crack. However, the only thing that makes them different are the stakes on offer and in Gabba, the stakes were high, possibly higher than what a round of poker could offer in Las Vegas.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket7 days ago

IND vs AUS | Felt really nice to dismiss Smith and Labuschagne, expresses Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj, who made his debut in the MCG Test, has expressed his happiness after dismissing the in-form duo of Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne in the ongoing Gabba Test. He also thanked skipper Ajinkya Rahane for instilling confidence and faith in the youngsters throughout the series.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND vs AUS | Washington Sundar has got the temperament of a top order player, opines Tom Moody 

Former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody has opined that India's all-rounder Washington Sundar, who made 62 today, has the mindset of a 'top-order' batsman. He also applauded Shardul Thakur for top-scoring in India's first innings with 67 and found him a 'clean hitter' of the cricket ball.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND vs AUS | Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar batted beautifully, expresses Josh Hazlewood 

Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood was full of praise for Shardul and Sundar and felt they batted beautifully on day three. He also added that the big partnership also showed that the wicket is very good to bat on and also expressed his happiness at getting rid of Cheteshwar Pujara.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND vs AUS | You don’t need extra motivation when the score at 1-1, feels Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur, after playing an epic innings in Brisbane, has revealed that a player doesn’t need any extra motivation to do well when the series is at 1-1. The Mumbai player has also added that he and Washington Sundar wanted to use the bounce of the wicket to play strokes in regular intervals.
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featurecricket8 days ago

IND vs AUS | Gabba Day 3 Talking Points: Josh ‘halcyon’ Hazlewood and Washington Sundar's tall-chips

The Gabba really was Australia’s fortress, at least till the time Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur walked in to bat. But ever since then, the Australian bowling has suffered the wrath, the pain and familiar sorrow returned on Paine’s face, as the visitors reduced the lead to 23 runs.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam