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newscricket23 days ago

Wriddhiman Saha questions IPL's bubble tightness, says 'UAE' was a better option to host

In a rather revealing statement, Wriddhiman Saha became the first player to give a sneak peek into how this year's IPL bubble wasn't as tight and even added that UAE would have been definitely better hosts. Saha was also one of the players who had tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.
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newscricket24 days ago

Pant should be India's first-choice wicket-keeper in England, admits Wriddhiman Saha

Veteran gloveman Wriddhiman Saha, in a rather surprising statement, asserted that his rival wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant should start in Tests in England as he has done a good job till now. He also added that KS Bharat was added to the squad due to outside risks than anything else.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | KS Bharat to travel to England as cover for Wriddhiman Saha

The Indian selectors have reportedly roped in Andhra wicket-keeper KS Bharat as cover for Wriddhiman Saha, who only recently recovered from the Covid-19 virus. The move is said to be precautionary, and Bharat, who is an India A regular, is expected to travel to England with the rest of the squad.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Wriddhiman Saha tests COVID-19 positive again; Michael Hussey returns negative report

Earlier in the week, the duo of Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier returned home after a ten-day isolation period following contracting the virus. Now, SRH’s Wriddhiman Saha has tested COVID-19 positive yet again in the tests while elsewhere, Michael Hussey has returned a negative report.
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featurecricketa month ago

No escaping the inevitable - the complete timeline of events that unfolded in a COVID-struck IPL 2021

After 25 days of escaping the inevitable, the COVID situation in IPL went to a point of no return on May 4 as the BCCI decided to pull the plug on the tournament indefinitely. We look at every single COVID-related event in the tournament that will now forever be remembered for the wrong reasons.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Reports | Wriddhiman Saha tests COVID-19 positive; SRH-MI likely to be postponed

While reports earlier in the day suggested that the SRH-MI game would go ahead without any concerns, multiple reports have pointed out that SRH’s wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has tested positive. Reports also indicated that DC’s Amit Mishra too has tested positive for the virus.
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cricket2 months ago

Three bets from the Mumbai vs Hyderabad game that will set up a grand weekend for you

Two games, two defeats and the sun is yet to rise for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2021. And now in game nine of the tourney, they will take on the defending champions Mumbai Indians, who are coming off a thrilling win over KKR in Chennai, which has yielded poor results for SRH.
featurecricket2 months ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Sunrisers Hyderabad edition: There will be spin ft. Rashid Khan and David Warner

Shahrukh Khan and Priety Zinta might well be the movie mafias of the IPL but if there's one team worth making a movie on (hit movie unlike something made on KKR/KXIP), it would be Sunrisers Hyderabad. They are a full Bollywood story. It starts off with underestimation. No one gives them a chance.
Harshit Anand
newscricket4 months ago

Feel Dhoni took a decision to retire in Test cricket to groom Wriddhiman Saha, expresses Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma opening up on MS Dhoni’s retirement in Australia opined that Dhoni’s decision might have stemmed from the possibility of grooming Wriddhiman Saha for the home tours. He also recalled an episode with Dhoni, when the former skipper was left hanging by Ishant in his last Test.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs ENG | I take a lot of pride in improving myself and correcting my mistakes quickly, asserts Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has asserted that once he realizes his mistakes, he doesn't do any let up in correcting those errors and that trait is something he takes a lot of pride on. The Indian skipper has further stated that Rishabh Pant worked really hard on his keeping and that is reaping dividends now.
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