newscricket5 days ago

IND vs SA | Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up for South Africa Tests

The Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) met on Thursday to announce the squad for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa in October. 20-year-old batsman Shubman Gill has received a maiden test call-up, while misfiring Karnataka opener KL Rahul has been left out of the squad.
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newscricket15 days ago

Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha to captain India A against South Africa A in four-day matches

The BCCI senior selection committee have announced two different teams for the multi-day matches against South Africa A to be played from September 9 and Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha have been picked as captains. While Gill will lead in the first game, Saha will helm the team in the second.
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newscricket16 days ago

IND vs SA | Selectors want to pursue with Rishabh Pant and rightly so, says Sourav Ganguly

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has backed the Indian team management's decision to pick Rishabh Pant over MS Dhoni for the T20Is against South Africa. Ganguly also hailed Pant as a "special talent", while adding that veteran Wriddhiman Saha will have to wait for his opportunity.
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newscricket18 days ago

WI v IND | Rohit Sharma and Wriddhiman Saha have to wait for their opportunities, says Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir reckons Rohit Sharma and Wriddhiman Saha will have to wait for their opportunities in the Indian Test side, justifying the management’s selection to pick Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant instead. Gambhir also said that he wasn’t surprised with Ajinkya Rahane’s performance.
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featurecricket19 days ago

WI vs IND | India’s Predicted XI for the second Test against West Indies

Team India go into their final game of the West Indies tour – the second Test – knowing that they have the chance to return home without having lost a single game in the entire tour in all three formats. However, skipper Virat Kohli has some tough calls to make ahead of clash at Sabina Park.
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newscricket20 days ago

WI v IND | Rishabh Pant is God-gifted, but still needs to learn a lot, says Syed Kirmani

Indian wicket-keeping legend Syed Kirmani feels that although Rishabh Pant is a naturally gifted cricketer, he still has a lot of learn, especially in terms of his wicket-keeping. Kirmani reckons that that Wriddhiman Saha deserves to play the second Test against the West Indies ahead of Pant.
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newscricketa month ago

Rohit Sharma should be given chance to open in Tests, suggests Sourav Ganguly

Since India's veteran openers Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan have lost their form, India have struggled to find a stable pair of openers in Tests. In this light, former captain Sourav Ganguly has suggested that Rohit Sharma should open in Tests while Ajinkya Rahane consolidated the middle-order.
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newscricketa month ago

WI A vs IND A | Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha post fifties as bowlers dominate Day 1

Skipper Hanuma Vihari and wicket-keeper Wirddhiman Saha toiled hard for India 'A' on a bowler-dominated day, as the duo helped the team post a total of 201. Meanwhile, Chemar Holder and Akim Fraser starred for the hosts with the ball, as the pair claimed three wickets each in the first innings.
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newscricket2 months ago

Nadeem, Saha and Dube star as India 'A' take 1-0 lead against West Indies 'A'

The Indian 'A' team continued to impress on their tour to the Windies, as they clinched the first unofficial test against West Indies 'A' on Saturday. Fifties from Wriddhiman Saha, Shivam Dube and a 10-wicket haul from Shabaz Nadeem helped India seal victory in the first match at Antigua.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shahbaz Nadeem takes 10 as India 'A' edge closer to victory against West Indies 'A'

Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem claimed his fifth 10-wicket haul in first-class cricket as the Indian 'A' side edged closer to victory over the West Indies 'A' side in the first unofficial test. Wriddhiman Saha and Shivam Dube had earlier starred with the bat, scoring 66 and 71 runs respectively.
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