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newscricketa day ago

Reports | MS Dhoni not awarded central contract due to lack of appearances

MS Dhoni, whose name was not included in BCCI's list of centrally contracted players for the 2019-20 season, was reportedly not offered a contract as he did not feature in enough games. Dhoni last featured for India in the World Cup and has missed all 7 ODIs and 13 T20Is post the tournament.
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newscricket3 days ago

Want to focus on opportunities I am currently getting, states Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha revealed that he is not taking any excessive pressure for not being able to play for India in all three formats and is only focussing on the opportunities he is getting right now. The 35-year-old has further admitted that if given the chance, he would surely play in all formats.
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newscricket4 days ago

ICC Women's World T20 2020 | Never thought things will happen so fast, claims Richa Ghosh

16-year-old Richa Ghosh is set to be on her maiden international tour in the form of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup and she hardly believed that things would work out for her so fast. The talented youngster had a fantastic Challenger Trophy which has seen her book her berth in India's squad.
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newscricket6 days 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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newscricket8 days ago

IPL performance to decide MS Dhoni’s WT20 participation, implies Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has hinted at MS Dhoni’s future in India's T20I setup, more specifically his participation the WT20 in Australia, depending on his IPL performance. The former India captain has not played professional cricket since India’s semifinal loss against New Zealand in 2019 WC.
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newscricket22 days ago

Don’t need to bat differently to play ODIs, says Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane in an exclusive interview to Hindustan Times said that there is no need for him to change his technique to play in ODIs. Rahane who played last ODI in 2018 believes, his game is well suited for all formats and given opportunity, he is ready to grab it in limited-overs cricket.
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newscricket25 days ago

IND vs WI | Not the best keeper, Rishabh Pant is a match-winner with bat, reckons Simon Doull

Simon Doull believes that Rishabh Pant is facing too much criticism for his keeping technique and he feels that Pant must be backed because he is a match-winner with the bat. Pant has dropped some tough catches against the spinners and that is one area that Doull reckons he must improve on.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni believes in letting his work speak, reveals Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha has stated that MS Dhoni doesn't speak a lot, but likes to do his work speak on his behalf - something that he had learnt by spending three years with CSK. Saha has also added that Dhoni advised the Indian cricketers to stay together for a long time to take Test cricket forward.
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newscricketa month ago

Back injury hard to return from for Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah, reckons Mohinder Amarnath

Former Indian all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath expressed his concern over the back injuries that Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah faced recently by saying that it will not be easy for them to recover quickly. Hardik and Bumrah are a crucial part of India's core and their services are dearly missed.
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newscricketa month ago

Rahul Dravid used to encourage me by referring to Pat Cummins’ story, reveals Kamlesh Nagarkoti

Kamlesh Nagarkoti has revealed that Rahul Dravid, his mentor and current director at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), used to encourage him during his rehabilitation by referring to Australian Pat Cummins’ story. Nagarkoti has not played professional cricket for two years due to injuries.
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