newscricket13 hours ago

Virender Sehwag hands out the hilarious "Viru Gharelu Awards" on Twitter

After retiring from cricket Virender Sehwag has taken up the role of a commentator and Twitter celebrity. His talents as the latter were on full display after India beat Australia in Dharamsala when he started the "Viru Gharelu Awards" comparing cricketers to everyday objects.
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newscricket2 days ago

WATCH | Steve Smith ignores umpire's suggestion, opts for horrendous review

Since DRS-gate, it appears the review Gods have decided to punish Australia, with Steve Smith failing to get his reviews right. Today, in the ongoing Dharamsala Test, even after umpire Marais Erasmus indicated that there had been an inside edge, Smith opted to go for an unsuccessful lbw review.
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newscricket9 days ago

Darren Lehmann acknowledges the threat Ravindra Jadeja poses on Day 5

Darren Lehmann has acknowledged the fact that his batsmen will have to be wary of spinner Ravindra Jadeja on the last day of the Ranchi Test. The Australia coach also said his batsmen will have to display the the patience shown by Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha if they are to avoid defeat.
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newscricket9 days ago

Wriddhiman Saha: It's my best Test knock so far

Wriddhiman Saha has rated his 117 in the ongoing third Test against Australia as his best knock and added that the support that he is getting from the team has had a positive impact on his batting. Saha and Cheteshwar Pujara shared in a 199-run partnership to lead India to a mammoth 603/9.
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reportcricket10 days ago

India vs Australia | Talking points from Day 4 in Ranchi

India ended the day with the upper hand as Australia lost the wickets of David Warner and Nathan Lyon after conceding the first innings lead to India. Riding on a brilliant Pujara-Saha partnership, India managed to score 603/9 before Virat Kohli decided to send the Australians into bat again.
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newscricket10 days ago

Twitter reacts to Goofy Gaffaney's out-not out and Pujara's "marathon"

It was a day to remember for Indians as Pujara and Saha virtually played out the whole day and tired out the Australian bowlers. Pujara broke Dravid's record of most balls faced by an Indian in Tests and also became the first Indian to face 500 balls in a single innings in Test cricket.
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newscricket10 days ago

Watch | Steve Smith opts for the worst review of the series

After all the abuse India have taken for their review calls in the ongoing series, it's Australia's turn to face the trolls after their horrendous review against Wriddhiman Saha in the Ranchi Test today. Smith looked hesitant in opting for the review, but pressure from teammates forced his hand.
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newscricket12 days ago

Watch: Saha leaves everyone in splits after "tackling" Smith to the ground

Wriddhiman Saha and Steve Smith were responsible for the day's funniest moment when the duo ended up on the ground after Saha tried to catch a ball wedged between Smith's legs. As if things weren't funny enough, Saha went on to appeal for the wicket but found Ian Gould walking away laughing.
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Indian team's rigourous fielding session in Bengaluru

India lost the first Test of the four-match series against Australia by 333 runs, their poor fielding as much to blame as their disappointing batting in the first innings. It appears like India are no longer taking any chances as the side underwent a meticulous fielding session in Bengaluru.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Matthew Renshaw's Delhi belly and Saha's superman catch

It was a tough day for the Australian cricket team as they couldn't capitalize on the brilliant start from Renshaw and Warner with the middle order crumbling against the Indian spinners. The funnier moments of the day saw Renshaw running back to the pavilion and Jadeja's mystery ball to Handscomb.
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