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newscricket2 months ago

Discussed with coaches and watched lot of my batting videos after being dropped, reveals KL Rahul

KL Rahul has revealed that he watched his Test batting video clips and discussed the same with his coaches after he was dropped from the Test side two years ago. Rahul also said that his body was tested after donning the gloves in India's practice match against County XI, where he scored 101.
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newscricket2 months ago

Wriddhiman Saha, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Bharat Arun rejoin India squad after isolation

Wriddhiman Saha, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Bharat Arun, who had to go into isolation after being identified as close contacts of a Covid-infected staff member, have rejoined the Indian squad 10 days ahead of the first Test. Saha and Easwaran missed the warm-up game against County XI due to isolation.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha set to be available for the first Test against England

With reports suggesting that Rishabh Pant has already completed his ten-day isolation period, it is suggested that the duo of Wriddhiman Saha and Pant are expected to be available for the first Test. Alongside that, the reports also insisted that Pant has been recovering well from the virus.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Saha and Easwaran forced into isolation as support staff tests positive for COVID-19

Two more Indian cricketers, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Wriddhiman Saha have been reportedly forced into isolation owing to throwdown expert Dayanand Garani testing positive for COVID-19. The development means that Saha and Easwaran, along with Pant, will not feature in the warm-up match.
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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | India announce 15-man squad for final; Umesh and Vihari make the cut

On Tuesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the 15-man squad for the World Test Championship final, against New Zealand, with Umesh Yadav and Hanuma Vihari making the cut. Meanwhile, Shardul, Rahul, Washington, Axar, Mayank miss out on the last cut for the final.
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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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featurecricket5 months 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