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newscricket20 days ago

IND vs ENG | Kohli will be back to his best in the next two Tests, believes WV Raman

Former India cricketer turned commentator WV Raman has remarked that Virat Kohli showed glimpses of returning to form in the second innings of the Headingley Test, where he scored a patient half-century. He believes that Kohli will be back to his best in the next two Tests.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Will be surprised if Rahul Dravid doesn't turn into India's full-time coach, claims WV Raman 

WV Raman has proclaimed that it would be surprising if Rahul Dravid doesn't take over as India's head coach in times to come. He also added that the Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan will need to be patient and ensure that he scores runs to impress the selectors for the T20 World Cup.
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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | India are favourites to lift WTC trophy against New Zealand, opines WV Raman

Former Indian women’s team head coach WV Raman has predicted the Indian side as the favourites to win the inaugural World Test Championship final. Raman also talked about the various aspects of playing in England, where the conditions are considerably tilted towards the bowling unit.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND W vs ENG W | WV Raman backs attacking Shafali Verma to come good in Tests 

Former Indian women's head coach WV Raman has thrown his weight behind youngster Shafali Verma and backed her to ace the Test format with her attacking game. He also added that a quick start is priceless and cited the example of Prithvi Shaw from U-19 cricket as to how he would get quick runs.
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newscricket4 months ago

Learnt a lot from WV Raman during his tenure as coach, reveals Jhulan Goswami

Veteran Indian cricketer Jhulan Goswami heaped praise on the now-relieved WV Raman and attested that the entire team learnt a lot from the 55-year-old during his tenure as the coach of the Women’s team. Goswami also said that she is keen to work with Powar, who BCCI have appointed as the new coach.
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newscricket4 months ago

Letter to Sourav Ganguly was to ensure players adhere to healthy team culture, admits WV Raman

After his exit as the coach of the Indian women’s team, WV Raman has admitted that his letter to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly was merely to ensure players adhered to healthy team culture. He also added that during his tenure, he advised the players to put aside the differences and play together.
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newscricket4 months ago

Transparency is the need of the hour in Women’s cricket, insists Snehal Pradhan

Former Indian cricketer Snehal Pradhan feels that lack of transparency and accountability on the part of the BCCI is hurting Women’s cricket, and believes that it’s time that fans demand more from those in charge of matters. Among other things, Pradhan was critical of the selection process.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Lack of continuity has stalled women's cricket growth, time for BCCI to make projects long-term

On 20 December 2018, BCCI had appointed former Indian batsman WV Raman as the head coach of the Indian women’s team, for the next three years. Three years later, Ramesh Powar, who was replaced in the first place, has returned to become the head coach of the national team. But what does this hold?
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newscricket4 months ago

WV Raman alleges 'certain personal goals overriding team's objectives' in scathing letter to BCCI

In his letter to BCCI following his exit as Indian women’s team coach, WV Raman has alleged that certain personal goals in the camp have overridden the team’s objectives. He also added that he is more than happy to accept the rejection if it was due to his incompetence as a coach during his tenure.
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newscricket6 months ago

Would like to have about ten days of net sessions for women's team ahead of a new series, asserts WV Raman

Indian Women's team coach WV Raman has stated that he would like to have at least 10 days of net sessions for the women's team ahead of the next scheduled series in India. Meanwhile, ODI captain Mithali Raj felt that that the series going ahead was the biggest gain for the women.
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