newscricket3 days ago

Reports | India to rest Rohit Sharma in the series against Australia

According to a Hindu report, the Indian cricket team might rest Rohit Sharma along with some other key players in the upcoming ODI and T20I series against Australia ahead of the World Cup. India will play two T20Is in February and five ODIs next month against the touring Australia side.
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newscricket5 days ago

Kuldeep Yadav jumps one place to career-best No. 2 in T20I rankings

Kuldeep Yadav gets a personal best ICC T20I ranking after his performance in last game of the recently-concluded series in New Zealand. Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson were other players who progressed within the top 20 of the ICC T20I rankings after the recent series.
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newscricket6 days ago

Important to have the right mix of experience and youth, asserts MSK Prasad

Chief Indian selector MSK Prasad revealed that to win a major competition like the World Cup it would be important to have the right mix of experience and youthful exuberance in the squad. Prasad also went on to praise the development of in-form wrist spinners - Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.
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newscricket8 days ago

10 Things you Missed | From Rohit Sharma wearing someone else's jersey to Dhoni and Pant hitting one-handed shots

A lot of you have very good cricketing knowledge but even you have to do a lot of chores when the game is on. We sit resolutely in front of the TV to watch the entire game for finding strange and unusual things. We know you've failed to observe these 10 enthralling incidents which you have missed.
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featurecricket8 days ago

India vs New Zealand | India’s Predicted XI for second T20I at Eden Park in Auckland

After losing the first T20I, India will go to Eden Park with the hope of keeping the series alive. The visitors were completely outplayed in the first game, and the second match gives them an opportunity to right the wrongs and a chance to see if their bowlers can hold their own in tough situations.
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newscricket9 days ago

VIDEO | MS Dhoni trolls Yuzvendra Chahal for making continuous field changes like Muralitharan

MS Dhoni’s funny quips have been an ever-present behind the stumps and the broadcasters have shown them time and time again to earn huge TRPs. In the fifth ODI, there was a funny MS Dhoni moment when he trolled Yuzvendra Chahal for his excessive field change, by calling them "Muralitharan-alike".
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featurecricket10 days ago

India vs New Zealand | India’s predicted XI for the first T20I at Wellington

After a comprehensive win in the ODIs, India now have a chance to do the limited overs double when the two sides go head to head in the T20I series from tomorrow. With two first team players, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah, unavailable, skipper Rohit Sharma will have a big decision on his hands.
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newscricket10 days ago

Art of reading the spinners out of the hand is on the decline, believes Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh claims that the subtle art of reading spinners by observing their hand movements is not being practised anymore in modern day cricket. The former KXIP spinner further added that he hopes Indian selectors will keep Ravindra Jadeja in contention for a spot in the national team.
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newscricket11 days ago

VIDEO | Boult pulls off "Flying Jonty" with elan to leave Shami awestruck in the middle of the pitch

Is there anything that Trent Boult can't do on the field? The left-arm pacer pulled off an excellent flying run-out like Jonty Rhodes used to do during his days and that left Mohammed Shami awestruck so much so that he didn't even try completing the run and was seen watching the genius in action.
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newscricket12 days ago

MS Dhoni rise in ICC batsman rankings after brilliant display in Australia and New Zealand

After his brilliant display in the Australia and New Zealand series, MS Dhoni has climbed three spots up to finish at the 17th rank in the batting chart. Meanwhile, the Indian team, after winning the ODI series against NZ, cemented their second position on the table in the ODI team rankings.
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