newscricket20 days ago

IND vs SA | Virat Kohli has to bring back wrist spinners into T20s, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has stated that Virat Kohli should bring back the wrist-spinning duo after finger spinners failed to mark an impression against South Africa in the T20 series. He has also suggested Kohli to stay calm and not pay heed to the opinions of "so-called interested parties in cricket".
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featurecricket23 days ago

India's hypocrisy in Rishabh Pant fiasco sheds light on team management's two-facedness

In WWE, when a superstar who is perceived to be good turns on or betrays another superstar, it is commonly referred to as the “Heel turn”. Rishabh Pant might not quite be working in the wrestling industry, but thanks to the team management, he now already has a taste of what a heel turn feels like.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket23 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah has got his awkward action to work as an advantage, says Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has commended Jasprit Bumrah on making his awkward bowling action work in his favour over batsmen in world cricket. The 40-year-old is also is looking forward to how Kagiso Rabada adapts to Indian conditions when he features in the three-match Test series starting on October 2.
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newscricketa month ago

IND v SA | Maybe selectors felt some changes were required, I respect that, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has stated that he respects the selectors' decision to leave him out of two successive T20I series either as a break for him or because they felt some changes were required. Currently, Kuldeep is in a three-man race against Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for a place in the Test XI.
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newscricketa month ago

IND v SA | Not wise for India to look at the World T20 next year, says Sourav Ganguly

Contrary to popular opinion, Sourav Ganguly believes that it is important that the Indian team does not focus all their attention towards the T20 World Cup next year. Instead, Ganguly hopes that the team management offers youngsters as many chances as possible to prove themselves.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs South Africa | Wanted to give opportunities to successful domestic cricketers, asserts Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has revealed that the reason Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav were rested for the T20I series against South Africa was because India wanted to give successful domestic cricketers a chance at the highest level. India will play the first match of the series in Dharamsala today.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND A vs SA A | Ishan Kishan's 21-ball fifty propels hosts to 2-0 lead

Ishan Kishan's stunning blitz with the bat blew South Africa 'A' off the park as hosts India won by two wickets with an over to spare. Earlier, India 'A' had restricted the Proteas to 162 in their 21 overs, with the spin trio of Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal and Krunal Pandya bowling economically.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND A v SA A | Shivam Dube, Axar Patel, and Yuzvendra Chahal star in India A’s 69-run win

Shivam Dube, Axar Patel, and Yuzvendra Chahal starred as India A beat South Africa A by 69 runs in the first of five one-dayers at the Greenfield Stadium in Trivandrum. While Dube and Patel smashed half-centuries to take India A to 327, Chahal picked up five wickets for just 47 runs.
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newscricket2 months ago

BCCI announce India A squad for one-day series against South Africa A

The BCCI have announced two sets of 15-man squads of India A for the upcoming five One Day games to be played against a touring South Africa A side. The first of the five One Day fixtures will be played on August 29. All the five games will be played at The Sports Hub, Thiruvananthapuram.
Press Release
newscricket2 months ago

World Cup exit was the biggest disappointment in the last two years, states Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri, who two days ago was re-appointed as the head coach of the Indian men's cricket team, has pointed to the World Cup exit as his biggest disappointment since taking over as coach. He also emphasized that Team India will prioritize the Test Championships over everything else.
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