newscricket3 days ago

Hanuma Vihari and Mohammed Siraj released for Vijay Hazare Trophy

BCCI have released an update about the quarter-final of the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, where Hanuma Vihari and Mohammed Siraj have been released from the Indian Test squad. They also asked the players to represent their respective teams in the quarter-finals stages of the Trophy.
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newscricket6 days ago

India vs Windies | Rishabh Pant called-up for ODI squad, Virat Kohli returns as captain

Indian youngster, Rishabh Pant, has been included in the 15-man ODI squad as Virat Kohli will return to lead the Indian team for the upcoming ODI series against the Windies. India is slated to take on Windies in the first ODI match which will be played on October 21 at Guwahati.
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newscricket6 days ago

Dhoni bhai is always ready to help from behind the stumps, says Yuzvendra Chahal

Praising the guidance of MS Dhoni, Yuzvendra Chahal has stated that whenever a bowler is in need of help, Dhoni happily obliges and his advice works more often than not. At 37, Dhoni has only been a pale shadow of his past with the bat with not even a single worthwhile innings in last few series.
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newscricket10 days ago

Laxman Sivaramakrishnan open to coach Indian spinners for World Cup 2019

After the poor show in England, Indian team management is contemplating to hire a skilled spin bowling coach to assist their spinners. In the wake of it, former leg-spinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan has stated that he is ready to coach especially for the white-ball cricket till next year's world cup. 
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newscricket17 days ago

Three Indian batsmen find places in the top five of ICC ODI batsmen rankings

The top two spots in the ICC ODI batsmen rankings are occupied by India's stunning pair Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, with Shikhar Dhawan being placed at the fifth position. Among the bowlers, India have two bowlers in the form of Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav in the top five.
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featurecricket19 days ago

Asia Cup | Takeaways: India’s Liton Das offering and Dinesh Karthik’s major mess up

India won a record seventh Asia Cup title after beating Bangladesh in a last-ball thriller - a match Bangladesh will not forget for a while. However, the way Liton Das scored his majestic maiden century and Dinesh Karthik’s careless batting made the day an evenly-balanced one.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket20 days ago

India vs West Indies | BCCI to announce squad after assessing fitness of Ishant Sharma, R Ashwin

BCCI selectors have postponed the announcement of the Test squad for the series against West Indies as they wait for senior players - Ishant Sharma and R Ashwin, to undergo a fitness test on Saturday. If Ashwin is deemed unfit, wrist spinner - Yuzvendra Chahal, might get a call for the Test series.
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featurecricket22 days ago

Asia Cup | India’s Predicted XI for Super Four match against Afghanistan in Dubai

This Asia Cup was supposed to be a chance for the Indian team to sort out the mess at the earliest and make the team prepare for the World Cup. However, the top-order brilliance has left the middle-order largely untested and today’s match gives them an opportunity to carry out some experiment.
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newscricket23 days ago

Pressure built by pacers helped spinners take wickets, claims Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal has stated that without the pressure built upon the Pakistani batsmen by Indian pacers in the initial overs, spinners wouldn't have been able to take wickets later in the game. He further stated that the Pakistani bowlers did their bit but Indian openers kept building pressure.
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featurecricket25 days ago

The ODI package Ravindra Jadeja adds substance to Team India's World Cup plans

Making a comeback into the Indian ODI team after more than a year, Ravindra Jadeja was exceptional with his bowling against Bangladesh yesterday in Dubai. With his four-wicket haul from the game, he can now be certainly considered for the 2019 World Cup to be held in England next year.
Chiranjibi Pati