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IPL 2022 | No franchise will look at David Warner as captain, says Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra has said that the goodwill of David Warner has taken a hit and none of the IPL franchises will not look at the Australian batsman as captain. Warner had scored 195 runs from eight matches for SRH in IPL 2021, and was later dropped from the team's playing XI.
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newscricket2 hours ago

IND vs WI | India will look a much better side with return of Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja, opines Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has opined that India will look a much better side in the series against West Indies with the return of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. Gambhir also added that Jasprit Bumrah should be rested for the series to manage workload and give young players an opportunity to gain experience.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are two favorites to succeed Virat Kohli as Test captain, says Steve Smith

Steve Smith has named Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul as his two choices to succeed Virat kohli for Test captaincy in future tours. Kohli stepped down from captaincy earlier this month after loss against South Africa in a Test series shattering their dream of winning maiden Test series in the country.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Reports | Ravichandran Ashwin to miss the West Indies series, Rohit Sharma fit to lead the side

According to a report by Cricbuzz, Ravichandran Ashwin will miss the white-ball series against West Indies starting from February 6. Rohit Sharma has recovered fully and will lead the side in his first series as the full time ODI skipper after he missed South Africa series due to hamstring injury.
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newscricket19 hours ago

IND vs SA | Ravichandran Ashwin, Jayant Yadav are not long-term ODI prospects, says Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer turned commentator Aakash Chopra feels that Jayant Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin cannot be India's future in ODI matches. He further added that India should be looking at Kuldeep Yadav once again as a wicket-taking option in the middle overs alongside Yuzvendra Chahal.
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newscricket21 hours ago

IND vs SA | Venkatesh Iyer lacks maturity required in ODIs, says Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir said that India all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer lacks the maturity that is required in One Day Internationals. Gambhir added that the team management should ask his IPL team to bat him in the middle order if they want to play him in the ODIs for the national team.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Ravichandran Ashwin is getting better and better , opines Shane Warne

Former Australia cricketer Shane Warne believes that Ravichandran Ashwin is getting better with each passing day and is hopeful that he will pick 1000 Test wickets in his career. Warne further added that Ashwin always tries to develop and explore different deliveries to deceive the batsman.
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newscricketa day ago

AUS vs SL | More ready than ever to play for Australia, says Ben McDermott

Australia batsman-wicket keeper Ben McDermott has said that he is more ready than ever to play for Australia after being selected for the National squad for a five match T20I series against Sri Lanka. McDermott was impressive in the BBL scoring 577 runs and was named Player of the Tournament.
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newscricketa day ago

Pakistan is a better side than India in T20s, opines Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has opined that Pakistan is a better side than India in T20s and they will beat the opposition ahead of the contest between both teams in the 2022 T20 World Cup. Pakistan beat India in their previous meeting in the group stage of the 2021 T20 World Cup.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli’s emphasis on Test cricket was his biggest contribution as captain, reckons Shane Warne

Former Australia cricketer Shane Warne has revealed that Virat Kohli was an inspirational leader and his emphasis on Test cricket was biggest contribution as he stepped down from India’s Test captaincy after South Africa series. Kohli has captained India in 68 Test matches winning 40 out of them.
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newscricketa day ago

Aus vs SL | Ben McDermott and Josh Hazlewood returns to the Australia’s T20I squad

Ben McDermott and Josh Hazlewood have made a return to the T20I squad of Australia for a five match T20I series starting from February 11 against Sri Lanka. Mitchell Marsh and David Warner will miss the series as they look to prepare for the Pakistan tour scheduled after T20Is against Sri Lanka.
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newscricketa day ago

BPL 2022 | Andre Fletcher taken to hospital after taking a blow to the neck

West Indies batsman Andre Fletcher suffered a blow as a a short delivery from Rejaur Rahman Raja struck on his neck during the fixture between Khulna Tigers and Chattogram Challengers on Monday. Fletcher was retired hurt on a score of 16 runs and was taken to the hospital as precautionary measure.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | Managing conversations around change-room has been the biggest challenge, says Temba Bavuma

Temba Bavuma has said that managing conversations around change-room and ensuring that the energy is geared towards performance has been the biggest challenge for him during the captaincy. Bavuma further added that the recent ODI series win by 3-0 against India speaks a lot to his captaincy.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | Ravichandran Ashwin did nothing much in two crucial matches, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has opined that Ravichandran Ashwin did nothing much in two crucial matches and the team paid a price for his return to India’s ODI plans after they suffered a 3-0 defeat in the ODI series against South Africa. Ashwin picked only a single wicket conceding 121 runs in two fixtures.
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newscricket2 days ago

ENG vs WI | Our execution in the slog overs was nowhere near as good, reckons Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan has said that the team’s execution in the slog overs was nowhere near as good after they won the second T20I against West Indies by 1 run. West Indies almost scripted a heist when they were in need of 61 runs in just three overs and ended up only one run short of the target.
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newscricket2 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah should be made the vice-captain and groomed for captaincy, opines Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has opined that Jasprit Bumrah should be appointed as vice-captain of the Indian team and should be groomed for captaincy. Akhtar further added that the trend of thinking that only batsmen can be captain is wrong citing the example of Imran Khan, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | He did a very decent job as captain, Rahul Dravid backs KL Rahul

India head coach Rahul Dravid has backed KL Rahul after India's loss in the three match ODI series by 3-0 against South Africa saying he did a very decent job as captain. Dravid also added that the series is a good eye opener ahead of the ODI World Cup scheduled to be played next year in India.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | It’s time to look at Deepak Chahar as replacement of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, opines Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has opined that the Indian team management should look at Deepak Chahar as replacement of Bhuvneshwar Kumar as both are similar kind of bowlers and the latter is out of form. Bhuvneshwar leaked runs heavily in the series and was unable to pick a single wicket in two matches.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli could have easily continued for next two years as captain, feels Ravi Shastri

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has opined that Virat Kohli could have captained the Indian Test team for another two years as he stepped down from the post after a 1-2 defeat against South Africa. Shastri also added that Rohit Sharma should captain the team in the longest format of the sport.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA | Our shot selection has been poor, opines KL Rahul

KL Rahul has opined that the shot selection from Indian batsmen has been poor after losing the three match ODI series against South Africa by 3-0. Rahul also added that the bowlers have been unable to bowl in right areas consistently and didn’t built pressure for a long period over opposition.
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