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WATCH | Cheteshwar Pujara turns into an 'accurate' leg-spinner for Sussex

Cheteshwar Pujara is known for his solid defense in Test cricket and is a reliable batter who rarely btried his hand at bowling in the international arena. However, Pujara turned into a spinner in a County Championship match for Sussex against Leicestershire bowling an over of leg-spin.
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newscricket3 months ago

WATCH | Mohammed Shami jumps on Cheteshwar Pujara after cleaning him up in India's warm-up match

During warm-up matches, cricketers often see sharing their bond and friendship with each other. But at Grace Road during India's game against Leicestershire, Mohammed Shami and Cheteshwar Pujara -- two of India's Test warhorses -- represented different teams, which made things even more interesting.
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newscricket3 months ago

Four players including Rishabh Pant to play for Leicestershire against Rohit Sharma led Indian team in warm-up game

Rishabh Pant, Cheteshwar Pujara, Jasprit Bumrah, and Praisdh Krishna will play for Leicestershire in a four-day practice match against India. India are set to play the rescheduled fifth Test against England from July 1 and the warm-up game will help the players prepare for the fixture.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Derbyshire’s Harvey Hosein's bulls-eye flick catches day-dreaming Hassan Azad off-guard

We have seen it happen plenty of times but whenever it happens, we can’t help but laugh at the foolishness of the batsman. In one such circumstance, Leicestershire’s Hassan Azad, who was caught loitering away from his crease, was left embarrassed by a sharp underarm flick from Harvey Hosein.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Leicestershire slapped with five-run penalty after Dieter Klein’s wild throw clobbers batsman

In a bizarre incident in a Bob Willis Trophy game between Lancashire and Leicestershire, bowling side Leicestershire were slapped with a five-run penalty after a wild throw from the bowler struck the batsman. The perpetrator of the throw was Dieter Klein, whose throw struck Lancashire’s Danny Lamb.
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newscricket3 years ago

Colin Ackermann extends his Leicestershire stint with a three-year contract entention

Leicestershire's white-ball skipper Colin Ackermann has extended his stay with the franchise for another three years which will keep him at the club till the end of the 2023 season. Ackermann was impressive for Leicestershire in the previous season which included a seven-wicket haul in a T20 game.
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