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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | Enjoying my cricket and not looking too far ahead, expresses Ravichandran Ashwin

Ahead of the WTC final, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has expressed his happiness over his current form and stated that he’s not looking too far ahead. He also stated that the health of Indian cricket, as a cricketing superpower, is amazing and credited IPL for playing a vital role.
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newscricket7 months ago

Becoming physically stronger has helped me turn into a better ball-striker, reveals Shahrukh Khan

Tamil Nadu’s Shahrukh Khan, who landed a INR 5.25 crore IPL deal two days ago, revealed that it was bulking up and putting more muscle which helped him take his ball-striking ability to the next level. Shahrukh also revealed that Dinesh Karthik had a big role to play in his rise post 2019.
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newscricket7 months ago

T Natarajan released from Tamil Nadu Vijay Hazare squad to stay ‘fresh’ for England ODIs and T20Is

T Natarajan, who starred in the ODIs and T20Is versus Australia, has been released by the TNCA from Tamil Nadu’s Vijay Hazare squad upon request from the BCCI to not overburden him. Natarajan is instead now expected to head to the NCA in Bengaluru to prepare for the England ODIs and T20Is.
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newscricket8 months ago

Reports | Vijay Hazare to kick-off on February 20; final on March 14

Following the successful completion of SMAT, the BCCI are reportedly looking to kick-off Vijay Hazare competition on February 20, with the group stage concluding on March 1. The knock-outs are set to start on March 8, followed by the semi-finals on 11 before final on March 14.
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newscricket8 months ago

Confident there’ll be more Tamil Nadu players debuting for the national side very soon, states Dinesh Karthik

Tamil Nadu skipper Dinesh Karthik, who led his side to the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy triumph on Sunday, heaped praise on TN’s youngsters and claimed that there will be more players from the state soon donning Indian colours. Tamil Nadu downed Baroda by 7 wickets to lift their second SMAT title.
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newscricket8 months ago

SMAT 2021 | Can’t afford to take Baroda lightly even without big names, reckons D Vasu

Ahead of the all-important Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final between Baroda and Tamil Nadu, TN’s coach Diwakar Vasu has reckoned that they can’t afford to take their opponents lightly. He also insisted that if Tamil Nadu continued to play to their potential, they would be in a really good position.
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newscricket8 months ago

Time spent with Mike Hussey during IPL has helped me improve as a batsman, reveals N Jagadeesan

Tamil Nadu opener N Jagadeesan, who is the second highest run-getter in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, revealed that spending time with Mike Hussey during the IPL helped him get clarity and fine-tune his batting. Jagadeesan further spoke of the surreal experience of playing alongside MS Dhoni.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | Natarajan has to learn and adapt himself quickly to the Test level, admits Diwakar Vasu

Diwakar Vasu has admitted that T Natarajan has to learn and adapt himself quickly to the highest level of cricket, with the red-ball after he was added to the Test squad. He also added that Natarajan has to work on his pace, swing and angles if he wants to consistently feature with the red-ball.
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newscricket9 months ago

Domestic veteran Yo Mahesh calls it a day

Tamil Nadu’s veteran pacer Yo Mahesh has announced his retirement from the sport after having played 50 first-class matches, 61 List A and 46 T20 games during his career since 2006. Mahesh had also played for Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils apart from India A and India Under-19s.
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newscricket9 months ago

SMAT 2021 | Motera among five venues to host Elite group; Chennai will host plate group games

Ahead of its inauguration on the international level, BCCI in a mail to the cricket associations confirmed that Motera would be among five venues to host the elite group games. In the same email, the BCCI also confirmed that Bangalore, Kolkata, Indore, Mumbai and Chennai would be the other venues.
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