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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | Hardik Pandya set to miss T20Is against Bangladesh owing to back injury

Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya is all set to miss the upcoming T20 International series against Bangladesh next month. A lower back injury might force the management to bench him for the three match series which will follow India’s Test series against South Africa beginning on October 2.
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newscricket3 years ago

BCCI asks PCB to move 2020 Asia Cup from Pakistan

After India were forced to move the 2018 Asia Cup from India and hosted it in UAE due to the rising political tension with Pakistan, the BCCI has now asked the PCB to move the next edition of the tournament out of Pakistan. If that happens, UAE will host two back to back Asia Cup tournaments.
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newscricket3 years 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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newscricket3 years ago

Rohit Sharma has matured as a captain, says Waqar Younis

Waqar Younis has praised Rohit Sharma's astute captaincy in the Asia Cup and stated that the latter has improved as a captain and will get better with time. The former Pakistani pacer has also gone on the praise the athleticism of the Indian fielders, who are pretty good in recent times.
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newscricket3 years ago

Windies series will be a good opportunity for youngsters, asserts Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has stated that the upcoming series against the Windies will be a wonderful chance for youngsters to put their skills to good use and make a permanent slot in the team. Many youngsters have found a place in the squad that was announced for the Test series against the Windies.
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newscricket3 years ago

Virat Kolhi getting a break from Asia Cup was just a case of mental fatigue, reveals Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has revealed that ‘mental fatigue’ was the reason behind resting Virat Kohli in the recently-concluded Asia Cup. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Hardik Pandya have been given a similar break during the Test series against the Windies ahead of the Australia tour.
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newscricket3 years ago

Venkatesh Prasad asks MS Dhoni to step up for the betterment of the team

Despite setting the Asia Cup on fire with his smart glove-work and strategic interventions, Venkatesh Prasad has stated that MS Dhoni needs to step up more as a batsman. During the Asia Cup, the wicketkeeper-batsman registered scores of 0, 33, 8 and 36 in the four innings he played in.
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newscricket3 years ago

Asia Cup victory does not cover up middle order cracks, says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that the mistakes that the Indian middle order are facing at the moment are still glaring and will not be covered up by India’s recent Asia cup victory. India defeated Bangladesh in a last-ball encounter at the Dubai International Stadium in the Asia Cup final on Friday.
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newscricket3 years ago

India emerged as deserving Asia Cup champions, says Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has stated that the Indian team were already favourites while entering the Asia Cup and were deserving winners of the title. The Indian team clinched the Asia Cup title for the seventh time after defeating Bangladesh at Dubai International Stadium on September 28.
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newscricket3 years ago

Sachin Tendulkar lauds Team India after their prolific Asia Cup Triumph

Sachin Tendulkar has heaped praises on the Indian team for returning victorious from the Asia Cup, held in UAE. The legendary batsman has also added that basic health and staying fit is very important for a country like India and thanked her grandmother for teaching him the importance of the same.
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