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newscricketa month ago

We must have scored 100 runs in seven overs against Zimbabwe in 1983 WC, recalls Kapil Dev 

Kapil Dev has claimed that India would have scored a hundred runs in just seven overs in the match against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup. The game is widely remembered for Kapil’s unbeaten innings of 175 runs off just 138 balls that sealed the win for India in the group stages.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jayawardene and Sangakkara fire back after SL sports minister claims 2011 WC final ‘sold’

After Sri Lanka's former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has alleged that his country ‘sold’ the 2011 World Cup final to India, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene questioned back, asking to produce evidence. Aluthgamage had also previously hinted that the game was fixed.
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newscricket4 months ago

MS Dhoni should have retired after 2019 World Cup, feels Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has stated that MS Dhoni is unnecessarily dragging his career for far too long and should have retired after the 2019 World Cup in England. Dhoni has not played a competitive game since the World Cup semifinal in July but was preparing to make a much-anticipated comeback with the IPL.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ben Stokes is better than Hardik Pandya, feels Brad Hogg

Former Australian spin wizard Brad Hogg believes that England cricketer Ben Stokes is a better all-rounder than Hardik Pandya. The Australian spinner feels that Hardik Pandya has huge potential but hasn’t played enough international cricket to challenge Ben Stokes as the all-rounder.
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newscricket6 months ago

Potentially we peaked a little bit early in the 50-over World Cup, says Aaron Finch

Australian Captain Aaron Finch has admitted that they bloomed early in the 50-over World Cup and didn’t do well towards the end. He has added that they must be wary about reaching the peak of their playing potential too early in the ICC T20 World Cup that begins in Australia in October this year.
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newscricket7 months ago

Reports | MS Dhoni not awarded central contract due to lack of appearances

MS Dhoni, whose name was not included in BCCI's list of centrally contracted players for the 2019-20 season, was reportedly not offered a contract as he did not feature in enough games. Dhoni last featured for India in the World Cup and has missed all 7 ODIs and 13 T20Is post the tournament.
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newscricket7 months ago

Health of Indian cricket heading into the future looks good, feels Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble feels that the Indian cricket team is in prime shape heading into the next year with all aspects covered, but believes there is still scope for improvement. Further, Kumble also opined that team India could have handled the No.4 fiasco at the World Cup in a more mature manner.
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newscricket8 months ago

Many players from 2011 World Cup could have played 2015 World Cup, claims Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has claimed that many players from 2011 World Cup like Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir and him could have played 2015 World Cup and blamed it on the hidden agenda. He has also added that Indian cricket should have gone forward with the tried and tested formula of old players.
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newscricketa year ago

If all of Test cricket is like this it's going to be very exciting, asserts Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer has stated that he needed some time to reflect on what had happened in the last few days of his life and attested that Ashes is something that kept Test cricket alive. However, he further added that his personal highlight would have to be England's World Cup victory at Lord's in July.
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newscricketa year ago

Adil Rashid considers white-ball specialism after uncertain Test future

Adil Rashid is contemplating to return back to white-ball specialism after seeing Jack Leach being favoured over him in Tests. Ashley Giles is set to reveal the list of centrally contracted players for the 2019-20 season on Friday and Rashid expected to feature only among the white‑ball cricketers.
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