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Pakistan fan abused Indian players before World Cup clash last year, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar, who made his World Cup debut in the crunch encounter against Pakistan last year, revealed how a Pakistan fan abused Indian players in a coffee shop, a day ahead of the game. Shankar revealed that the players sat there just copping the abuse that was being thrown at them.
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newscricket24 days ago

Felt bad for the sport seeing India’s lack of intent in England game, says Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has echoed the sentiments of several ex-Pakistan cricketers and has stated that the Indian side did not play with intent in their game against England. Hafeez further stated that as a fan, he felt bad for the sport watching India show no intent against England.
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newscricketa month ago

Seemed like India did not give their 100% in the game against England, claims Michael Holding

Legendary Windies pacer Michael Holding rubbished claims of India deliberately losing the game against England in the 2019 WC last year, but admitted that they were low on intensity levels. Holding, however, noted that he noticed MS Dhoni desperately wanting to take India over the line.
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newscricketa month ago

Ex-Pakistan cricketers ‘shameless’ for accusing India of deliberately losing, claims Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has launched a scathing attack on ex-Pakistan cricketers, including Waqar Younis, who have claimed that India deliberately lost to England in the 2019 WC in order to knock Pakistan out. The claim from the Pakistan players came after Stokes, in his book, questioned India’s intent.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni is such a big player; have a lot of memories with him, reveals Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has stated that MS Dhoni is a big player, with the pacer adding that he has a lot of memories with the former Indian skipper. While admitting that it would be fun to have him back into the team, he has recalled how Dhoni used to sit with everyone and have dinner.
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newscricketa month ago

Ben Stokes slams India for lack of intent in WC loss; calls out Sikander Bakht for twisting facts

Ben Stokes has slammed India’s approach in their 2019 World Cup encounter against England, calling MS Dhoni’s partnership with Kedar Jadhav as a partnership that ‘lacked intent.’ He also slammed Sikander Bakth for twisting his words on the encounter, denying that India lost the game deliberately.
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newscricket2 months ago

Team management ought to blame for Pant’s brain-fade in World Cup semi-final, opines Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh, in an Instagram chat with KP, stated that it was the inexperience of Pant that got the better of him in the semi-final against Kiwis and blamed the management for drafting in a rookie. After initially steadying the ship, Pant perished after a mistimed slog-sweep found the fielder.
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newscricket2 months ago

Doing my best to earn a Test cap, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar, who made his international debut for India in 2018, has revealed that he’s been doing everything he can to earn a Test call-up and added that his red-ball ambitions are alive and well. The all-rounder also expressed his displeasure at being under-utilized as a bowler, by Tamil Nadu.
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newscricket2 months ago

Heartbreaking that Karun Nair did not get a second run in Test team, says MSK Prasad

Former Chief Selector MSK Prasad has opened up on the non-selection of Triple-Centurion Karun Nair and has stated that its heartbreaking for the Karnataka man to have not gotten a second run in the Test side. Post his triple ton, Nair batted in just four more innings for the country.
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newscricket2 months ago

World Cup hundreds absolutely of no use because team didn’t win, states Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, who finished the 2019 World Cup as the highest run-getter and hit a record 5 tons has stated that all the centuries in the WC mean nothing to him, given the team failed to win the tournament. Rohit also admitted that it’s the responsibility of individuals to deal with expectations.
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