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newscricket8 days ago

Goal is to have a fixed batting position for India, admits Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has admitted that his goal for the national team is to have a fixed batting position, which he believes will help him start converting the 30s and 40s into three figures. He also regrets that constant comparison with Hardik Pandya has affected his performance in the recent past.
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newscricket9 days ago

Hard to determine whether 2019 World Cup was high or low, states Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has revealed his bittersweet feeling about New Zealand’s 2019 World Cup campaign that saw the team lose its second World Cup final in a row. On July 14, New Zealand and England were involved in what is considered as the one of biggest thrillers in World Cup history.
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newscricket13 days ago

Was mercilessly trolled for dropping Rohit Sharma in World Cup, reveals Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal, who dropped Rohit Sharma on 9 in Bangladesh’s World Cup encounter vs India in 2019, revealed that fans mercilessly trolled him for dropping the Mumbaikar, who went on to score a century in that match. Tamim further questioned Rohit as to why he always performed against the Tigers.
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newscricketa month ago

Still have nightmares about World Cup semi-final loss, admits KL Rahul

India’s wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul, who was an integral part of the team’s 2019 World Cup campaign, has revealed that many Indian players are still, to this date, haunted by the semi-final loss. The Men in Blue crashed out of the World Cup after an 18-run loss at the hands of the Kiwis.
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newscricket3 months ago

Transition between MS Dhoni to Virat Kohli was successful, feels MSK Prasad

Former chairman of India's senior selection committee, MSK Prasad says that his selection team could take pride in the successful transition of Indian cricket from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to Virat Kohli. Another former cricketer Sunil Joshi is set to take over as the new chairman of selectors.
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newscricket8 months ago

Thinking outside of cricket is a scary thought, says Jason Behrendorff

After having a brilliant run in the 2019 World Cup, Australian speedster Jason Behrendorff flared up a familiar stress fracture which has since put his future in international cricket in jeopardy. However, despite the setback, the Aussie pacer is eyeing a strong comeback into the limited-over squad.
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newscricket8 months ago

Reports | MS Dhoni to extend his break till November

According to reports, MS Dhoni, who last appeared for India in the World Cup 2019, is set to extend his sabbatical period till November which was earlier expected to end by mid-September. Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Dhoni should go out on his own terms instead of being pushed out.
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newscricket9 months ago

Ravi Shastri is the right choice but he needs to justify it, believes Sourav Ganguly

While asserting that Ravi Shastri was the right man for the India head coach job, Sourav Ganguly added that the coach needs to justify it with some silverware. The former skipper also went on to say that the team, which is filled with stars, needs to figure out a way to win knockout games.
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newscricket9 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | MS Dhoni should have come up the order against New Zealand, reckons Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has stated that had MS Dhoni come to the crease earlier in the semi-final, the look of the match could have changed entirely. He further stated that Hardik Pandya should have been demoted in the batting order to allow him to come in when the required run rate was steep.
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newscricket10 months ago

ICC defends Kumar Dharmasena's decision to grant six runs for overthrow in World Cup Final

The ICC have publicly defended the controversial overthrow call made in the World Cup final, stating that the Umpires followed protocol while making the decision. Umpire Kumar Dharmasena had incorrectly signaled six overthrow runs in the final, which has since sparked debate and controversy.
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