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AB de Villiers always in selection discussions when he is playing good cricket, reveals Mark Boucher

South African cricket coach Mark Boucher has revealed that AB de Villers is always in discussions to make a comeback into the national side when he is playing good cricket. He added that de Villiers had a good IPL season but he hasn’t had any discussion with the stalwart about his national future.
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newscricket8 months ago

Suryakumar is a brilliant player, but he will have to be patient, opines Devang Gandhi

Former India selector Devang Gandhi has opined that Suryakumar Yadav is a brilliant player but he will have to be patient to have his place in the national team. He added that Ambati Rayudu’s absence from the World Cup team became a talking point because the team had one bad day at the office.
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newscricketa year ago

There are much worse places to be in than losing World Cup, opines Jimmy Neesham

Jimmy Neesham has stated that he has still not recovered completely from the World Cup final loss against England but there are much worse things that can happen with people. He added that he feels fortunate to be getting a second chance in the IPL after initially contemplating retirement.  
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newscricketa year ago

Learnt a lot from initial failures as an individual which helped me improve, admits Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer has claimed that he has learnt a lot from his failures during his initial period when he had not cemented his place in the Indian Cricket team. Iyer was of the opinion that if BCCI wants to conduct domestic matches, they can do so with each player following all the rules.
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newscricketa year ago

Ben Stokes is the best allrounder by country mile, reckons Kris Srikkanth

On Sunday, Former India cricketer Kris Srikkanth has reckoned that Ben Stokes is the best allrounder in the world cricket by a huge margin. He further added that Stokes should not yet be compared with great former allrounders but he has in him to be considered one of the bests when he is done.
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newscricketa year ago

White-ball cricket suits me more as its less batter-friendly, states Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer has said that he finds limited-overs cricket more suitable for his game as the onus is on the batsmen to make a move. Archer, who featured in four of England’s six Tests during the home summer, also asserted that he has no qualms in being the first change bowler in Test cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

Everything Rohit Sharma has earned is due to his hard work and talent, insists Dinesh Lad

Rohit Sharma's childhood coach Dinesh Lad has insisted that all the laurels that Rohit Sharma has achieved are due to his hard work and talent and expects him to win the next World Cup for India. He shared that Rohit is a living example of how cricketers with unprivileged background can make it big.
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newscricketa year ago

Joining Khel Ratna awardee list is a great honour, states Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, who was conferred with Khel Ratna on Thursday, stated that he feels immense pleasure at being awarded such an honour and joining the likes of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar. He also thanked his fans for all their support and vowed to bring more happiness to the country.
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newscricketa year ago

Rishabh Pant was heartbroken after non-selection in 2019 World Cup, reveals Mohammad Kaif

Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif has revealed that Rishabh Pant, who in general is an emotional person, was quite low after 2019 World Cup snub. The young wicketkeeper-batsman was, however, later called in as cover during the World Cup for injured Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan. 
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newscricketa year ago

Kane Williamson is the right man to lead New Zealand, affirms Gary Stead

Quashing all rumours, New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has affirmed that Kane Williamson is the right man and added that the latter will continue as New Zealand’s skipper across all formats of the game. Stead further admitted that he was 'a wee bit hurt' by the heartbreaking 2019 WC final loss.
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