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newscricket11 days ago

Rohit Sharma-Shikhar Dhawan partnership here to stay, believes Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra believes that Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul must be the preferred opening partnership in T20Is, but added that Dhawan is not far away from the duo. Chopra believes that the Rohit-Dhawan partnership has a lot more to offer and added that Rahul if need be, could fit in the middle-order.
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newscricket21 days ago

MS Dhoni should be India’s first choice wicket-keeper in WT20, feels Kamran Akmal

Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal, in a Q & A session on Twitter, opined that India should field MS Dhoni as the first choice wicket-keeper in the upcoming WT20, with KL Rahul being his deputy. Akmal further labelled both Babar Azam and Virat Kohli as ‘best’ and said he hopes to return to the Test side.
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newscricket25 days ago

BCCI needs clarity from ICC on T20 World Cup, states Arun Dhumal

BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal has asserted that the Indian board is waiting for the ICC to announce their decision on the T20 World Cup so that they can plan ahead. Recently, Cricket Australia head Kevin Roberts had been quoted saying that an October-November start was under “very high risk”.
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newscricketa month ago

We have to respect MS Dhoni’s call of being unavailable, reckons Kiran More

Kiran More has stated that the Indian management and cricket fans must respect MS Dhoni’s decision of being unavailable for national team selection. He also evaluated that it would be difficult for Dhoni to make a comeback but revealed discipline and fitness as key factors to his comeback.
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newscricketa month ago

Cannot host World T20 without spectators, reckons Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram has opined that World T20 is all about atmosphere with spectators coming in from all over the world to support their teams and added that the tournament cannot be hosted without spectators. Akram also stated that the ICC must wait for a suitable time to host the T20 event.
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newscricketa month ago

No risk of India losing out on hosting World T20 in 2021, assures Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal, in the wake of the recent war of words between the ICC and BCCI, has assured that the country is not at risk of losing on potentially hosting the WT20 in 2021. Earlier, the BCCI had failed to provide a tax exemption letter from the Indian Government to the ICC.
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newscricketa month ago

Copped enormous abuse for leaving MS Dhoni out of probably WT20 side, reveals Aakash Chopra

Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra, who is now a renowned commentator, revealed that he copped an incredible amount of abuse from fans on social media for leaving MS Dhoni out of his probable Indian WT20 side. Chopra revealed that he received nasty comments that were directed to his family.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | ICC set to explore three possibilities including pushing WT20 to 2022

Ahead of its meeting on May 28, reports suggest that there are 3 vivid possibilities for the ICC to implement in regards to the WT20, with pushing the tournament to 2022 a major possibility. Meanwhile, the other two options include the tournament going ahead as per schedule - with or without fans.
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newscricket2 months ago

Aiming for a T20 World cup berth, states Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan, who has missed months of action in the last one year due to recurring injuries, has stated that his sole focus is now on finding a place in the Indian squad for the World T20 in October. Dhawan revealed that his role in the team would be to make an impact at the top of the order.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni should bat at three or four, opines Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad has suggested that instead of playing MS Dhoni as a finisher, the management should try the former skipper at top of the middle-order, preferably at three or four. He also reckoned that it would be a tough task for the 38-year-old to make a comeback given his age and fitness.
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