newscricketa day ago

Reports | Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane in the scheme of things for the World Cup

Rishabh Pant and Ajinkya Rahane are still in the backup plans of the Indian team for the top order slot as the middle order did reasonably well in the recent ODI series against Australia, as per reports. Hence, both the players are expected to play for India-A against the visiting England Lions.
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newscricket4 days ago

BCCI announces schedule for women’s ODI & T20I series against England

BCCI has announced the fixtures for ODI and T20I series of the Indian women cricket team to be played against England at home in February and March. The three ODIs to be played in the series will be a part of the ICC Women’s Championship and will be played in Mumbai from February 22.
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newscricket6 days ago

Reports | England women’s cricket team to tour India next month

The England women’s cricket team is scheduled to travel to India during February-March in order to play three ODI’s and three T20I’s as per recent reports. This will be the second time that the English team travel to India in the last 12 months having last visited the country in March 2018.
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newscricketa month ago

I don’t know what Ravi Shastri has achieved in his career, questions Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has questioned the achievements of Indian coach Ravi Shastri and termed the latter’s comment on India’s overseas performance as childish. Gambhir also mentioned that it was a big disgrace for Indian cricket and the BCCI for the way Anil Kumble was sacked from the coach’s position.
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newscricket3 months ago

The selectors and players are matured enough to handle selection issues, say Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators Chairman Vinod Rai has stated that the selectors and Indian players are not children and they will resolve the issue of non-communication themselves. After the squad of Windies was announced Murali Vijay voiced his angst about not being communicated by the selectors.
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newscricket3 months ago

Umesh Yadav states there has never been lack of communication from selectors

Umesh Yadav has stated that whenever he was not picked for the team, he did not face any lack of communication from the selectors or the team management and was always provided with a valid reason. After playing a lone Test match in England, Yadav only featured in India’s 1st Test against Windies.
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newscricket4 months ago

No communication from anyone after I was dropped from the team, reveals Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay has stated that he was not contacted by the Chief Selector or any other of the selectors after he was dropped for poor performance in first two Test matches against England. Last month, Karun Nair also had similar concerns when he was not picked for Test series against West Indies.
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newscricket4 months ago

India vs Windies | India announce team for Rajkot Test; Prithvi Shaw to make his debut

Learning from Australia and England, India have announced their team for the first Test, a day ahead of the Test, with only one spot being in doubt. While Prithvi Shaw is set to become KL Rahul’s opening partner, India will have to choose between the duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur.
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newscricket4 months ago

Windies series will be a good opportunity for youngsters, asserts Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has stated that the upcoming series against the Windies will be a wonderful chance for youngsters to put their skills to good use and make a permanent slot in the team. Many youngsters have found a place in the squad that was announced for the Test series against the Windies.
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newscricket4 months ago

Constant shuffling in and out of the team plays on players’ minds, says Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay has mentioned that any player who is not in the playing eleven for a long duration will always have a doubt in his mind and that does not help in the game. The Indian top order right now has too many contenders in the likes of KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay and Prithvi Shaw.
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