newscricket17 days ago

Mithali Raj proud of Poonam Yadav and Ekta Bisht for holding their nerves at crucial times

Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj, who recently became the most capped woman ODI player of all time, lauded tail-enders Poonam Yadav and Ekta Bisht for guiding the hosts to a victory today. Indian Opener Smriti Mandhana admitted the team was nervous ahead of the match versus England.
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newscricketa month ago

Bob Willis calls Surrey’s decision of allowing Virat Kohli to play County as “Nonsense”

Former England pacer Bob Willis has lashed out at Surrey county club and termed their move of including Virat Kohli in their squad as “nonsense” stating that it will help the latter adjust to English conditions. Willis has also claimed that allowing the foreign players will cost the local talents.
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newscricketa month ago

Harmanpreet Kaur praises Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana’s partnership despite losing the match

Indian women's team lost their second game in the tri-series to England but Harmanpreet Kaur was all praise for Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana for their effort in posting a good first-innings total. The Indian skipper has also emphasized on the need of the improvement in the bowling department.
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newscricketa month ago

Performance in South Africa helped me win an A+ contract, says Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan has claimed that his performance in the South Africa tour helped him earn the A+ contract from the Indian cricket board. The Indian opener also talked about the upcoming England tour, stating that Team India has the capability of winning the series if they start preparing early.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kapil Dev urges Virat Kohli to play county cricket before the England Tour

Former India captain Kapil Dev believes that a stint in the County Championship before this year’s England Tour will help Virat Kohli. The legendary all-rounder said that to be termed as the best player in the world, one has to get runs all around the world.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sourav Ganguly believes India will do well in England and Australia under Virat Kohli

Sourav Ganguly was quite impressed with Virat Kohli's terrific performance in South Africa and has claimed that the Indian team would do well under him in the tours of England and Australia. Ganguly was also all-praise for Jasprit Bumrah touting him as the emerging future of Indian fast bowling.
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newscricket3 months ago

Cheteshwar Pujara to play for Yorkshire alongside Joe Root and Kane Williamson

Cheteshwar Pujara has signed a contract with Yorkshire for the 2018 England domestic season, Yorkshire County Cricket Club confirmed on Tuesday. The Indian batsmen will be a part of a squad who already include the likes of England’s skipper Joe Root and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson.
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newscricket7 months ago

Virat Kohli is an excellent captain but true test will be in England, says Farokh Engineer

Former Indian cricketer Farokh Engineer has praised Virat Kohli for leading the team brilliantly but also added that the England tour will be the real test for Team India. According to Engineer, in England, the Indian team will face the different conditions which can be challenging for them.
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newscricket8 months ago

England vs India 2018 | India to kick off tour with three T20Is

England will host India in a five-match Test series in 2018, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced today. The teams will play three Twenty20 Internationals in July, followed by three One-Day Internationals and then five Tests at Edgbaston, Lord’s, Trent Bridge, the Rose Bowl and The Oval.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI double cash reward for 2016-2017 Test series success

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has doubled the cash reward for members of Team India who won four Test series in the 2016-2017 season from the previously announced Rs 50 lakhs to Rs one crore per player. This was decided at its SGM. However, there was no hike for the support staff.
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