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newscricket12 days ago

Day-Night Tests will be a regular feature, confirms Sourav Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that Day-Night Tests will be a regular feature in India’s Test cricket calendar from the upcoming 2020-21 season. The decision was also made to play a Day-Night game in Australia and one when England come visiting for a five-match series next February.
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newscricket12 days ago

Reports | India to play Day/Night Test against England at refurbished Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad

India is set to play a day-night Test in the refurbished Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera during England’s five-match Test series in January-February 2021. The decision was taken by the BCCI’s Apex Council meeting where BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah were present.
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newscricket9 months ago

I was labelled as ‘traitor’ for not playing for India, reveals Monty Panesar

Monty Panesar has revealed that the crowd during the Mohali Test called him a traitor for not playing for India. Panesar played 50 Tests for England, bagging 167 wickets with his memorable performance coming in the 2012 Test series in India, where he led the spin attack with unmatched confidence.
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newscricket9 months ago

Showed KL Rahul his own batting videos to help overcome poor form, says Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar has stated that he showed KL Rahul videos of his own batting when he was going through a rough patch. Barring one century and half century in 23 innings from that start of 2018, Rahul has fared very poorly on the tours to South Africa, England followed by Australia.
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newscricketa year ago

Simon Taufel reveals what Munaf Patel said to Owais Shah during 2006 Mumbai Test

Australian umpire Simon Taufel revealed, during a summit in Nagpur, what fast bowler Munaf Patel had spat out at England’s Owais Shah during the 2006 Wankhede Test. The 48-year-old official also stated that while technology has helped cricket massively, it wouldn’t replace humans anytime soon.
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newscricketa year ago

India women cricketers need to work on their skills, believes WV Raman

After the 3-0 drubbing against the England women's cricket team in the T20I series, Indian coach WV Raman has underlined the fact that the girls have to work hard on their skills. He has also revealed that the team wanted Mithali Raj to bat at no. 4 to strengthen the middle order.
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newscricketa year ago

Don’t want to think about retirement at the moment, asserts Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj has brushed aside the idea of hanging up her boots amidst the ongoing series against England which is being played on home soil. The ODI team skipper also added that the prospect of representing her country on the big stage is a big motivation for her to keep performing.
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newscricketa year ago

India Women vs England Women | Preparations will not change much after becoming captain, feels Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana, who is all set to lead the Indian Women’s team against England, has said that her preparations will not change much even after taking up the captaincy. She has also added that she is hopeful of good crowd support in the T20Is in Guwahati and that will only improve women’s cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

We need consistent DRS for girls to understand the concept, says Mithali Raj

India ODI skipper Mithali Raj has asked for DRS on a more consistent basis stating that it would help the girls to understand when and where to use it. The skipper also called for more commitment in inconsequential games after India lost the third ODI after sealing series in the first two games.
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newscricketa year ago

Players with momentum should cover up for those not having a good day, says Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj, India ODI skipper, has asserted that players who are in form should capitalize on it and perform to their potential without losing the momentum. She also credited the bowlers for delivering on the second match that led to India’s series win over England, gaining two championship points.
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