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Can understand why India cricketers panicked and backed out of Manchester Test, says Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad has stated that he understands why the Indian cricketers showed discomfort in playing the final Test in Manchester. Notably, the series decider was cancelled on September 10, after a fourth member of Team India support staff tested positive for Covid-19 on the eve of the match.
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newscricket2 days ago

It’s a joy to be led by an inspirational leader like Virat Kohli, says Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj, who was an integral part in India’s historic triumphs in Australia and England recently, revelled in the joy of playing under an 'inspirational' Virat Kohli. The 27-year-old admitted that he wished to be a part of the T20 World Cup squad, but added that greater goals lie ahead.
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newscricket4 days ago

If Virat Kohli returns to his old form, he'll deliver a triple-hundred, asserts Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has dispelled all the talks regarding Virat Kohli’s recent form, and stated that the right-hander could deliver with a triple-hundred, once he's back to his fluent best. The former World Cup winning captain also stated that captaincy had nothing to do with Kohli's recent batting returns.
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newscricket4 days ago

ENG vs IND | As a left-hander, I'm happy that Ravichandran Ashwin did not play in the series, quips Dawid Malan

Dawid Malan has stated that being a left-hander, he was happy that he didn't have to face Ravichandran Ashwin’s off-spin during the recent home series against India. Malan added that it was difficult to get used to the Indian pacers, who continued to throw tough challenges against the batters.
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newscricket4 days ago

Rohit’s England show reflected his burning desire to succeed in Tests, remarks Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra lauded Rohit Sharma for his excellent show in England, as he reflected upon the great determination shown by the opener, and the radical changes in his game. Rohit was India's highest run-getter in the series, with 368 runs at 52.57, including a match-winning hundred at The Oval.
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newscricket5 days ago

IND vs ENG | India can rely on 'clever cricketer' Jasprit Bumrah, attests Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that Jasprit Bumrah is the kind of cricketer whom India can rely on when the team needs him. The former Indian cricketer further added that Bumrah is a clever cricketer who tries hard to get better by polishing his skills in bowling and batting after every match.
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newscricket5 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah is a once-in-a-generation fast bowler, asserts Laxmipathy Balaji

Former Indian pacer Laxmipathy Balaji is of the opinion that Jasprit Bumrah is a once-in-a-generation fast bowler. He further added that it is very hard to get a match with the red-ball and white-ball, but Bumrah has executed everything well in all three formats since his debut in 2016.
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newscricket5 days ago

IND vs ENG | Jasprit Bumrah’s impressive spell won the game for India, opines David Gower

Former England cricketer David Gower has stated that Jasprit Bumrah’s brilliant spell in the fourth Test at the Oval won the game for India. He further added that hosts could have batted for a draw in the match, but Bumrah with his fierce deliveries added the pressure to troubled the batsman.
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newscricket5 days ago

IND vs ENG | Unfair to blame Indian players for Manchester Test cancellation, asserts VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that, looking at the circumstances in which the Manchester Test between India and England was cancelled, it is inappropriate to point fingers at Indian players. Laxman explained how it can be very difficult for the players to play the game in such a mental state.
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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs ENG | Jarvo 69 bumped into Jonny Bairstow, there wasn't any strict bio-bubble, says Salman Butt

Salman Butt has defended India head coach Ravi Shastri and his book launch event in London, saying that the bio-bubble in England was not strict enough. Butt went on to remind that during the fourth Test at The Oval, 'habitual intruder' Jarvo 69 bumped into Jonny Bairstow after entering the ground.
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