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Kane Williamson regains top spot in ICC batsman’s rankings; Jadeja slips to second among all-rounders

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has regained top spot in the ICC rankings for batsmen after racking up runs in the World Test Championship Final, in which he posted scores of 49 and 52*. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja, who last week became the top-ranked all-rounder, has slipped to second.
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India tend to fail on big occasions consistently, need to stick to their plans, proclaims Curtly Ambrose

West Indies legend Curtly Ambrose has pointed out India's consistent failures in the big ICC games and suggested that they need to stick to their plans irrespective of who they face. He also lauded the Kiwi bowling attack and said they can do well when the conditions suit them.
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WTC Final | Selectors went with Bumrah's reputation than current form, reckons Saba Karim

Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Saba Karim has claimed that the Indian selectors didn't consider current form and went ahead with Jasprit Bumrah, owing to his reputation. He also added that Bumrah just couldn't nail the right lengths, though he was unlucky too at times.
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Kyle Jamieson will be one of the leading all-rounders in world cricket, predicts Sachin Tendulkar 

Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has predicted that New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson will be one of the best all-rounders in world cricket. He added that Jamieson is different from all the other Kiwi bowlers as he tries to hit the deck hard and move the ball off the seam than swinging it.
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WTC Final | Kohli talks about intent but where was it when they didn't prepare well, questions Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian batsman Dilip Vengsarkar has expressed his displeasure at the way India prepared for the WTC Final and questioned Virat Kohli's intent in regards to it. He also added that New Zealand were well prepared and India should have also played two four-day games before the clash.
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WTC Final | Aakash Chopra rates Indian players; gives Shami 7/10, Pujara 2/10

Aakash Chopra has rated Indian players based on their performances in the WTC final and gave Shami the highest score while handing over Pujara the worst score. He also stated that Rohit Sharma did a decent job and warned people from underestimating his contribution, opening the innings.
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WTC Final | Always against picking Jadeja as batsman, it backfired against NZ, asserts Sanjay Manjrekar 

Indian cricket expert Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that picking Ravindra Jadeja for his batting, something he has always been against, backfired in the WTC Final against New Zealand. He also added that had India picked Hanuma Vihari, they might well have ended with a better score.
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WTC Final | No wickets from Bumrah was the biggest setback for India, declares Wasim Jaffer 

Former Indian Test opener Wasim Jaffer has highlighted Jasprit Bumrah's wicketless display in the WTC final against New Zealand as the biggest setback for India. He was also not impressed with the way India batted in the second innings and felt they should have been more positive.
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WTC Final | New Zealand showed great heart and put us under pressure throughout, asserts Virat Kohli

Losing skipper Virat Kohli stated that New Zealand put India under the pump throughout the game and showed a lot of heart in the big game. He also added that the morning session on the reserve day where India lost wickets in a bunch proved to be the difference in the final against New Zealand.
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WTC Final | It's a massive moment, winning this final feels surreal, expresses Kyle Jamieson

Kyle Jamieson, who played a key part in New Zealand's WTC title win, stated that winning the final is a massive moment for him and the whole experience feels surreal. He also added that to get Virat Kohli twice in the Test was great given he's a world-class player, and playing at RCB helped.
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