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newscricketa month ago

This Indian team would bowl out any team in the world cheaply, feels Graeme Swann

Graeme Swann is of the opinion that this Indian team has unbelievable tricks in their armoury and they can bowl out any team in the world with surgical precision. Recalling India’s series against Windies last August, Swann stated that Jasprit Bumrah was in a mind-boggling form that series.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli reminds me of Sir Viv Richards’ batting, insists Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Virat Kohli is the No.1 player in the world and has an uncanny similarity with the yesteryear great Sir Vivian Richards. The Little Master has further attested that among the former players Gundappa Vishwanath and VVS Laxman used to bat like the Caribbean great.
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newscricket2 months ago

Technology has improved umpiring massively, feels Steve Bucknor

Former ICC Umpire Steve Bucknor has stated that the Decision Review System has developed the standard of umpiring in international cricket. The former ICC Elite Panel umpire has further added that knowing that a decision can be corrected on the field has also helped the umpire's mental state.
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newscricket3 months ago

Difficult for Jasprit Bumrah to hold his body up with short run-up, opines Michael Holding

Michael Holding has stated that Jasprit Bumrah’s extremely short run-up makes him injury-prone, something that he told the Indian pacer during the World Cup in England. Holding further added that Bumrah’s short run-up makes it extremely difficult for the batsmen to pick his pace.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2020 | Concussion substitute and third umpire no-ball rules to be introduced in upcoming season

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that the forthcoming edition of the Indian Premier League will see the introduction of two new rules - concussion substitutes and third umpire calling no-balls. Earlier, the ‘TV Umpire no-ball’ was tested in India’s T20I series at home against the Windies.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs WI | Ravi Shastri motivated me to play the cameo in third ODI, reveals Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur has revealed that head coach Ravi Shastri boosted his confidence saying he had the talent to take India home in the decider ODI against West Indies at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. The No.8 batsman slammed 17 runs off just six balls, as India won the match by four wickets.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND v WI | Not much to be disappointed with from this series, says Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has stated that his side does not have much to be disappointed with despite losing both the T20I and ODI series. Pollard also drew out Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope, and Sheldon Cottrell as the standout performers from the visitors’ squad.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs WI | India is tough team to beat but we put up a tough fight, insists Nicholas Pooran

After coming close to win the series, Nicholas Pooran has stated that India are an extremely tough competitor but Windies are proud of their performances in the series. The Kings XI Punjab wicket-keeper has also added that they could have won both the ODI and T20I series but missed out on it.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli gives standing ovation to Shardul Thakur blasting his way to victory

What an entertaining series decider it was! The chase looked difficult for India after losing Virat Kohli's wicket but Shardul Thakur's fireworks at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack took India over the line. Indian fans on Twitter went mental and showered praise on 'the batsman' Shardul Thakur.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to furious Virat Kohli blasting Kedar Jadhav for refusing to run easy single

There are small crimes, big ones and then there’s what Kedar Jadav did today. After Kohli tapped the ball down to the off-side for an easy single, Jadhav, despite his skipper being halfway down the track, turned down the call, infuriating the Indian captain who blasted him for the same.
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