user tracker image
newscricketa year ago

India's tour of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe called off, confirm BCCI

The BCCI have confirmed that team India's tour of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, that were scheduled to take place towards the latter half of the year, have been called off due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The board further confirmed that they will hold a camp for players once the situation is deemed safe.
Press Release
newscricketa year ago

Mahi Bhai is smart as well as calm in tough situations, asserts Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson was effervescent in his praise for MS Dhoni and stated that the former Indian skipper was one of the finest brains in world cricket. The Kerala wicket-keeper batsman has further stated that he learnt how to be smart as well as calm on the face of tough situations during a cricket match.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

Zimbabwe players are naturally disappointed after India tour cancellation, says Lalchand Rajput

Lalchand Rajput has stated that Zimbabwe players were looking forward to the India tour and BCCI cancelling it beforehand has naturally disappointed many of them. Rajput has further stated that playing against the best team in the world would have helped their players immensely.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

Reports | BCCI to wait till October before taking final call on Zimbabwe home series

After Zimbabwe Cricket was suspended by the ICC, the BCCI will wait till October to take a final call on if the January home series against the African team can go ahead or not. India are scheduled to play three T20Is against Zimbabwe in Guwahati, Indore, and Pune in early January.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 years ago

MS Dhoni: Now we can proudly say we have 10-12 fast bowlers who can play for India

Indian limited-overs team captain MS Dhoni summed up the tour to Zimbabwe as a “good exposure trip” for the youngsters, after India clinched the T20 series 2-1. The wicketkeeper-batsman also added that the tour helped India develop a pool of fast bowlers, who can play for the country.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket5 years ago

Dhoni went out of the way to make the youngsters comfortable: Sanjay Bangar

After India clinched the T20 series 2-1, India’s head coach for the series, Sanjay Bangar, praised Dhoni’s mentoring skills, and said that the Indian captain made an effort to make the youngsters feel comfortable. Bangar also made a special mention of Axar Patel for his consistency with the ball.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket5 years ago

Twitter reacts to blackout of India-Zimbabwe telecast and Dhoni's flop show

A 'not so entertaining' series between India and Zimbabwe came to a dramatic end on Wednesday with a blackout of the telecast, and a match which was decided on the last ball. India clinched the series 2-1, and the Twitterratti came out in full force reacting to Dhoni's failure and telecast blackout.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket5 years ago

Mandeep Singh : I had a sleepless night before the match

Mandeep Singh, who was handed his T20I debut in the first T20I of the three-match series against Zimbabwe, has revealed that the pressure got to him before the second match of the series. The 24-year-old, however, did end up playing a big role in India's convincing win over the hosts on Monday.
Amlan Majumdar
newscricket5 years ago

It's a big victory : MSD says about Zimbabwe T20 win

The loss in the first T20 must have hurt captain MS Dhoni quite a lot going by his statement calling India's win in the second T20 against Zimbabwe “a big victory”. Faced with a must-win situation, Barinder Sran, playing his maiden T20I, wreaked havoc on the Zimbabwe lineup to set up India's win.
Prabu Thiruppathy
newscricket5 years ago

Twitter reacts as Barinder Sran shines on debut and India level series

India avenged their surprise loss on Saturday with a one-sided 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the 2nd match at Harare on Monday to level the 3-match T20 series. Barinder Sran was the star of the day with an outstanding debut, and here is a collection of the best tweets made during the game.
Amlan Majumdar