newssports1 year ago

IND vs SA | Confident that the pitch will deteriorate on Day 4, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara believes that the pitch will deteriorate on the Day 4 of Johannesburg Test and it will be difficult for hosts to chase down target. Pujara added that the backing from team management inspired him and Ajinkya Rahane to score a half-century in spite of going through a lean patch.
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newssports1 year ago

IND vs SA | ‘Fast bowlers are our strength’ – Pujara backs seamers to script maiden series win in South Africa

Cheteshwar Pujara has backed India pacers to set up a series win in South Africa saying that fast bowlers are the team's strength and that they will be able to utilize the playing conditions in the country. The two teams are scheduled to play three Tests and as many ODIs starting from December 26.
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featuresports2 years ago

Overreaction Monday ft. Finch’s ‘baffling’ omission, Pujara the T20 GOAT and Shaw is back

It is a bad day to be a Tennis fan who does not really fancy Djokovic, but given today is Monday, I suppose it is fair to say that today is a bad day to just...well...exist. But life has to go on and so we are left with no choice but to present the world Overreaction Monday: Feb 22 edition.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresports2 years ago

Truthful Tuesday | Why picking Washington Sundar for England Tests will set a bad precedent

It's difficult to gauge what's more rare. A net bowler making his Test debut in a high profile series, or him going to take big scalps of Warner and Smith among four wickets in the game and a crucial half-century to keep the team alive. Whatever it may be, it has fallen alright for India.
Harshit Anand
featuresports2 years ago

Overreaction Monday | Pujara’s ‘outdated’ method and ‘Over-hyped’ Pucovski

Monday Blues are back and so are we with our weekly segment ‘Overreaction Monday’ where we dissect all the ridiculous things meted out this week. With a series-defining Sydney Test on, everyone was solely focusing on that and thus that adores the majority of our column this week.
Bastab K Parida
newssports2 years ago

Indian team support staff enter Dubai bio-bubble; to kick-start preparations with Pujara and Vihari

Ravi Shastri, Vikram Rathour and other support staff of the Indian cricket team have reached Dubai to start their six-day Quarantine period in the special bio-bubble created for them. Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari will land in Dubai shortly and start preparing at ICC Academy after Quarantine.
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featuresports3 years ago

Satire Saturday | A peek inside India’s dressing room following widespread coronavirus

India had just finished their series against Sri Lanka, in December, and went on to play another series against Australia. Until then, the threat of the Coronavirus seemed minimal. But when they were in New Zealand, the monumental increase of the virus had started to created chaos around the world.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newssports4 years ago

Twitter reacts to India getting closer to historic series win in Australia

The last session of Day 3 was abandoned due to rain in Sydney with Australia (236/6), trailing India by 386 runs and with this massive lead and an inning in hand, chances are little that India will lose this match. Twitter reacted to the same and took a dig at Australia's terrible performance.
Soumil Khare
newssports6 years ago

Sardar Singh and Devendra Jhajharia to get Khel Ratna award for 2017

Sports Ministry has decided to honour the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017 to Para Athlete Devendra Jhajharia and former hockey skipper Sardar Singh. Meanwhile, 17 sports personalities were honoured with the 2017 Arjuna awards, including cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara and Harmanpreet Kaur.
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