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newscricket10 hours ago

SL vs IND | Feel Hardik Pandya couldn’t make an impact because of the injury, opines Muttiah Muralitharan

Shutting down criticism for the all-rounder Hardik Pandya, Muttiah Muralitharan opined that he feels Hardik Pandya couldn’t make an impact because of his concerns with injury. While stating that, Muralitharan also insisted that Hardik should continue playing in his own aggressive manner.
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newscricketa day ago

SL vs IND | Manish Pandey was the most disappointing, might not play an ODI again, opines Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has termed India's middle-order batsman Manish Pandey as the most disappointing batsman in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, while he wasn't impressed with Hardik Pandya's displays too. He also defended Prithvi Shaw's aggressive approach in the series.
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featurecricket2 days ago

SL vs IND | 3rd ODI Takeaways - India’s chaotic approach against spin and the Hardik problem

Phew, after Shikhar Dhawan’s first win at the toss, many expected the Indian team to whitewash the Sri Lankan side, away from home. But as it turned out, Sri Lanka wrapped India up for 225 before the partnership between Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa helped the hosts to a 'famous' win.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 days ago

India can pick two more teams and still win any competition in the world, states Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya has spoken highly of India’s remarkable bench strength across formats and believes that the team can end up winning any competition in the world even if they pick ‘C’ or ‘D' string sides. India, on Tuesday, sealed a series win over Sri Lanka despite fielding a second-string team.
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newscricket5 days ago

SL vs IND | Chahar and I batted with the intention to take the chase as deep as possible, reveals Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, whose unbeaten 84 run stand with Deepak Chahar helped India seal the series win, revealed that he and Chahar were not thinking about victory, but were rather trying to take the game deep. Bhuvneshwar also lavished praise on Chahar, who he felt justified being promoted to No.8.
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newscricket5 days ago

Every Indian player must play all formats, don't believe in this different format concept, opines Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian selector Dilip Vengsarkar has asserted that every India player should play all the formats and believes there is nothing like white-ball and red-ball concept. He also added that it's a good thing that Rahul Dravid is coaching India, given he has worked a lot with these youngsters.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Evaluating India's potential playing XI for Sri Lanka ODIs ft. Possible contenders and SC's picks 

One of the most exciting things surrounding the upcoming series between India and Sri Lanka has to be India's possible XI, given the bunch of exciting options that they have at their disposal. For almost every slot, there are quite a few quality options that India will have the liberty to pick from.
Harshit Anand
newscricket9 days ago

SL vs IND | Feel jealous that India have so many good players; Shaw will be a game-changer, reckons Russel Arnold

Sri Lankan commentator Russel Arnold has asserted that he's jealous of India's immense bench strength and reckoned that Prithvi Shaw will be one of the game-changers for India in the series. He also named Avishka Fernando as the game-changer for the hosts, who have been in a spot, of late.
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newscricket10 days ago

SL vs IND | Yuzvendra Chahal needs to have a little more in his bowling armoury, admits Laxman Sivaramakrishnan

Ahead of the white-ball series against Sri Lanka, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan has admitted that Yuzvendra Chahal needs to have a little more in his bowling armoury, to keep batsmen guessing. The former leg-spinner also hailed Hardik Pandya and stated that he would be key to India’s white-ball success.
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newscricket16 days ago

SL vs IND | Will pick Kishan ahead of Samson as WK for the series, opines Sanjay Manjrekar 

Indian cricket expert Sanjay Manjrekar has batted for the inclusion of young Ishan Kishan over Sanju Samson for the wicketkeeping role in the series against Sri Lanka. He also expressed his happiness over the selection of 'game-changer' Kuldeep Yadav, who has suffered a lean patch of late.
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