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newscricket5 days ago

Current India batting line-up not as strong as Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly, Laxman and Sehwag, says Shane Warne

Talking about the composition of the current Indian batting line-up, former Australia spinner Shane Warne said that it is nowhere close to the 'Fab 5' list which consisted of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag. Further, Warner praised Kohli and Sharma.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs ENG | Virat Kohli joins Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid with 1,000 Test runs in England

England became the second overseas country after Australia where India captain Virat Kohli completed 1000 Test runs on Day 4 of the fourth match at The Oval on Sunday. Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid are the only other India batsmen to score more than 1,000 Test runs in England.
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newscricket18 days ago

Virat Kohli and teammates checked regularly on me during rehab, it was overwhelming, says Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer has opened up on his rehabilitation days following the shoulder surgery and said that it was overwhelming to get support from Virat Kohli and others. Iyer declared himself 100 per cent match fit and made his intentions clear of bidding for a spot in India's T20 World Cup squad.
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newscricket24 days ago

Vikram Rathour a suitable candidate to replace Ravi Shastri as Team India’s head coach, opines Salman Butt

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has reckoned that India batting coach Vikram Rathour could be a suitable candidate to replace Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the team. Notably, Shastri's tenure is set to end after the completion of the upcoming T20 World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI invites applications for batting, bowling and fielding coaches at NCA

The BCCI has invited applications for the posts of batting, bowling (spin and fast), fielding, and 'Head of Cricket Education' at the NCA, on its website. Earlier, the BCCI had extended its deadline to apply for the 'Head of Cricket' post after Rahul Dravid was the only person to apply for the role.
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newscricketa month ago

Felt amazing when Dravid sir praised my performances, reveals Chetan Sakariya

Indian left-arm pacer Chetan Sakariya has revealed that it was an amazing moment for him when Indian legend Rahul Dravid praised his bowling performances during the Sri Lanka tour. He also added that it was a dream for him to play for the Men in Blue and found it hard to believe he was selected.
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newscricketa month ago

Rahul Dravid applies for NCA’s Head of Cricket post

Amid speculations of Rahul Dravid taking over as head coach of the Indian men's team after Ravi Shastri, he has reapplied for the Head of Cricket Post at NCA. As he's the lone candidate to apply for the post, the BCCI had to extend its deadline for the submission of applications for a few more days.
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newscricketa month ago

SLC credits Rahul Dravid for ensuring completion of India tour despite COVID outbreak

Mohan de Silva, the SLC secretary, praised Rahul Dravid for his key role during India’s recent tour of Sri Lanka amidst growing covid-19 concerns. India were left with exactly 11 players for the last two T20Is, as the rest of the them were forced to isolate after Krnual Pandya was tested positive.
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newscricketa month ago

Dhoni and Dravid had shown a lot of confidence in my batting, recalls Dinesh Karthik

Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik attested that the duo of MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid had backed him at the start of his career. Karthik made his India comeback in the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 and remained a member of the team till the 2019 World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Pujara must be mindful of his lean patch, No.3 slot crucial for the team, states VVS Laxman

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman has stated that the No.3 slot is a very important position for any team, and Cheteshwar Pujara will also be mindful of his lean patch. He also added that India's former No.3 Rahul Dravid was crucial to their victories on both 2002 and 2007 tours of England.
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