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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs AUS | Fielders really came back strong after Adelaide show, reckons R Sridhar

While catches dropped were plenty in Adelaide, R Sridhar has reckoned that the fielders really came back strong after the poor start in the first Test. He also insisted that the management will have to balance the workload, monitor injuries, and practice sessions to keep the players in proper shape.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs AUS | Scoring a century would have been icing on the cake, reckons Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill, who despite scoring a valiant 91 in the Gabba Test, has reckoned that scoring a century would have been icing on the cake while stating that he was ready for the challenge. He also recalled batting with Rohit in Australia and how he was constant support from the non-striker’s end.
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newscricket5 days ago

Ausralia-returnee Indian players granted quarantine exemptions by Maharashtra Government

After intervention from Sharad Pawar, the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, and Ravi Shastri have been granted Quarantine exemptions by Maharashtra Government on Thursday. Meanwhile, it has been revealed that the Indian team will be joining the bubble in two batches - on January 23 and 26.
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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2021 Retention | Mumbai Indians retain their core; Lasith Malinga, James Pattinson released

2020 IPL Champions Mumbai Indians have decided to retain their core members but impressive James Pattinson was shown the door despite stepping in nicely in the absence of Lasith Malinga. The five-time champions have also released Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile from their squad.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who Mumbai Indians should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Let us not kid ourselves: Mumbai Indians, like they did in 2020, are going to run away with the IPL title in 2021. It is a matter of ‘when’ and ‘how’ more than if. This article, mind you, is being done as a mere formality, just like how the trophy presentation for MI will be in about 5 months time.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma emulating Smith with ‘shadow practise’ in between overs

While India got home in Sydney, the talk of the town was Steve Smith, who was alleged to have tampered the crease with his footmarks. However, with the entire footage ruling that out, Rohit Sharma in Gabba stepped up the banter game, employing similar tactics to jitter out unfazed Smith.
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newscricket10 days ago

IND vs AUS | If Rohit has to be a good Test batter, he can't throw away starts, feels Ricky Ponting

Former Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting isn't too impressed with Rohit Sharma's first-innings dismissal in the Gabba Test, citing that one shouldn't throw away good starts. When on 44, Sharma tried to hit a big shot off Nathan Lyon but he failed to connect and got out despite looking set for a big one.
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newscricket10 days ago

IND vs AUS | Rohit is a world-class player, tried to bowl my best against him, insists Nathan Lyon

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon reckons that Rohit Sharma is a world-class batter and he tried to put his best foot forward against him. Lyon, who is playing his 100th Test at the Gabba, also stated that he's looking forward to bowling to Rishabh Pant as he tries to attack him.
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newscricket10 days ago

IND vs AUS | Need to focus on what's in front than thinking too far ahead, advises Rohit Sharma

Senior Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has emphasized on the need for India to take one step at a time than think too far ahead. Rohit also added that he has made slight adjustments to his game for this Test as he tried to cover the line and not push his hands too far outside the off-stump.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs AUS | Won’t regret my dismissal, it was part of my role in the team, states Rohit Sharma

Despite failing to convert yet another start, Rohit Sharma has stated that he won’t regret his dismissal of holing to the deep fielder, admitting that it was part of his role to attack the bowlers. He also commended the bowling efforts of the debutants - Natarajan and Washington after day 2.
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