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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Don't see any issue with Chahal as concussion replacement, asserts Anil Kumble 

Former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble has backed India's decision to replace Ravindra Jadeja with Yuzvendra Chahal after he was concussed during the first T20I. He also added that with Jadeja already done with batting, he needed to be replaced with a spinner, which India duly did.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Don’t see why there is so much of noise about Chahal replacement, questions Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has opined that there is absolutely no problem in Yuzvendra Chahal being replaced by a concussed Ravindra Jadeja and asked why there is so much noise about it. Chahal starred with the ball in the middle overs and bagged the man of the match award as well.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Concussion Substitute : A case of sense and sensibility

The Brainline journal suggests that the dangerous collection of blood after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body might squeeze the brain against the skull. Concussion pushes the sportsman out of their comfort zone that might create a fatal situation later on.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

Super sub Yuzvendra Chahal: the spectator who turned into an unlikely ringmaster

That Jonny Bairstow turns into a villainous monster when he has a point to prove is something which, by now, has been well chronicled. There was nothing short of rage in his eyes and his strokes in the 86* he struck at Cape Town last week.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Not sure if Chahal was a ‘like-to-like’ replacement for Jadeja, questions Moises Henriques

While understanding Ravindra Jadeja had to be substituted, Moises Henriques questioned if Yuzvendra Chahal was indeed a right replacement according to the rule. However, he added that once a decision has been made, everyone needs to move forward and get on with the game.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | India were a ‘bit more ready’ to play T20s because of IPL, feels Sanju Samson

Indian batsman Sanju Samson believes that the two-month-long exposure in the IPL gave the Men in Blue an edge in the T20s over the Aussies, who looked undercooked in the first T20I on Friday. Samson further spoke of his role in the team and asserted that his main goal is to help the team win.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Finch plays down Jadeja concussion controversy; says it’s silly to challenge expert opinion

Aaron Finch has weighed in on the match-referee’s ‘controversial’ decision to let India replace Jadeja with Chahal and has claimed that there is no choice for everyone but to abide by expert opinion. India used Chahal as a concussion sub for Jadeja, despite the latter picking up a hamstring injury.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Learnt from my mistakes and followed the Zampa template to succeed, reveals Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal, who swayed the match in India’s favour after coming in as a concussion substitute, revealed that he used the Adam Zampa template, and learnt from his own ODI mistakes to succeed in the shortest format. Chahal finished with figures of 3/25 to cripple the Australian batting.
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featurecricket2 months ago

From Shreyas Iyer’s E to Navdeep Saini’s F: Grading every Indian player who played the ODIs

After enduring pain, agony and disappointment for five days and two ODIs, the Men in Blue redeemed themselves in the 3rd ODI in Canberra on Wednesday to remind the world that they are no pushovers. The T20Is start in just over a day’s time, but chapter one needs to be scrutinized before we move on.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Navdeep Saini should be rested and asked to focus on red-ball cricket, opines Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir wants India to rest the under-fire Navdeep Saini, as he feels one bad game might shatter the youngster’s confidence, and instead ask the right-armer to focus on doing well with the red-ball. Gambhir also wants the Indian side to swap Yuzvendra Chahal with Kuldeep for the 3rd ODI.
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