BCCI may provide Dukes balls if India’s Test stars want red ball net sessions during IPL

India’s leading Test stars will be busy with their IPL engagements but the BCCI is ready to help them out by providing Dukes balls in case they want to sneak in a few red ball net sessions during the course of the T20 tournament. This probably will be done keeping in mind that India’s next … Read more BCCI may provide Dukes balls if India’s Test stars want red ball net sessions during IPL

IPL 2021: Cheteshwar Pujara Receives CSK Jersey from Skipper MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings welcomed their new team members with a ceremony headlined by skipper MS Dhoni. The latter gave away the jerseys to these players — Cheteshwar Pujara, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa and Krishnappa Gowtham — and continued this tradition. Pujara, who is returning to the league after 2014, thanked Dhoni after being welcomed into … Read more IPL 2021: Cheteshwar Pujara Receives CSK Jersey from Skipper MS Dhoni

I am not a power-hitter but I try to learn from likes of Virat and Rohit: Pujara on T20

“You learn from players like Kane Williamson. Even Steven Smith.” Cheteshwar Pujara’s reputation as a Test specialist had hampered his IPL prospects for last few years but India’s No 3 is now ready to turn the corner for CSK in the upcoming edition, having picked up cues from the likes of Rohit Sharma and Virat … Read more I am not a power-hitter but I try to learn from likes of Virat and Rohit: Pujara on T20

Bowlers love playing under Dhoni because he knows how to get the best out of them: Gowtham | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Chennai Super Kings all-rounder K Gowtham on Monday said bowlers love playing under Mahendra Singh Dhoni because he knows their strength and how to get the best out of them. “Bowlers love playing under Mahi bhai because he understands a bowler’s strengths and knows how to get the best out of him,” Gowtham was … Read more Bowlers love playing under Dhoni because he knows how to get the best out of them: Gowtham | Cricket News – Times of India

Leading cricketers new additions to NADA’s pool | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A leading leg-spinner and a wicketkeeper-batsman, both part of the current Indian cricket set-up and centrally-contracted with the BCCI, have been added by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) to its revised list of Registered Testing Pool (RTP), which was recently updated by the country’s anti-doping watchdog. With the addition of two new names, … Read more Leading cricketers new additions to NADA’s pool | Cricket News – Times of India

Five options for openers, nine for fast bowlers in Test cricket: Indian cricket’s happy problem of plenty across formats | Cricket News – Times of India

Indian cricket finds itself in an enviable position these days as far as player options are concerned. It’s no secret that the bench strength of Indian cricket looks very good. So much so that someone like T Natarajan went from net bowler to strike bowler in the limited overs series and then the Test series … Read more Five options for openers, nine for fast bowlers in Test cricket: Indian cricket’s happy problem of plenty across formats | Cricket News – Times of India

India vs England: India Report Card – Ashwin and Axar Patel 10/10, Rohit 9/10 & Pant 8/10 The Standout Performers

2. Axar Patel – 10/10 It was a dream debut for Axar Patel who returned with 27 wickets in just three Tests at an average of 10.59 and strike rate of 28.3. His exploits included 4 five-fors and one 10-wicket haul in a match. Axar was brilliant with his slow left-arm orthodox and made sure … Read more India vs England: India Report Card – Ashwin and Axar Patel 10/10, Rohit 9/10 & Pant 8/10 The Standout Performers

India vs England: Cheteshwar Pujara Has Now Played 28 Test Innings Without a Century

India’s No.3 batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has now played 28 Test innings without a century. His last century had come 17 Test matches ago, when he scored 193 against Australia in Sydney in January 2019. Since then he has scored nine half-centuries, but has not been able to convert them into three-figure knocks. Centurion Rishabh Pant … Read more India vs England: Cheteshwar Pujara Has Now Played 28 Test Innings Without a Century

India vs England: Hosts ‘completely’ out skilled visitors, admits Vaughan | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: While Michael Vaughan had criticised the pitch in the pink-ball game, the former England skipper admitted that India outplayed the visitors on the opening day of the fourth and final Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday. Spinners Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin spun a web over visitors as England was bundled out … Read more India vs England: Hosts ‘completely’ out skilled visitors, admits Vaughan | Cricket News – Times of India

Pujara fit to open, Gill/Rohit at No. 3: Surinder Amarnath | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Surinder Amaranth, the oldest of the three Amaranth brothers and son of former India captain Lala Amarnath, feels cricket has changed considerably from his playing days. The 72-year-old former dashing left-hander, who represented India in 10 Tests, is settled in Ahmedabad with his family, away from what he calls the “hustle-bustle” of Delhi, a … Read more Pujara fit to open, Gill/Rohit at No. 3: Surinder Amarnath | Cricket News – Times of India