IPL 2021: Shahbaz Ahmed has proved himself with his performance, says Siraj | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Mohammad Siraj feels that spin bowling all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed has justified his selection in the playing eleven, following a match-winning performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL here. Ahmed picked up three wickets in an over to stage a remarkable turnaround for RCB on Wednesday night as the team defended … Read more IPL 2021: Shahbaz Ahmed has proved himself with his performance, says Siraj | Cricket News – Times of India

IPL 2021: Stakes higher than ever

This Indian Premier League (IPL) is different. Thestakes arehigher than ever. From Indian cricket’s standpoint, a successfulorganisation ofthe tournament is more importantthan whowinsthetitle. It is a testoftheBoardofControlfor Cricket in India’s(BCCI) ability toenforcediscipline,thekey tothetournament’s success in theCovid-19 times. It is also a test case tosee ifIndia can betrustedwiththesafeconductofthe T20 WorldCup in October-November. Ifthe IPL is staged … Read more IPL 2021: Stakes higher than ever

Washington, Siraj showing their mettle for India augurs well for RCB, feels skipper Kohli | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: The confidence gained from their exploits for India will help youngsters like Washington Sundar and Mohammed Siraj when they represent Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL, feels skipper Virat Kohli. On the eve of their IPL-14 opener against defending champions Mumbai Indians, Kohli spoke about how his confidence after playing at the international level … Read more Washington, Siraj showing their mettle for India augurs well for RCB, feels skipper Kohli | Cricket News – Times of India

Rohit Sharma will hit a sixer of titles for Mumbai Indians this season, says Rahul Chahar | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: From playing just 3 matches in his debut IPL season in 2017 to becoming a regular feature in the Mumbai Indians playing XI, 21 year old leg spinner Rahul Chahar has come a long way in a short period of time. Rahul, who was bought for Rs 1.90 crore at the 2018 IPL … Read more Rohit Sharma will hit a sixer of titles for Mumbai Indians this season, says Rahul Chahar | Cricket News – Times of India

From Washington Sundar To Mohammad Siraj, From Shubman Gill To Shardul Thakur To Suryakumar Yadav – The Spectacular Show Of The Indian Debutants

The last four months have been very special for the men’s Indian cricket team. They won a historic Test series against all odds in Australia and then came back to beat a spirited England in the home series in February before overhauling them in the T20I series. But what stood out, both Down Under and … Read more From Washington Sundar To Mohammad Siraj, From Shubman Gill To Shardul Thakur To Suryakumar Yadav – The Spectacular Show Of The Indian Debutants

Fading confidence in Team India’s lead white-ball spinners | Cricket News – Times of India

India’s XI for the deciding ODI on Sunday is, in essence, a commentary on the receding trust in the pool of frontline spinners in white-ball cricket. India went in with four regular seamers in Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Prasidh Krishna and Shardul Thakur. Hardik Pandya declared in the innings break that he would be bowling … Read more Fading confidence in Team India’s lead white-ball spinners | Cricket News – Times of India

Dazzling debutants for Team India

(This story originally appeared in on Mar 25, 2021) There was a time when newcomers would need time to settle down before finding their feet in international cricket. Not anymore, it seems. Thanks to the IPL, a robust domestic cricket system, a slew of India A tours and a friendly, supportive environment in the dressing … Read more Dazzling debutants for Team India

Ind vs Eng, 4th T20 | In must-win game, India aim to negate toss factor

In the two games they lost after batting first, India struggled in the powerplay. India would aim to take the toss out of equation and put up a much improved all-round show against a formidable England in their to bid to level the series in the fourth Twenty20, here on Thursday. The template of win … Read more Ind vs Eng, 4th T20 | In must-win game, India aim to negate toss factor

India vs England: India ‘class team’, but we are confident of bouncing back, says Jason Roy | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: England opening batsman Jason Roy on Monday said he is pretty confident that the side would make a comeback in the third T20I against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday. Roy has been in good form in the ongoing T20I series against India as he has recorded scores of 49 and 46 … Read more India vs England: India ‘class team’, but we are confident of bouncing back, says Jason Roy | Cricket News – Times of India

India vs England, 2nd T20I: Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan power India to seven-wicket win against England | Cricket News – Times of India

The last three months have been such for Indian cricket that the safest move seems to be throwing an untested rookie in the deep end and the results are almost certain to follow. Sunday was one such night for debutant Ishan Kishan. 23 years old, high on a successful IPL and groomed by the caretakers … Read more India vs England, 2nd T20I: Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan power India to seven-wicket win against England | Cricket News – Times of India