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Ind vs Eng: Want to maximise the opportunity if we get to bat first, says Root

Ind vs Eng: Want to maximise the opportunity if we get to bat first, says Root

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 3 (ANI): England skipper Joe Root feels if the pitch starts offering spin early on in the game it might become a huge factor in the fourth and final Test against India which gets underway on Thursday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.England hit a mammoth 5...

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Ind vs Eng: Bess certainly up for selection, says Root

Ind vs Eng: Bess certainly up for selection, says Root

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 3 (ANI): England skipper Joe Root has hinted that spinner Dom Bess might feature in the playing XI for the fourth and final Test against India which gets underway on Thursday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.Bess was the highest wicket-taker for England in...

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Ind vs Eng: Kohli fine tunes skills at nets ahead of final Test

Ind vs Eng: Kohli fine tunes skills at nets ahead of final Test

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 3 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli likes to spend quality time at the nets before a game and he was seen putting in the hard yards on Wednesday as he geared up to take the field against England in the fourth and final Test, starting Thursday. Kohli shared a video o...

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Ind vs Eng: Didn't underestimate Axar, he has exploited the surface really well, says Root

Ind vs Eng: Didn't underestimate Axar, he has exploited the surface really well, says Root

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 3 (ANI): England Test captain Joe Root on Wednesday said that his side did not underestimate Axar Patel and it has been just a case of the left-arm spinner being good and exploiting the conditions at the Narendra Modi Stadium really well.The fourth Test is decisive...

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For teams like us, it is just a distraction when you start thinking of WTC: Kohli

For teams like us, it is just a distraction when you start thinking of WTC: Kohli

Image tweeted by ICCAhmedabad: Ahead of the fourth and final Test of the series against England, India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said the World Test Championship (WTC) is a distraction for them as the team is already motivated enough to play Test cricket or any form of the game.The fourth Tes...

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Skill required to play on tracks that turn, you don't have to necessarily sweep: Kohli

Skill required to play on tracks that turn, you don't have to necessarily sweep: Kohli

Ahmedabad: India captain Virat Kohli has attributed the batsmen's failures to score runs on spin-friendly wickets over the last two Tests against England to an overdose of limited overs cricket.Both India and England have struggled in the last two Tests with the bat, although India have been a shade...

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PSL 6: Tom Banton in isolation after positive COVID-19 test

PSL 6: Tom Banton in isolation after positive COVID-19 test

Karachi [Pakistan], March 3 (ANI): England wicket-keeper batsman Tom Banton is one of the two overseas players who tested positive for coronavirus after Australia leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed contracted COVID-19 in the ongoing sixth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).Since Monday and apart from th...

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Seat broken by Glenn Maxwell's six to be auctioned for charity

Seat broken by Glenn Maxwell's six to be auctioned for charity

Wellington [New Zealand], March 3 (ANI): Australia star batsman Glenn Maxwell's whirlwind 31-ball 70 not only tore apart the Kiwis bowling attack in the third T20I, but also one of his sixes broke a seat in the stands as he smashed 28 runs off a James Neesham over.After a string of low scores, Maxwe...

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Partnership with Maxwell allowed us to go deeper: Finch

Partnership with Maxwell allowed us to go deeper: Finch

Wellington [New Zealand], March 3 (ANI): Australia skipper Aaron Finch feels his partnership with star batsman Glenn Maxwell laid the perfect foundation for the team to post a mammoth total in the third T20I against New Zealand.Australia posted 208/4 from their 20 overs courtesy half-centuries from ...

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1st Test: Afghanistan reduced to 49/6 at tea

1st Test: Afghanistan reduced to 49/6 at tea

Abu Dhabi, March 3 (IANS) Afghanistan were left staring at an innings defeat after being reduced to 49/6 at tea on the second day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at the Shaikh Zayed Stadium. Zimbabwe continued to exploit the seam-friendly conditions as fast bowlers Blessing Muzarabani and Victory...

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