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Wasim Jaffer posts hilarious meme on Twitter after Indian batsmen struggle to handle swing in WTC final | Cricket

Former India opener Wasim Jaffer posted a hilarious meme on Twitter to describe the Indian batsmen’s plight against the New Zealand seamers on Day 3 of the World Test Championship (WTC) final in Southampton. Day 3 began half an hour late due to wet outfield and bad light. New Zealand seamers, especially Kyle Jamieson, had the upper hand on the ...

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India vs New Zealand Live Score, WTC Final, Day 3: Can India batsmen continue the good work with rain expected?

WTC Final India vs New Zealand Live, Day 3 Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 3 of the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand. After the second day finished earlier than its scheduled time due to bad light, a lot of focus would be on the weather and how it’s holding up in Southampton. ...

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India batsmen face test of New Zealand swing bowlers with Dukes ball | Cricket

For all the stormy reactions that followed India’s win at home against England on sharp spinning pitches, it cannot be denied it made for compelling viewing. Rohit Sharma’s measured assault and sweeps in the second Test at Chennai to score 161 became a highlight of the series played in very tough batting conditions. When Sharma, still relatively new as a ...

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Southee-Boult swing double act awaits India batsmen in WTC final | Cricket

Tim Southee and Trent Boult are no Richard Hadlee, New Zealand’s Sultan of Swing. The pair’s combined five-wicket hauls in Tests are 20 while Hadlee ended with 36. The Kiwi legend of the 1970s and 1980s though would have revelled bowling in a partnership like the current swing bowling pair. Throughout his career, Hadlee was a one-man army. New Zealand ...

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Irfan Pathan names two Indian batsmen who will face ‘a lot of difficulties’ in WTC final | Cricket

The World Test Championship final is only a few days away and preparations are in full swing. Team India and New Zealand will battle it out in Southampton to become the first-ever World Test Championship winners. The Ageas Bowl will be the venue where two best Test sides in the world face each other for supremacy. The pitch is expected ...

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‘That is one of the reasons the left-handers find it difficult’: Ashwin on his success against left-handed batsmen | Cricket

Senior India off-spinner R Ashwin loves bowling to the left-handers. He is known to trouble the southpaws with challenging line and lengths and uses his variations to great effect. In an interview with Sportstar, he revealed that he has enjoyed great success against them as he challenges both sides of the bat. In the history of Test cricket, he is ...

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‘Two of the greatest batsmen in the world’: Gower’s ultimate praise for Kohli and Williamson ahead of WTC final

Former England captain David Gower reserved high praise for Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson, terming them as ‘two of the greatest batsmen in the world at the moment.’ Gower’s comments are of special significance as it comes less than two weeks before India and New Zealand face off in the inaugural World Test Championship final at the Ageas Bowl in ...

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‘He builds pressure, can get good batsmen out’: Dinesh Karthik says ‘unfair’ to question Ashwin’s SENA performance

R Ashwin has recently been a prevalent figure in the news because of former Team India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar’s statements, who said that he doesn’t accept Ashwin being termed as an “all-time great” because of his record in SENA- South Africa, England, New Zealand, and Australia- countries. Manjrekar had added that Ashwin, who has picked up 63 wickets in 20 ...

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‘Some batsmen don’t have self-belief, but he believes in own strength’: Rashid Khan on Kohli’s success as a batsman

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has hailed Indian skipper Virat Kohli for his success with the bat over the years. With more than 22000 international runs to his credit, Kohli is considered one of the modern-day greats of the game and is widely praised for his consistency across all formats. While speaking in a YouTube show ‘Cricast’, the leg-spinner said that ...

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You are likely to end up in slips’: Dilip Vengsarkar has an important piece of advice for Indian batsmen in England

Dilip Vengsarkar knows a thing or two about batting in England. Heck, that India registered a famous Test series win there in 1986 owed a lot to the former India batsman, who peeled off two centuries during the historic tour. Vengsarkar amassed 360 runs in the three-Test series, with centuries at Lord’s (126*), Leeds (102*) as India captured the series ...

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