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India vs Australia: Ashwin’s knack for learning new things, Jadeja’s improved batting is great for us, says Rahane – cricket

Stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane hailed the spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for their on-field heroics in the Boxing Day Test against Australia. Ashwin, who got the better of Steve Smith twice in the ongoing series, is the leading wicket-taker with 10 scalps under his belt. Jadeja, on the other hand, scored a fighting fifty in the second ...

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Don’t think captaincy will affect Abhimanyu’s batting: Laxman – cricket

Bengal captain Abhimanyu Easwaran failed miserably with the bat last season but batting consultant VVS Laxman said that the additional responsibility of leading the team will not affect his performance in the upcoming domestic events. Last season, Abhimanyu led Bengal to Ranji final for the first time since 2006-07, but the opener had a pathetic run with the bat, averaging ...

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India vs Australia: ‘191, 195 and 200, that’s not batting in Test cricket,’ Ricky Ponting slams Australia after MCG defeat – cricket

Ricky Ponting feels Australia’s defeat to India mostly stems from their batting fragility, with the former captain believing that home team needs plenty of areas to tick if they are to have a chance of winning the Test series. So far Australia’s batting has failed to click, with the team getting bowled out for scores of 191, 195 and 200 ...

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‘Ashwin had four Test hundreds, Jadeja had nothing’: Sanjay Manjrekar explains how the left-hander’s batting ‘changed after 2015’ – cricket

Former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar and current India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja seems to have come a long way from their ‘bits and pieces’ episode. Manjrekar applauded the way Jadeja kept his calm on the second day of the Melbourne Test and played a patient knock with stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane. After a couple of hiccups on the first half of ...

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India vs Australia: Aussies’ batting is 30 percent Warner, 30 percent Smith, 30 percent all others – Kris Srikkanth – cricket

Former India captain Kris Srikkanth feels that although Australia have a formidable bowling attack, when it comes to their batting unit, it may not be as strong. Srikkanth reckons the crux of Australia’s batting revolves around Steve Smith and David Warner, while the others comprise ‘30 percent’ of their batting strength. Also Read | ‘If Kohli stands there now, he will finish ...

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India vs Australia: ‘This is a time when leader needs to stand up’, Ajit Agarkar suggests Rahane’s batting position in Kohli’s absence – cricket

India and Australia will square off against each other in the upcoming Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The visitors are expected to make some major changes in the playing XI after the batting debacle in Adelaide. Also, naming a like-for-like replacement of Virat Kohli, who is back home on paternity leave, will be another challenge for ...

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India vs Australia: ‘Australian batting is not very strong’, Srikkanth believes India will ‘come out and fight’ in Melbourne – cricket

India’s batting debacle in the first Test against Australia in Adelaide has opened the passage for criticism from different corners. Not many experts expect India’s return to winning ways against the mighty Aussies. The likes of Mark Wark Waugh and Michael Vaughan have already speculated a 0-4 whitewash for India but former Indian batsman Kris Srikkanth thinks the other way. ...

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India vs Australia: Brad Hogg suggests a major experiment with Prithvi Shaw’s batting position in India playing XI for Melbourne Test – cricket

Prithvi Shaw is finds himself in the middle of a difficult situation after his disappointing knocks against Australia in the first Test in Adelaide. The 21-year-old returned with the scores of 0 and 4 in the day-night Test but what drew criticism was the manner in which Shaw got out in both the innings. There was a huge gap between ...

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Jacques Kallis appointed England’s batting consultant for Sri Lanka series – cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced the appointment of former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis as the batting consultant for the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. While Carl Hopkinson has been named as fielding coach, former New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel has been named as spin bowling consultant. England Cricket’s official Twitter handle released ...

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India vs Australia: ‘The last time I saw that would have been under-12s’ – Former Aussie seamer Damien Fleming shellshocked at India’s abject batting – cricket

India’s record lowest total in Test cricket of 36 left many shellshocked, including former Australia fast bowler Damien Fleming. Fleming, who does commentary for BBC and was at the Adelaide Oval, was at a loss of words watching the Indian batting crumble to one of the most ruthless displays of fast bowling ever seen. In fact, Fleming was so aghast ...

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