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India vs New Zealand, WTC Final: Ishant Sharma one strike away from going past Kapil Dev for impressive overseas record | Cricket

Leading up to the all-important World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand, so much was being speculated about the 11 players Virat Kohli will pick in Southampton. Those were once and for all put to rest as India announced their Playing XI on the eve of the match, which included three pacers – Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and ...

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WTC Final: Ravindra Jadeja 46 runs away from joining Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble in a list of elite double | Cricket

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is perhaps India’s most-improved cricketer across formats. Starting off as a left-arm spinner with the potential to score handy runs down the order, the all-rounder has showed exemplary spike in his batting. In the last three years, Jadeja averages 55.57 with the bat in Tests in comparison to his overall average of 36.18. Ever since the final ...

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Jasprit Bumrah to start IND vs NZ WTC final with an eye on breaking Kapil Dev’s long-standing record | Cricket

Jasprit Bumrah’s meteoric rise in international cricket and especially his success in Tests opened the gates for the fast-bowling revolution in India. Courtesy Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvnehswar Kumar – India were always knocking on the doors but it was the introduction of Bumrah that really made India a fast bowling powerhouse, something which was a distant dream even a ...

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‘India needs resurgent Congress but…’: Kapil Sibal on crisis in party | Latest News India

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal remarked on Sunday that the country needs a “resurgent” Congress, though he also called for the party to undergo reforms at various levels. “India needs a resurgent Congress but it also needs to show it is active and in a mood to engage meaningfully,” Sibal told news agency PTI, adding that the party needs organisational ...

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Jasprit Bumrah could break Kapil Dev’s long standing record on England tour

One of the biggest reason India playing competitive cricket outside the sub-continent, irrespective of the result of the matches, is the rise of India’s fast bowling arsenal. There was a team when Indian teams were made to bat on bouncy and green pitches. Some teams still serve up the same tracks, but they are scared of the backlash too, because ...

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‘Can you really shackle him?’: Kapil Dev has an advice for Virat Kohli to ‘excel’ in England

Virat Kohli has been on two tours of England since he made his Test debut for India. In the first tour in 2014, Kohli was all over the place, scoring just 134 runs from 10 innings, statistically the India captain’s worst in a three-Test series or more. However, four years later, Kohli turned it around in style, scoring a mammoth ...

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India vs New Zealand WTC final: Kapil Dev bats for best of three World Test Championship finals to determine the winner

India’s 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev said he would have preferred a best of three final to determine the winner of the World Test Championship. India and New Zealand are set to square off in the first-ever WTC final starting from June 18 in Southampton, England. “I would have preferred more than just one match to decide such an ...

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‘England will be challenging, he must not look to hit every ball’: Kapil Dev’s advice to Team India’s ‘valuable’ player

After a wonderful stint as Delhi Capitals captain in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Rishabh Pant is gearing up for the upcoming England tour. Team India will be travelling to the United Kingdom to play New Zealand in the final of the World Test Championship which begins on June 18 in Southampton. Later, in the month of August, Virat ...

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‘He made fast bowling sexy’: Jonathan Agnew among other legends pay heartwarming tribute to ICC Hall of Famer Kapil Dev

Without a shred of a doubt, Kapil Dev is one of the best things that has happened to Indian cricket to date. The 1983 World Cup-winning captain’s contributions to the country were so massive that even modern-day cricketers continue to reap the benefits of his hard work. The aggressive all-rounder’s accolades have not been forgotten and will never be. Kapil ...

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Happy Birthday Kapil Dev: Kohli, Sachin, BCCI and others wish former Indian captain on his 62nd birthday – cricket

Home / Cricket / Happy Birthday Kapil Dev: Kohli, Sachin, BCCI and others wish former Indian captain on his 62nd birthday Wishes pour in on social media as 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev celebrates his 62nd birthday today. cricket Updated: Jan 06, 2021, 12:18 IST File photo of former India captain Kapil Dev(Getty Images) Wishes pour in on social ...

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