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'Wo itni acchi...': Gill's ultimate praise for India star after 2nd ODI vs NZ

Indian opener Shubman Gill was all praise for the India star after the penultimate clash of the three-match series between the 2019 World Cup semi-finalists was abandoned due to persistent rain in Hamilton.

Indian opener Shubman Gill was all praise for the India star(BCCI-AP)
Indian opener Shubman Gill was all praise for the India star(BCCI-AP)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 04:40 PM IST

'He's going to be around for…': Ravi Shastri lauds Gill after his cameo vs NZ

With his exploits in the 50-over format, the India opener has grabbed the attention of former India cricketer Ravi Shastri.

Shubman Gill(left): Ravi Shastri(getty images)
Shubman Gill(left): Ravi Shastri(getty images)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 04:22 PM IST

Karthik picks 'definite starter' as opener in four-way battle for World Cup 2023

India selectors will have a tough job at hand to pick between the four for the World Cup squad next year. Senior India cricketer Dinesh Karthik, however, went a step ahead and named the player who is a definite starter among the four.

Shubman Gill; KL Rahul; Rohit Sharma; Shikhar Dhawan
Shubman Gill; KL Rahul; Rohit Sharma; Shikhar Dhawan
Published on Nov 27, 2022 03:00 PM IST

Gambhir reacts to Ramiz Raja's 'PAK won't go to India for 2023 WC if...' remark

After Sports minister Anurag Thakur, former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has reacted on Ramiz's fiery statement.

Gautam Gambhir; PCB chief Ramiz Raja
Gautam Gambhir; PCB chief Ramiz Raja
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:32 PM IST

Watch: Messi’s wife, sons celebration after Argentina captain’s goal is gold

Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo and children were in extreme joy as they celebrated his stunning goal vs Mexico in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo and children celebrate his goal.
Lionel Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo and children celebrate his goal.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:23 PM IST

India captain Dhawan reveals why Samson was dropped for 2nd ODI vs New Zealand

At the end of the second game, which was abandoned due to rain after just 12.5 overs of play, Dhawan revealed the reason behind dropping Samson.

Sanju Samson; Shikhar Dhawan
Sanju Samson; Shikhar Dhawan
Published on Nov 27, 2022 01:10 PM IST

Watch: Rohit Sharma's ‘In my zone’ training session ahead of Bangladesh series

Rohit Sharma has started preparations for the upcoming series against Bangladesh. In an instagram post on Sunday, the right-handed batter was seen practising in the nets.

Screengrab of Rohit Sharma's Instagram post(Instagram)
Screengrab of Rohit Sharma's Instagram post(Instagram)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:56 PM IST

Watch: Samson helps ground staff with covers in NZ, wins over fans with gesture

Sanju Samson won over fans with a humble gesture in the second ODI between India vs New Zealand, at Seddon Park in Hamilton.

Sanju Samson helps the ground staff.(Twitter)
Sanju Samson helps the ground staff.(Twitter)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:26 PM IST

'Samson was dropped as we don't have...': Ex-IND opener blames BCCI, Team India

Despite, India's seven-wicket loss, Samson scored a decent knock and also stitched a 96-run stand with Shreyas Iyer. Yet he was dropped for the second game and former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer explained why as he blamed the BCCI and the Indian team for it.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson
Published on Nov 27, 2022 12:00 PM IST

‘I have a pretty good relationship with Langer’: Starc on ‘coward’ controversy

Mitchell Starc also talked about the possibility of a crowd outburst at the Perth Stadium in Western Australia where the first Test against West Indies will be held and which happens to be the home ground of Langer.

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc with former head coach Justin Langer(getty images)
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc with former head coach Justin Langer(getty images)
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 11:52 AM IST

'PCB doesn't have guts to boycott WC. IND don't care if Pakistan don't come'

Former Pakistan cricketer feels PCB doesn't have it in them to walk the talk and rather warned Ramiz Raja that it could be possible that teams like Bangladesh and Afghanistan might also join India in boycotting the Asia Cup 2023 in Pakistan

Ramiz Raja, Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board(AP)
Ramiz Raja, Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board(AP)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 10:39 AM IST

‘Test cricket is still the ultimate’: McGrath backs Cummins decision to skip IPL

Pat Cummins argued that he wanted to focus on the upcoming World Cup 2023 and Ashes and due to a hectic schedule, he would miss the IPL. Former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath has come out in support of the Australia skipper.

File photo of Pat Cummins.(AAP via REUTERS)
File photo of Pat Cummins.(AAP via REUTERS)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 10:23 AM IST

'Was in WC squad but now is nowhere': Nehra on IND's selection after Samson snub

Former India cricketer Ashish Nehra was left baffled by the selection and rather questioned the logic behind it and urged the management to show some stability.

Sanju Samson; Ashish Nehra
Sanju Samson; Ashish Nehra
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 01:14 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule Today: Live Streaming details of Spain vs Germany

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule Today: Here is all you need to know about Japan vs Costa Rica, Belgium vs Morocco, Croatia vs Canada and Spain vs Germany FIFA World Cup 2022 matches in Qatar.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule Today: Germany will take on Spain in a do-or-die match at the FIFA World Cup.(getty images)
FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule Today: Germany will take on Spain in a do-or-die match at the FIFA World Cup.(getty images)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 09:45 AM IST

Wasim Jaffer explains why Umran Malik is suited to ODIs more than T20Is

After India's recent first ODI vs New Zealand, former player Wasim Jaffer feels that Umran Malik is suited more to ODIs and than T20I cricket.

India's Umran Malik celebrates the dismissal of Daryl Mitchell during the 1st ODI match against New Zealand, at Eden Park stadium, in Auckland on Friday.(BCCI Twitter)
India's Umran Malik celebrates the dismissal of Daryl Mitchell during the 1st ODI match against New Zealand, at Eden Park stadium, in Auckland on Friday.(BCCI Twitter)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 09:04 AM IST

Watch: Messi's thunderous goal that helped Argentina stay alive in World Cup

Messi kept their hopes alive with a thunderous goal in the second half as Argentina beat Mexico 2-0 to jump to the second spot in the table.

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi
Published on Nov 27, 2022 08:46 AM IST

'Samson is victim of favouritism...': Dhawan slammed for 2nd ODI team selection

Samson was dropped yet again, on Sunday, for the second ODI to make way for greater bowling depth and the decision left fans fuming at captain Shikhar Dhawan and head coach VVS Laxman.

Sanju Samson; Shikhar Dhawan
Sanju Samson; Shikhar Dhawan
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 09:09 AM IST

'Achha hua jo T20WC nahi khela...': Umran's father reacts to son's non-selection

Almost a fortnight after India's heartbreaking exit for the tournament, Umran's father broke his silence on his son's non-selection for the World Cup.

Umran Malik bowls during the first one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and India at Eden Park
Umran Malik bowls during the first one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and India at Eden Park
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 11:10 AM IST

'Unfair to point fingers at IPL. Blame players if India don't do well…': Gambhir

Gambhir opined that it's unfair to point fingers at IPL which he feels is the best thing that happened to Indian cricket.

Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir
Published on Nov 27, 2022 07:09 AM IST

‘I’m no one to comment whether Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli will continue in T20Is'

Does he see Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma continuing playing the shortest format? Harbhajan Singh gave an interesting answer.

India's Rohit Sharma (R) and Virat Kohli(AFP)
India's Rohit Sharma (R) and Virat Kohli(AFP)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 07:08 AM IST

FIFA World Cup: How Argentina's qualification chances stand after POL beat KSA?

Argentina now stands on the thin ice after Poland beat Saudi Arabia to take the top spot in Group C points table.

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi reacts during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group C football match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia at the Lusail Stadium
Argentina's forward Lionel Messi reacts during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group C football match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia at the Lusail Stadium
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 10:07 PM IST

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur gives a brutal reply to Ramiz Raja's fiery remark

Ramiz clarified his stance that Pakistan won't travel to India for the ODI World Cup in 2023 if India don't come for the Asia Cup. The comments created quite a stir before India's Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur reacted with a brutal response.

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur; Ramiz Raja
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur; Ramiz Raja
Published on Nov 26, 2022 08:17 PM IST

'Tempted to play Kuldeep Yadav ahead of Yuzvendra Chahal'

The former opener has said that India will need to strengthen their bowling options in the buildup to the 2023 World Cup.

Kuldeep was not played in the first ODI(ANI)
Kuldeep was not played in the first ODI(ANI)
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 07:29 PM IST

Harbhajan's verdict on whether Hardik should replace Rohit as T20I captain

Joining the chorus, former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh has given his verdict on whether Hardik should replace Rohit as the captain.

Rohit Sharma; Harbhajan Singh; Hardik Pandya
Rohit Sharma; Harbhajan Singh; Hardik Pandya
Published on Nov 26, 2022 06:47 PM IST

'Rishabh Pant is world's best wicketkeeper-batter in Tests but…': Ex-IND opener

Former India opener Aakash Chopra has shared his opinions on his YouTube channel. He highlighted the stark difference between Pant's performaces in Tests and white-ball cricket.

speculations are high that Rishabh Pant might be replaced in the upcoming ODIs.(ANI)
speculations are high that Rishabh Pant might be replaced in the upcoming ODIs.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 09:20 PM IST
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