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India Wins Ahmedabad Test

India Wins Ahmedabad Test But The Feat Is Still Incomplete

India defeated England in the 3rd test of the 4-test match series at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. And it is a big feat for India as it is now closer to reaching the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final at the Lord’s.

What next for Indian cricket team?

After winning the third-test match of thumping victory of 10-wickets, India is gearing up for a crucial fourth-test match starting 4th March at the same place. While England has lost its contention the final of WTC, it can spoil India’s chance to play the final, if it wins the fourth-test match.

India Wins Ahmedabad Test

The fourth-test match is crucial for black caps, if they want to pay the final. They have to win the match or at the best, draw the match in order to prevent Australia from getting a lead over them. The points tally gives the real reason for Indian team to fear losing the fourth-test and the final.

What are the points of India, England and Australia?

One of the three teams will reach the ICC WTC final and play with New Zealand. But England is out … Read the rest

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Why Should India Bat First In Motera Stadium?

India will play its third test against England at Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad. India is playing 4-test series with England. The first two matches of the series were played in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. India lost the first test but won the second match with 317 runs.

Motera Stadium

It is a newly built stadium and it is the first match of the stadium. It will be a day-night match played with a pink ball. The stadium has a capacity of over 110,000 audiences.

How is the pitch at Motera Stadium?

The pitch is expected to help fast bowlers as the match will be played with a pink ball and curators leave much grass on the pitch to maintain shine of the ball. Also, dew could play a crucial role in giving speed to ball. Since it is a day-night match, dew is expected to be on the pitch late in the evening. Curators have cleaned the pitch a day before the match.

How is the environment in Ahmedabad?

The match will start at 2:30 PM but then the temperature could be around 33-34 degree … Read the rest

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Who Is The Cheapest Player In IPL Auction 2021?

Indian Premier League will auction 292 cricketers including 164 Indians, 125 overseas and 3 from Associated Nations on February 18 in Chennai. While a total of 1,114 cricketers had registered for the auction but the list was prepared after the 8 franchises finished shortlisting of players.

Players in the highest price bracket of Rs. 2 crore

A total of 10 cricketers including two Indian – Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav – and eight overseas players – Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood – are expected to get the highest price in auction.

A total of 10 cricketers including two Indian – Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Jadav are available for grab at the base price of Rs. 1 crore.

What price could Dawid Malan get?

A top-ranking batsman in international T20, Dawid Malan will get the base price of Rs. 1 crore. But the eyes will be set on the auction of Smith and Shakib that are asking the top price of Rs. 2 crore. Smith was earlier with Rajasthan Royals and Shakib has … Read the rest

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Could Australia Play In The Final Of ICC World Test Championship?

An upbeat New Zealand prepares to play in ICC World Test Championship final at Lord’s in June 2021. And it was an easy success for the Kiwis as Australia postponed its three-test tour to South Africa.

Who are the other contestants?

After New Zealand, it is the turn of India and England to fight for the second spot. And the English team is on their way to India to play four-tests series starting 5 February in Chennai. It will be a crucial series for both the contestants but the decision will be taken on the basis of points. The team that wins maximum points from a total of 120 points will go to Lord’s.

Indian cricket team need continuing their winning spree

India is on an ultimate high after defeating Australia in a recent test-series. And now they need winning the upcoming four-tests with a minimum margin of 2-1 to qualify for the finals. But defeating the English team won’t be an easy job as England has also demonstrated good cricket be defeating Sri Lanka with 2-0. The only thing that goes in the favor … Read the rest

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Ex-West Indies Skipper Darren Sammy Faced Racism During IPL

Ex-West Indies skipper Darren Sammy posted an emotional video of him being called by a “derogatory” word used for black-people during his stint with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Darren Sammy experienced racial abuse in India

The good memories of former West Indies skipper turned into disappointment when he understood meaning of the word his IPL counterparts used to call him in the dressing room. At that time, he thought that the word would matching with his personality but little did he know that it was a derogatory word. And the West Indies cricketer recalls how his teammates were used to laugh after calling him with that “derogatory” word.

Darren Sammy revealed his displeasure

He said that he was listening to Hasan Minhaj when he came to know about that “derogatory” word and recalled that he was also called with that word. It is when he understood that laughter followed with the word was to insult him.

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Bangladeshi Cricket Fans Don’t Like Indian Cricketers

Cricketer Rohit Sharma made startling revelation about Bangladeshi audiences during a Facebook live chat with Bangladeshi cricketer and opening batsman Tamim Iqbal. Sharma said that Indian team didn’t get crowd support in Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi cricket fans don’t support Indian cricketers

The opening batsman of India minced no words in saying that Bangladesh is the only place in the world where Indian cricket team finds no supporters. The crowd in Bangladesh is quite unfriendly towards Indian cricketers. But, at the same time, Rohit Sharma lauded Bangladesh’s efforts to become a cricket giant in a short time.

Rohit said that players were criticized when for their mistakes and he knew how passionate fans could become in Bangladesh but India was used to play with crowd support and it was unbelievable that India didn’t get any crowd support in Bangladesh.

Rohit Sharma’s record against Bangladesh

Rohit has an impressive record of runs against Bangladesh in the ICC tournaments. He made centuries in ICC 50-over World Cup 2015, Champions Trophy 2017 and ICC World Cup 2019. With these centuries, India easily managed to beat Bangladesh in the ICC knock-out stage matches.

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