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Jasprit Bumrah And Shikhar Dhawan Could Join Team India For T20 And ODI Series Against Sri Lanka And Australia

Jasprit Bumrahcould make a comeback to the India squad after recovering from stress fracture. A decision on his inclusion is likely to be taken in Monday meeting of the national selectors. Team India is going to play limited-overs series against Sri-Lanka and Australia.

Upcoming matches of team India

Indian cricket team will play three T20 international matches against Sri Lanka and as many ODIs against Australia. The Sri Lankan series would start from January 5 and Australian series would commence on January 14. Teams for both the series would be decided on Monday.

Jasprit Bumrah’s selection

Depending on his fitness status, the selectors would make the best decision about his inclusion in the team. He would have to produce a fitness certificate from where he did his rehabilitation. It is to be noted that he didn’t do his rehabilitation at BCCI’s National Cricket Academy (NCA).

Indian team physio Nitin Pateland trainer Nick Webb have already checked Bumrah in Visakhapatnam where he bowled full tilt before them. Also, he has an opportunity to play a Ranji to add more overs under his belt before Australian series … Read the rest

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India vs West Indies: India Loses 1st ODI By 8 Wickets And 13 Balls Remaining

West Indies took a lead of 1-0 in the three-match ODI series with India. It beat India by 8-wickets and 13 balls to spare in the first One-Day International on Sunday.

West Indies won the toss and choose batting

Hetmyer with Shai Hope put an intimidating 218-run partnership for the record ODI stand by West Indies for any match against India. He hit 7-sixes and 11-fours and smashed 139-runs in 106 balls. Hope scored 102 and remained not out. West Indies reached 291/2 in 47.5 overs.

In fielding, West Indies conceded only 24 extras but managed to stop India at 287/8 in 50 overs.Sheldon Cottrell two wickets –LokeshRahul (6) and Virat Kohli (4) – by giving 46 runs.

India batting and fielding

Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer were the most successful batsmen from the Indian side. They both make half centuries and added 114-runs for India. Pant made 71-runs off 69 balls. It was his first ODI half-century. Iyer scored 70 off 88 balls and made his firth ODI half-century.

India was reduced to 25-2 after losing Rahul and Kohli. Rohit Sharma tried taking a … Read the rest

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Michael Vaughan Tweets That Indian Team Can Only Challenge Aussies On Their Soil

Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes that it is only India that can compete with Australian team on its home ground situation. His opinion came after the Aussies secured a 1-0 lead against New Zealand in the three-match Test series at home.

Aussies vs Kiwis Test match

Australia took lead of 417 runs on Day 3 of the first Test at Perth Stadium in Saturday. Aussies have already thrashed Pakistan by 2-0 in the recently concluded two Test series at home. They are in a dominant position in the first Test against Kiwis and the Aussies seem to be determined to win the second Test.

The Englishman started a series of tweets on India vs Australia

Michael Vaughan said that Indian team had the tools to compete Down Under against Tim Paine’s side. But for New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum lost no time in responding to his tweet. McCullum said that return of Trent Boult would bring the Kiwis back to the game. But McCullum admitted that the Kiwis were losing the first Test.

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India Beat West Indies By 67 Runs And Wins Series With 2-1

India beat West Indies by 67 runs in the third match of T-20 series. With this win, India won the series by 2-1. Indian team won the first match but lost the second. The third match was played on Wednesday in Wankhede stadium Mumbai. With this series, India won three consecutive series against West Indies. India won the first series by 3-0 in 2018 and second series with 3-0 in August this year.

Highlights of the series

Rahul became Man-of-the-Match and Virat Kohli was Man-of-the-Series

Virat Kohli made 113 runs in the series

It is second time that three Indian batsmen made 50+ runs in T20

Kohli made his 24th half-century; Rohit made 19th half-century and Rahul made 8th half-century

Three Indian batsmen made half-centuries for the first time in T20 in England in 2007

Rohit made record of 400 sixes

Rohit became third cricketer to make 400 sixes in the international cricket. With 534 sixes, Chris Gayle of West Indies is the first batsman to hit maximum sixes. He’s followed by Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi with 476 sixes. Rohit … Read the rest

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India Took 1-0 Lead In 3-Match T20l Series With West Indies

Indian skipper played a key role in India’s victory the 1st T20l over West Indies in Hyderabad. Virat Kohli made 94 runs in 50 balls and remained not out. India won the match with six-wickets.

Virat Kohli was man of the match

The score 94 out of 50 balls and not-out is the career best of Virat Kohli. KL Rahul also made 62 off just 40 balls in an impressive inning to help India chase the target of 208 runs in just 20 overs. With this winning, India took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series starting 6th December Friday. The second match of the series would be played on Sunday 8th December in Thiruvananthapuram.

Highest run-chase by India

208 in 20 overs was the highest run-chase by India in T20l match. Earlier India chased the target of 207 against Sri Lanka at Mohali in 2009. It was also a successful chase.

West Indies skipper on the match

Kieron Pollard, captain of West Indies team, said that the battling line of the team did well by scoring 207. Buy he had regrets that his team … Read the rest

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Tim Paine’s Calling Off Innings On 589/3 Resulted In Denial Of Opportunity To David Warner Not Out On 335

Tim Paine declared his innings on Day 2 of the second Test against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday. But he decided to declare the innings at a time when David Warner was just a couple of runs behind Brian Lara.

David Warner the scorer

The left-handed batsman had scored 335 at the time of innings declaration. He was well pas the score of the batting legend Don Bradman and Mark Taylor but was denied the golden and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to break the record of Brian Lara. And it is what left cricket community all over the world fuming over the decision of Australian skipper.

Was Tim Paine right in declaring innings when David Warner was chasing the highest Test score?

Tim Paine faced much criticism for his decision of calling the innings but the cricket community and even the experts took at as denial of an opportunity and he was trolled on for declaration on social media. But some people appreciated his decision of keeping team above individual score.

David Warner’s achievement

• Broke the record of Pakistan’s Azhar Ali to become the … Read the rest